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  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Maintaining peace in the Middle East and North Africa

Maintaining peace in the Middle East and North Africa Statement by Ambassador Karen Pierce, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, at the United Nations Security Council Thank you very much Mr President and good to see you in New York again. Thank you to Russia for the opportunity to discuss holistically the situation in the [...]

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Trump’s Grand Strategy from Quebec to Singapore

Trump’s Grand Strategy from Quebec to Singapore by Eric Walberg / August 5th, 2018 How to explain the welter of contradictions in US politics these days? Trump’s enthusiasm for peace with Russia vs his acceptance of Cold War II with Russia, launched even as Trump declared victory in 2016. Trump’s virtually declaration of war against [...]

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Why America Must Put Interests Before Ideals

Why America Must Put Interests Before Ideals Both are important, but prioritizing the latter leads to needless humanitarian wars that don’t work. By TED GALEN CARPENTER • August 15, 2018 American political leaders and foreign policy professionals have long debated the question of what considerations should have precedence in guiding the republic’s foreign policy. Realists assert that sober [...]

  • Sep 06 / 2018
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MIL-OSI USA: Senate Republican Leader Bates and Senator Nielsen Issue Statement on Potential Wildfire Legislation

MIL-OSI USA: Senate Republican Leader Bates and Senator Nielsen Issue Statement on Potential Wildfire Legislation By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Senate Republican Leader Bates and Senator Nielsen Issue Statement on Potential Wildfire Legislation Source: US State of California 2 SACRAMENTO – Today, Senate Republican Leader Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) and Chair of [...]

  • Sep 06 / 2018
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MIL-OSI USA: Menendez, Booker Announce Over $1M in Grants to Assist North, Central Jersey Fire Departments

MIL-OSI USA: Menendez, Booker Announce Over $1M in Grants to Assist North, Central Jersey Fire Departments By MIL OSI – ForeignAffairs.co.nz  /  August 17, 2018  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Menendez, Booker Announce Over $1M in Grants to Assist North, Central Jersey Fire Departments Source: United States Senator for New Jersey Bob Menendez Thursday, August 16, [...]

  • Sep 06 / 2018
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‘McCarthy-era tactics’: ex-spy chiefs round on Trump in Brennan row

‘McCarthy-era tactics’: ex-spy chiefs round on Trump in Brennan row Admiral who oversaw Osama bin Laden raid says he would be honoured to have his security clearance removed like John Brennan’s Joanna Walters and agencies  @Joannawalters13 Fri 17 Aug 2018 05.25 BST More than a dozen senior intelligence officials, including the retired navy admiral who oversaw the raid [...]

  • Sep 05 / 2018
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US seeks public proposals for mining on reclaimed monument land

US seeks public proposals for mining on reclaimed monument land By JP Casey The US Government is pushing ahead with its plans to open up land formerly belonging to the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments to mining companies, despite lawsuits filed against the Trump administration by environmental groups. US President Donald Trump rolled back [...]

  • Mar 19 / 2017
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Canada answers urgent UN call for humanitarian aid

  Canada Canada answers urgent UN call for humanitarian aid The Canadian Press 148 words 18 March 2017 Ottawa Citizen OTCT Early N5 English Copyright © 2017 Ottawa Citizen   Canada will provide almost $120 million to help avert starvation for 20 million in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen. The United Nations warned earlier this month [...]

  • Feb 20 / 2017
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Famine declared in South Sudan, with 100,000 people facing starvation

  Foreign Famine declared in South Sudan, with 100,000 people facing starvation By Rael Ombuor 594 words 20 February 2017 Washington Post.com WPCOM English Copyright 2017, The Washington Post Co. All Rights Reserved.   NAIROBI — A severe food shortage has deteriorated into a famine in two counties in South Sudan, the government and United Nations announced [...]

  • Feb 07 / 2017
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International order fraying

International order fraying Geoffrey P. Johnston Geoffrey P. Johnston Owen Sound Sun Times 1325 words 7 February 2017 Owen Sound Sun Times OWNSST Final A5 English Copyright © 2017 Owen Sound Sun Times   The establishment of the International Criminal Court, commonly referred to as the ICC, was a significant development in human security and international [...]

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