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  • Sep 08 / 2018
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North America

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 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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North America

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 [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Asia-Pacific

As New UN Envoy Visits Myanmar, Politicians Warn Against a ‘One-Sided’ Perspective on Rakhine Crisis

As New UN Envoy Visits Myanmar, Politicians Warn Against a ‘One-Sided’ Perspective on Rakhine Crisis 2018-06-12 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres (R) greets Christine Schraner Burgener, the U.N.’s new special envoy on Myanmar, at U.N. headquarters in New York, May 22, 2018. Photo courtesy of the United Nations As the new United Nations envoy to [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Jan 13 / 2017
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The bully’s century dawns

‘Geography need not be destiny, but it matters,” George F. Will wrote recently, adding: “as Ukraine is being reminded.” Well, yes. To own prize real estate next door to a powerful neighbour can be a problem at the best of times – just ask Canada – and Vladimir Putin isn’t the best of times. He [...]

  • Jan 09 / 2017
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The Responsibility to Protect doctrine is faltering. Here’s why.

It has been a decade since the international community endorsed the principle of “Responsibility to Protect.” But with hundreds of thousands dead in civil conflicts around the globe, it is clear that the expectations set by this doctrine are not even close to being met. Adopted by the United Nations in 2005, Responsibility to Protect (R2P) encompasses [...]

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