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  • Jul 17 / 2016
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North America

Dr Barack versus President Obama

New Delhi, March 14 – Barack Obama‘s foreign policy, like the main character in Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novella The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, reflects a moral duality that has befuddled friends and enemies alike and will complicate the evolving world order. As Dr Barack, deeply influenced by the 20th century Christian [...]

  • Jul 17 / 2016
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Middle East

Why the United States hasn’t intervened in Syria ; The president’s commitment to inaction has undermined his vision of an international system of military restraint and a smaller U.S. footprint.

On March 17, Syria’s uprising will enter its sixth bloodstained year. The country that existed before the uprising is gone. Its people have been ravaged and dispossessed. Its economy destroyed. Its terrain laid waste by its own leaders and their international patrons. Syria today has become a case study in the globalization of violence, subject [...]

  • Jul 11 / 2016
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North America

So when will realists endorse Donald Trump?

Over the past few weeks, the hard-working staff here at Spoiler Alerts has been a little tough on academic realists and Donald Trump on matters of American foreign policy. I have argued that the former tend to whinge too much about their lack of influence on foreign policy, and the latter tends to whinge too much without any [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2016
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Africa

The truth about Libya, why Hillary shouldn’;t be President and why you should protest Obama when he visits

The true extent of America’;s horrifying culpability in plotting Libya’;s downfall has been exposed in the latest Hillary email dump and the rational for the overthrow is as disturbing as the means bywhich America toppled Gaddafi… Hillary’s Death Squads A March 27, 2011, intelligencebriefon Libya, sent by long time close adviser to the Clintons and Hillary’s [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2016
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Middle East

US and SECTARIAN CONFLICTS IN THE ME

Is America at war with itself? For more than a decade, American-led war on terrorism continues from Afghanistan to Iraq, Syria and soon to other oil producing states of the Arab world. Its aims are global hegemonic control of the Arabian natural resources and people. None of this strategy carries any weight on a rational [...]

  • Jun 30 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

UN officials sickened by public hatred against Muslimsv

Srinagar, Dec. 16 — Two senior United Nations (UN) officials has said they are “sickened by blatant manifestations of hatred and intolerance” by public figures and others, particularly against Muslims, in response to recent extremist attacks. According to Dawn, Adama Dieng, the special adviser on the prevention of genocide, and Jennifer Welsh, the special adviser on [...]

  • Jun 30 / 2016
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North America

Paris Climate Talks Conclude With Landmark International Agreement

MICHEL MARTIN: And my thanks to Lynn Neary for sitting in for me last weekend. We begin today with news that negotiators in Paris have agreed to an ambitious, historic plan to curb global warming. The agreement is intended to fundamentally alter the way just about every country in the world uses energy, and it [...]

  • Jun 29 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, North America

North Korea, Under UN Scrutiny, Turns to H-Bomb ‘Scare Tactic’

North Korea, Under UN Scrutiny, Turns to H-Bomb ‘Scare Tactic’ Brian Padden December 11, 2015 12:42 AM SEOUL- On the same day that the United Nations met to discuss North Korea’s systematic human rights violations this week, Kim Jong Un boasted that his country has developed a hydrogen bomb. Long-time North Korea watchers say the [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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North America

On Human Rights Day…; Smith Urges Visa Ban Targeting Chinese Officials Complicit in Forced Abortions; Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) News Release

Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) and Senator Marco Rubio (FL), the Chair and Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), sent a letter today to President Obama asking him to enforce existing U.S. law and implement visa bans against Chinese officials complicit in the brutal enforcement of forced abortions or forced sterilizations. Smith and [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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North America

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing; “United Nations Peacekeeping and Opportunities for Reform.”; Testimony by Samantha Power, United States Permanent Representative To The United Nations, United States Mission to the United Nations, New York, New York

Chairman Corker, Ranking Member Cardin, distinguished members of the Committee, thank you for the invitation to testify today. I am grateful for this panel’s enduring commitment to American leadership at the United Nations and in the world. And I appreciate the rigor that your members bring to ensuring the oversight and effective use of our [...]

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