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  • 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 [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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North America

House Acts to Strengthen National Security; Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Taking an important step to protect the homeland amid growing security concerns, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to strengthen the visa waiver program with the passage of H.R. 158. U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today made the following statement regarding the passage of the Visa Waiver Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act: “Congress [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

The United States Is in Refugee-Creation Business

TEHRAN (FNA)- Most of us in the United States have a vague awareness of a Second Iraq War. There was invasion, devastation, death, victory”, and the catharsis that seemed to flood over the nation after the lynching of a Third World dictator, antiwar said in a commentary. Satiated revenge, finally, for 9/11, was the implicit [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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U.S. Russia sanctions are unproductive

It was an excellent achievement when Nixon and Kissinger took advantage of Beijing’s fears of the U.S.S.R. with the historic opening of China’s borders. That chess move created a strategic triangle, with the U.S. in a unique position, and turned ideology on its head, dividing the two Eastern communist regimes. Now, amidst a startling attention [...]

  • Jun 27 / 2016
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North America

Obama Taking Security Risks in Sending 5 Gitmo Prisoners to UAE – US Senator

WASHINGTON, December 1 (Sputnik) – The decision by the Obama administration to transfer five Yemeni detainees held at Guantanamo Bay to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) just days after the terrorist attacks in Paris was irresponsible, US Senator Kelly Ayotte said in a statement on Tuesday. “[T]he fact that the [Obama] administration released five Islamist [...]

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