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Egypt update . . .

“Egypt’s constitutional referendum has solved nothing” by Sharif Nashashibi, March 31 at Al Arabiya:

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Democracy International, which according to the Financial Times “fielded the most robust international monitoring operation,” expressed “serious concerns” about the political environment preceding the latest vote.

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Democracy

General Dempsey: US ready for military response to Russia if Crimean conflict escalates

March 12, 2014, 4:51 p.m. Ukraine — by         Interfax-Ukraine

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States General Martin Dempsey has claimed that in the case of an escalation of unrest in Crimea, the U.S. 197 more words

Escalation / Destabilization Conflict

Atlantic Council: Man, machines and the bottom line

One of the abiding questions faced by the Defense Department and US defense industry is how to keep its edge in a fast-paced world where cutting edge consumer-oriented technology, much of it applicable in conflict contexts, gets steadily cheaper and more accessible. 171 more words

Pentagon

Scaling the Embargo Wall: Travel Teaches What Isolation Can’t

The night I visited the Hotel Nacional in Havana to see a Buena Vista Social Club concert, I remember laughing at my utterly erroneous and uninformed vision of Cuba before traveling there. 860 more words

Jaime At CDA