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Why I (Almost) Love Obama

There are few politicians whom I think are truly and incurably stupid. Most of them come from the Republican party (although there are many stupid democrats too), but I used to regard Obama as fundamentally naive and- while I think that used to be the case, I’ve come to respect him as a very good politician and I would definitely vote for him in 2016 if I could over Hillary Clinton. 972 more words

Congress And Politics

MH-17: The Untold Story

Three months after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was violently brought down from the skies over Ukraine, there are still no definitive answers to what caused the tragedy. 101 more words

War & Terror

Norman Pilon reblogged this on Taking Sides.

Turkey’s Reluctance to Help Against ISIS Should Be a Red Flag by Ivan Eland -- Antiwar.com

The war against ISIS is not going as we had hope it would go……..now Turkey has entered into the fray…..but is that a good thing or not? 35 more words

International Situations

ISIS Coalition Situation Report (SITREP) #22

Good day and welcome to the briefing………

The battle for Kobane has re-ignited after several days of relative quiet……would appear that ISIS fell back re-evaluated and decided to try it again……. 624 more words

International Situations

“Power Purification” Law and Merkel Slow Down Progress in Ukraine-Russia Diplomacy

“Power Purification” Law and Merkel Slow Down Progress in Ukraine-Russia Diplomacy

Vojin Joksimovich, PhD

Modern Tokyo Times

“Power Purification” Law

The Ukrainian Parliament, Verkhovna Rada… 1,389 more words


Jalesveva Jayamahe: Widodo's foreign policy doctrine

Joko Widodo’s triumph has manifold significance. First, he embodies Indonesians’ desire to change the way politics is done in their country.   Ex-general Prabowo Subianto‘s defeat signals the eagerness of Indonesian voters to break free from traditional Indonesian politics, which  “ 796 more words