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World Ebola Day

Last Saturday, October 4, was the last day of the Hajj, the great pilgrimage to Mecca that is the duty of every pious Muslim to make at least once in his or her lifetime, if at all possible. 142 more words

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Global (Dis)Integration

Last month’s launch of Alibaba on the New York Stock Exchange was feted at a lavish party at New York’s Cipriani restaurant, where CEO Jack Ma told newly enriched investment bankers he was “the luckiest person in this world.” … 614 more words


America's Global Security State

W.J. Astore

“Global reach, global power”: that was one motto of the U.S. Air Force when I was on active duty.  “A global force for good”: that’s the new motto in advertisements for the U.S. 948 more words


2014 GSR Oslo - Given Nordic Perspectives on European Security.

The IISS Global Strategic Review has developed into an event that engages people from all five continents. This years GSR meeting is taken place in… 723 more words


Lawrence Solomon: How to redraw the map in Middle East

The Middle East should be comprised of emirates, not Western-style countries

“Which Syrian rebels, if any, should we support in the fight against ISIS?” our leaders wonder. 1,095 more words

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What is the so-called "Islamic State?"

President Obama has been criticized on the right (by Charles Krauthammer, for example) for saying that the so-called “Islamic State” is neither a state nor Islamic. 318 more words

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