While Russia is systematically preparing and positioning itself in the Arctic region by militarizing, the Obama administration has done nothing to implement U.S. National Strategy on the Arctic. Surprise! Not. At a House hearing on “Implementing U.S. Policy in the Arctic” in July 2014, Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Chair of the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, said "The National Strategy calls for a strong U.S presence in the Arctic, but the Implementation Plan that accompanies it fails to identify what specific infrastructure or capabilities are required to meet those goals, or how or when they will be funded."
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#AceWorldNews – MICHIGAN – A 15-year-old suburban Detroit girl accused of stabbing her younger brother was part of a plot to kill her family so that she could run off with a 23-year-old man was ordered held on $1 million bond Thursday. 70 more words
A new frontier is becoming a center of great power rivalry.
It is the Arctic, believed to have vast untapped natural resources and increasingly is at the center of disputes between the United States, Russia, Canada, Norway and Denmark in recent years… 848 more words
Hungarians are commemorating the anniversary of their 1956 revolution against Soviet rule but many senior figures in the ruling Fidesz party believe Prime Minister Viktor Orban is steering the country back to its authoritarian past. 818 more words
#AceBreakingNews – NEW YORK – October 24 – A doctor who became New York City’s first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation’s most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began. 236 more words
Lately I have been seeing all over the interwebs articles addressing what’s wrong with American parenting today.
Now I am not a parent of the human baby variety (at the moment, I just have the fur baby), but having been the youngest of six kids, I have been blessed with a horde of nieces and nephews (17 and counting). 981 more words