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The Geography and Area Studies Interface from WWII to the Cold War

“The examines the dynamic between geography and area studies through their distinct understandings of space. As I argue, the dominance of the regional concept in geography, which took the multiple ways of bounding space as its central problematic, was reduced in area studies rendering of global space. 83 more words

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Trump’s ISIS Plan: Another US Invasion? by Ron Paul

The military wants to send thousands of troops to Syria. That would be incredibly stupid. From Ron Paul at ronpaulinstitute.org:

Just over a week into the Trump Administration, the President issued an Executive Order giving Defense Secretary James Mattis 30 days to come up with a plan to defeat ISIS. 242 more words

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ASEAN ministers to discuss ways to revitalize 50-year-old regional bloc

BORACAY, Philippines, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) — Southeast Asian foreign ministers are to meet this week in this beach island of Philippines to discuss ways to revitalize the 50-year-old, 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) bloc amid the various challenges confronting the region and the world. 652 more words

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The “Russia Scare” Coalition: ISIL’s “Useful Idiots”?, a National Interest Editorial

To dampen charges that he’s a Russian puppet, Mr. Trump and his administration only have to start sounding like neocons. That may have already begun. Buy joining the “Russia Scare” coalition will probably have a number of perhaps unintended and definitely detrimental consequences for the US. 326 more words

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Tulsi Gabbard vs. ‘Regime Change’ Wars, by Ann Wright

In “Balls,” SLL suggested that Tulsi Gabbard was the only contemporary Democrat who was not testicularly challenged. Ann Wright, at consortium news.com, agrees: 352 more words

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