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White House set to retaliate against China for data breach

The White House announced on Saturday that they are planning to retaliate against China for recent data breach of the Office of Personnel Management affecting more than 20 million Americans. 194 more words

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Tennessee shootings investigated for possible terrorism link.

Washingtonpost National-security: Four Marines were killed Thursday in shootings at a pair of military facilities in Tennessee by a gunman who is being investigated for possible ties to Islamist terrorist groups, U.S. 187 more words

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Iran talks extended for a week as negotiators seek to bridge differences.

VIENNA —The deadline for an agreement in the Iran nuclear talks was officially pushed back by a week on Tuesday, as negotiators extended a temporary accord that limits Iran’s nuclear program. 70 more words


The Strange Case of the UK General Election 2015: A State Without a Vision of State Security

The British parliamentary election 2015 offered us with an interesting case study about a general election in which state security did not figure as an election issue at all. 791 more words

Peace is a steep mountain who few dare to climb, will President Santos make it to the top?

November 2012, President Juan Manuel Santos breaks the news, peace talks with the FARC at last! For many Colombians, the word ‘peace’ reminded them of former President Andrés Pastrana’s peace talks in… 592 more words

Physics Diplomacy and the Iran Nuclear Deal

After much anticipation and cautious optimism, US, European, and Iranian negotiators managed to put together a nuclear framework in Lausanne, Switzerland earlier this month. It sets the stage for a final detailed agreement to be developed in June, which will transform Iran’s nuclear program and reduce sanctions against Iran that have weakened its economy. 1,175 more words

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