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SFRC Clears Roberta Jacobson's Nomination as US Ambassador to Mexico, Roadblocks Remain

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According
to the Dallas Morning News, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 12-7 to advance the nomination of Roberta Jacobson to be the next U.S. 272 more words

U.S. Missions

U.S. intensifies fight against Islamic State militants -- international meeting on Syria later this week

WASHINGTON | BY DAVID ALEXANDER AND YEGANEH TORBATI

A pair of U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles fly over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes in Syria, in this U.S. 493 more words

LAWMAKERS AND OPINION LEADERS: RALLY AGAINST IRAN NUKE DEAL WILL BE MIGHTY SHOW

Washington Times on September 3, 2015, reported that lawmakers, conservative and Jewish leaders, security and values groups are on growing speaker’s list for a September 9 rally against the Iran nuke deal. 629 more words

Iran Deal Gains Support Among Democrats

Obama Iran deal picking up support from swing-state Democrats despite heated GOP opposition.

By ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran is picking up crucial support from swing-state Senate Democrats despite Republican opposition heightened by revelations of a secret side-agreement between Iran and the U.N. 642 more words

Iranian Sr Officials Disclose Confidential Details From Nuclear Negotiations: Already In 2011 We Received Letter From US Admin Recognizing Iran's Right To Enrich Uranium

MEMRI
August 10, 2015

Iranian officials recently began to reveal details from the nuclear negotiations with the U.S. since their early stages. Their statements indicate that the U.S. 130 more words

Israel & Middle East

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Defends Iran Nuclear Deal To Angry U.S. Lawmakers

By Patricia Zengerle and Doina Chiacu

John Kerry said the Vienna deal is only way to ensure Iran’s nuclear programme is “limited, rigorously scrutinised and wholly peaceful” 1,357 more words

In the past 20 years, Vietnam has doubled its holdings in the South China Sea

By Greg Austin

In 1996, Vietnam occupied 24 features in the Spratly Islands (source).  At that time, according to the same source, China occupied nine. 347 more words