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The Brilliant Boris Johnson Explains Syria Conflict in Four Short Points

by Dean Parker from Russia Insider

Nobody does the UN, or ziplines, quite like Boris Johnson.

He didn’t quite get to speak at the actual Security Council meeting on Syria (guess Britannia no longer “ 191 more words


Links for 9-27-2016

  • The Convention of States Project ran their simulated convention of states to propose amendments on Thursday and Friday of last week, and they posted the resulting…
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Talking About Their Education

Continuing with Living Journalism, chapter two was about staying curious. I had to choose a subject I was interested in and do a bit of research and write about it. 287 more words

Daily Writing Exercises

"America Is On Our Side": Al-Nusra Commander Tells German Press US Is Arming Jihadists, by Tyler Durden

I would be as surprising as a politician telling the truth if this story every sees the light of day in the mainstream media. From Tyler Durden at zerohedge.com: 496 more words

Foreign Policy

Quarto Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna

Quarto Kaléndas Octóbris.  Luna The Twenty-Eighth Day of September.  The Night of the Moon.

Apud Bolesláviam véterem, in Bohémia, sancti Wenceslái, Ducis Bohemórum et Mártyris, sanctitáte et miráculis gloriósi, qui, dolo fratris sui necátus, victor pervénit ad palmam. 583 more words


Push to Sanction Syria for Using Chemical Weapons Hits Russian Resistance

Russian airstrikes helped scupper the cease-fire in Syria. Now, Russian foot-dragging threatens to derail another diplomatic effort by the United States and its allies: sanctioning Damascus for using chemical weapons against its own people. 1,552 more words


Moscow Makes Public Full Text of Russia-US Deal on Syria

The US should be liable for direct compensation for the dead or wounded Syrian soldiers, due to either its incompetence or breach of trust. Instead, we saw the US “double down” on the aid convoy attack that was blamed on the Russians a bit too instantly, when the only initial source was an opposition group. 4,365 more words

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