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South Korea: 55-year-old, Kim Ki-jong, identified as attacker who slashed wrist and face of US Ambassador Mark Lippert

Hindustan Times: US Ambassador Mark Lippert was slashed on the face and wrist by a man wielding a knife with a 10-inch blade and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified, South Korean police said Thursday. 88 more words


US: resettlement of tens of thousands of UN-chosen Congolese refugees well underway

Our many new readers may not know that the US State Department has agreed to a UN request to resettle 50,000 or so impoverished, uneducated, (mostly) women from DR Congo over a period of several years. 539 more words

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A new book to read

This weekend, I start reading the book ‘Hard Choices’ by Hillary Rodham Clinton, published in 2014. Ever since the book came out, it had been on my radar to read. 252 more words


Former U.S. State Department Japan Head: “Okinawa Summit Meant to Smooth the Way for Futenma Relocation”


March 1, 2015

(Henna Sumiyo, U.S. Special Correspondent) Regarding the 16th G8 summit held in Nago in July 2000 (the Kyushu-Okinawa Summit), Robin White, former Japan head at the U.S. 450 more words

Asst. Secretary of State on Syrian refugees: If only you could meet them....

…..your heart would melt (she didn’t exactly say that!).

This is from one more article on the growing conflict about how many Syrian Muslim refugees we should admit to the US.  431 more words

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Another refugee off to the slammer on terrorism charges, this one from Afghanistan

Ho hum!  To tell you the truth I’m getting sick of these cases where we generously give “refugees” from Muslim countries asylum and they turn around and become killers, rapists or jihadists and taxpayers then must pay for an expensive trial and support them for years in prison. 352 more words

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Foreign governments gave millions to foundation while Clinton was at State Dept.

by Rosalind S. Helderman and Tom Hamburger
February 25, 2015

The Clinton Foundation accepted millions of dollars from seven foreign governments during Hillary Rodham Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state, including one donation that violated its ethics agreement with the Obama administration, foundation officials disclosed Wednesday.  58 more words