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Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It

A friend of mine, who runs a large television production company in the car-mad city of Los Angeles, recently noticed that his intern, an aspiring filmmaker from the People’s Republic of China, was walking to work...

Press review: Putin paves way for TurkStream via Serbia and Trump hawks ‘Russian threat’

 Talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic focused on plans to extend the second line of the TurkStream gas pipeline and the issue of Kosovo, Nezavisimaya Gazeta...

US begins withdrawal of troops from Syria as Trump declares IS defeated

Email Updated December 20, 2018 09:47:29 Photo: There are currently around 2,000 US troops in Syria. (...

America Needs an Entirely New Foreign Policy for the Trump Age

America Needs an Entirely New Foreign Policy for the Trump Age The bipartisan consensus is broken. And Democrats do their voters and their country a disservice by wedding themselves to GOP...

'2+2' talks: Will go ahead with Russia S-400 missile deal, India to tell US

NEW DELHI: India is expected to convey to the US during the upcoming 'two-plus-two' talks +that it is going ahead with the Rs 40,000 crore deal with Russia to procure a batch ofS-400 Triumf air defence missile...

Progress Continues in Defeating ISIS, Coalition Official Says

July 24, 2018 By Lisa Ferdinando DoD News, Defense Media ActivityWASHINGTON -- The coalition and its partnered forces in Iraq and Syria continue to make progress in the effort to defeat the Islamic State of...

Why Tech Employees Are Rebelling Against Their Bosses

Silicon Valley has a long and secretive history of building hardware and software for the military and law enforcement. In contrast, a recent wave of employee protests against some of those government contracts has...

Trump Stokes Outrage in Silicon Valley—But It's Selective

Silicon Valley is in the middle of an awakening, the dawning but selective realization that their products can be used to achieve terrible ends.In the past few months, this growing unease has bubbled up into...

Lessons for South Sudan and IGAD-Led peace forum

James Okuk, PhD“The polis exists to assure the good life” – Aristotle. “For however strong a ruler may be, he will always have need of the goodwill of the inhabitants if he wishes to remain in power” – Machiavelli...

To Sustain Peace: Heed the Warnings & Prevent the Next War

Armed Conflicts, Featured, Global Geopolitics, Headlines, Humanitarian Emergencies, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Middle East & North Africa, TerraViva United Nations | Opinion By Sanam Naraghi Anderlini...


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