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North Korea 2018

See North Korea 2017 2018 Olympics Pyeongchang Randy Rainbow:How Do You Solve A Problem Like Korea?   Trump Grappling With Risks of Proceeding With North Korea Meeting (NYT) President Trump, increasingly concerned that his summit meeting […]

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India 2016 – 2018

(Al Jazeera) Kashmir News India & China and more Modi wants India to emerge as a leading global power: not a non-aligned power or a bridging power, but a power that can shape global outcomes 14 […]

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Firearms, gun control and politics /2

Bloomberg Topics: Gun Control The Guardian: US gun control Mother Jones: Guns The NRA vs. America How the country’s biggest gun-rights group thwarts regulation and helps put military-grade weapons in the hands of killers Firearms, gun […]

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The Russia probe

See also: Robert Mueller III, Special Counsel 1 May (The Atlantic) ‘Dangerous Questions’: A list of questions leaked to The New York Times reveals what Robert Mueller plans to ask President Trump if he agrees to […]

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Social media, society and technology 2017 –

WhatsApp Co-Founder Leaving Facebook Amid User Data Disputes (NYT) “Respect for your privacy is coded into our DNA, and we built WhatsApp around the goal of knowing as little about you as possible,” Mr. Koum wrote […]

G7 2018
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Canada’s 2018 G7 Presidency ‘Beautiful nightmare’ awaits Quebec town hosting next G7 Security challeng ...
Wednesday Night #1888
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Three foreign policy issues dominate the news this week and all relate to Donald Trump’s impetuous foreign policy ...
Trump administration: U.S. Economy 2017-18 Chapter II
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Economic Policymaking in the Age of Trump By 2006 Nobel Laureate Edmund S. Phelps For decades, America has suffered from ...
The UN Decade on Biodiversity 2011-2020
May 18, 2018  //  1 Comment
CBD Strategic Plan for UN Decade of Biodiversity Background Information Beaty Biodiversity Museum (UBC) 18 May Saving Af ...