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Space: the final frontier
February 25, 2017, No Comments

See also NASA European Space Agency (ESA) Rosetta Overview Mars ; space.com (Quartz)  Scientists have discovered nearly ...

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China: Economy /2
February 23, 2017, 2 Comments

  Martin Feldstein: China’s Latest Five-Year Plan (Project Syndicate) [The 13th Five-Year Plan] is an important docum ...

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Canada: International relations and foreign policy 2017
February 22, 2017, No Comments

A foreign policy report card for Justin Trudeau, one year on From improved relations with the U.S. to the “black eye ...

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Trump Administration & National Security
February 22, 2017, No Comments

McMaster May Reorganize Trump’s Foreign Policy Team Once Again (NYT) Just days after arriving at the White House, Mr. ...

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Mexico
February 22, 2017, No Comments

Top U.S. Officials Met With Defiance in Visit to Mexico Secretaries of State and Homeland Security encounter objections ...

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Wednesday Night #1824
February 22, 2017, No Comments

An historical note: There was a U.S. presidential election in 1824 about which Wikipedia has this to say (note some simi ...

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Burma/Myanmar 2017
February 20, 2017, No Comments

With Sustained Violence Against Rohingyas, Is Myanmar on the Edge of Islamist Insurgency? Since Myanmar’s approach to ...

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Pakistan 2017
February 17, 2017, No Comments

Lessons From Trump’s ‘Fantastic’ Phone Call to Pakistan On words and meaning in international politics Uncertainty ...

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Canada Healthcare 2015-17
February 16, 2017, No Comments

André Picard: The real challenge to Canada’s health system is not wait times Canada has some of the longest waits for ...

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Wednesday Night #1823
February 15, 2017, No Comments

1823 had its share of memorable moments, particularly for Latin America,  notably the award of a grant of land in Texas ...