North Korea
April 18, 2017, 3 Comments

The Guardian: North Korea North Korea profile Politics: A family dynasty heads a secretive, communist regime which toler ...

The Arctic 2015 -17
March 17, 2017, No Comments

Arctic Deeply The icebreaker gap Russia has 40 powerful ships to clear lanes through crucial Arctic waters. America is d ...

UN Conference on climate change COP21 Paris & aftermath
March 14, 2017, No Comments

Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) The Earth Negotiations Bulletin just turned 25 (HuffPost) If you are not in high level ...

Iran 2017
February 1, 2017, No Comments

May 19: Iran holds presidential elections. (Open Canada) Iranian state officials have announced that the country’s ele ...

Russia in 2016
December 25, 2016, 2 Comments

Putin’s Secret Riches (video) (BBC Panorama) Vladimir Putin has been accused of corruption on a breathtaking scale ...

Latin America 2013 – 16
December 11, 2016, 1 Comment

How unconventional thinking transformed a war-torn Colombia (60 Minutes) Colombia used to be one of the most violent and ...

Pakistan 2013-16
November 29, 2016, 1 Comment

29 November An India-Pakistan Crisis: Should We Care? (War on the Rocks) The world has recently been reminded of just ho ...

9/11 – ten and fifteen years later
September 16, 2016, No Comments

Read the 9/11 Commission Report Truthers come in all sorts of guises Egyptian state media claims Isis is ‘made up& ...

Lead-up to U.S. 2016 elections – Democrats
July 29, 2016, 1 Comment

2016 Democratic National Convention 25-28 July This year’s platform process is the most representative and inclusive i ...

Wednesday Night # 1774
March 2, 2016, No Comments

March is certainly coming in like the proverbial lion with Tuesday night’s blizzard And Donald Trump’s victories in ...