Author: Daniel Christof

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Jul
2020

The Second American Civil War, Part III: Cities versus Farmers [Video]The Second American Civil War, Part III: Cities versus Farmers [Video]

The Second American Civil War has a geographical dividing line rather different than the first Civil War did. The Mason-Dixon Line was a figurative reference for a long geographical border separating the Slave States from the Union States (a.k.a. “Free States” even though they were not exactly free). The boundary is show on maps and […]

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07

Jul
2020

Presumption of guilt: why did the Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia fail?Presumption of guilt: why did the Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia fail?

The war with the criminal regime, a squadron of combat aircraft, bombing, victory of the good guys and the trial of the bad. That’s what the situation around the International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia looked like. At least at the end of the last century. It looks completely different now. The International Tribunal for […]

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07

Jul
2020

Arrest of Shi’ite militias in Iraq is part of Iranian-US proxy struggleArrest of Shi’ite militias in Iraq is part of Iranian-US proxy struggle

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst… New Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazemi faces many challenges to his authority, including from powerful pro-Iranian Shi’ite militias like Kata’ib Hezbollah. On June 26, 14 militiamen of Kata’ib Hezbollah, commonly known as the Iraqi Hezbollah, were apprehended by Iraqi security forces under government orders. This is a significant […]

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07

Jul
2020

Bad news for the Lithuanian armyBad news for the Lithuanian army

Submitted by Adomas Abromaitis… Confidence in National Defence Sysytem in Lithuania is lowering and the image of the Lithuanian armed forces has worsened. The trend is becoming apparent from 2018 because of some incidents with the military which undermine d population’s trust. A new unpleasant one occurred recently. A young man (born 2000) was raped […]

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07

Jul
2020

Denmark may ask Syrians to go home: will more EU countries follow?Denmark may ask Syrians to go home: will more EU countries follow?

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator There are over 40,000 Syrians living in Denmark, a nation of 5.8 million, and the Danish government is reviewing residence permits for 900 Syrian refugees from Damascus who had Temporary Protected Status (TPS). With Damascus now safe from terrorist attacks there is no reason they can’t return home.  In December 2019 Denmark became the […]

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07

Jul
2020

British government encourages mass emigration from Hong Kong to affect ChinaBritish government encourages mass emigration from Hong Kong to affect China

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro… In late June, China’s National People’s Congress passed Hong Kong’s new national security law, later signed by Chinese President Xi Jinping. The new law imposes a special security regime in the autonomous territory of Hong […]

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07

Jul
2020

A Historical Reminder of What Defines the United States, As Told by a Former SlaveA Historical Reminder of What Defines the United States, As Told by a Former Slave

Authored by Cynthia Chung via The Strategic Culture Foundation: We live in tumultuous days… one could say “the end of an era”. It is clear that there is a storm coming, however, the question is will it be the sort of storm that provides sustenance and relief to drought-stricken and barren lands, or will it […]

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