17-May-2013 - USSOCOM
This is the 5th in a series of update messages on SOVEREIGN CHALLENGE XI, scheduled for Portsmouth (Norfolk) Virginia, 17-20 June 2013.
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23-May-2013 - International Relations Online
Dr. Gary Weaver is teaching the Intercultural Communication course for our International Relations Online program. Each year, Dr. Gary Weaver gives over 100 keynote addresses, lectures, training seminars, and workshops to various universities, nonprofit groups, government agencies, professional organizations and business groups in the U.S. and...
23-May-2013 - euronews
In the aftermath of Osama Bin Laden’s death and in the perspective of the on-going crises in Northern Africa, Ali Sheikholeslami of Euronews talked to the director of Europol about security:
23-May-2013 - Women Without Borders
Meet Alaa Murabit a 22-year old doctor, a self-described ‘accidental activist’, and the Founder and President of the Voice of Libyan Women. The VLW is an NGO based in Tripoli, with branch offices in Zawia and Misrata, that focuses on the political
21-May-2013 - Foreign Affairs
Japan's prime minister speaks openly about the mistakes he made in his first term, Abenomics, Japan's wartime record (and his own controversial statements on that history), and the bitter Senkaku/Diaoyu Island dispute with China.
20-May-2013 - Stratfor.com
Despite the European Union's ongoing difficulties, some countries remain committed to joining its ranks. In fact, the bloc all but added its newest member, Croatia, on May 16, when the German parliament approved the Balkan country's accession. Croatia will not become an official member until July 1, but its membership is virtually assured.
20-May-2013 - NYTimes.com
The majority of Indonesian Muslims remain moderate, and are appalled by rising intolerance. But three factors are undermining religious freedom: the silence and passivity of the majority, growing radicalization, and the weakness of the government at every level.
20-May-2013 - Reuters
India and China will study new ways to ease tensions on their ill-defined border after an army standoff in the Himalayas, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday on his first official foreign trip.
16-May-2013 - Wall Street Journal
Pakistani military officials in this remote region say there is a new catalyst for the violence: the withdrawal of U.S. forces across the border in eastern Afghanistan. Pakistani leaders are concerned that the looming end to more than a decade of U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan is emboldening the Pakistani Taliban, who have been...