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International Last Updated: Feb 20, 2019 - 11:14:00 AM


International
Europe's "Geopolitical Identity"
At the Munich Security Conference last weekend, the power struggle between Berlin and Washington openly escalated to an unprecedented level.

Feb 20, 2019 - 11:12:50 AM

International
Iraq, the United States, and the Iranian Factor
United States pressure on Iraq to comply with the sanctions against Iran, along with President Trump's statement about using "US troops in Iraq as a base from which to strike extremists in Syria if necessary" and "to watch Iran," has sparked tension between Iraq and the United States

Feb 20, 2019 - 11:10:10 AM

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Rising Tensions in China-Taiwan Relations
China (PRC) is trying to limit Taiwan’s international space and undermine support for the island’s incumbent ruling party. The U.S. actively supports Taiwan, as part of the American president’s policy towards China. This year, one may expect an increase in Chinese pressure on Taiwan because of upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections scheduled for early 2020 on the island. China’s activity gives insight into how it may try to influence U.S. allies

Feb 20, 2019 - 10:57:13 AM

International
Mullahs Masquerading as Patriots: Will it Work?
As it marked its fourth decade in power, the Iranian regime implicitly admitted the bankruptcy of its narrative, according to which the 1979 revolution was prompted by a desire to "revive Islam" which, after the death of the Prophet Muhammad, with the exception of the brief caliphate of Ali ibn Abi-Taleb, had been in agony.

Feb 18, 2019 - 10:56:04 AM

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Sri Lanka: Government Places Advert For Executioners
Sri Lanka has been having trouble finding two men with what is described as the “mental strength” to execute condemned prisoners.

Feb 16, 2019 - 2:13:58 PM

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