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Dysfunctions Last Updated: Nov 18, 2017 - 11:19:13 AM


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U.S. Ceding Syria to Russian Designs
The U.S. is abdicating its role as a diplomatic powerbroker to Russia in Syria. The U.S. is ultimately empowering a political process driven by Russia that will not secure America’s strategic objectives in Syria. Those objectives include the Trump Administration’s focus on “neutralizing” Iran’s influence and “constraining its aggression” as well the lasting defeat of Salafi-Jihadists such as ISIS and Al-Qaeda.

Nov 12, 2017 - 9:09:07 AM

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Top ranks of career U.S. diplomats thin under Tillerson
The U.S. foreign service has seen its top ranks shrink under Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, according to a letter written by the head of the union representing U.S. diplomats and seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

Nov 12, 2017 - 9:03:47 AM

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Why is Burma driving out the Rohingya and not its other despised minorities?
Why is Burma attacking only the Rohingya?

Nov 10, 2017 - 11:14:59 AM

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Yes, he took Crimea and propped up Assad.

But his economy is a mess and he faces the NATO he always feared


Nov 9, 2017 - 10:50:54 AM

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The Iran-Hamas-Hezbollah Connection
The Lebanese Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, has had enough. Last week, Iran finalized its takeover of Lebanon when Hariri resigned, and reportedly fled to Saudi Arabia.

Nov 9, 2017 - 10:24:11 AM



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