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Front Page Last Updated: May 20, 2019 - 12:05:26 PM


Business
The Polar Silk Road and Arctic Geopolitics
Icelandic President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson made it clear, “The security of Shanghai in the future will be determined in the Arctic.” Shanghai is the world’s major city most vulnerable to flooding in a warmer planet – the more ice melts, the further sea levels will rise and the more China’s financial capital will be submerged.

May 20, 2019 - 11:55:51 AM

Dysfunctions
Russia’s Managed Poverty
In Russia today, the cost of stability is at an all time high.

May 20, 2019 - 11:51:46 AM

International
Mr Babiš Goes To Washington
The Czech Republic’s new foreign policy priorities

May 20, 2019 - 11:50:39 AM

Business
States aren’t waiting for the Trump administration on environmental protections
More than a dozen states are moving to strengthen environmental protections to combat a range of issues from climate change to water pollution, opening a widening rift between stringent state policies and the Trump administration’s deregulatory agenda.

May 20, 2019 - 11:49:20 AM

Africa
Burkina Faso: The New Land of Islamic Jihad and Christian Slaughter
"The assailants asked the Christians to convert to Islam, but the pastor and the others refused. They ordered them to gather under a tree and took their Bibles and mobile phones. Then they called them, one after the other, behind the church building where they shot them dead." — Local Christian, reported by World Watch Monitor, May 2, 2019.

May 20, 2019 - 11:47:45 AM


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