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Pentagon Source: Edward Snowden Had Little Choice on NSA Files
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Is Germany to Blame for the Refugee Crisis?
Many people blame Germany and Angela Merkel for the current refugee crisis in Europe. UK Business Secretary Sajid Javid discusses whether or not Germany is really responsible for exacerbating the influx of migrants, and how the UK has chosen a different approach to dealing with the crisis.
Trump: Nuclear Is a "Horror Show," "We Can't Afford" NATO
GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump tells John Dickerson on "Face The Nation" that he believes the U.S. can’t afford to continue protecting NATO allies overseas. “Now, at some point, they may have to protect themselves,” Trump says. “Do I like that? Not particularly. But we cannot...
Jeffrey Sachs: Hillary Clinton "Lead Agent" of Every War We're In
Dr. Jeffrey Sachs joins Morning Joe to discuss the foreign policy differences between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton and why he says Sanders is the candidate of peace. JEFFREY SACHS: Well, [Hillary Clinton] has been actually the lead agent of every war that we're in and the kind of wars...
Is NATO Obsolete?
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This Is What North Korea's Worst Nightmare Looks Like
The armed forces of the U.S. and South Korea began their annual military exercise known as Operation Foal Eagle. Over the weekend, soldiers from the two countries, joined by personnel from Australia and New Zealand, staged an assault on a beach on South Korea's southeastern coast. The exercise...
Joe Biden: U.S. "Condemns the Failure to Condemn" Terrorist Attack
In remarks in Israel, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said the U.S. condemns acts of violence there and "the failure to condemn" such acts, a rebuke of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's political party, which posted a statement praising the killer of an American student.
Ukraine and the Russia-West Standoff
Stratfor Deputy Editor Lynn Wise and Eurasia Analyst Eugene Chausovsky discuss how the Russia-West standoff has developed in Ukraine and elsewhere in the former Soviet periphery.
Julian Assange: 5 Key Moments
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What Challenges Lie Ahead for Taiwan's New President?
Eurasia Group Director of Asia Nicholas Consonery discusses the challenges ahead for the President of Taiwan. Consonery speaks on "Bloomberg Markets."
Tourists Flock to China's Ice Festival
Tourists from all over China braved the freezing cold to visit a winter wonderland on Tuesday, as the annual Harbin Ice and Snow Festival kicked off. The attraction features castles, towers and buildings created out of thick blocks of ice - from AP
The Russians are Coming: Georgia's Creeping Occupation
In July 2015, Russia-backed forces moved the boundary fence between Russian-occupied South Ossetia and Georgia — placing more Georgian territory under Russian control. Georgians refer to this as the creeping occupation, and several people who unfortunately live in the area now have a different...
Ending One-Child Policy Won't Defuse China's Demographic Time-bomb
Though China is loosening its one-child family policy, the demographic time bomb is still ticking, the WSJ's Andrew Browne explains: The country is getting old before it gets rich - from The Wall Street Journal
The Cost of Dying in Greece
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Who is China's President Xi Jinping?
China's President Xi Jinping has arrived in the UK at the start of a four-day state visit. The British government is keen to develop its relationship with China, with Prime Minister David Cameron hailing a "golden era" in ties between the two nations. But the visit is being tightly controlled, with...
Trans-Pacific Partnership: What Is It and What Does It Mean?
The US, Japan and 10 other Pacific rim countries have signed a controversial and sweeping trade agreement that covers about 40% of the world economy. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will create a new economic bloc with reduced trade barriers between the 12 nations involved - from BBC News
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