NYBooks.com: Dr. David Bromwich: Stay Out of Syria!

After the troubling revelations of the May 8 Senate hearing on Benghazi, much remains unclear about the attack that killed four Americans last September. Were the killers aiming to prove the incompetence of…

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Washington Free Beacon: Border Patrol: China mobilizing troops, jets near Korea

China has placed military forces on heightened alert in the northeastern part of the country as tensions mount on the Korean peninsula following recent threats by Pyongyang to attack, U.S. officials…

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RT.com: Chavez’s pal or US-backed rich kid: Who will inherit Venezuela?

An election to be held in Venezuela in 30 days will likely see a tough stand-off between “the Chavez man” Nicolas Maduro and the late president’s main opponent, US-supported…

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Bloomberg.com: Chavez’s Death Could Dim China’s Venezuelan Energy Prospects

China, the world’s second-biggest consumer of crude oil, is likely to delay deciding on new investments in Venezuela’s energy industry to assess any change of political
direction after…

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NY Times: Chávez Dies, Leaving Sharp Divisions in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela died Tuesday afternoon after a struggle with cancer, the government announced, leaving behind a bitterly divided nation in the grip of…

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International Affairs Review: Absence of Drone Policy Perpetuates Endless Global War

Having inherited a global war in which his predecessor defined the world as a battlefield, President Obama entered office with a bold …

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FoxNews.com: TRANSCRIPT: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s testimony on Benghazi

This link is the transcript of Sec. of State Hilary Clinton’s opening statement in her testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday, January 23, 2013.  Her statements here set the stage for the Q & A portion of the testimony.

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HuffPost: Andrea Mitchell On Susan Rice: ‘This Is Not Going To Help Republicans … A Woman Of Color Has Been Forced Out’

Andrea Mitchell weighed in on Amb. Susan Rice withdrawing her name from consideration…

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