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Abortion video used in fight against law change in Spain

UK Times global - Mon, 2038-01-18 22:14
A graphic video featuring aborted foetuses was shown to teenage pupils at a Catholic school as part of a campaign against the Spanish Government’s planned abortion reform.
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Meet the Lesbian Goldman Sachs Economist Who Just Led Germany’s Far Right to Victory

ForeignPolicy blog - 10 hours 22 min ago
How Alice Weidel manages to be a globalist and nativist at the same time.
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A U.S. President Is Finally Speaking Up for the People of Iran

ForeignPolicy blog - Fri, 2017-09-22 15:06
At his speech to the U.N., Trump put the plight of Iranians front and center.
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Trump Has Started a Brain Drain Back to India

ForeignPolicy blog - Fri, 2017-09-22 14:02
Indian immigrants are a vital pillar of the U.S. economy, but they're starting to reconsider their options.
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Trump Needs a Diplomatic Surge for North Korea

ForeignPolicy blog - Fri, 2017-09-22 13:56
The White House’s policy of maximum pressure is having precisely the wrong effect.
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Lavrov on Trump, North Korea: ‘We Have to Calm Down the Hotheads’

ForeignPolicy blog - Fri, 2017-09-22 13:36
Also, North Korea is watching what happens to the Iran deal.
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Staring Down the Barrel of Russia’s Big Guns

ForeignPolicy blog - Fri, 2017-09-22 12:22
The massive Zapad 2017 military exercise proves once again that Putin never does anything small. But what’s he really after here?
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As Tragedy Unfolds in Myanmar, the People’s Heroine Stokes the Flames of Hatred

ForeignPolicy blog - Fri, 2017-09-22 11:49
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya civilians are trapped in a cycle of violence perpetuated by Myanmar’s military, exacerbated by Islamist militants, and inflamed by Aung San Suu Kyi.
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The Ethnic Cleansing of the Rohingya Could Be the New Myanmar’s Original Sin

ForeignPolicy blog - Fri, 2017-09-22 10:41
Any future success will be built on the blood of the Rohingya.
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War films: A British selection of the best

ForeignPolicy blog - Fri, 2017-09-22 09:55
“The 30 best war films of all time” — selected by someone who clearly loves movies about the Brits in World War II. The parenthetical remarks are mine.
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Burns and Novick’s ‘Vietnam’ 6: Macabre, mostly

ForeignPolicy blog - Fri, 2017-09-22 09:54
The sixth episode of the series shows us where the war's bloody unwinding began.
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A military therapy dog

ForeignPolicy blog - Fri, 2017-09-22 09:54
Labradors are good at therapy.
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SitRep: Trump Issues New Threat To Kim Jong Un, North Korea And Iran Double Down

ForeignPolicy blog - Fri, 2017-09-22 06:51
  By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Action, reaction. Within three days of President Donald Trump threatening to “totally destroy” North Korea and calling Iran a “corrupt dictatorship,” both countries say they’re doubling down on their nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities. North Korea’s foreign minister told reporters at the United Nations his country could test ...
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As Cholera-Wracked Yemen Starves, Saudis Paint Rosy Picture of Their Relief Efforts

ForeignPolicy blog - Thu, 2017-09-21 19:30
Aid organizations, rights groups, and lawmakers have slammed Riyadh’s obstruction of aid deliveries.
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Rational Security on The E.R.: The “Age of Flynnocence” Edition

ForeignPolicy blog - Thu, 2017-09-21 18:52
Do legal defense funds accept rubles?
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At U.N., Canada and Mexico Speak of the (North) American Dream

ForeignPolicy blog - Thu, 2017-09-21 17:22
Justin Trudeau talks equality while Mexico’s Foreign Minister touts multilateralism.
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Mapped: North Korea’s Diplomatic Missions Abroad

ForeignPolicy blog - Thu, 2017-09-21 17:18
Countries have expelled their North Korean ambassadors, but are they really scaling back diplomatic ties?
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Trump’s Belligerent Talk on North Korea Rattles Turtle Bay

ForeignPolicy blog - Thu, 2017-09-21 17:12
Talk of “destroying” Pyongyang has unsettled what was near-unanimity in reining in the Hermit Kingdom.
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Facebook Hands Over Russian-Backed Ads to Congress, Announces Policy Changes

ForeignPolicy blog - Thu, 2017-09-21 15:58
The social media company will also employ 250 to work on safety and security.
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