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The Age
Brexit vote: Here's how the split will actually workvote. "It's impossible to separate this negotiation from the question of Brita
Brexit vote: Here's how the split will actually work
The Age / Posted 2 hours ago
vote. "It's impossible to separate this negotiation from the question of Britain's future," said Jeff Rathke, a former US foreign service officer and senior fellow at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies. Germany's chancellor Angela... Read more
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Canberra Times
Brexit vote: Here's how the split will actually workvote. "It's impossible to separate this negotiation from the question of Brita
Brexit vote: Here's how the split will actually work
Canberra Times / Posted 2 hours ago
vote. "It's impossible to separate this negotiation from the question of Britain's future," said Jeff Rathke, a former US foreign service officer and senior fellow at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies. Rathke said issues running... Read more
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FOX News
'Just a soldier doing my job,' says hero who tackled suicide bomber in Afghanistanfour men in the patrol: Army Command Sgt. Major Kevin Griffin, Army Major Thoma
'Just a soldier doing my job,' says hero who tackled suicide bomber in Afghanistan
FOX News / Posted 6 hours ago
four men in the patrol: Army Command Sgt. Major Kevin Griffin, Army Major Thomas Kennedy, Air Force Major Walter Gray and foreign service officer Ragaei Abdelfattah. But it would have been worse if Groberg hadn’t tackled the first bomber, who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New U.S. Ambassador Presents Letter of CredenceUniversity of Kentucky and a Master of Arts from the George Washington Universi
New U.S. Ambassador Presents Letter of Credence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
University of Kentucky and a Master of Arts from the George Washington University. Her career has spanned both civil and foreign service. She served as a Trade Policy Assistant with the International Trade Administration at the United States... Read more
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International Business Times
Judge sets trial date for Benghazi terror suspect Ahmed Abu Khattala on 25 September, 2017 in Washington DC, almost five years after the attack kill
Judge sets trial date for Benghazi terror suspect Ahmed Abu Khattala
International Business Times / Posted 22 hours ago
on 25 September, 2017 in Washington DC, almost five years after the attack killed US Ambassador J Christopher Stevens, US Foreign Service information officer Sean Smith, CIA contractors Glen Doherty and Tyrone S Woods. A spokesperson for US... Read more
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CNN
Five reasons Europe will miss the UKthat has a naturally global outlook," says Techau, "but also one of the real di
Five reasons Europe will miss the UK
CNN / Posted 23 hours ago
that has a naturally global outlook," says Techau, "but also one of the real diplomatic heavyweights within the EU -- big foreign service, traditionally strong abroad, a potent military power in the European context as well." London has 123... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Former UN official John Ashe died as he was facing criminal chargeslawyer, Jeremy Schneider. Dr. Ashe held a doctorate in bioengineering from the
Former UN official John Ashe died as he was facing criminal charges
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
lawyer, Jeremy Schneider. Dr. Ashe held a doctorate in bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the foreign service in 1989 and was awarded the Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George by Queen Elizabeth II in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Repatriation heroes honoredthe height of the Arab Spring on Thursday received the Order of Sikatuna award,
Repatriation heroes honored
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
the height of the Arab Spring on Thursday received the Order of Sikatuna award, the highest presidential distinction in foreign service. President Aquino awarded the Grand Cross or the Order of Sikatuna to Foreign Undersecretary for Migrant... Read more
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FOX News
Former UN General Assembly chief John Ashe dies amid bribery caseattorney, Jeremy Schneider. Ashe held a doctorate in bioengineering from the U
Former UN General Assembly chief John Ashe dies amid bribery case
FOX News / Posted yesterday
attorney, Jeremy Schneider. Ashe held a doctorate in bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the foreign service in 1989 and was awarded the Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George by Queen Elizabeth II in... Read more
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/Film
The Brink Cancelled By HBO (After Already Being Renewed)three very different men who get caught up in a geopolitical crisis: U.S. Secre
The Brink Cancelled By HBO (After Already Being Renewed)
/Film / Posted yesterday
three very different men who get caught up in a geopolitical crisis: U.S. Secretary of State Walter Larson (Robbins), lowly Foreign Service officer Alex Talbot (Black), and Navy fighter pilot Zeke Tilson (Pablo Schreiber, currently best known as... Read more
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DW
Former UN diplomat Ashe dies while facing US charges |York and at the United Nations," Lykketoft said. Ashe, who died aged 61 at hom
Former UN diplomat Ashe dies while facing US charges |
DW / Posted yesterday
York and at the United Nations," Lykketoft said. Ashe, who died aged 61 at home in Dobbs Ferry, New York, joined Antigua's foreign service in 1989. As a diplomat, Ashe advocated sustainable development, taking leadership roles in some of the major... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Former UN General Assembly chief dies amid bribery casewould affect the bribery case. Ashe held a doctorate in bioengineering from th
Former UN General Assembly chief dies amid bribery case
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
would affect the bribery case. Ashe held a doctorate in bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the foreign service in 1989 and was awarded the Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George by Queen Elizabeth II in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Filipino ambassador bags seat in UN bodyUniversity-College of St. Benilde, Miriam College, Philippine Women’s Universit
Filipino ambassador bags seat in UN body
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
University-College of St. Benilde, Miriam College, Philippine Women’s University, University of Asia and the Pacific, National Defense College of the Philippines, the Foreign Service Institute, and the University of the Philippines. — Roset... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Seeking $25 Billion Iran Sale Boeing Kept Pro-Deal Advocate Pickering on PayrollRepublic back into the family of civilized nations. Career Ambassador Thomas P
Seeking $25 Billion Iran Sale Boeing Kept Pro-Deal Advocate Pickering on Payroll
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
Republic back into the family of civilized nations. Career Ambassador Thomas Pickering, one of the highest ranking US Foreign Service employees, whose four decades in the foreign service included ambassadorship in Israel (1985–1988); Russia... Read more
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The Columbian
Former president of U.N. General Assembly dies amid bribery caseand a humanitarian organization officer. Ashe pleaded not guilty to the charge
Former president of U.N. General Assembly dies amid bribery case
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
and a humanitarian organization officer. Ashe pleaded not guilty to the charges and his lawyer had said he would be vindicated. Ashe held a doctorate in bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the foreign service... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Former UN General Assembly chief dies amid bribery caseattorney, Jeremy Schneider. Ashe held a doctorate in bioengineering from the U
Former UN General Assembly chief dies amid bribery case
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted yesterday
attorney, Jeremy Schneider. Ashe held a doctorate in bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the foreign service in 1989 and was awarded the Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George by Queen Elizabeth II in... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Former UN General Assembly chief dies amid bribery caseattorney, Jeremy Schneider. Ashe held a doctorate in bioengineering from the U
Former UN General Assembly chief dies amid bribery case
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
attorney, Jeremy Schneider. Ashe held a doctorate in bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the foreign service in 1989 and was awarded the Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George by Queen Elizabeth II in... Read more
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The Hindu
Former UNGA chief John Ashe dies amid graft casesand a humanitarian organization officer. It wasn’t clear how Mr. Ashe’s death w
Former UNGA chief John Ashe dies amid graft cases
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
and a humanitarian organization officer. It wasn’t clear how Mr. Ashe’s death would affect the bribery case. Joined Foreign Service in 1989 Mr. Ashe held a doctorate in bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Former UN General Assembly chief dies amid bribery caseattorney, Jeremy Schneider. Ashe held a doctorate in bioengineering from the U
Former UN General Assembly chief dies amid bribery case
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 days ago
attorney, Jeremy Schneider. Ashe held a doctorate in bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the foreign service in 1989 and was awarded the Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George by Queen Elizabeth II in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Former UN General Assembly chief dies amid bribery caseattorney, Jeremy Schneider. Ashe held a doctorate in bioengineering from the U
Former UN General Assembly chief dies amid bribery case
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
attorney, Jeremy Schneider. Ashe held a doctorate in bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the foreign service in 1989 and was awarded the Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George by Queen Elizabeth II in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Democrats find a challenger against Micastrategy consultant with Deloitte Consulting and worked in the U.S. Department
Democrats find a challenger against Mica
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
strategy consultant with Deloitte Consulting and worked in the U.S. Department of Defense while earning a Masters degree in foreign service, international finance and commerce at Georgetown University. She was the director at the Center for... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A diplomat's challenge: Explaining Donald Trump to the worldBolivians, and the 2000 election mess to dumbfounded Italians. But I never had
A diplomat's challenge: Explaining Donald Trump to the world
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Bolivians, and the 2000 election mess to dumbfounded Italians. But I never had a task as difficult as that facing our Foreign Service officers today — how Trump has come to be the presumptive presidential nominee of one of our two national... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Drug-related killingsBoth were former Senate presidents. They were not only legislators; they were a
Drug-related killings
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
Both were former Senate presidents. They were not only legislators; they were also Cabinet members. Ernie was also in the foreign service as ambassador to Washington when Joseph Estrada was president. I remember Ernie visiting my wife when she... Read more
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examiner.com
Trump: "God help us if Clinton becomes President"has plagued Clinton, the 2012 Benghazi attack that led to the deaths of U.S. Am
Trump: "God help us if Clinton becomes President"
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
has plagued Clinton, the 2012 Benghazi attack that led to the deaths of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and U.S. Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith and Trump laid out new questions regarding how Clinton made... Read more
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The Financial Express
To boost hiring, competitive exam scores to be put online:Governmentto select employees for various government jobs including for prestigious India
To boost hiring, competitive exam scores to be put online:Government
The Financial Express / Posted 3 days ago
to select employees for various government jobs including for prestigious Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others. The results of government entrance examinations for... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Foreign Service Officer exam application extendedCivil Service Commission (CSC) has extended the deadline for filing of applicat
Foreign Service Officer exam application extended
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 3 days ago
Civil Service Commission (CSC) has extended the deadline for filing of applications for the Career Service Examination for Foreign Service Officer (CSE-FSO) up to June 24. The CSC will administer the examination on August 7 in collaboration with... Read more
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The Washington Times
John Kerry: Internal cable slamming Obama’s Syria policy is ‘very good’— who pushed the cable through the department’s so-called “dissent channel,” an
John Kerry: Internal cable slamming Obama’s Syria policy is ‘very good’
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
— who pushed the cable through the department’s so-called “dissent channel,” an established, albeit secretive, medium for Foreign Service officers to challenge existing U.S. policy. The cable, first reported Thursday by The New York Times, urges... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
National security expert authors 20th booksuccess into straight A's as an upperclassman.

He served at the Pentagon

National security expert authors 20th book
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 5 days ago
success into straight A's as an upperclassman.

He served at the Pentagon during the last two years of his Air Force service as a Soviet military analyst in the Defense Intelligence Agency, a high impact position. In 1975, he earned his Ph.D... Read more

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Aljazeera
Profile: Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsithat was far more engaged in society," said Abdullah Al-Arian, assistant profes
Profile: Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
that was far more engaged in society," said Abdullah Al-Arian, assistant professor at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar who specialises on modern Islamist movements. "They believed that the best way to expand the... Read more
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New Kerala
Pranab Mukherjee completes three-nation visit to Africa - newkerala.com #78543holders of Diplomatic and Official Passports, establishment of a Joint Commissi
Pranab Mukherjee completes three-nation visit to Africa - newkerala.com #78543
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
holders of Diplomatic and Official Passports, establishment of a Joint Commission and facilitating interaction between the Foreign Service Institutes of the two countries. It was also agreed upon by both countries to increase the bilateral trade... Read more
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dna
President Mukherjee wraps up three-nation tour to Africa, returns todayto give a fillip to existing bilateral trade and commercial ties and one on fac
President Mukherjee wraps up three-nation tour to Africa, returns today
dna / Posted 6 days ago
to give a fillip to existing bilateral trade and commercial ties and one on facilitating academic interaction between the foreign service institutions of both countries. A deal was also signed between President Mukherjee and his Ghanaian... Read more
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New Kerala
President Mukherjee wraps up three-nation tour to Africa, returns today - newkerala.com #78366to give a fillip to existing bilateral trade and commercial ties and one on fac
President Mukherjee wraps up three-nation tour to Africa, returns today - newkerala.com #78366
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
to give a fillip to existing bilateral trade and commercial ties and one on facilitating academic interaction between the foreign service institutions of both countries. A deal was also signed between President Mukherjee and his Ghanaian... Read more
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SiliconIndia
Barack Obama Nominates Indian-Origin As Ambassador To Malaysiawould replace Joseph Y Yun as the next U.S. ambassador to Malaysia. Nomination
Barack Obama Nominates Indian-Origin As Ambassador To Malaysia
SiliconIndia / Posted 6 days ago
would replace Joseph Y Yun as the next U.S. ambassador to Malaysia. Nomination of Lakhdhir, a career member of the Foreign Service Class of Counselor who was Executive Assistant to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs from... Read more
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Orange County Register
Dozens of U.S. diplomats, in memo, urge strikes against Syria's Assaddeal to set up a new Syrian government.” Ford, who is now a senior fellow at t
Dozens of U.S. diplomats, in memo, urge strikes against Syria's Assad
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
deal to set up a new Syrian government.” Ford, who is now a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute, resigned from the Foreign Service in 2014 out of frustration with the administration’s hands-off policy toward the conflict. In the memo, the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Dozens at State Department sign ‘dissent’ urging force against AssadAssad to end Syria’s brutal 5-year-old civil war. But the State Department cab
Dozens at State Department sign ‘dissent’ urging force against Assad
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
Assad to end Syria’s brutal 5-year-old civil war. But the State Department cable, sent through an established channel for Foreign Service officers to question established policy, presented one more challenge to Mr. Obama’s hands-off approach to... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
Iran, emerging markets provide opportunities for oilfield services, says analystAfter UN sanctions were lifted in January 2016, the country’s oil and gas indus
Iran, emerging markets provide opportunities for oilfield services, says analyst
Offshore Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
After UN sanctions were lifted in January 2016, the country’s oil and gas industry has been gradually opening up again for foreign service companies, unlocking a large market potential. The easing of sanctions has resulted in a sought for market... Read more
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The Manila Times
A treasure trove of memoriesClass). In 2007, Ban was elected Secretary-General of the United Nations, a pos
A treasure trove of memories
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
Class). In 2007, Ban was elected Secretary-General of the United Nations, a post that he will relinquish this December upon the completion of his second term. Meeting these personalities has made my life in the Foreign Service truly worth... Read more
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New Kerala
US State Department officials call for strikes against Syria's Assad - newkerala.com #7803651 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the depar
US State Department officials call for strikes against Syria's Assad - newkerala.com #78036
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the department, many of them career officers in the foreign service who have been involved in Syria policy over the past several years either in Washington or overseas. There... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
US state department officials call for military action against Assaddeal with US policy in Syria, according to officials who have seen the document
US state department officials call for military action against Assad
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
deal with US policy in Syria, according to officials who have seen the document. Many of them are career officers in the foreign service who have been involved in Syria policy over the past several years. It expresses clear frustration with... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the depar
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 7 days ago
51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the department, many of them career officers in the foreign service who have been involved in Syria policy over the past several years either in Washington or overseas. There... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the depar
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 7 days ago
51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the department, many of them career officers in the foreign service who have been involved in Syria policy over the past several years either in Washington or overseas. There... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the depar
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 7 days ago
51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the department, many of them career officers in the foreign service who have been involved in Syria policy over the past several years either in Washington or overseas. There... Read more
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WYFF 4 Greenville
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the depar
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad
WYFF 4 Greenville / Posted 7 days ago
51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the department, many of them career officers in the foreign service who have been involved in Syria policy over the past several years either in Washington or overseas. There... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the depar
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted 7 days ago
51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the department, many of them career officers in the foreign service who have been involved in Syria policy over the past several years either in Washington or overseas. There... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the depar
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 7 days ago
51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the department, many of them career officers in the foreign service who have been involved in Syria policy over the past several years either in Washington or overseas. There... Read more
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WXII-TV Winston-Salem
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the depar
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad
WXII-TV Winston-Salem / Posted 7 days ago
51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the department, many of them career officers in the foreign service who have been involved in Syria policy over the past several years either in Washington or overseas. There... Read more
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Market Watch
Why the Brits should vote to leave the EUstructure is the equivalent of Congress abolishing the IRS and letting each sta
Why the Brits should vote to leave the EU
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
structure is the equivalent of Congress abolishing the IRS and letting each state fund its own army, air force, CIA, and foreign service, while hardly any two states speak the same language. It is a recipe for political acrimony, financial... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the depar
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 7 days ago
51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the department, many of them career officers in the foreign service who have been involved in Syria policy over the past several years either in Washington or overseas. There... Read more
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WMTW Portland
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the depar
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad
WMTW Portland / Posted 7 days ago
51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the department, many of them career officers in the foreign service who have been involved in Syria policy over the past several years either in Washington or overseas. There... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the depar
State Dept. officials call for military action against Assad
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 7 days ago
51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the department, many of them career officers in the foreign service who have been involved in Syria policy over the past several years either in Washington or overseas. There... Read more
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