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Calcutta News
Former Australian foreign minister highly critical of Rudd decisiongeneral of Australia and spent nine years after he retired from the government
Former Australian foreign minister highly critical of Rudd decision
Calcutta News / Posted 13 hours ago
general of Australia and spent nine years after he retired from the government as president and CEO of the Brussels-based International Crisis Group, an independent global conflict prevention and resolution organisation knows his way around the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa Has a Role to Play in ZimbabweMotsamai, senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies. Piers Pigou
South Africa Has a Role to Play in Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Motsamai, senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies. Piers Pigou, Southern Africa senior consultant for the International Crisis Group, commented: "South Africa, in concert with international creditors should support Zimbabwe, but on... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: Easy Prey – Criminal Violence and Central American MigrationFirst published by International Crisis Group Criminal gangs and the corrupt o
ICG: Easy Prey – Criminal Violence and Central American Migration
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
First published by International Crisis Group Criminal gangs and the corrupt officials who enable them are the beneficiaries of a policy that forces desperate people to pay increasing sums to avoid detention, extortion or kidnapping. Beefed-up... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Here's why Netanyahu is apologizing to Israel's Arab citizensIsrael’s international image with respect to the Arab minority,’’ said Ofer Zal
Here's why Netanyahu is apologizing to Israel's Arab citizens
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Israel’s international image with respect to the Arab minority,’’ said Ofer Zalzberg, an Jerusalem-based analyst at the International Crisis Group. “Some international observers can find this credible.” Zalzberg said there was a policy... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Worlddestabilising project that increases Russia’s domination of the region and limi
World
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
destabilising project that increases Russia’s domination of the region and limits its other members’ relations with the West. The EU views the project as a challenge to sovereign choices in its Eastern neighbourhood. By THE INTERNATIONAL CRISIS GRO... Read more
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Reuters
Regional armies struggle in last push against Boko Haramno integrated force with battalions moving in perfect coordination," said Vince
Regional armies struggle in last push against Boko Haram
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
no integrated force with battalions moving in perfect coordination," said Vincent Foucher, West Africa researcher at International Crisis Group (ICG). The need for operational integration in the fight against an enemy that knows no borders... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Bigger trade with China eyedof major economies in September and doesn’t want the summit to turn into a “Chi
Bigger trade with China eyed
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
of major economies in September and doesn’t want the summit to turn into a “China-bashing fest,” said Yanmei Xie of the International Crisis Group think tank. However, it’s far from clear whether its neighbors will see any outreach from China as... Read more
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Air Force Times
Analysis: South China Sea ruling has so far fueled tensionsof major economies in September and doesn't want the summit to turn into a "Chi
Analysis: South China Sea ruling has so far fueled tensions
Air Force Times / Posted 6 days ago
of major economies in September and doesn't want the summit to turn into a "China-bashing fest," said Yanmei Xie of the International Crisis Group think tank. However, it's far from clear whether its neighbors will see any outreach from China as... Read more
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Namibia Economist
After the coup, the counter-coupa level of solidarity we have not seen in years, something that could have been
After the coup, the counter-coup
Namibia Economist / Posted 7 days ago
a level of solidarity we have not seen in years, something that could have been built on,” says Nigar Goksel of the International Crisis Group, a think-tank. Instead Mr Erdogan has squandered the opportunity, preferring to expunge his... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Analysis: South China Sea ruling has so far fueled tensionsof major economies in September and doesn't want the summit to turn into a "Chi
Analysis: South China Sea ruling has so far fueled tensions
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
of major economies in September and doesn't want the summit to turn into a "China-bashing fest," said Yanmei Xie of the International Crisis Group think tank. However, it's far from clear whether its neighbors will see any outreach from China as... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Analysis: South China Sea ruling has so far fueled tensionsof major economies in September and doesn't want the summit to turn into a "Chi
Analysis: South China Sea ruling has so far fueled tensions
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 7 days ago
of major economies in September and doesn't want the summit to turn into a "China-bashing fest," said Yanmei Xie of the International Crisis Group think tank. However, it's far from clear whether its neighbors will see any outreach from China as... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Analysis: South China Sea ruling has so far fueled tensionsof major economies in September and doesn't want the summit to turn into a "Chi
Analysis: South China Sea ruling has so far fueled tensions
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 7 days ago
of major economies in September and doesn't want the summit to turn into a "China-bashing fest," said Yanmei Xie of the International Crisis Group think tank. However, it's far from clear whether its neighbors will see any outreach from China as... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Analysis: South China Sea ruling has so far fueled tensionsof major economies in September and doesn’t want the summit to turn into a “Chi
Analysis: South China Sea ruling has so far fueled tensions
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
of major economies in September and doesn’t want the summit to turn into a “China-bashing fest,” said Yanmei Xie of the International Crisis Group think tank. However, it’s far from clear whether its neighbors will see any outreach from China as... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sense of déjà vu as U.S. once again sees ‘victory’ coming in Iraqdisarray of the Sunni political class. We have to be careful not to repeat the
Sense of déjà vu as U.S. once again sees ‘victory’ coming in Iraq
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
disarray of the Sunni political class. We have to be careful not to repeat the same mistakes of the past. Maria Fantappie, International Crisis Group Frustrated with trying to nudge Shiite leaders into meaningful outreach to Sunnis, the United... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Does South Sudan Cool Off, Move Forward?of trouble, the violence has not spread, and "we have seen some restraint from
How Does South Sudan Cool Off, Move Forward?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
of trouble, the violence has not spread, and "we have seen some restraint from the leaders", said Casie Copeland of the International Crisis Group. There was 30 minutes of wild gunfire on 11 July when President Salva Kiir's SPLA forces... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Turkey’s PKK Conflict: The Death Tollfor some, and it can take months to work out what exactly happened even in high
Turkey’s PKK Conflict: The Death Toll
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 days ago
for some, and it can take months to work out what exactly happened even in high-profile incidents. Tracking the Data International Crisis Group has long worked to track the rising cost of violence using open-source data, including reports... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: The Eurasian Economic Union – Power, Politics & TradeThis report was first published by the International Crisis Group. Positions h
ICG: The Eurasian Economic Union – Power, Politics & Trade
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 days ago
This report was first published by the International Crisis Group. Positions hardened after Armenia’s 2013 departure from the Association Agreement with the EU, including the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade area, and Russia’s annexation of... Read more
10d
AllAfrica.com
Passports, Proposals, Postponements Highlight AU Summithad to offer, so you know, we've got an opportunity now," said Elissa Jobson, a
Passports, Proposals, Postponements Highlight AU Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
had to offer, so you know, we've got an opportunity now," said Elissa Jobson, adviser on African Union relations for the International Crisis Group. "It gives the member states the chance to look and find the better candidates — someone who can... Read more
10d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Turkey's Erdogan beats foes for now, but at high cost to stabilityand his supporters won the day (but)nobody in Turkey has won in the long-term,"
Turkey's Erdogan beats foes for now, but at high cost to stability
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
and his supporters won the day (but)nobody in Turkey has won in the long-term," wrote Hugh Pope and Nigar Goksel of the International Crisis Group. They predicted that "damage to the army - more important than ever, given the turmoil in Turkey's... Read more
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10d
Channel NewsAsia
Turkey's Erdogan beats foes for now, but at high cost to stabilityand his supporters won the day (but)nobody in Turkey has won in the long-term,"
Turkey's Erdogan beats foes for now, but at high cost to stability
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
and his supporters won the day (but)nobody in Turkey has won in the long-term," wrote Hugh Pope and Nigar Goksel of the International Crisis Group. They predicted that "damage to the army – more important than ever, given the turmoil in Turkey’s... Read more
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10d
Swissinfo
Turkey's Erdogan beats foes for now, but at high cost to stabilityand his supporters won the day (but)nobody in Turkey has won in the long-term,"
Turkey's Erdogan beats foes for now, but at high cost to stability
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
and his supporters won the day (but)nobody in Turkey has won in the long-term," wrote Hugh Pope and Nigar Goksel of the International Crisis Group. They predicted that "damage to the army – more important than ever, given the turmoil in Turkey’s... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey's Erdogan beats foes for now, but at high cost to stabilityand his supporters won the day (but)nobody in Turkey has won in the long-term,"
Turkey's Erdogan beats foes for now, but at high cost to stability
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
and his supporters won the day (but)nobody in Turkey has won in the long-term," wrote Hugh Pope and Nigar Goksel of the International Crisis Group. They predicted that "damage to the army – more important than ever, given the turmoil in Turkey’s... Read more
4880 related stories
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsis making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia G
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 11 days ago
is making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia Gazzini, a senior analyst for Libya with the International Crisis Group, told us there’s no evidence of that. Gazzini said that the Islamic State’s strategy thus far has... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsis making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia G
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC Connecticut / Posted 11 days ago
is making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia Gazzini, a senior analyst for Libya with the International Crisis Group, told us there’s no evidence of that. Gazzini said that the Islamic State’s strategy thus far has... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsis making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia G
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 11 days ago
is making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia Gazzini, a senior analyst for Libya with the International Crisis Group, told us there’s no evidence of that. Gazzini said that the Islamic State’s strategy thus far has... Read more
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NBC New York
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsis making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia G
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC New York / Posted 11 days ago
is making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia Gazzini, a senior analyst for Libya with the International Crisis Group, told us there’s no evidence of that. Gazzini said that the Islamic State’s strategy thus far has... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsis making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia G
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 11 days ago
is making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia Gazzini, a senior analyst for Libya with the International Crisis Group, told us there’s no evidence of that. Gazzini said that the Islamic State’s strategy thus far has... Read more
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NBC Washington
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsis making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia G
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC Washington / Posted 11 days ago
is making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia Gazzini, a senior analyst for Libya with the International Crisis Group, told us there’s no evidence of that. Gazzini said that the Islamic State’s strategy thus far has... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsis making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia G
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
is making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia Gazzini, a senior analyst for Libya with the International Crisis Group, told us there’s no evidence of that. Gazzini said that the Islamic State’s strategy thus far has... Read more
11 related stories
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NBC Bay Area
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsis making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia G
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC Bay Area / Posted 11 days ago
is making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia Gazzini, a senior analyst for Libya with the International Crisis Group, told us there’s no evidence of that. Gazzini said that the Islamic State’s strategy thus far has... Read more
11 related stories
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NBC Miami
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hitsis making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia G
Fact Check: Trump's Greatest Hits
NBC Miami / Posted 11 days ago
is making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia Gazzini, a senior analyst for Libya with the International Crisis Group, told us there’s no evidence of that. Gazzini said that the Islamic State’s strategy thus far has... Read more
11 related stories
11d
AllAfrica.com
How Does South Sudan Move Forward?of trouble, the violence has not spread, and "we have seen some restraint from
How Does South Sudan Move Forward?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
of trouble, the violence has not spread, and "we have seen some restraint from the leaders", said Casie Copeland of the International Crisis Group. There was 30 minutes of wild gunfire on 11 July when President Salva Kiir's SPLA forces... Read more
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Daily Maverick
WorldRussian-supported separatist districts of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts and the r
World
Daily Maverick / Posted 11 days ago
Russian-supported separatist districts of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts and the rest of Ukraine is not fit for purpose. The ceasefire negotiated at the February 2015 Minsk talks is being violated daily and heavily. By the INTERNATIONAL CRISIS... Read more
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USA Today
Fact check: Donald Trump's false and misleading claimsis making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia G
Fact check: Donald Trump's false and misleading claims
USA Today / Posted 11 days ago
is making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia Gazzini, a senior analyst for Libya with the International Crisis Group, told us there’s no evidence of that. Gazzini said that the Islamic State’s strategy thus far has... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
FactCheck.org: Donald Trump's most egregious falsehoodsis making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia G
FactCheck.org: Donald Trump's most egregious falsehoods
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 11 days ago
is making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia Gazzini, a senior analyst for Libya with the International Crisis Group, told us there’s no evidence of that. Gazzini said that the Islamic State’s strategy thus far has... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Factcheck.org: Donald Trump's more egregious falsehoodsis making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia G
Factcheck.org: Donald Trump's more egregious falsehoods
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 11 days ago
is making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” Claudia Gazzini, a senior analyst for Libya with the International Crisis Group, told us there’s no evidence of that. Gazzini said that the Islamic State’s strategy thus far has... Read more
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12d
AllAfrica.com
AU Ponders Sending Troops to South SudanSudan is urging caution in taking such steps. "With a fragile ceasefire agreed
AU Ponders Sending Troops to South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Sudan is urging caution in taking such steps. "With a fragile ceasefire agreed and thus far holding," the Brussels-based International Crisis Group declared last week, "any punitive international action should be imposed carefully -- and only in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Turkey: A win for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, but not for democracyus think before taking each step. We will act with reason and experience." Nig
Turkey: A win for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, but not for democracy
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
us think before taking each step. We will act with reason and experience." Nigar Goksel, a senior Turkey analyst for the International Crisis Group, said there were two possible directions. "Either Erdogan utilizes this incident to redesign... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
South Sudan struggles to avert 'catastrophe'force he can still command, and his authority over his generals and troops is a
South Sudan struggles to avert 'catastrophe'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
force he can still command, and his authority over his generals and troops is also in question. Casie Copeland, of the International Crisis Group, said it was the best peace that could be made at the time, preventing an escalation of the... Read more
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Rappler
South Sudan struggles to avert 'catastrophe'force he can still command, and his authority over his generals and troops is a
South Sudan struggles to avert 'catastrophe'
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
force he can still command, and his authority over his generals and troops is also in question. Casie Copeland, of the International Crisis Group, said it was the best peace that could be made at the time, preventing an escalation of the... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Cash Crisis: Mugabe at his weakest ever?Motsamai, senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies. Piers Pigou
Cash Crisis: Mugabe at his weakest ever?
New Zimbabwe / Posted 12 days ago
Motsamai, senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies. Piers Pigou, Southern Africa senior consultant for the International Crisis Group, commented: “South Africa, in concert with international creditors should support Zimbabwe, but on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa Can, and Must, Act to Prevent a Disaster in ZimbabweMotsamai, senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies. Piers Pigou
South Africa Can, and Must, Act to Prevent a Disaster in Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Motsamai, senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies. Piers Pigou, southern Africa senior consultant for the International Crisis Group, commented: “South Africa, in concert with international creditors should support Zimbabwe, but on... Read more
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Daily Maverick
South Africa can, and must, act to prevent a disaster in ZimbabweMotsamai, senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies. Piers Pigou
South Africa can, and must, act to prevent a disaster in Zimbabwe
Daily Maverick / Posted 14 days ago
Motsamai, senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies. Piers Pigou, southern Africa senior consultant for the International Crisis Group, commented: “South Africa, in concert with international creditors should support Zimbabwe, but on... Read more
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The Manila Times
President Xi must cool down what he stirred uphad repeatedly rejected the opportunity to defend its position, analysts said.”
President Xi must cool down what he stirred up
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
had repeatedly rejected the opportunity to defend its position, analysts said.” Yanmei Xie, a China analyst for the International Crisis Group, said its ambitions for a bigger place on the global diplomatic stage put it in a... Read more
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The Manila Times
Nigeria’s anti-graft war only scratches surfaces – campaignersof the most bloody years of the insurgency, according to Human Rights Watch. N
Nigeria’s anti-graft war only scratches surfaces – campaigners
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
of the most bloody years of the insurgency, according to Human Rights Watch. Nnamdi Obasi, a senior analyst with the International Crisis Group, said the problem was “particularly serious” in the defense sector as national security is invoked... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Helping Palestinians was an uphill battle for USAID chiefprojects have been bulldozed by the Israeli army because they were without prop
Helping Palestinians was an uphill battle for USAID chief
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 14 days ago
projects have been bulldozed by the Israeli army because they were without proper authorization, said Nathan Thrall of the International Crisis Group. But Thrall said many Palestinians see USAID as "gilding the cage" of a U.S.-financed Israeli... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Helping Palestinians was an uphill battle for USAID chiefprojects have been bulldozed by the Israeli army because they were without prop
Helping Palestinians was an uphill battle for USAID chief
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 14 days ago
projects have been bulldozed by the Israeli army because they were without proper authorization, said Nathan Thrall of the International Crisis Group. But Thrall said many Palestinians see USAID as "gilding the cage" of a U.S.-financed Israeli... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Helping Palestinians was an uphill battle for US aid chiefprojects have been bulldozed by the Israeli army because they were without prop
Helping Palestinians was an uphill battle for US aid chief
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 15 days ago
projects have been bulldozed by the Israeli army because they were without proper authorization, said Nathan Thrall of the International Crisis Group. But Thrall said many Palestinians see USAID as "gilding the cage" of a U.S.-financed Israeli... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Helping Palestinians was an uphill battle for US aid chiefprojects have been bulldozed by the Israeli army because they were without prop
Helping Palestinians was an uphill battle for US aid chief
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 15 days ago
projects have been bulldozed by the Israeli army because they were without proper authorization, said Nathan Thrall of the International Crisis Group. But Thrall said many Palestinians see USAID as "gilding the cage" of a U.S.-financed Israeli... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Helping Palestinians was an uphill battle for US aid chiefprojects have been bulldozed by the Israeli army because they were without prop
Helping Palestinians was an uphill battle for US aid chief
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
projects have been bulldozed by the Israeli army because they were without proper authorization, said Nathan Thrall of the International Crisis Group. But Thrall said many Palestinians see USAID as "gilding the cage" of a U.S.-financed Israeli... Read more
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