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Dundas Star News
How can we end terrorism without feeding it?corrupt Somali warlords and clamouring American politicians whose actions helpe
How can we end terrorism without feeding it?
Dundas Star News / Posted yesterday
corrupt Somali warlords and clamouring American politicians whose actions helped nurture East Africa’s Al Qaeda group, Al Shabab; Yemeni children who became the “collateral damage” of drone strikes and their families who sought revenge; jailers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Jails World Cup Bombers for LifeFive of seven men found guilty of carrying out deadly bombings in Kampala in 20
Court Jails World Cup Bombers for Life
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Five of seven men found guilty of carrying out deadly bombings in Kampala in 2010 have been given life sentences. They avoided the death penalty for the attacks that targeted fans who gathered to watch the World Cup. Five men were handed life... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Uganda 2010 bombing: Five given life in jailWorld News of Friday, 27 May 2016 Five people convicted of terrorism over the
Uganda 2010 bombing: Five given life in jail
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 days ago
World News of Friday, 27 May 2016 Five people convicted of terrorism over the 2010 bomb attacks in Uganda's capital, Kampala, which killed 74 people, have been given life sentences. Among them was Isa Ahmed Luyima, the mastermind of the attacks... Read more
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DW
Court hands life sentences to Uganda World Cup bombers |Friday for their role in twin attacks that killed 76 people and injured at leas
Court hands life sentences to Uganda World Cup bombers |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
Friday for their role in twin attacks that killed 76 people and injured at least 70 more who had gathered to watch the final of the 2010 men's soccer World Cup. The two bombings were orchestrated by the al-Shabab terrorist group in what was the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Al-Shabab World Cup bombers given life in jail Damage after a bomb attack outside the Ethiopian Village restaurant in Kampal
Al-Shabab World Cup bombers given life in jail
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Damage after a bomb attack outside the Ethiopian Village restaurant in Kampala, Uganda (AP) A judge has given life sentences to five men convicted of carrying out twin bombings which killed 76 people... Read more
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Salon.com
Uganda: 5 al-Shabab World Cup bombers given life in jailKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A judge has given life sentences to five men convicted o
Uganda: 5 al-Shabab World Cup bombers given life in jail
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A judge has given life sentences to five men convicted of carrying out twin bombings which killed 76 people who were watching the 2010 World Cup final in the Ugandan capital Kampala. The men were convicted of terrorism... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Uganda: 5 al-Shabab World Cup bombers given life in jailKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - A judge has given life sentences to five men convicted o
Uganda: 5 al-Shabab World Cup bombers given life in jail
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - A judge has given life sentences to five men convicted of carrying out twin bombings which killed 76 people who were watching the 2010 World Cup final in the Ugandan capital Kampala. The men were convicted of terrorism... Read more
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Daily Herald
Uganda: 5 al-Shabab World Cup bombers given life in jailKAMPALA, Uganda -- A judge has given life sentences to five men convicted of ca
Uganda: 5 al-Shabab World Cup bombers given life in jail
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
KAMPALA, Uganda -- A judge has given life sentences to five men convicted of carrying out twin bombings which killed 76 people who were watching the 2010 World Cup final in the Ugandan capital Kampala. The men were convicted of terrorism Thursday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nothing to Go Back to - From Kenya's Vast Refugee CampKenya is home to the world's largest refugee camp, Dadaab, which provides shelt
Nothing to Go Back to - From Kenya's Vast Refugee Camp
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kenya is home to the world's largest refugee camp, Dadaab, which provides shelter to 360,000 mostly Somali refugees. In May 2016, Kenya's government disbanded its department responsible for refugees and announced plans to repatriate Somalis and close... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2010 Bombings - Eight Convicted, Five AcquittedBy Derrick Kyonga and Siraje Lubwama Security detains the acquitted In a 119-
2010 Bombings - Eight Convicted, Five Acquitted
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Derrick Kyonga and Siraje Lubwama Security detains the acquitted In a 119-page ruling yesterday, Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo convicted eight of the 13 men accused of killing 76 people in twin bombings in Kampala in 2010. Security operatives,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How U.S Forced Museveni to Hire Ex-Daily Monitor Editorhis NRM 'love'. Appointment of former Daily Monitor chief Don Wanyama gives in
How U.S Forced Museveni to Hire Ex-Daily Monitor Editor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
his NRM 'love'. Appointment of former Daily Monitor chief Don Wanyama gives insight into Museveni's strategy to deal with critical donors Ideally, an attack by a foreign diplomat on Uganda should be frowned upon by any patriotic Ugandan;... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Seven Convicted, Five Acquitted in the July 2010 Bomb Casewas 'put together' from Somalia, bombs came through Kenya Prosecution failed t
Seven Convicted, Five Acquitted in the July 2010 Bomb Case
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
was 'put together' from Somalia, bombs came through Kenya Prosecution failed to prove that the suspects belong to Al Shabab terrorist organisation. Alshabab was by 2010 not listed in Anti-terrorism Act as terrorism organisation- Owiny... Read more
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dna
Uganda: 7 convicted of al-Shabab's deadly World Cup bombingstoday convicted seven men of carrying out twin bombings which killed 76 people
Uganda: 7 convicted of al-Shabab's deadly World Cup bombings
dna / Posted 2 days ago
today convicted seven men of carrying out twin bombings which killed 76 people who were watching the 2010 World Cup final in the capital, Kampala. The men, who were also convicted of multiple counts of murder and attempted murder, could face... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Man accused of plotting to join Islamic State testifiesMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man on trial for plotting to go to Syria to join
Man accused of plotting to join Islamic State testifies
Marshall Independent / Posted 2 days ago
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man on trial for plotting to go to Syria to join the Islamic State group testified Thursday that he thought about leaving the United States because he could feel the government closing in, but said he had no real plan... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Man accused of plotting to join Islamic State testifies MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota man on trial for plotting to go to Syria to join th
Man accused of plotting to join Islamic State testifies
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota man on trial for plotting to go to Syria to join the Islamic State group testified Thursday (May 26, 2016) that he thought about leaving the United States because he... Read more
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Boston Globe
7 in Uganda convicted of al-Shabab’s deadly World Cup bombingsthird bomb planted elsewhere in Kampala failed to detonate. The attacks were c
7 in Uganda convicted of al-Shabab’s deadly World Cup bombings
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
third bomb planted elsewhere in Kampala failed to detonate. The attacks were claimed by the Somali Islamic extremist group Al Shabab, which opposes Ugandan military involvement in Somalia. The group has since carried out even deadlier attacks in... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Seven convicted over al-Shabab's deadly World Cup bombings | Irish Examiner Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 06:45 pm Seven men have been con
Seven convicted over al-Shabab's deadly World Cup bombings
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 06:45 pm Seven men have been convicted of carrying out twin bombings which killed 76... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Man Found Guilty of Masterminding Kampala BombingsA Kampala court has found a Ugandan man guilty of planning the bombings that ta
Man Found Guilty of Masterminding Kampala Bombings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
A Kampala court has found a Ugandan man guilty of planning the bombings that targeted football fans watching the 2010 World Cup final. The al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab terror group claimed responsibility for the attack. Judge Alfonse Owiny-Dollo handed... Read more
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DW
Ugandan found guilty of masterminding Kampala bombings |Judge Alfonse Owiny-Dollo handed down his verdict Thursday. He said during the
Ugandan found guilty of masterminding Kampala bombings |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
Judge Alfonse Owiny-Dollo handed down his verdict Thursday. He said during the trial one of the accused, Issa Luyima, had been shown to have played a key role in organizing the July 2010 suicide bombings of a restaurant and rugby club in Uganda's... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Seven convicted over al-Shabab's deadly World Cup bombings Damaged chairs and tables lie amongst the debris strewn after a bomb attack o
Seven convicted over al-Shabab's deadly World Cup bombings
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Damaged chairs and tables lie amongst the debris strewn after a bomb attack outside the Ethiopian Village restaurant in Kampala, Uganda (AP) Seven men have been convicted of carrying out... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Uganda: 7 convicted of al-Shabab's deadly World Cup bombingsKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - A Ugandan judge on Thursday convicted seven men of carry
Uganda: 7 convicted of al-Shabab's deadly World Cup bombings
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 days ago
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - A Ugandan judge on Thursday convicted seven men of carrying out twin bombings which killed 76 people who were watching the 2010 World Cup final in the capital, Kampala. The men, who were also convicted of multiple counts of... Read more
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Boston Herald
Uganda: 7 convicted of al-Shabab's deadly World Cup bombingsKAMPALA, Uganda — A Ugandan judge on Thursday convicted seven men of carrying o
Uganda: 7 convicted of al-Shabab's deadly World Cup bombings
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
KAMPALA, Uganda — A Ugandan judge on Thursday convicted seven men of carrying out twin bombings which killed 76 people who were watching the 2010 World Cup final in the capital, Kampala. The men, who were also convicted of multiple counts of murder... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Uganda: 7 convicted of al-Shabab's deadly World Cup bombingsKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - A Ugandan judge on Thursday convicted seven men of carry
Uganda: 7 convicted of al-Shabab's deadly World Cup bombings
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - A Ugandan judge on Thursday convicted seven men of carrying out twin bombings which killed 76 people who were watching the 2010 World Cup final in the capital, Kampala. The men, who were also convicted of multiple counts of... Read more
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DW
Ugandan found guilty of masterminding Kampala bombing |Judge Alfonse Owiny-Dollo handed down his verdict Thursday. He said during the
Ugandan found guilty of masterminding Kampala bombing |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
Judge Alfonse Owiny-Dollo handed down his verdict Thursday. He said during the trial one of the accused, Issa Luyima, had been shown to have played a key role in organizing the July 2010 suicide bombings of a restaurant and rugby club in Uganda's... Read more
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Salon.com
Uganda: 2 convicted of al-Shabab’s deadly World Cup bombingsKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A judge has convicted two men of carrying out twin bombi
Uganda: 2 convicted of al-Shabab’s deadly World Cup bombings
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A judge has convicted two men of carrying out twin bombings in which more than 70 people were killed while watching the 2010 World Cup final in the Ugandan capital Kampala. The two could face the death penalty. Judge Alphonse... Read more
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Daily Mail
Senior Saudi cleric bans taking photographs of catskick off - as part of the kingdom's crackdown on players with 'anti-Islamic' ha
Senior Saudi cleric bans taking photographs of cats
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
kick off - as part of the kingdom's crackdown on players with 'anti-Islamic' hairstyles. Waleed Abdullah, a goalkeeper for Al Shabab and Saudi Arabia's national team, was just about to join his teammates when match officials intervened. Footage... Read more
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USA Today
British mother of extremist urges families to take passportsHIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting along
British mother of extremist urges families to take passports
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
HIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting alongside terrorists in Somalia says families of would-be militants should take their passports to block them from traveling abroad. Sally Evans’ son, Thomas, traveled to... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
British mother of extremist urges families to take passportsHIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting along
British mother of extremist urges families to take passports
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
HIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting alongside terrorists in Somalia says families of would-be militants should take their passports to block them from traveling abroad. Sally Evans’ son, Thomas, traveled to... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
British mother of extremist urges families to take passportsHIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting along
British mother of extremist urges families to take passports
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
HIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting alongside terrorists in Somalia says families of would-be militants should take their passports to block them from traveling abroad. Sally Evans’ son, Thomas, traveled to... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
British mother of extremist urges families to take passportsHIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting along
British mother of extremist urges families to take passports
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 4 days ago
HIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting alongside terrorists in Somalia says families of would-be militants should take their passports to block them from traveling abroad. Sally Evans’ son, Thomas, traveled to... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
British mother of extremist urges families to take passportsHIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting along
British mother of extremist urges families to take passports
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
HIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting alongside terrorists in Somalia says families of would-be militants should take their passports to block them from traveling abroad. Sally Evans’ son, Thomas, traveled to... Read more
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First Coast News
British mother of extremist urges families to take passportsHIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting along
British mother of extremist urges families to take passports
First Coast News / Posted 4 days ago
HIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting alongside terrorists in Somalia says families of would-be militants should take their passports to block them from traveling abroad. Sally Evans’ son, Thomas, traveled to... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
British mother of extremist urges families to take passportsHIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting along
British mother of extremist urges families to take passports
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 4 days ago
HIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting alongside terrorists in Somalia says families of would-be militants should take their passports to block them from traveling abroad. Sally Evans’ son, Thomas, traveled to... Read more
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KTVB Boise
British mother of extremist urges families to take passportsHIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting along
British mother of extremist urges families to take passports
KTVB Boise / Posted 4 days ago
HIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting alongside terrorists in Somalia says families of would-be militants should take their passports to block them from traveling abroad. Sally Evans’ son, Thomas, traveled to... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
British mother of extremist urges families to take passportsHIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting along
British mother of extremist urges families to take passports
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
HIGH WYCOMBE, England — The mother of a British man killed while fighting alongside terrorists in Somalia says families of would-be militants should take their passports to block them from traveling abroad. Sally Evans’ son, Thomas, traveled to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Kenyan troops kill 21 al-Shabab militants in ambush in SomaliaA Kenyan military official on Wednesday said Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 21
Kenyan troops kill 21 al-Shabab militants in ambush in Somalia
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
A Kenyan military official on Wednesday said Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 21 suspected al-Shabab extremists who were plotting an ambush in southern Somalia. Military spokesman Colonel David Obonyo said a lone gunman shot at the Kenyan troops on... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Kenya military: 21 al-Shabab extremists killed in ambushNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 21 suspected al-Shabab ex
Kenya military: 21 al-Shabab extremists killed in ambush
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 21 suspected al-Shabab extremists who were plotting an ambush in southern Somalia, said a Kenyan official. A lone gunman shot at the Kenyan troops Tuesday and fled while the troops were on the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Kenya military: 21 al-Shabab militants killed in ambushNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 21 suspected al-Shabab ex
Kenya military: 21 al-Shabab militants killed in ambush
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 21 suspected al-Shabab extremists who were plotting an ambush in southern Somalia, said a Kenyan official. A lone gunman shot at the Kenyan troops Tuesday and fled while the troops were on the... Read more
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ABC News
Kenya Military: 21 Al-Shabab Extremists Killed in AmbushKenyan troops in Somalia killed 21 suspected al-Shabab extremists who were plot
Kenya Military: 21 Al-Shabab Extremists Killed in Ambush
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 21 suspected al-Shabab extremists who were plotting an ambush in southern Somalia, said a Kenyan official. A lone gunman shot at the Kenyan troops Tuesday and fled while the troops were on the way to Tabda in southern... Read more
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dna
At least 21 al-Shabab militants killed in ambush: Kenya militaryA Kenyan military official on Wednesday said Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 21
At least 21 al-Shabab militants killed in ambush: Kenya military
dna / Posted 4 days ago
A Kenyan military official on Wednesday said Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 21 suspected al-Shabab extremists who were plotting an ambush in southern Somalia. Military spokesman Col David Obonyo said a lone gunman shot at the Kenyan troops on... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Kenya military: 21 al-Shabab militants killed in ambushNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - A Kenyan military official says Kenyan troops in Somalia
Kenya military: 21 al-Shabab militants killed in ambush
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - A Kenyan military official says Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 21 suspected al-Shabab extremists who were plotting an ambush in southern Somalia. Military spokesman Col. David Obonyo said Wednesday a lone gunman shot at the... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Terror attacks mar Africa Day celebrationsAfrica Day theme is: African year of human rights with particular focus on the
Terror attacks mar Africa Day celebrations
Mail & Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
Africa Day theme is: African year of human rights with particular focus on the rights of women. Liberation from colonialism and apartheid has been achieved – save for Western Sahara, under Moroccan domination – as aspired to at the formation... Read more
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Slate
Why Won’t Obama Call the Men He Keeps Killing Radical Islamic Terrorists?Who's winning, who's losing, and why. When it comes to calling our enemies nam
Why Won’t Obama Call the Men He Keeps Killing Radical Islamic Terrorists?
Slate / Posted 5 days ago
Who's winning, who's losing, and why. When it comes to calling our enemies names before blowing them up, the president is soft. President Obama has failed America again. He... Read more
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Squawka
Man Utd bound? Profiling the men who follow Mourinho wherever he goesOne thing that every manager will have in common is a solid backroom team; a sm
Man Utd bound? Profiling the men who follow Mourinho wherever he goes
Squawka / Posted 5 days ago
One thing that every manager will have in common is a solid backroom team; a small group of people that they know and trust. A manager’s job can be so precarious that it’s difficult for any of them to really settle anywhere for too long. With so... Read more
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Op-Ed News
William Hartung, How to Disappear Money, Pentagon-StyleRemember that, for a contribution of $100 or more ($125 if you live outside the
William Hartung, How to Disappear Money, Pentagon-Style
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
Remember that, for a contribution of $100 or more ($125 if you live outside the United States), you can get a signed, personalized copy of Nick Turse's powerful, up-close-and-personal new Dispatch Book on a country that has become a war-crimes zone,... Read more
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The Hill
Somaliland: An oasis of stability in a volatile regionThis May, as many Americans commemorate the men and women who sacrificed their
Somaliland: An oasis of stability in a volatile region
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
This May, as many Americans commemorate the men and women who sacrificed their lives for our freedom; the citizens of Somaliland, in the volatile Horn of Africa region, would celebrate 25th anniversary of the rebirth of their nation. In 1991, after... Read more
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TribLIVE
Data on lethal force abroad unlikely to tell whole story | TribLIVE WASHINGTON — As the Obama administration prepares to publish a l
Data on lethal force abroad unlikely to tell whole story
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
| TribLIVE WASHINGTON — As the Obama administration prepares to publish a long-delayed accounting of how many militants and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Tanzania Ousting Kenya As Region's Powerhouse?Tanzania president John Magufuli. Less than a year after President Magufuli to
Is Tanzania Ousting Kenya As Region's Powerhouse?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Tanzania president John Magufuli. Less than a year after President Magufuli took office, Tanzania is already gaining influence among its neighbors and moving away from its reputation as a lone ranger in the region. So what does this mean for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Will Kenya Really Close Dadaab?government is bluffing over its announcement that it will close Dadaab refugee
Will Kenya Really Close Dadaab?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
government is bluffing over its announcement that it will close Dadaab refugee camp by November and repatriate 350,000 Somalis back across the border, then it's a more elaborate ruse than usual. Consider this: it has gone to the trouble of... Read more
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Breitbart
Trump’s Mission: Make America Great Again; Peace with Honor—Through Deal-Makingbut it hasn’t yet: The Iranians have been consistent in their hostility since 1
Trump’s Mission: Make America Great Again; Peace with Honor—Through Deal-Making
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
but it hasn’t yet: The Iranians have been consistent in their hostility since 1979. Meanwhile, as for ISIS, Al Qaeda, Al Shabab, Boko Haram, etc., well, they, too, are clear enough: They hate us, and they want us dead. So that should clarify... Read more
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