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Protesters from Pacific islands hit by climate change vow to block coal exports in Australia video

Protesters from Pacific islands hit by climate change vow to block coal exports in Australia video | Global Politics | Scoop.it
A group of protesters from islands across the south Pacific have arrived in Australia pledging to block coal exports from the NSW port of Newcastle.
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Russia, Europe, and the new international order | European Council on Foreign Relations

Russia, Europe, and the new international order | European Council on Foreign Relations | Global Politics | Scoop.it
ECFR conducts research and promotes informed debate across Europe on the development of a coherent and effective European foreign policy.
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Racism row Austrian MEP told to quit

Racism row Austrian MEP told to quit | Global Politics | Scoop.it
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Some Eurosceptic parties are more extreme than others.

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US secretly created 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest and undermine government

US secretly created 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest and undermine government | Global Politics | Scoop.it
USAid started ZunZuneo, a social network built on texts, in hope it could be used to organize 'smart mobs' to trigger Cuban spring In July 2010, Joe McSpedon, a US government official, flew to Barcelona to put the final touches on a secret plan to...
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Cholera epidemic in Haiti 'poses major threat to Latin America and Caribbean'

Cholera epidemic in Haiti 'poses major threat to Latin America and Caribbean' | Global Politics | Scoop.it
UN assistant secretary general says deadly outbreak, which has been blamed on UN troops, demands decisive action Haiti needs a "Marshall plan" for water and sanitation to quell a cholera epidemic which poses a major threat to the Caribbean and...
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Ukraine – Cyber Speculation Run Rampant

Ukraine – Cyber Speculation Run Rampant | Global Politics | Scoop.it
With my most of research right now heavily focused on cyber conflict, it might be useful to review all the news on the cyber situation between Ukraine and Russia.  There have been many posts on the Duck and elsewhere covering the conflict (here,...
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A Government to Fill the Void in Lebanon

A Government to Fill the Void in Lebanon | Global Politics | Scoop.it
If the creation of a cabinet does indeed result in intensified efforts to “disassociate” Lebanon from Syria, it may grant Lebanon some well-earned breathing space-but tightening the border could also increase the pressure within Syrian borders.
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Useful primer on Lebanon.

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Judy Asks: Is Now the Time to Solve the Cyprus Dispute?

Judy Asks: Is Now the Time to Solve the Cyprus Dispute? | Global Politics | Scoop.it
Every week a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe's role in the world.
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Aid to Africa: private sector investment becomes new priority

Aid to Africa: private sector investment becomes new priority | Global Politics | Scoop.it
Rich countries switch focus to funding businesses to help farmers and improve food security under the New Alliance Rich countries are in the midst of a major reshuffle of aid priorities as more turn towards the private sector and look to fund...
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China or Japan: Who is seeking 'Africa's interests' first? by Antoine Roger ... - The Southern Times

China or Japan: Who is seeking 'Africa's interests' first? by Antoine Roger ... - The Southern Times | Global Politics | Scoop.it

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China or Japan: Who is seeking 'Africa's interests' first? by Antoine Roger ...

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earthdog58's curator insight, February 18, 2014 12:22 AM

Colonialism is alive and well - it's just not called that anymore

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Merkel proposes secure European web

Merkel proposes secure European web | Global Politics | Scoop.it
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The NSA scandal is the gift that just keeps giving.  Well, people used to worry about the balkanisation of the internet...

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Getting Started with Online Teaching


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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, April 9, 2014 9:43 AM

There are two stages-the development phase and the teaching phase-with plenty of steps provided on how to complete both stages.

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Election result could transform India’s defence industry

Election result could transform India’s defence industry | Global Politics | Scoop.it
INDIA has been trying to establish a robust high-tech indigenous defence industry for many years.
But the 2014 data on international arms transfers recently released by the Stockholm International
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This is interesting.  India's position in the wider power structure is to some extent undermined by its inability to source its own weapons systems.

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How China is affecting Europe's position in the world - The Economist

How China is affecting Europe's position in the world - The Economist | Global Politics | Scoop.it
How China is affecting Europe's position in the world
The Economist
Barack Obama and Xi Jinping both paid homage to the European Union and sought better trade relations with Europe, the world's biggest exporter.
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Interesting piece from both a Great power politics perspective as well as diplomatic culture

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Mexican vigilantes who ousted Knights Templar cartel could bring new violence

Mexican vigilantes who ousted Knights Templar cartel could bring new violence | Global Politics | Scoop.it
Government feels unable to disarm militias without handing back control to the drug gang they helped defeat in Michoacán
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The challenges of sovereignty.

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Pakistan poised to launch military push against Taliban

Pakistan poised to launch military push against Taliban | Global Politics | Scoop.it
Defence minister warns that government will bomb militant hideouts or invade tribal areas if insurgent attacks continue Pakistan could launch a full-scale military operation against Pakistani Taliban insurgents in tribal areas near the Afghan...
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Ukraine crisis: US-Europe rifts surfacing as Putin tightens Crimea grip

Ukraine crisis: US-Europe rifts surfacing as Putin tightens Crimea grip | Global Politics | Scoop.it
Barack Obama threatens to 'isolate Russia' as EU ministers resist trade sanctions A rift appeared to be opening up on Monday night between the US and Europe on how to punish Vladimir Putin for his occupation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, with...
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The Fukushima Nuclear Crisis and the Politics of Uncertainty. “Most ...

The Fukushima Nuclear Crisis and the Politics of Uncertainty. “Most ... | Global Politics | Scoop.it
Based on interviews with political officials in both the Japanese government and foreign embassies in Japan, and nuclear experts and military officers who worked the crisis, the paper analyzes how technical assessments ...
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Seems to be a well-informed piece of work.

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Vaccines for girls in Kenya but women must wait

Vaccines for girls in Kenya but women must wait | Global Politics | Scoop.it
Vaccination offers hope to future generations but lack of money and long waiting times cut chances for those with the disease
Life is rough for women with cervical cancer in Kenya.
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