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Does NATO Missile Defense Have a Future?

Does NATO Missile Defense Have a Future? | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
Moscow has always argued that it threatens Russia’s strategic deterrent.
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Predictive Analytics: A New Tool for the IC - Kristen Jordan, The Cipher Brief

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Mattis: A Good Choice For Civil-Military Relations - Peter Feaver, Foreign Policy

Mattis: A Good Choice For Civil-Military Relations - Peter Feaver, Foreign Policy | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
A General to Be Secretary of Defense? A Good Choice For Civil-Military Relations « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas
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A preview of the discussions tomorrow and Wednesday at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, courtesy of Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

A preview of the discussions tomorrow and Wednesday at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, courtesy of Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
(As delivered)
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China Pressures Singapore With a Seizure of Military Goods - Euan Graham, Nikkei

China Pressures Singapore With a Seizure of Military Goods - Euan Graham, Nikkei | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
The seizure of several Singaporean armored vehicles being shipped through Hong Kong is at the center of a simmering diplomatic row between Singapore a
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In Europe, the Center Is Not Holding - Michael Curtis, The Commentator

In Europe, the Center Is Not Holding - Michael Curtis, The Commentator | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
As Italian PM Renzi quits, from Italy, to France, through Austria and across Europe the center is finding it difficult to hold. While mere anarchy may not yet be being loosed upon the world, only those in denial can doubt that the tectonic plates are shifting
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When Fake News Leads to War - Patrick Buchanan, The American Conservative

When Fake News Leads to War - Patrick Buchanan, The American Conservative | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
History suggests it is our own War Party that bears watching.
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After 60 Years, Is Nuclear Fusion Finally Poised to Deliver? - D. Carrington, Guardian

After 60 Years, Is Nuclear Fusion Finally Poised to Deliver? - D. Carrington, Guardian | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
It’s been a long time coming, but the world’s top powers are now betting billions on the Iter collaboration to deliver clean, safe, limitless energy for the modern world
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This Solar Fabric Could Let You Charge Your Phone With Your Shirt - SingularityHUB

This Solar Fabric Could Let You Charge Your Phone With Your Shirt - SingularityHUB | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
Solar energy is becoming ever more widespread, with panels going up not only on houses and office buildings, but on cars, buses, and road signs.... read more
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US Energy Dept. Toots Geothermal Horn, With Lithium Bonus - Tina Casey, CleanTech

US Energy Dept. Toots Geothermal Horn, With Lithium Bonus - Tina Casey, CleanTech | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
The US geothermal industry could be poised for rapid acceleration if the Energy Department’s lithium recovery research pans out.
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How Europe Can Claim Clean Energy Leadership - Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg

How Europe Can Claim Clean Energy Leadership - Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
The new EU energy legislation package provides a consumer-oriented approach to sustainable energy.
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In 2014, China spent nearly $200 billion on research and development, second only to the US in abolute terms

In 2014, China spent nearly $200 billion on research and development, second only to the US in abolute terms | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
Innovation is a critical component of a national power. Countries that develop new products or methods of production generate wealth by producing goods.
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Advanced Tech Needed for "Inevitable" High-end Conflict - Mark Pomerleau, Def. News

Advanced Tech Needed for "Inevitable" High-end Conflict - Mark Pomerleau, Def. News | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
Conflict in non-permissive, contested and congested environments is not an if, but a when, according to a top DoD intelligence official.
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Trump’s Generals: A Danger to National Security - Gordon Adams, Foreign Policy

Trump’s Generals: A Danger to National Security - Gordon Adams, Foreign Policy | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
If All You Have Is a Mattis, Everything Looks Like a Nail « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas
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The 'Civilian Control of the Military' Fallacy - Dennis Blair, The Atlantic

The 'Civilian Control of the Military' Fallacy - Dennis Blair, The Atlantic | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
Retired officers like James Mattis who are nominated for civilian posts should be judged on their merits—not disqualified on the basis of their past service.
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Europe’s Security Dilemma Returns - Andrew Michta, The American Interest

The presidential election shattered the assumption that the United States would remain committed to European security no matter what. Now Europe has a decision to make.
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Hope for Democracy in Gambia - Michael Rubin, Commentary

Hope for Democracy in Gambia - Michael Rubin, Commentary | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
A Journal of Significant Thought and Opinion
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The time for talk is over. #TheRoadForward? To make #climate solutions a reality. Watch #24HoursofReality Dec. 5–6

The time for talk is over. #TheRoadForward? To make #climate solutions a reality. Watch #24HoursofReality Dec. 5–6 | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
Join us December 5-6, 2016 for a live-streamed multimedia event where we will travel around the world highlighting the top 24 carbon dioxide emitting nations.
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Africa Finds Power Off the Grid - Jonathan Rosen, MIT Technology Review

Africa Finds Power Off the Grid - Jonathan Rosen, MIT Technology Review | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
Pay-as-you-go solar systems have begun to light up homes in underserved parts of the continent, but will need to pack more punch to leapfrog the grid.
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US Already Ready to Take Advantage of OPEC Cut - American Interest

US Already Ready to Take Advantage of OPEC Cut - American Interest | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
America's rig count is rising, and it's only going to climb further after OPEC's decision to cut output.
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Despite Trump's Promise, Economics Will Hasten Coal's Decline - Kaye, TriplePundit

Despite Trump's Promise, Economics Will Hasten Coal's Decline - Kaye, TriplePundit | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
As the natural gas boom continues and renewable prices fall, it's economics -- not regulation -- that nudges utilities away from coal-fired power plants.
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Coal Price Politics, China Edition - Nathaniel Taplin, WSJ 

Coal Price Politics, China Edition - Nathaniel Taplin, WSJ  | Shahriyar Gourgi | Scoop.it
Arm twisting by government regulators at the annual thermal coal contract negotiations in China is a long and time honored tradition
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