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Sea dwellers without a state

Sea dwellers without a state | World Intel | Scoop.it
The Badjao are a tribe of nomadic sea dwellers who have lived off the shore of northeast Borneo for more than 200 years.
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NATO Beefs Up Response Military To Face Russia, ISIS Threats - Mintpress News (registration) (blog)

NATO Beefs Up Response Military To Face Russia, ISIS Threats - Mintpress News (registration) (blog) | World Intel | Scoop.it
NATO defense ministers agreed Thursday to more than double the size of the alliance's Response Force and create a new quick-reaction force of 5,000 troops to meet simultaneous challenges from Russia and Islamic extremists.
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Ukraine conflict: EU extends sanctions against Russia - BBC News

Ukraine conflict: EU extends sanctions against Russia - BBC News | World Intel | Scoop.it
Foreign ministers from the EU agree in Brussels to extend existing sanctions against Russia until September but not to impose any new sanctions.
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The CIA's Top Spy Is Stepping Down

The CIA's Top Spy Is Stepping Down | World Intel | Scoop.it
The CIA's top spy is retiring, The Daily Beast reports citing unnamed sources. 
Frank Archibald, the director of the CIA's National Clandestine Service, plans to retire from his position within the CIA.
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These 8 Scales Reveal Everything You Should Know About Different Cultures

These 8 Scales Reveal Everything You Should Know About Different Cultures | World Intel | Scoop.it
Many people, perhaps especially Americans, underestimate how differently people do things in other countries.
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Since 9/11, it's a new world of terror threats

Since 9/11, it's a new world of terror threats | World Intel | Scoop.it
Many groups -- from Al-Shabaab to ISIS -- have emerged as real, dangerous threats to the West and beyond in the 13 years since September 11, 2001.
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Russians keep calm and shop on in face of rising prices

Russians keep calm and shop on in face of rising prices | World Intel | Scoop.it
Moscow (AFP) - For shoppers like pensioner Tatiana Ivanovna buying their weekly groceries in a Moscow supermarket, these are increasingly tough times.
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Arabs, Europeans move to fill US void on Israeli-Palestinian conflict - Christian Science Monitor

Arabs, Europeans move to fill US void on Israeli-Palestinian conflict - Christian Science Monitor | World Intel | Scoop.it
US absence in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process is prompting Arabs and Europeans to jump in. But are prospects for them any better than they were for the United States?
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A Russia-China Military Alliance May Not Be As Far-Fetched A... - Business Insider

A Russia-China Military Alliance May Not Be As Far-Fetched A... - Business Insider | World Intel | Scoop.it
Both sides are worried about US military clout in the Asia-Pacific region.
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Russia and Ukraine - The Economist

Russia and Ukraine - The Economist | World Intel | Scoop.it
The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.
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Anonymous Takes The Hoods Off The KKK After Threats Of ‘Lethal Force’ On Ferguson Protesters

Anonymous Takes The Hoods Off The KKK After Threats Of ‘Lethal Force’ On Ferguson Protesters | World Intel | Scoop.it
With tension already on the rise while waiting for the Grand Jury decision to be handed down in the case of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, the KKK
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Anonymous not allowing others to me anonymous, the irony 

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REPORT: Iran OKs Cooperation With U.S. Against ISIS

REPORT: Iran OKs Cooperation With U.S. Against ISIS | World Intel | Scoop.it
Iran's Supreme Leader has approved co-operation with the US as part of the fight against Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, sources have told BBC Persian.

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With weapons modernization, Russia's military ups its game as West watches ... - Washington Post

With weapons modernization, Russia's military ups its game as West watches ... - Washington Post | World Intel | Scoop.it
The introduction of new assault rifles marks a key moment in the force's overhaul -- but also highlighted broader weaknesses.
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The Pentagon's Growing Army of Bureaucrats - Wall Street Journal

The Pentagon's Growing Army of Bureaucrats - Wall Street Journal | World Intel | Scoop.it
In The Wall Street Journal, Mackenzie Eaglen writes that since 2009, the military’s civilian workforce has grown by about 7% while fighting forces have been cut by 8%.
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Is NC really the most military friendly? - Fayetteville Observer

Is NC really the most military friendly? - Fayetteville Observer | World Intel | Scoop.it
State leaders love to call North Carolina the friendliest for military families. But how does the state stack up against others making similar claims? Empty words or fulfilled promises? 
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Pan-African News Wire

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Who's in Charge in Yemen? By Laura Smith-Spark, CNN January 23, 2015 Story highlights Yemen's President, Prime Minister and Cabinet have resigned, leaving no clear leadership Their resignations followed a takeover of Yemen's capital by Houthi...
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Will U.S. troops move closer to Iraqi front lines?

Will U.S. troops move closer to Iraqi front lines? | World Intel | Scoop.it
The upcoming Iraqi assault to retake Mosul from ISIS control could include US military advisers near the front lines.
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Two Young Officers on How the Country Let the Military Down, and Vice Versa - The Atlantic

Two Young Officers on How the Country Let the Military Down, and Vice Versa - The Atlantic | World Intel | Scoop.it
A pair of captains call for closer civilian scrutiny to fix the institutions they love.
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China growth hit 24-year low in 2014: AFP survey

China growth hit 24-year low in 2014: AFP survey | World Intel | Scoop.it
Beijing (AFP) - China's annual GDP growth slowed to its weakest rate in more than two decades in 2014, according to an AFP survey, projecting further deceleration in the world's second-largest economy this year.
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Saudi giant SABIC Q4 profit down 29% on lower oil price

Saudi giant SABIC Q4 profit down 29% on lower oil price | World Intel | Scoop.it
Riyadh (AFP) - Falling global oil prices dragged down the net income of Saudi petrochemical giant SABIC by 29 percent in the fourth quarter, the company said on Sunday.
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The Bahrain Debate: rethinking the conflict - Open Democracy

The Bahrain Debate: rethinking the conflict - Open Democracy | World Intel | Scoop.it
This debate hopes to recreate
a historical moment for civil society participation and action, by arriving at a
more articulate understanding of the nature of the conflict that enables us to suggest
practical solutions.
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Too Dangerous to Fail - Foreign Policy

Too Dangerous to Fail - Foreign Policy | World Intel | Scoop.it
Why the failure to secure a nuclear deal with Iran could have devastating consequences for global proliferation.
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Belgrade Plays Down Joint Military Exercise With Russia - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Belgrade Plays Down Joint Military Exercise With Russia - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty | World Intel | Scoop.it
Serbia and Russia have conducted a one-day joint antiterrorism exercise -- the first-ever such event on Serbian territory. But officials in Belgrade seem reluctant to discuss the historic event.
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Iran's covert military buildup and operations - Al-Arabiya

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Iran's covert military buildup and operations
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Iran has exercised a tactical shift regarding publicizing its military, ballistic and nuclear capabilities.
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