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Somalia Needs a War on Poverty

Somalia Needs a War on Poverty

January 13, 2014 at 3:44 pm

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT 01/13/14 By Michael Shank That the Pentagon admitted, this month, to sending its military back into Somalia after a 20 year absence of explicit involvement (never mind the extensive covert operations in the country), should trouble anyone who cares about security on the Horn of […]

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Why You Should Care About Tajikistan’s Election

Why You Should Care About Tajikistan’s Election

October 23, 2013 at 12:50 pm

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT 10/23/13 By Michael Shank and Kimairis Toogood On November 6, 2013, the post-Soviet republic of Tajikistan is slated for another round of presidential elections and Washington would be wise to take note. The country’s current trajectory is deleterious for democracy and has serious implications for […]

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Hurricane Sandy: Time to Do Something About Climate Change

Hurricane Sandy: Time to Do Something About Climate Change

November 1, 2012 at 7:58 pm

AL JAZEERA 11/01/12 By Michael Shank Watching television this week, as Hurricane Sandy descended on Washington, DC, and meteorologists scurried to remain atop the latest forecasting, myriad presidential election campaign advertisements were met with one major marketing competitor: the American Petroleum Institute and its various oil, coal and gas bedfellows. […]

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