What We Are Reading… December 5, 2014

International News MENA IS FIGHTERS BESIEGE CRUCIAL SYRIAN AIR BASE The Associated Press Muslim militants pushed forward in their offensive on a major military air base in eastern Syria Friday capturing a nearby village in an attempt to take one of President Bashar Assad’s last outposts in a province that borders Iraq, activists said. Inflating […]

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Secretary Kerry’s Keynote Speech at Climate Week NYC 2014

During the Climate Week NYC opening Day, US Secretary of State, John Kerry delivered the Keynote address to discuss how climate change can affect non-environmental issues, such as national security. Secretary Kerry said: It costs more to ignore climate change than to deal with it. Too often it is put into an ‘environmental’ box, but it […]

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ASP CEO Stephen Cheney at Climate Week NYC 2014

ASP CEO Brigadier General Stephen Cheney, USMC (Ret) appeared in the panel, “Climate conversation: National security and climate change” at the Climate Week NYC on September 22, 2014. Moderated by Kathleen Frangione, the panel discussed how militaries around the world are preparing for the threats posed by climate change. Senior policymakers and retired military discussed […]

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What We Are Reading … September 10, 2014

International News Coverage   ISIS, Terrorism, and Counterterrorism   The Moderate Middle East Must Act Yousef al Otaiba / WSJ Over the past few weeks the international community has been stirred to action against the rising threat of extremism—the most destabilizing and dangerous global force since fascism. Kerry in Iraq Backs Government, to Build Support […]

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What We Are Reading … August 26, 2014

Defeating the ISIL Threat – For Good Fadi Elsalameen / Huffington Post ISIL is barbaric and violent. The brutal murder of journalist James Foley last week showed the true realities of ISIL to an American audience, but throughout the region under their control, their unimaginable barbarism is prevalent.   Former NASA Chief Says Russia Holding […]

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