Ariel Ben Solomon / The Jerusalem Post
Muslim Brotherhood supporters are calling for protests of Egypt’s Interim Government
Adam Schreck / Chron
Violence continues in Iraq as several car bombs detonated in predominantly Shiite neighborhoods claims dozens of lives.
UN inspectors in Syria have successfully been investigating and disposing of Syria’s chemical weapons capabilities. Lack of security, however, has forced them cancel one site visit.
Louis Charbonneau and Yaganeh Torbati / Reuters
US talks with Iran and six other world powers continues. Disagreements remain, however, and no breakthroughs are yet reported.
Michael D. Shear / New York Times
The 16-day shutdown is over, for now…Congress prepares for the budget talks ahead as hundreds of thousands of furloughed employees are coming back to work.
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Talks between Western powers and Iran continue in a friendly and candid manner. Many problems still exist, however, and it is too early to call the negotiations a success.
New powers like China and the UAE are gaining influence in the South Pacific through infrastructure-building projects while the power of western nations in the regions depletes/
Special Guest Dhanasree Jarayam
The fate of island nations looks grim as global warming leads to calamities like freshwater shortages and sinking islands.
America is losing its ability to lead globally in support of a free-market system, to nurture a responsive democratic political system and to uphold a social contract that honors economic and social progress for its citizens.
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ASP Senior Fellow Andrew Holland was quoted in an article by Energy and Environment Publishing. Holland explains how a lack of investment has hindered research on fusion energy.
On October 22, ASP will host Sergii Bondarchuk for a conversation about Ukraine today and in the future. The conference begins at 12:30 PM, and all are invited to attend.