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What We Are Reading…July 1, 2014

In the News   Sunnis and Kurds Walk Out of Iraq Parliament Rod Nordland / New York Times Sunnis and Kurds walked out of the first session of the Iraqi Parliament on Tuesday, imperiling efforts to form a new government in the face of a bitter offensive by Sunni...

Law of the Sea Treaty in Focus at Arctic Seminar

On Thursday June 26th, the Royal Norwegian Embassy hosted a breakfast seminar titled “Security Challenges in a Changing Arctic”, during which key issues regarding American security in the High North were discussed. Senator Angus King, who delivered the keynote speech...

What We Are Reading…June 23, 2014

In the News In Victory for Obama, Court Backs Rules on Power Plants Adam Liptak / The New York Times The Supreme Court, in a 5-to-4 decision, largely upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate emissions from stationary sources. Insurgents in Iraq...

Ocean Acidification Discussed at Our Oceans Conference

With temperatures expected to rise up to six degrees Celsius by the end of the century, increasing global attention is paid to how carbon dioxide affects our climate. It is an accepted fact in the international scientific community that the more of this greenhouse gas...

What We Are Reading…June 12, 2014

In the News   Kurdish Troops in Control of Key Iraqi Town Tim Arango, Suadad Al-Salhy and Alan Cowell / New York Times The presence of well-trained Kurdish forces in Kirkuk added a new dimension to the conflict, as a militant commander urged his allies on Thursday to...