North Korea: Maybe The Sanctions Are Not So Popular Worldwide

Many nations seem to be very ambivalent about the sanctions on North Korea. I wonder if one reason for thr urgency of the talks comes from that ambivalence. Here is a list of countries violating the sanctions by category: Military-related sanctions violations: Angola, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Iran, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, […]

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What the September 2017 Travel Ban Will Look Like

https://cis.org/Huennekens/What-September-Travel-Ban-Will-Look Center for Immigration Studies What the September Travel Ban Will Look Like By Preston Huennekens on September 28, 2017 On Sunday, September 24, the White House unveiled a new set of travel restrictions for eight countries: North Korea, Syria, Iran, Chad, Yemen, Libya, Somalia, and Venezuela. The restrictions for each country vary from total […]

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Poetry: To The Washington State Poet Laureate

Tod Marshall, Washington State Poet Laureate: “Let’s All Take a Knee To Stand For Justice and Return of Decency”, in Seattle Times, September 27, 2017. p. A13. [summary]  Pres. Trump supports Neo-Nazis and slanders the nobility of “vulnerable” NFL stars who protest brutal White racism. Now the president openly attacks innocent Black athletes. The president […]

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