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U.S.-Sudan relations have ranged from outright hostility to limited diplomatic engagement since Sudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir ascended to power in 1989, yet the Obama administration spent the past two years seeking to improve bilateral relations.
Pakistani audiences gasped, laughed and cried at the same places that American audiences do. As Randy Mamiaro, a former suited
Aid workers have described how they watched helplessly as Sudanese police officers dragged a female United Nations worker
The mood in Marrakech was somber when top climate envoy for President Barack Obama Jonathan Pershing dropped a bombshell on observers gathered there: The rapid warming in polar regions the world is now witnessing may result in five feet--or 1.5 meters-- of sea level rise by 2050.
Oil and Gas Roots Dubbed the "Chaos Company" in an April 2014 Vanity Fair article, G4S is often brought into the stickiest
This week, the U.S. State Department has taken a significant step forward by announcing that it will place greater emphasis on development aid in its CVE efforts. A joint strategy that will better coordinate State Department CVE projects with USAID should bring new substance to public diplomacy that has CVE potential.
The U.S. should press harder for an end to the crackdown, which has included dropping probes into NGOs' funding from foreign sources, potential travel bans on activists, asset freezes and harassment of human rights activists.
Burma is modernizing at a ceaseless pace. An enigma to foreigners for most of the latter half of the 20th century, Burma's rapidly expanding economy is quickly opening its doors to multinational investors.
Water access and safety should never be taken for granted, but it's difficult to comprehend water's true value until clean water suddenly no longer flows from the tap.
As doors open to the island nation, conservation efforts are underway.