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News You Really Need To See: “Iran Deal More than a Nuclear Issue”

“Iran Deal More than a Nuclear Issue” The Middle East Eye, December 7, 2014 http://www.middleeasteye.net/columns/iran-deal-more-nuclear-issue-1767492686 “The dispute over Iran’s nuclear programme was never just about centrifuges or breakout capabilities.  It has always been a symptom of a larger geopolitical contest between … Continue reading

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News You Really Need To See: “Investors Recruited to Restore Farmland”

“Investors Recruited to Restore Farmland” The New York Times, December 8, 2014, p.A10 http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/08/world/americas/investors-recruited-to-restore-farmland-.html “Conservation groups announced plans on Sunday to restore degraded land across Latin America with financing from private investment funds.  The project, announced at a conference on climate … Continue reading

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News You Really Need To See: “Oman’s Succession: After the Sultan”

“Oman’s Succession: After the Sultan” The Economist, December 6-12, 2014, p.A60 http://www.economist.com/news/middle-east-and-africa/21635473-can-peaceful-and-prosperous-nation-stay-way-after-sultan “On an average day a resident of Muscat, Oman’s seafront capital, is likely to drive down Sultan Qaboos road, pass Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and perhaps Sultan Qaboos port, too.  He … Continue reading

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News You Really Need To See: “Israel Election Opens Way for Rightward Shift”

“Israel Election Opens Way for Rightward Shift” The Wall Street Journal, December 4, 2014, p.A12 http://online.wsj.com/articles/israel-sets-date-for-new-elections-1417606461 “Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, voted by a wide margin to dissolve itself Wednesday and set a date for elections next year, a day after the … Continue reading

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News You Really Need To See: “Pace of Antarctic Melt Sets Off Alarm”

“Pace of Antarctic Melt Sets Off Alarm” The Washington Post, December 5, 2014, p.A1 http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/research-casts-alarming-light-on-decline-of-west-antarctic-ice-sheets/2014/12/04/19efd3e4-7bbe-11e4-84d4-7c896b90abdc_story.html “For two decades, scientists have kept a close watch on a vast, icebound corner of West Antarctica that is undergoing a historic thaw.  Climate experts have … Continue reading

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News You Really Need To See: “‘Superbugs’ Kill India’s Babies and Pose Overseas Threat”

“‘Superbugs’ Kill India’s Babies and Pose Overseas Threat” The New York Times, December 4, 2014, p.A1 http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/04/world/asia/superbugs-kill-indias-babies-and-pose-an-overseas-threat.html?_r=0 “A deadly epidemic that could have global implications is quietly sweeping India, and among its many victims are tens of thousands of newborns dying … Continue reading

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News You Really Need To See: “French Far Right Gets Helping Hand With Russian Loan”

“French Far Right Gets Helping Hand With Russian Loan” The New York Times, December 2, 2014, p.A8 http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/02/world/europe/french-far-right-gets-helping-hand-with-russian-loan-.html “France’s far-right National Front party has taken an $11.7 million loan from a Russian bank to help finance various campaigns — money, officials … Continue reading

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