Posts Tagged “North Korea”

Beyond the Beltway Radio panel tackles North Korea threat

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Beyond the Beltway Radio panel tackles North Korea threat

Beyond the Beltway Radio panel tackles North Korea threat The weekly Sunday radio show Beyond the Beltway, hosted by veteran political writer and commentator Bruce DuMont, tackles the frightening issue of the rising threats of North Korea’s tyrant Kim Jong Un. Panelists included Asian specialist Karl Friedhoff of the Chicago Council of Global Affairs who has…

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Women Peacemakers to Cross the DMZ in Korea

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Women Peacemakers to Cross the DMZ in Korea

By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate Why are we planning to walk across the DEMILITARIZED ZONE (DMZ) that separates North and South Korea? Almost two years ago, when Christine Ahn proposed international women peacemakers walk across the De-Militarized Zone (DMZ) which separates North and South Korea as an important action to help support Korean women…

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Civil Rights agency urges expanding racial profiling ban

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Civil Rights agency urges expanding racial profiling ban

The United States Commission on Civil Rights today announced that it has sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder recommending that the revised DOJ guidelines applicable to law enforcement officials should not exclude the Department of Homeland Security from compliance with the guidelines.  The letter states: “We commend the efforts of the Department of…

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With General El Sisi as its new president, Egypt has little to celebrate

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With General El Sisi as its new president, Egypt has little to celebrate

With General El Sisi as its new president, Egypt has little to celebrate By Ali Younes Egypt has little to celebrate with the election of the man who will go down in history as the one who toppled the only democratic president Egypt ever had. General Abdel Fatah El Sisi led last year’s coup against…

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