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I like to put ideas out there for public consumption which I feel are logically supported by facts. I WANT others to analyze my views and indicate other perspectives which I should incorporate. I hope others adher to the same belief that, only through debating with facts, not just rhetoric, we can all gain a better understanding of how Foreign Policy is influenced by various factors.

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Current essays on Nationalism (My pet interest):

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11928First Footage Emerges Of Armed Clashes Between Kurdish And Pro-Baghdad Forces NeTimF-last Saturday
11927If climatologists on the colder side of the argument are correct about heading iteevee-October 7
11926It has been known for a while, that the Palestinians are 2 states amongst themsekumar rangan-October 3
11925WATCH: Palestinian Leaders Stunned as Hamas Founder’s Son Defends Israel Sep 28,TimF1October 2
11924US / NK - this is good news.... in.reuters.comkumar rangan-September 30
11923Russian strikes on U.S. allies seen as move for power in postwar Syria washingtoTimF-September 29
11922S K Abbasi (Pakistan) speech at UN GA Sept 21, 2017 Sushma Swakumar rangan-September 24
11921UN GA Speeches 20 Sept 2017 : Hassan Rouhani (Iran) Theresa kumar rangan-September 23
11920Will an attack on North Korea begin by an EMP attack delivered by Tomahawk or siteevee-September 20
11919United Nations General Assembly speeches on 9/19/2017 : Trump @ UNGA youtubekumar rangan1September 20
11918Iraq: Thanks Iran, Now Leave August 18, 2017: Iraqi forces are closing in on thTimF2September 11
11917Korea: Treaty Oil And Revenge Hacks August 22, 2017 The Chinese government is hTimF-September 7
11916 "Chairman" Xi is by far the most powerful Chinese leader since Mao. Xteevee-September 2
11915Tehran's Turn Iran Out to Remake Mideast With Arab Enforcer: Hezbollah ByGlenn Petersen-August 28
11914China Is Weaponizing Water Eugene K. Chow August 26, 2017 HiddTimF-August 27
11913[youtube video] youtube.comTimF3August 24
11912Israel has a gas conundrum Egypt could help Israel get rid of its excess gas LOTimF1August 19
11911 China shows off its new weapons..... popsci.comteevee-August 8
11910Here is an interesting new US weapon-HPM (Non Lethal High Power Micro Wave missiteevee-August 1
11909Why China Hasn’t Stopped North Korea and Probably Won’t TimF1July 27
11908But there is no way one missile can take out a carrier group unless its a nuke (TimF-July 26
11907Tim, I did say carrier group. I assume carriers don't travel alone, but withteevee-July 26
11906A carrier isn't $100bil worth of equipment. Depending on which one, what tiTimF1July 26
11905The ensuing cold war with China..... "Chairman" Xi is by far the mostteevee1July 25
11904North Korea Crisis Is Even Worse Than It Looks Walter Russell Mead & Staff Glenn Petersen-July 15
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