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New UN Chief calls for new priority: Conflict prevention

New UN Chief calls for new priority: Conflict prevention

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS— Calling for a major reappraisal of how the international community responds to a widening series of conflicts, and challenging policymakers to take a courageous look at a new template to maintain global peace and security, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, made a bold and far reaching appeal for conflict […]

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Seventy-five years after the ‘day of infamy,’ a new challenge from the Far East

Seventy-five years after the ‘day of infamy,’ a new challenge from the Far East

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — On December 7, 1941, the United States was shocked and stunned from its nervous neutrality and thrust into the crucible of the Second World War. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor instantly changed the narrative for American involvement in WWII which had already been raging in both in […]

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Moscow outmaneuvers U.S. diplomats at UN with Serbia win

Moscow outmaneuvers U.S. diplomats at UN with Serbia win

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Shadows of the Cold War returned to the UN  during the recent elections for President of the General Assembly where a previously agreed to candidate from Lithuania was challenged, and subsequently defeated, by a Russian-backed contender from Serbia.  What was originally expected to be a consensus vote selecting […]

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WORLD MATTERS: Proud, for once, to be a German

WORLD MATTERS: Proud, for once, to be a German

By Uwe Siemon-Netto It’s been more than two years since my last visit to Germany, my native land. This time I traveled home at the height of the Eurozone crisis. I returned to California just before Christmas filled with pride in my compatriots. Don’t get me wrong. I am not particularly proud of the fact […]

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Boom! Welcome to the shale gas revolution

Boom! Welcome to the shale gas revolution

By Sol W. Sanders While the Obama Administration has been busy lining the pockets of its campaign  contributors with solar power handouts, an energy revolution is taking place even the Washington Luddites and GOSplanners can’t buck. American technology, borrowing offshore deep-water drilling techniques, has started exploiting huge deposits of natural gas buried deep in the […]

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In the end, Hitler destroyed the very brain that destroyed a culture of genius

In the end, Hitler destroyed the very brain that destroyed a culture of genius

By Lev Navrozov My column of Sept. 30, (“Hitler’s Tyranny Must Never Be Forgotten”) evoked an interest which prompts me to write a more analytic study of Hitler and his totalitarian rule of Germany in 1933 to 1945, when after his debacle in Russia, he committed suicide. Before its totalitarian period, Germany had probably been […]

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WORLD MATTERS: Homobonide twaddle, the cause of Robert Gates’ frustration

WORLD MATTERS: Homobonide twaddle, the cause of Robert Gates’ frustration

By Uwe Siemon-Netto Who is to blame for Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ frustration with NATO? In one word: Homobonides. You don’t know what Homobonides are? Not to worry. I have just made up this term, translating the sardonic German expression, Gutmenschen, into English with a little help from Latin. So what are Gutmenschen? Not really […]

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U.S. developing strategy to defend Poland, Baltic States from Russia

U.S. developing strategy to defend Poland, Baltic States from Russia

Compiled by Bill Gertz, Geostrategy-Direct.com The United States plans to work with NATO forces in protecting the three Baltic states from Russia by expanding a contingency plan to protect Poland, known as Eagle Guardian, according to a 2009 cable from the State Department. The Dec. 12, 2009 cable said the U.S. is developing a strategy […]

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Republicans pledge help in search for truth in plane crash that killed Polish President

Republicans pledge help in search for truth in plane crash that killed Polish President

[The following was provided to BigPeace.com by an anonymous source in Poland.] American Congressmen offered help to form and international committee for the investigation of Polish plane crash. Such a committee could be formed after newly elected members will take their seats in January. Last month Republican members of the House and Senate met with […]