Massive Military Drill Under Way In Russia’s Far East
A massive military-readiness drill has been taking place in Russia's Far East. President Vladimir Putin ordered the surprise drill on July 12 to check the alert status of all forces in Russia's Eastern Military District.

Journalist Says Snowden Still Has Powerful Information
A journalist who has interviewed Edward Snowden and seen some of the fugitive American leaker's data says Snowden still has information that could become the United States' "worst nightmare" if revealed. Glenn Greenwald, "The Guardian" journalist who was the first to publish documents from Snowden, said in an interview: "Snowden has enough information to cause harm to the U.S. government in a single minute than any other person has ever had."

Canada’s Anglicans Urged To Fight Zionism
The Anglican Church of Canada passed a resolution at the recent General Synod in Ottawa on 3-7 July urging members to educate themselves "more deeply" about "the impact of illegal settlements on the lives of both Palestinians and Israelis; about imported products identified as produced in or related to the illegal settlements and misleadingly labeled as produced in Israel; and about the complexities of economic advocacy measures."


Massive Military Drill Under Way In Russia’s Far East

Journalist Says Snowden Still Has Powerful Information

Two Reported Killed In Pakistan After U.S. Drone Strike

Canada’s Anglicans Urged To Fight Zionism

Wage Growth Slows Worldwide

Search, Recovery Continue After Philippines Typhoon

Karzai Plot Allegations Raise Tensions with Pakistan

Vietnam Police Break Up Anti-China Rallies

North Korea Reconsidering Launch Date for Rocket

Al-Qaida Leader Killed in Pakistan Drone Strike

Venezuela’s Chavez Says Cancer Has Returned, Names Successor

China Cracks Down Following Tibetan Immolations

Brother Urges New Trial for Pakistani Doctor Jailed for Helping CIA

Helicopter Crash Kills 2 NATO Soldiers in Afghanistan

Former Japanese PM Tells Parliament to Scrap Nuclear Power

Bangladesh Charges Islamist Leader of War Crimes

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China, U.S. Spar Over Intelligence Leaker Snowden
Officials from China and the United States have sharply disagreed over Beijing's handling of the fugitive U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns said Washington was "very disappointed" that China had not sent Snowden back from Hong Kong to the United States where Snowden is wanted for leaking details of secret U.S. surveillance programs.

Securing A Place For Taiwan At The Table
Jim Inhofe & Robert Menendez
After decades of dynamic economic growth and the emergence of a dynamic democracy, Taiwan ought to stand shoulder to shoulder with its neighbors in the vibrant East Asia region. However, the nation’s unresolved political status is creating an increasingly large gap in many areas of international cooperation. One of those is international air travel to and from Taiwan.

Expanding Covert Warfare Makes Us Less Safe
Ron Paul
Earlier this month we learned that the Obama Administration is significantly expanding the number of covert Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) agents overseas. From just a few hundred DIA agents overseas today, the administration intends to eventually deploy some 1,600 covert agents. The nature of their work will also shift, away from intelligence collection and more toward covert actions.

Clinton Calls Eurasian Integration An Effort To "Re-Sovietize"
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has described efforts to promote greater economic integration in Eurasia as "a move to re-Sovietize the region." Clinton made the comments while talking to lawyers and civil society advocates who came to attend an international conference in Dublin.

UN Climate Conference Extends Kyoto Protocol To 2020
Delegates from almost 200 countries have extended until 2020 the Kyoto Protocol for fighting climate change. The document, adopted in 1997, was due to expire by the end of the year.

Keeping the Internet Free
Joe Pitts
Just a few weeks ago, the Syrian government shut down the Internet nationwide during a military push against rebel forces that appear to be making progress. While service is back, it is obvious that Bashar Assad’s government has the power to take it down again. As the Chinese Communist Party transferred power, Google reported a sudden drop in Internet traffic. Gmail was down for most Chinese citizens.

Egypt -- Constitution-Making by "We, the Majority"
William Partlett
Egypt’s constitution-making process has seemingly attained warp speed. Facing the threat of judicial dissolution, members of the Egyptian Constituent Assembly voted last Thursday to accept a draft of a new constitution. President Mohamed Morsi has called for an "almost immediate referendum" in which a majority is likely to approve the document. Is this extralegal process the final vindication of the people’s will?

U.S. Extends Waivers On Iran Sanctions To China, Others
The United States has granted 180-day waivers on anti-Tehran sanctions to China, India, and a number of other countries in exchange for their reduction of oil purchases from Iran. President Barack Obama's administration has now renewed waivers for all 20 of Iran's major oil buyers, after granting them to Japan and 10 European Union countries in September.

South Korean singer Psy Apologizes For Decade-Old Anti-American Acts
South Korean singer Psy, famed for his viral video song "Gangnam Style," has apologized for anti-American performances a decade ago. Psy made the apology on December 8, ahead of his expected participation in an upcoming concert before U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington.

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