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Archive of My Clips on LIGNET 8/1-8/31/12

In Foreign Affairs on August 31, 2012 at 8:52 am

These are an assortment of the clips I have written while working for Newsmax’s new site, Langley Intelligence Group Network (LIGNET) from August 1 – August 31. These articles were published on their site following review by their Analysis Team. Shorter pieces (InBriefs) do not require any sign up, however longer articles (Analysis) do require a subscription to the site.

August 31 – United Kingdom: Barclays Names Insider as CEO
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Barclays-Names-Insider-as-CEO

August 28 – Bahrain: Escalating Violence Highlights Lingering Sectarian Resentments
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Bahrain–Escalating-Violence-Highlights-Lingering-

August 28 – Gambia: President Calls for Mass Executions
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Gambian-President-Calls-for-Mass-Executions

August 27 – Australia: Police Reopen Investigation into 1982 Israeli Consulate Bombing
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Australian-Police-Reopen-Investigation-into-1982-I

August 24 – Colombia: Cabinet Resigns After President’s Request
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Colombian-Cabinet-Resigns-After-President-s-Reques

August 24 – Kyrgyzstan: Coalition Collapse Could Disrupt Russian Military Agreement
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Kyrgyzstan-Coalition-Collapse-Could-Disrupt-Russia

August 23 – Niger Bracing for Threats from Al Qaeda
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Niger-Bracing-for-Threats-From-Al-Qaeda

August 23 – Cuba: Twelve Mining Officials Sentenced to Prison for Corruption
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Cuba-Sentences-Twelve-Mining-Officials-to-Prison-F

August 21 – Jordan’s King Seeks to Drive Wedge Between Islamists
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Jordan-s-King-Seeks-to-Drive-Wedge-Between-Islamis

August 21 – New Zealand: Prime Minister Announces Early Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/New-Zealand-Announces-Early-Troop-Withdrawal-From-

August 17 – Chevron to Appeal Brazil Ban on Drilling and Operations
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Chevron-to-Appeal-Brazil-Ban-On-Drilling-and-Opera

August 16 – Ecuador/Peru: Pipeline Pact Needs to Reassure Foreign Investors
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Ecuador-Peru–Pipeline-Pact-Needs-to-Lure-Foreign-

August 16 – South Africa: Government Seeks to End Deadly Strike
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/South-Africa-Government-Seeks-to-End-Deadly-Strike

August 15 – Panama Canal Widening Will Dramatically Alter Global Shipping
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Panama-Canal-Widening-Will-Dramatically-Alter-Glob

Reposted on Newsmax Money: Panama Canal’s $5.3 Billion Expansion to Boost Global Shipping
http://www.moneynews.com/StreetTalk/Panama-Canal-Expansion-Shipping/2012/08/15/id/448657

August 14 – Bahrain Reinstates Ambassador to Iran
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Bahrain-Reinstates-Ambassador-to-Iran

August 11 – South Korean President Visit to Disputed Islands Infuriates Tokyo
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/South-Korean-President-Visit-to-Disputed-Islands-I

August 9 – Islamist Violence Endangers Nigeria’s Oil Boom
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Islamist-Violence-Corruption-Endangers-Nigeria-Oil

August 8 – Egypt: Government Retaliates Against Islamic Militants in the Sinai
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Egyptian-Government-Retaliates-Against-Islamic-Mil

August 7 – Shell Bets on China in the South China Sea
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Shell-Bets-on-China-in-the-South-China-Sea

August 6 – Israel/Egypt: Israel Stops Terrorists After 15 Egyptian Border Guards Killed
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Israel-Stops-Terrorists-After-15-Egyptian-Border-G

August 3 – Uzbekistan: Government Banning Foreign Military Bases to Ease Russian Fears
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Uzbekistan-Banning-Foreign-Military-Bases-To-Ease-

August 3 – Honduras: Government Bans Firearms in Violence-TOrn Province
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Honduras-Bans-Firearms-in-Violence-Torn-Province

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