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Archive of My Clips on LIGNET 2/1-2/28/13

In Foreign Affairs on February 28, 2013 at 2:38 pm

These are an assortment of the clips I have written while working for Newsmax’s new site, Langley Intelligence Group Network (LIGNET) from February 1 – February 28. 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.

Feb 28 – Ethiopia Bets on Oil Exploration Despite Rebel Threats
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Ethiopia-Bets-on-Oil-Exploration-Despite-Rebel-Thr

Feb 27 – Paris Issues Threat Alert for Benin After Kidnapping of French Family in Cameroon
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Paris-Issues-Threat-Alert-for-Benin

Feb 27 – East Timor Likely to End Deal For Gas Exploration
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/East-Timor-Likely-to-Drop-Woodside-Partnership-For

Feb 26 – Peace Deal for Congo Unlikely to Bring Big Change
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Peace-Deal-for-Congo-Unlikely-to-Bring-Big-Change

Feb 25 – Djibouti: Ruling Party Keeps Grip on Power
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Djibouti-Ruling-Party-Keeps-Grip-on-Power

Feb 25 – Marshall Islands: “Existence” At Risk of Rising Sea Levels
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Marshall-Islands-Existence-At-Risk-of-Rising-Sea-L

Feb 24 – Armenia: President’s Re-election Will Preserve Status Quo
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Armenia–President-Re-election-Will-Preserve-Statu

4. Armenia

Feb 21 – Malaysian Regime to Face Voters as Protestors Seethe
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Malaysian-Regime-to-Face-Voters-as-Protestors-Seet

Feb 20 – Russia: Military on High Alert in Run-up to Sochi Olympics
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Russia–More-Worries-of-Terrorism-in-Run-up-to-Soc

Feb 16 – Russia: Nationalist Lawmaker Claims Meteor Was New U.S. Weapon
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Russia–Nationalist-Lawmaker-Claims-Meteor-Was-New.aspx

Feb 14 – Mongolian Government Gets Greedy on Mining Contract
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Mongolian-Government-Gets-Greedy-on-Mining-Contrac

Feb 13 – Tibet: China Squeezes Harder to Exert Control
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Tibet–China-Squeezes-Harder-To-Exert-Control

Feb 13 – Philippines: Reformed Islamist Militant Group Battles to Destroy Al Qaeda Affiliate
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Philippines-Reformed-Islamist-Militant-Group-Battl

Feb 13 – Indonesia Passes New Anti-Terror Financing Law
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Indonesia-Passes-New-Anti-Terror-Financing-Law

Feb 12 – Bahrain’s Goal: Keep Shiites Down and Iran Out
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Bahrain-s-Goal-is-to-Keep-Shiites-Down-and-Iran-Ou

Feb 12 – Tanzania: Total SA Secures Oil Exploration License Despite Unrest
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Total-SA-Secures-Tanzanian-Oil-Exploration-License

Feb 11 – Pope Benedict to Resign February 28
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Pope-Benedict-to-Resign-February-28

Feb 11 – Paraguay Turns Conservative, Reconsiders Mercosur
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Paraguay-Turns-Conservative-Reconsiders-Mercosur

Feb 8 – Nigeria Violence Unlikely to Stop Despite Ceasefire Offer
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Nigeria-Violence-Unlikely-to-Stop-Despite-Ceasefir

Feb 8 – Brazil: Petrobras CEO Warns 2013 To Be Difficult Year
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Brazilian-Petrobras-Warns-2013-To-Be-Difficult-Yea

Feb 8 – Norway: Military Raises Terror Alert
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Norway-Military-Raises-Terror-Alert

Feb 5 – Slovenia: Government Teeters on Brink of Collapse
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Slovenia–Government-Teeters-on-Brink-of-Collapse

Feb 4 – Eritrea: Discontent Rising Against Dictator
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Eritrean-Discontent-Rising-Against-Dictator

Feb 1 – Correa Follows Chavez Playbook for Re-election
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Ecuador–Correa-Follows-Chavez-Playbook-for-Februa

Feb 1 – Zimbabwe: Government Has Only $217
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Zimbabwe-Government-Has-Only-$217

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