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Archive of My Clips on LIGNET 11/1-11/30/13

In Foreign Affairs on November 30, 2013 at 4:23 pm

These are an assortment of the clips I have written while working for Newsmax’s new site, Langley Intelligence Group Network (LIGNET) from November 1 – November 30. These articles were published on their site following review by their Analysis Team. Shorter pieces (‘Today’s Briefs,’ which were formerly known as ‘Inbriefs’) do not require any sign up, however longer articles (‘Analysis’) do require a subscription to the site.

Nov 30 – Israel Quietly Defies Stereotypes By Aiding Syrian Refugees
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Israel-Quietly-Defies-Stereotypes-By-Aiding-Syrian

Nov 30 – Italy: Berlusconi and Allies Quit Ruling Coalition
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Italy-Berlusconi-And-Allies-Quit-Ruling-Coalition

Nov 30 – Angola: Regime Cracks Down on Muslims Despite Official Denial
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Angola-Regime-Crack-Downs-on-Muslims-Despite-Offic

Nov 30 – Latvia: Prime Minister Resigns Over Supermarket Tragedy
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Latvia-Prime-Minister-Resigns-Over-Supermarket-Tra

Nov 30 – Ivory Coast and Ghana to Peacefully Settle Maritime Border
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Ivory-Coast-and-Ghana-To-Peacefully-Settle-Maritim

Nov 27 – Europe Pins Hopes for Growth on Vibrant Tech Sector
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Stagnant-Europe-Pins-Hopes-for-Growth-on-Tech-Star

Nov 27 – Mongolian Missteps Scare Investors, Imperil Resource Boom
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Mongolian-Missteps-Scare-Investors-Threaten-Resour

Nov 27 – Azerbaijan Deepens Suspicions of Iran
http://www.lignet.com/DailyBriefs/Azerbaijan-Deepens-Suspicions-of-Iran

Nov 27 – Taiwanese President Stalls Political Talks With China
http://www.lignet.com/DailyBriefs/Taiwanese-President-Stalls-Political-Talks-With-Ch

Nov 27 – Nepal Eyes Freedom After Half-Decade of Communist Rule
http://www.lignet.com/DailyBriefs/Nepal-Eyes-Freedom-After-Half-Decade-of-Communist-

Nov 25 – Feuding Factions Threaten to Push Yemen off Path to Peace
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Feuding-Factions-Threaten-to-Push-Yemen-off-Path-t

Nov 23 – Mozambique: Status Quo Upheld in Local Elections
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Mozambique-Status-Quo-Upheld-in-Local-Elections

Nov 23 – Chad: Authoritarian President Names Economist as New Prime Minister
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Chad-Authoritarian-President-Names-Economist-as-Ne

Nov 22 – Somalia: Al Shabaab Strikes Police Station
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Somalia-Al-Shabaab-Strikes-Police-Station

Nov 21 – Afghanistan: Booming Opium Harvest Strengthens Taliban
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Afghanistan-Booming-Opium-Harvest-Strengthens-Tali

Nov 21 – Armenia and Azerbaijan to Discuss Disputed Nagorno-Karabakh
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Armenia-and-Azerbaijan-to-Discuss-Disputed-Nagorno

Nov 20 – US Blacklisting Will Help in the Fight Against Boko Haram
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/US-Blacklisting-Will-Help-in-the-Fight-Against-Nig

Nov 20 – Boeing Wins Big Contracts at Dubai Air Show
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Boeing-Wins-Big-Contracts-at-Dubai-Air-Show

Nov 20 – Ecuador Court Halves Fines for Chevron, but Stalemate Continues
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Ecuador-Court-Halves-Fines-for-Chevron,-but-Stalem

Nov 20 – South Korea Skirts Prohibition Against Investing in North via Russian Deal
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/South-Korea-Skirts-Prohibitions-Against-Investing-

Nov 19 – Tax Havens Flourishing Despite InternationaL Crackdown
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Tax-Havens-Flourishing-Despite-International-Crack

Nov 18 – As Conflicts Rage, Kurdish Calm Presages Possible Statehood
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/As-Conflicts-Rage-Kurdish-Calm-Presages-Possible-S

Nov 15 – Global Drug Gangs Go High-Tech, Increase Ties to Terrorism
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Global-Drug-Gangs-Go-High-Tech,-Increase-Ties-to-T

Nov 15 – China/Philippines: Beijing Boosts Disaster Aid Following Criticism
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/China-Philippines-Beijing-Boosts-Disaster-Aid-Foll

Nov 15 – French and Dutch Euroskeptics Unite Ahead of Elections
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/French-and-Dutch-Euroskeptics-Unite-Ahead-of-Elect

Nov 15 – Liberia: Authorities Score Massive Drug Bust
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Liberia-Authorities-Score-Massive-Drug-Bust

Nov 13 – Human Rights Flap Threatens Future of Commonwealth
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Human-Rights-Flap-Threatens-Future-of-Commonwealth

Nov 13 – Bulgaria: Anti-Government Protests Regain Momentum
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Bulgarian-Anti-Government-Protests-Regain-Momentum

Nov 13 – Colombia: Government Heightens Security After Uncovering FARC Plot
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Colombia-Government-Heightens-Security-After-Uncov

Nov 13 – Somalia: Infighting Could Paralyze Government
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Somalia-Government-Infighting-Could-Paralyze-Gover

Nov 13 – Algeria/Morocco: Tit-For-Tat Dispute Over Western Sahara Heightens Tensions
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Algeria-Morocco-Tit-For-Tat-Dispute-Over-Western-S

Nov 12 – Nicaragua Veers Hard Left With Ortega’s Power Play
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Nicaragua-Veers-Hard-Left-with-Ortegas-Power-Play

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Nov 12 – European Jews Worried By Resurgent Anti-Semitism
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/European-Jews-Worried-By-Resurgent-Anti-Semitism

Nov 12 – U.S. Charges Suriname President’s Son With Aiding Terrorist Group Hezbollah
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/U-S–Charges-Suriname-President-s-Son-With-Aiding-

Nov 8 – Tajik Election Win Gives Strongman Ruler Brief Respite
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Tajik-Election-Win-Gives-Strongman-Ruler-Brief-Res

Nov 8 – Falkland Islands Elects New Government Amid Argentine Threats
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Falkland-Islands-Elects-New-Government-Amid-Argent

Nov 8 – Israel: Acquitted Former Foreign Minister to Rejoin Government
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Israel-Acquitted-Former-Foreign-Minister-To-Rejoin

Nov 8 – Switzerland Retains Top Slot in Financial Secrecy Index
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Switzerland-Retains-Top-Slot-in-Financial-Secrecy-

Nov 6 – France: New Centrist Coalition Vows to Upend Status Quo
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/France-New-Centrist-Alliance-Vows-to-Upend-Status-

Nov 6 – North Korea: Military Allegedly Using Russian Tech to Develop EMP Weapon
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/North-Korean-Military-Allegedly-Using-Russian-Tech

Nov 6 – Ukraine: Chevron Inks Massive Shale Gas Deal
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Ukraine-Chevron-Inks-Massive-Shale-Gas-Deal

Nov 5 – Turkey: Marginalized Minority Demonstrate for Equal Rights
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Turkish-Marginalized-Minority-Demonstrate-For-Equa

Nov 5 – Libya: Eastern Separatists Unilaterally Form Regional Government
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Libyan-Eastern-Separatists-Unilaterally-Form-Regio

Nov 5 – Italy: Voters Signal Support for Berlusconi’s Eldest Daughter
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Italian-Voters-Signal-Support-Berlusconi-s-Eldest-

Nov 4 – Czech Politics Paralyzed as Once-Bright Economy Withers
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Czech-Politics-Paralyzed-As-Once-Bright-Economy-Wi

Nov 1 – Russia Sees Georgia Election as Chance to Halt Westward Drift
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Russia-Sees-Georgian-Elections-as-Chance-to-Underm

Nov 1 – UK: Authorities Thwart Several Bombing Attempts in Northern Ireland
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/UK-Authorities-Thwart-Several-Bombing-Attempts-in-

Nov 1 – Fugitive Anti-Whaling Activist Temporarily Suspends Life on High Seas
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Fugitive-Anti-Whaling-Activist-Temporarily-Suspend

Nov 1 – Finland: Government Victimized By Massive Cyber Attack
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Finland-Government-Victimized-By-Massive-Cyber-Att

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