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Archive of My Clips on LIGNET 1/1-1/31/14

In Foreign Affairs on January 31, 2014 at 9:27 am

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

Jan 31 – Israel: Anti-Zionist Sentenced to Prison for Iran Spying Offer
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Israel-Anti-Zionist-Sentenced-to-Prison-for-Iran-S

Jan 31 – United Kingdom: Snowden Scandal Sparks Spy Chief Departure
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/United-Kingdom-Snowden-Scandal-Sparks-Spy-Chief-De

Jan 30 – Britain Becomes Key Battleground for Euroskeptic Movement
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Britain-Becomes-Key-Battleground-for-Euroskeptic-M

Jan 30 – Serbia: President Calls Early Elections
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Serbia-President-Calls-Early-Elections

Jan 30 – Chile/Peru: Border Ruling Accepted As Mutual Victory
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Chile-Peru-Border-Ruling-Accepted-As-Mutual-Victor.aspx

Jan 29 – China: Atrocious Pollution Clouds Xi’s Record
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/China-Atrocious-Pollution-Clouds-Xis-Record

Jan 29 – Yemen: Unsuccessful National Dialogue Causes Uncertainty
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Yemen–Unsuccessful-National-Dialogue-Leaves-Uncer

Jan 28 – Radical Islamists Pose New Threat in Ungovernable Congo
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Radical-Islamists-Pose-Emerging-Threat-in-Troubled

Jan 27 – Greenland Hopes Arctic Bonanza Will Bring Independence
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Greenland-Hopes-Arctic-Resource-Bonanza-Will-Bring

Jan 25 – Philippines: Government Nets Another Major Drug Haul
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Philippines-Government-Nets-Another-Major-Drug-Hau

Jan 25 – Bolivia: Morales Vows to Go Nuclear
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Bolivia-Morales-Vows-To-Go-Nuclear

Jan 25 – Guinea: New Opposition-Free Government Brings Trouble
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Guinea-New-Opposition-Free-Government-Brings-Troub

Jan 24 – Religious Tensions Threaten Malaysia’s Economic Success
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Religious-Tensions-Threaten-Malaysias-Economic-Suc

Jan 23 – Greece: Escaped Fugitive Vows Terrorist Attacks for Austerity
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Greece-Escaped-Fugitive-Vows-Terrorist-Attacks-For

Jan 23 – Burkina Faso: Opposition Expresses Anger At Presidential Ambitions
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Burkina-Faso-Opposition-Expresses-Anger-At-Preside

Jan 23 – Chile Sanctions Anti-Israel Sports Team
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Chile-Sanctions-Anti-Israel-Sports-Team

Jan 22 – Israel Scores Diplomatic Points With UAE Visit
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Israel-Scores-Diplomatic-Points-with-UAE-Visit

Jan 22 – Thailand: Over Two Dozen Wounded in Grenade Attack on Protestors
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Thailand-Over-Two-Dozen-Wounded-in-Grenade-Attack-

Jan 22 – Colombia: Clashes With FARC Rebels Mark End of Ceasefire
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Colombia-Clashes-with-FARC-Rebels-Mark-End-of-Ceas

Jan 18 – Myanmar: Buddhist Mob Kills Muslims in Rampage
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Myanmar-Buddhist-Mob-Kills-Muslims-in-Rampage

Jan 18 – Spain: Protestors Riot Against Government
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Spain-Protestors-Riot-Against-Government

Jan 18 – Nigeria Purges Military Commanders
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Nigeria-Purges-Military-Commanders

Jan 17 – As Oil Output Declines, Populism Pushes Ecuador into Corner
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Oil-Output-in-Decline-Populism-Pushes-Ecuador-into

Jan 16 – China: Xi Crackdown on ‘Malignant’ Corruption Targets 37,000
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/China-Xi-Crackdown-on-Malignant-Corruption-Targets

Jan 16 – Russia Pledges to Boost Hungary’s Nuclear Power Capacity
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Russia-Pledges-to-Boost-Hungarys-Nuclear-Power-Cap

Jan 16 – Rwanda: President Threatens Dissidents Will ‘Pay the Price’
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Rwanda–President-Threatens-Dissidents-Will-Pay-th

Jan 15 – Kenyan Military Scores Direct Hit on Al Shabaab Camp in Somalia
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Kenyan-Military-Scores-Direct-Hit-on-Al-Shabaab-Ca

Jan 15 – Mexico: Vigilantes Reclaim Town from Cartel
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Mexico–Vigilantes-Reclaim-Town-from-Cartel

Jan 15 – Yemen: Islamists and Tribesmen Begin Fragile Ceasefire
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Yemen–Islamists-and-Tribesmen-Begin-Fragile-Cease

Jan 14 – Portugal Overcomes Protests as It Prepares to Exit EU Bailout
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Portugal-Overcomes-Protests-as-It-Prepares-to-Exit

Jan 14 – Oil Woes Push Libya to Brink of Failed-State Status
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Oil-Woes-Push-Libya-to-Brink-of-Failed-State-Statu

Jan 13 – Israel Split as Arab Christians Sign Up for Military Service
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Israel-Conflicted-as-Arab-Christians-Sign-Up-for-M

Jan 13 – Keystone Delay Prods Canada to Plot Other Pipeline Routes
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Keystone-Delay-Prods-Canada-to-Pursue-Other-Pipeli

Jan 13 – North Korea Ranks As Worst Country for Christians
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/North-Korea-Ranks-As-Worst-Country-For-Christians

Jan 13 – Congo Rebels Expand Violence in Key Province
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Congo-Rebels-Expand-Violence-in-Key-Province

Jan 13 – Somalia: Former Prime Minister Narrowly Wins Puntland Presidency
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Somalia–Former-Prime-Minister-Narrowly-Wins-Puntl

Jan 10 – Iranian Meddling, Shia Unrest Undermine US Ally Bahrain
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Iranian-Meddling-Shia-Unrest-Undermine-US-Ally-Bah

Jan 9 – Russia Begins Immense Sochi Security Operation
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Russia-Begins-Immense-Sochi-Security-Operation

Jan 9 – Czech Government Condemns Palestinian Embassy Scandal
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Czech-Government-Condemns-Palestinian-Embassy-Scan

Jan 9 – Israel: Bedouins Attack Government Officials
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Israel–Bedouin-s-Attack-Government-Officials

Jan 9 – Pakistan: Utah Arms Company Declines $15 Million Contract
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Pakistan-Utah-Arms-Company-Declines-$15-Million-Co

Jan 8 – Kuwait: Prime Minister Reshuffles Cabinet Again
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Kuwait-Prime-Minister-Reshuffles-Cabinet-Again

Jan 8 – Madagascar: New President Pursues Economic Recovery
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Madagascar–New-President-Pursues-Economic-Recover

Jan 7 – Mercosur’s Soap Opera Cast Courts European Union
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Mercosurs-Soap-Opera-Cast-Courts-European-Union

Jan 7 – Al-Shabaab Terrorists Sow Violence in Troubled Somalian State
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Al-Shabaab-Terrorists-Sow-Violence-in-Troubled-Som

Jan 6 – New Delhi, Tokyo Try to Counter China Moves in Indian Ocean
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/China-Buildup-Leaves-Indian-Ocean-Vulnerable-to-Pi.aspx

Jan 4 – Pakistan: Ex-President Musharraf Delays Treason Trial With Hospitalization
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Pakistan-Ex-President-Musharraf-Delays-Treason-Tri

Jan 4 – France to Pull Most Troops From Mali
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/France-to-Pull-Most-Troops-From-Mali

Jan 4 – Japan Rescues Chinese Balloonist Stranded in Disputed East China Sea
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Japan-Rescues-Chinese-Balloonist-Stranded-in-Dispu

Jan 3 – Plunging Oil Output, Rising Violence Imperil Nigerian Leader
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Plunging-Oil-Output-Rising-Violence-Imperil-Nigeri

Jan 3 – Gunmen Attack Home of German Ambassador to Greece
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Gunmen-Attack-Home-of-German-Ambassador-to-Greece

Jan 3 – Congolese Army Stops Coup Attempt in Capital
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Congolese-Army-Stops-Coup-Attempt-in-Capital

Jan 2 – Russia/Syria: Offshore Exploration Deal Deepens Bilateral Ties
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Russia-Syria-Offshore-Exploration-Deal-Deepens-Bil

Jan 2 – Al Qaeda Keeps Fastidious Finances
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Al-Qaeda-Keeps-Fastidious-Finances

Jan 2 – France: Top Court Approves 75 Percent ‘Millionaire Tax’ Rate
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/France-Top-Court-Approves-75-Percent-Millionaire-T

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