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Archive of My Clips on LIGNET 3/1-3/31/14

In Foreign Affairs on March 31, 2014 at 7:51 am

These are an assortment of the clips I have written while working for Newsmax Media’s Langley Intelligence Group Network (LIGNET) from March 1 – March 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.

Mar 31 – Canada Moves to Take North American Energy Crown,-Oil-Atop-A

Mar 29 – Afghanistan: Presidential Candidates Fall to Eight

Mar 29 – Creditors Demand Questioning of Mt. Gox CEO as Lost Bitcoins Found–Gox-CEO-as-Los

Mar 29 – Chile: Over 300 Earthquakes in Past Week Worry Copper-Rich Region

Mar 28 – Brazil: Petrobras Scandals Bring Unending Headaches for Rousseff

Mar 27 – Striking Israeli Diplomats Threaten Pope’s Visit to Holy Land

3. Israel

Mar 27 – Finland: Leftists Withdraw From Government Over Austerity

Mar 27 – Kenya: Somalis Must Return to Refugee Camps Following Attacks

Mar 26 – Georgia: Former President Chooses Voluntary Exile

Mar 26 – Philippines: Communist Rebel Leaders Arrested Ahead of Planned Unrest

Mar 25 – Chechen Insurgency Enters Dangerous Phase as Founder Dies

Mar 25 – EU Agrees to End Tax Havens: ‘Banking Secrecy Is Set to Die’

Mar 22 – Canada: Oil-Rich Alberta’s Political Shakeup Concerns Investors

Mar 22 – Netherlands: Ruling Coalition Decimated in Local Elections

Mar 22 – Zimbabwe: Mugabe Caps Exorbitant Public Salaries

Mar 21 – US Takes a Risk to Counter Terror Threat in North Africa

Mar 21 – Taiwan: Anti-China Demonstrators Occupy Parliament

Mar 20 – Italy: Venice Undertakes Informal Vote on Secession

Mar 20 – Moldova Warns Against Russian Annexation of Autonomous Region

Mar 20 – Kyrgyzstan: Ruling Coalition Collapses Over Corruption

Mar 19 – Ukraine Crisis Exposes Europe’s Need to Escape ‘Gas Blackmail’

Mar 19 – Afghanistan: Field Narrows Further in Presidential Race

Mar 19 – Sri Lanka: Human Rights Activists Arrested As UN Weighs War Crimes Probe

Mar 18 – Government Greed Threatens Kazakhstan Oil Boom

Mar 18 – Winds of Change Erode Middle East Support for Muslim Brotherhood

Mar 15 – Nigeria to Audit State Oil Company Over Missing Funds

Mar 15 – UK’s Cameron Reinforces Support for Israel on New Trip

Mar 15 – Mexico: Vigilante Leader Arrested Over Suspected Murder

Mar 13 – India: Communist Insurgents Kill 16 Soldiers Ahead of Elections

Mar 13 – Caribbean Demands Reparations from Europe for Slavery

Mar 12 – China Tries Private Investment to Keep Energy Funds Flowing

Mar 12 – Israeli Soldiers Kill Jordanian Judge at West Bank Border Crossing

Mar 12 – Colombia: Election Results Complicate FARC Peace Process

Mar 11 – Austerity Stalks Romania’s Rising Tiger Economy

Mar 8 – Afghanistan: Karzai Brother Withdraws From Presidential Race

Mar 8 – Costa Rica: Path Opens For Leftist to Win Presidency

Mar 8 – South Sudan: Military Pay Dispute Turns Deadly

Mar 7 – Secret IRA Deal Threatens Fragile Peace in Northern Ireland

Mar 6 – China Sets Official Military Budget Increase at 12.2 Percent

Mar 6 – Bahrain: Opposition Crackdown Intensifies Following Police Deaths

Mar 6 – Ecuador: Chevron Wins Respite From Judgment

Mar 5 – Massive Shale Discovery Sparks Argentina Oil Rush

Mar 5 – Italy: Opposition Leader Sentenced to Prison Over 2010 Protest

Mar 5 – Mauritania: Muslims Riot Over Alleged Desecration of Quran

Mar 5 – Australia Ordered to Stop Spying on Oil-Rich East Timor

Mar 4 – Mexico Braces for Wave of Violence After Drug Lord’s Capture

Mar 1 – Brazil Faces More Trouble Ahead of World Cup–Federal-Police-Demand-Better-Conditions-Fo

Mar 1 – Hong Kong: Popular Newspaper Editor Stabbed After Press Freedom Protests

Mar 1 – Israel: Anti-Missile Technology Developed for Commercial Aircraft


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