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In a five-part series for Time Magazine’s Battleland blog, Peter W. Singer attempts to dive deeper into the issue of sequestration and what it might really mean for U.S. military spending and power projection across the globe. A version of this article was presented at a private event at Brookings organized by the Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies and the 21st Century Defense Initiative.

Posted at 11:13am and tagged with: Sequestration, Politics, Diplomacy, United States, Military, South Korea, Republic of Korea, 대한민국, Daehan Minguk,.

On August 1, Martin Indyk testified at a U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing on next steps in Syria. During his testimony, Martin Indyk spoke on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, as hundreds of thousands flee fighting in the country’s main cities of Damascus and Aleppo and cross Syria’s borders into Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon.

Posted at 10:11am and tagged with: Syria, الجمهورية العربية السورية, Al-Jumhūriyyah Al-‘Arabīyah As-Sūriyyah, Syrian Arab Republic, Humanitarian Crisises, Policy, Diplomacy,.

crisisgroup:

The resurgence of the rebellion in the north on 17 January 2012 and the coup of 21 March 2012 in Bamako could be seen as the latest elements in the wave of regional destabilisation that began with the conflict in Libya and international military intervention.”

- From Crisis Group’s latest report on Mali

FULL REPORT

Posted at 9:38am and tagged with: Libya, Libyan Republic, الجمهورية الليبية, al-Jumhūriyyah al-Lībiyyah, Mali, Republic of Mali, République du Mali, Mali ka Fasojamana, Humanitarian Crisises, Armed Conflict, Diplomacy,.

crisisgroup:


“The resurgence of the rebellion in the north on 17 January 2012 and the coup of 21 March 2012 in Bamako could be seen as the latest elements in the wave of regional destabilisation that began with the conflict in Libya and international military intervention.”

- From Crisis Group’s latest report on Mali
FULL REPORT

With fears of a catastrophic galactic collision mounting, the United States will join a transnational consortium aimed at making outer space a more navigable enterprise.

"Unless the international community addresses these challenges, the environment around our planet will become increasingly hazardous to human spaceflight and satellite systems, which would create damaging consequences for all of us," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a written statement Tuesday.

The United States will join the European Union and other nations to develop an International Code of Conduct for Outer Space Activities. When implemented, the code would establish an international framework for the responsible use of space.

Posted at 10:12am and tagged with: Space, Technology, Policy, Politics, Diplomacy, United States, European Union, EU, US, International Code of Conduct for Outer Space Activities,.