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By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Jan 31st, 2016
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This article by: James W. Carden is a contributing writer at The Nation and the executive editor for the American Committee for East-West Accord’s EastWestAccord.com. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The ...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Dec 14th, 2015
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Washington ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – In what was billed as a major public push of U.S. strategy to defeat the Islamic State, President Obama took only a few minutes at the Pentagon on Monday to outline several recent successes but offered no new plans toward stopping the terror group’s growing, glo...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
May 15th, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – President Obama’s pick to be the first U.S. ambassador to Somalia in nearly 25 years is withdrawing her nomination. An administration official says Katherine Simonds Dhanani is turning down the nomination for personal reasons. The official spoke on a...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 21st, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — President Obama made four veto threats, asked Congress to pass seven or eight bills, and announced an executive action on paid sick leave Tuesday. But of all the powers of the presidency on display during his State of the Union Address, the most important may ha...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Dec 21st, 2014
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States is not at cyber war with North Korea, President Obama said in an interview broadcast Sunday, and will “respond proportionately” as he accused that nation of the hack attack on Sony Pictures. “I don’t think it was a...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 21st, 2014
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New York ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The suspect identified in the shooting of two New York City police officers shot his ex-girlfriend in the Baltimore area early Saturday before posting on her Instagram account and other social media, New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton said at a news...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Dec 5th, 2014
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New York ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Protesters across the U.S.A swarmed city streets on Thursday to voice outrage and their demands for police and judicial reform in the wake of Eric Garner’s death and the refusal by a grand jury to indict the officer who put a chokehold on him. From One...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 2nd, 2014
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – US President Barack Obama has settled on Ashton B. Carter to be the next defense secretary, senior administration officials said on Tuesday, but is not prepared to announce the move because the White House has not completed its vetting of him. A former dep...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 13th, 2014
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Washington ( DIPLOMAT.SO + Agencies ) — President Obama will ignore angry protests from Republicans and announce as soon as next week a broad overhaul of the nation’s immigration enforcement system that will protect up to five million undocumented immigrants from the threat of deportation and provide...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Nov 7th, 2014
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — President Obama has authorized the deployment of an additional 1,500 American troops to Iraq in the coming months, the Defense Department said on Friday, a move that will double the number of those sent to advise and assist Iraqi and Kurdish forces in the battle...