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Climate-Hysterical Media Glosses Over Upsides And Caveats In IPCC Report

by Bjorn Lomborgvia Business Live
Wednesday, August 11, 2021

The reaction from politicians and media pundits to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC’s) latest climate report could not have been more predictable. Fitting the apocalyptic narrative many have spun lately, the always climate-breathless UK Guardian newspaper summarised this scientific report as finding mankind “guilty as hell” of the “climate crimes of humanity”.

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Naval Competition In The Indian Ocean

by Peter R. Mansoorvia Military History in the News
Wednesday, August 11, 2021

The shipyards of the Indo-Pacific region have been busy of late. Built at the Cochin shipyard in Kochi, India, the carrier INS Vikrant has embarked on sea trials. After its work up to fully operational status, the Vikrant will join the INS Vikramaditya, commissioned in 2013.

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Stalin’s Crimes And Russia’s Future

by Paul R. Gregoryvia PolicyEd
Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Although Vladimir Putin seeks to rehabilitate Josef Stalin’s image to legitimize his agenda, we must not forget the terror that Stalin unleashed on Russia.

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Driving Toward Dependence: ‘Change Through Trade’ Is Dead, And The West Is Becoming Reliant On The East

by Timothy Garton Ashvia The Globe and Mail
Friday, August 6, 2021

[Subscription Required] On YouTube, you can watch a video clip of Volkswagen’s chief executive, Herbert Diess, denying that he knows what’s going on in Xinjiang. When the BBC correspondent interviewing him helpfully spells it out – “re-education camps” for one million Uyghurs – the VW boss responds: “I’m not aware of that.”

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Climate Change Doesn’t Cause All Disasters

by Bjorn Lomborgvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, August 5, 2021

[Subscription Required] Warming annually causes about 120,000 heat deaths but prevents nearly 300,000 cold deaths.

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Joe Felter On Countering China In Their Own Backyard

interview with Joseph Feltervia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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In this wide-ranging conversation, Dr. Felter discusses the ever growing threat to Taiwan from the People’s Republic of China and the state of preparedness for such a conflict in the United States and the West.
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Joe Felter On Countering China In Their Own Backyard

interview with Joseph Feltervia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, August 4, 2021

In this wide-ranging conversation, Dr. Felter discusses the ever growing threat to Taiwan from the People’s Republic of China and the state of preparedness for such a conflict in the United States and the West.

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The Constitution and the JCPOA

by John Yoovia Strategika
Monday, August 2, 2021

The first great conflict of Joseph Biden’s presidency will erupt on the field of foreign policy. In his most significant foreign policy achievement, Donald Trump withdrew from Barack Obama’s Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which traded limits on Iran’s nuclear program for billions of dollars and an end to Western economic sanctions. In his knee-jerk rejection of all things Trump, the former Senator and Vice President has promised that he would immediately re-join the JCPOA in his hopeless quest for a peaceful settlement with the mullahs in Teheran.

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China, Iran, and Russia in the Middle East and the S.E. Mediterranean

by Zafiris Rossidisvia Strategika
Monday, August 2, 2021

On March 27, 2021, China and Iran signed a 25-year strategic cooperation agreement reaffirming China’s effort to build an Asian axis of alliances and penetrate the Middle East. Russia cooperates with both of them as well as with Turkey, but also pursues its own strategy in the Middle East and with the Middle Eastern and North African countries.

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Iran’s Nuclear Program

by Peter R. Mansoorvia Strategika
Monday, August 2, 2021

The Biden administration came into office with the hope of reentering the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)—the nuclear deal with Iran—and thereby reduce tensions in the Middle East, an area of the world to which it would rather pay less attention. 

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