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Obama nominated a former Air Force General, James R. Clapper Jr., as DNI

more A former Admiral, Commander of the Pacific Fleet, and Director of the Joint Staff, Dennis Blair stepped (pdf) down on May 20, 2010 as Director of National Intelligence (DNI). Over the past 16 months...

U.S. National Security Strategy renews American leadership and focuses on violent extremism

more Globalization has intensified the dangers, from international terrorism and the spread of deadly technologies, to economic upheaval and climate change. The world is changing along with the emergence...

START, the United States is better off with a treaty than without one

more The United States and Russia have more than 90 percent of the world’s nuclear weapons. Saying the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty strengthens America’s defenses, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M...

EU-LAC summit considered as one of the most successful ever

more The heads of state or government from some sixty European, Latin American and Caribbean countries (EU-LAC) have gathered in Madrid for three days to broach their political and trade relations...

BRIC remains too vague and global to change world order

more The inventor of the acronym BRIC is Goldman Sachs chief economist Jim O'Neill. It refers to the nations of Brazil, Russia, India and China. These fast-growing developing economies consider...

Cuba's relations with Russia, challenged by Venezuela and China

more Cuba and Russia have had close cooperation since the days of the Soviet Union. Most known episode has been the Cuban Missile Crisis when in September 1962, the Cuban and Soviet governments...

Mexico and the United States consolidate their partnership

more "Mexican drug cartels are engaged in violent conflict - both among themselves and with Mexican security services - for control of narcotics trafficking routes along the U.S.-Mexico border...

U.S.-Japan alliance is still the most powerful in Asia

more This year marks the Fiftieth Anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United States. U.S. military relations with Japan remain strong despite...

Earthquake jeopardizes Haiti's security and stability

more After the 7.0 magnitude earthquake on 12 January 2010 that devastated Port-au-Prince – the capital of Haiti – and destroyed the Presidential Palace, the international community's commitment to...

Oil-related tensions between Argentina and UK in the Falklands

more Ever since the re-establishment of British rule in 1833, Argentina has claimed sovereignty over the Falklands islands. The Falklands War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas/Guerra...

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Yuan and other issues may still strain China-United States relations

more "Strategic trust is the basis of China-U.S. cooperation," Chinese State Councilor Dai Bingguo said on September 7, 2010. The two countries agree on the need for more stable relations, acknowledge the vital importance...

Obama's new National Space Policy focuses on International Cooperation

more « No longer are we racing against an adversary; in fact, one of our central goals is to promote peaceful cooperation and collaboration in space, which not only will ward off conflict, but will help to expand...

What the relations with Israel say about Brazil's foreign policy

more On March 14, 2010, Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva began a tour of the Middle East. He first visited Israel, the first by a Brazilian President, and showed he's willing to play a larger role in the region...

Asia-Pacific is a priority of Russia's and United States' foreign policy

more sia-Pacific region (APR) area includes much of East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania. A number of analysts also add South Asia with Pakistan and India. This week, Russian and U.S. officials...

Countering violent extremism (CVE) as a counterterrorism pillar

more In Cairo and Ankara, U.S. President Obama called for a new beginning between America and Islam. He understood that sending the right message and better under-standing of the people likely to be...

Organized crime requires the same attention as terrorism

more Transnational issues, including drug trafficking and organized crime, are increasingly on the Security Council’s agenda. This reflects the seriousness of the threat as drug trafficking and organized...

Euro-American Counter-Terrorism to improve

more The United States and European countries have stepped up their counter-terrorist policy this week as the UK threat level from international terrorism changed from substantial to severe...

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