Who is selling weapons to Myanmar?

Most of Myanmar’s military imports come from China, Russia, India, Israel and Ukraine. Shakeeb Asrar  16 Sep 2017  The Myanmar army has shaped the country’s politics and external affairs since it gained independence from the British in 1948. For more than half a century the army ruled with an iron fist. Since the early 1990s, it was subject to various…

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AUSTIN RAMZY SEPT. 18, 2017 Bangladeshi boatmen ferrying Rohingya refugees this month across the Naf River, which separates Myanmar and Bangladesh. Credit Adam Dean for The New York Times HONG KONG — Despite international condemnation of Myanmar’s campaign of violence against the Rohingya people, there have been few calls for a return to the sort…

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North Korea nearing final development stage of ICBM: ministry

By Jo He-rimSept 18, 2017 – 18:34 North Korea is nearing the final stage of developing an intercontinental ballistic missile and is likely to continue test-launches and nuclear experiments to perfect the technology, Seoul’s Defense Ministry said Monday. In a briefing to a parliamentary defense committee, the ministry also said that the North’s launch Friday…

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Keywords of China’s major-country diplomacy: China’s global governance vision

2017-09-14 Editor: yan Editor’s Note: China is rolling out a major documentary series on its diplomatic principles, practices and achievements over the past five years. The English-language version of the program is also available on TV and online. To help the audience better understand Chinese diplomacy, Xinhua is releasing a variety of reports that include…

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The Rare, Potent Fuel Powering North Korea’s Weapons 查看简体中文版 查看繁體中文版

By WILLIAM J. BROAD and DAVID E. SANGER SEPT. 17, 2017 Footage of a rocket launching was shown in Pyongyang on Saturday. Intelligence officials believe that North Korea’s program has advanced to the point where it is no longer as reliant on outside suppliers of a rocket fuel, and that it may be making the…

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The UN is failing – states must back off and give its leader the power to act

Wednesday 13 September 2017 Helen Clark Photograph: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Image The former New Zealand premier and top UN official says the organisation cannot hope to end today’s crises while it is hamstrung by micro-management ‘Member states must ease up, and give the UN secretary general and his/her managers the space to act decisively.’ Photograph:…

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An Open Source Protocol for Digital Sovereign Identity

  Ashley Brooke Taylor cooperative systems for a circular economy September 7, 2017 Blockchain holds the potential to be a powerful accounting system for many transactions taking place today. Most importantly it can be a tool to account for sustainability and impact investment, things that money has had trouble accounting for truly. The decentralization blockchain…

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Al-Qaidas neues Gesicht trägt einen Milchbart

Al-Qaida startet rund um den Jahrestag des 11. September eine Propaganda-Offensive. Die Terrororganisation will Boden gegenüber den Erzfeinden vom IS gutmachen. Eine Schlüsselrolle spielt dabei ein Sohn von Osama Bin Laden. picture alliance / abaca Hamza Bin Laden (Aufnahme von 2001) Dienstag, 12.09.2017  Al-Qaida veröffentlicht ein neues Video und muss sich als erstes für die schlechte…

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