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  • Kurds reaching critical juncture in US partnership

    06/22/2017 9:44:29 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 20 replies
    al-Monitor ^ | June 22, 2017 | Fehim Tastekin
    US President Donald Trump is wavering between members of his team who want to expand the war in Syria by also targeting Iranian-linked elements and those who say such a step would mean endless conflict in the region. This internal US disarray further complicates already-complex field developments in the Syrian civil war and the battle against the Islamic State (IS). Whichever way US policy in Syria moves, it's clear there will be no changes in its position on the Kurds. Beyond driving IS out of Raqqa, the United States appears to have long-range plans for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in which the Kurdish People’s Protection...
  • Japan PM: 'I have great confidence in Trump'

    11/17/2016 7:00:00 PM PST · by George - the Other · 4 replies
    BBC News ^ | Nov. 17, 2016 | BBC News
    Japan's PM Shinzo Abe has said he has "great confidence" in US President-elect Donald Trump and he believes they can build a relationship of trust. Mr Abe described the 90-minute meeting in Trump Tower, New York, as "candid", with a "warm atmosphere".
  • Hillary Clinton’s Muslim Brotherhood Problem

    05/03/2016 11:33:00 PM PDT · by MIA_eccl1212 · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 29,2016 | Frank Gaffney
    On March 24th, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton put in an appearance in Los Angeles that perfectly captured one of the most problematic facets of her checkered public service. Seated next to a prominent Islamic supremacist with longstanding ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, she nodded like a bobbing-head doll as he dissembled about Islam, fraudulently professed a commitment to “partnership” with law enforcement to prevent radicalization, and criticized those who know better. Unfortunately, Mrs. Clinton has ...
  • Orthodox Rabbis Issue Groundbreaking Declaration Affirming ‘Partnership’ With Christianity

    12/20/2015 11:45:00 AM PST · by amorphous · 110 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 17 Dec 2015 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    A group of prominent Orthodox rabbis in Israel, the United States and Europe have issued a historic public statement affirming that Christianity is "the willed divine outcome and gift to the nations" and urging Jews and Christians to "work together as partners to address the moral challenges of our era." "Jesus brought a double goodness to the world," the statement reads. "On the one hand he strengthened the Torah of Moses majestically" and on the other hand "he removed idols from the nations," instilling them "firmly with moral traits."
  • New File: Obama and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty

    06/10/2015 9:57:11 AM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies ^ | 6/10/15 | Nachum
    NachumlistObama and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty  6/10/2015U.S. Shifts Stance on Drug Pricing in Pacific Trade Pact Talks, Document RevealsHouse sets Friday vote on 'fast track' trade powers for Obama Bret Baier Grills McConnell Over TPA: ‘Why Not Make The Trade Bill Transparent?’ [VIDEO] 6/9/2015Why are Congressmen Signing Non-Disclosure Forms on Obama’s Secret Treaty?Bill would require trade deals to be publicly available before fast-track voteGOP aiming for Friday trade vote, but snag remains  They’re trying to resolve a last-minute hangup over aid for workers who lose their jobs to free tradeObamatrade Support Falling Apart In House Despite Leadership PushSeeking trade votes, Obama offers help...
  • Brandeis suspends partnership with Palestinian school after Nazi-style rally

    11/20/2013 8:59:17 AM PST · by pabianice · 11 replies
    JNS News ^ | 11/20/13
    Brandeis University on Monday announced the suspension of its decade-old partnership with Al-Quds University following a recent Nazi-style rally at the Palestinian school in Jerusalem. At the Nov. 5 rally, Al-Quds students wore black military gear, carried fake automatic weapons, gave the Nazi salute, and surrounded the main square of their campus with banners depicting images of “martyred” suicide bombers. “While Brandeis has an unwavering commitment to open dialogue on difficult issues, we are also obliged to recognize intolerance when we see it, and we cannot—and will not—turn a blind eye to intolerance,” Brandeis said in a press release. “As...
  • Biden: Mexico-U.S. Partnership Will ‘Shape Future for My Country for Next 10, 20, 30, 40 years’

    09/22/2013 6:37:51 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | September 22, 2013 - 9:24 AM | Terence P. Jeffrey
    Speaking at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City on Friday, Vice President Joe Biden said the partnership he and President Barack Obama are seeking to build between the United States and Mexico will shape the future of the United States for the next four decades. Part of that future, Biden said, should involve letting “undocumented” people “out of the shadows” in the United States—terminology the administration and others have used to describe a policy that would legalize illegal aliens and allow them to eventually become U.S. citizens. …
  • VANITY - Prenuptial Agreements: Why, and are they necessary?

    05/17/2013 3:07:30 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 146 replies
    May 17, 2013 | self
    My nephew and his squeeze are talking marriage. They've been childhood sweethearts since 6th grade - they're now both 21. He wants a 'prenup', a prenuptial agreement, and she's never heard of such a thing. Should they have one? Some background: they are each others best friend and confidant. When he left his grandfather's house after high school graduation to be more independent and encountered roughened circumstances, she supported him while she worked at WalMart, and together they became partners in a business that failed. Nephew moved back home while she went to school. But that's not all - her...
  • Letter To Georgia Officials from SERIOUSLY Hacked Off Citizen re. Obozo Eligibility!

    03/03/2012 11:54:10 AM PST · by Dick Bachert · 18 replies
    Personal anon ^ | 3/3/2012 | Anon3/3
    March 3, 2012 Attn: Governor Deal, SOS Brian Kemp, State Atty. Gen. Sam Olens Re: Ballot fraud and criminal cover-up Dear sirs, The facts are now in, having been uncovered and disclosed by AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio at his March 1 press conference, and they speak to criminal activity I have been warning you about since before any of you took office. I am but one man in a State of millions but this man will not stop until justice prevails. Your minions, Judges Michael Malihi and Cynthia Wright have now done your bidding and paved the way for the...
  • Obama announces new partnership to boost American manufacturing

    06/24/2011 9:41:47 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 29 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 6/24/11 | Michael A. Memoli
    President Obama took his jobs pitch to Pittsburgh Friday, announcing a manufacturing partnership aimed at reviving a key sector of the American economy. The Advanced Manufacturing Partnership is designed to team government, industry and higher education together to fund new technologies. Obama's plan calls for an initial $500 million down payment toward that effort. Speaking at Carnegie Mellon University, Obama said the Steel City is a living example of how manufacturing helped build the middle class in America, and said the country must continue investing in new technologies to sustain it. "Here and across America's industrial heartland, millions clocked in...
  • AP sources: White House set to unveil cyber plan

    05/12/2011 3:41:38 AM PDT · by markomalley · 22 replies
    AP/Yahoo ^ | 5/12/11 | Lolita Baldor
    The White House on Thursday is expected to unveil its proposal to enhance the nation's cybersecurity, laying out plans to require industry to better protect systems that run critical infrastructure like the electrical grid, financial systems and nuclear power plants. The Obama administration also is insisting that companies tell consumers when their personal information has been compromised. According to cybersecurity experts familiar with the plan, the administration's proposed legislation also would instruct federal agencies to more closely monitor their computer networks. Several House and Senate committees have been working on cybersecurity legislation for the past two years, while waiting for...
  • A Man Who Took Life's Business Lemons and Made His Own Business Lemonade

    07/16/2010 11:40:03 AM PDT · by Niuhuru · 4 replies
    Associated Content ^ | Published July 16, 2010 by: | Alice Winters
    After getting frustrated out of the lemons his problems gave him, David Miller made his own corporate lemonade. Due to the frustration of always having to call technical support to solve his own frequent hardware problems, he started taking the initiative to educate himself.
  • Remarks by President Obama and President Medvedev of Russia at the U.S.-Russia Business Summit

    06/25/2010 3:42:17 AM PDT · by Cindy · 20 replies ^ | June 24, 2010 | n/a
    NOTE The following text is a quote: Home • Briefing Room • Speeches & Remarks The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release June 24, 2010 Remarks by President Obama and President Medvedev of Russia at the U.S.-Russia Business Summit U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 3:08 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, good afternoon, everybody. It is a pleasure to be here with my friend and partner, President Medvedev, and I want to thank him again for his leadership, especially his vision for an innovative Russia that’s modernizing its economy, including deeper economic ties between our...
  • Scouts-Marana partnership helps boys and town alike

    05/20/2010 7:00:21 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 235+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Shelley Shelton
    The town of Marana is offering Boy Scouts plenty of chances to "do a good deed daily" - and work toward their Eagle Scout awards in the process. Though the town and the Scouts have been working together for several years, the help has been particularly welcome as town finances have gotten tighter and budgets have dried up, according to town officials. The Parks and Recreation department is a big beneficiary of the Scouts' efforts. Scouts have installed a community water demonstration garden at the Marana Operations Center on West Ina Road, placed trail signs along the Tortolita Preserve Trail,...
  • U.S., Afghan Defense Leaders Agree to Long-Term Partnership

    05/12/2010 5:07:46 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 170+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 11, 2010 – Senior U.S. and Afghan officials today agreed to explore ways to broaden and deepen defense cooperation between the two countries and establish a long-term partnership for the future, Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell said. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today hosted Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak, Interior Minister Mohammad Hanif Atmar and Afghan Intelligence Chief Amrullah Saleh during a 90-minute Pentagon meeting. The meeting is part of a series of discussions between U.S. and Afghan officials built around Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s visit here. “This is a very important week for our partnership, for...
  • Challenges Clear to U.S.-Afghan Partnership, Mullen Says

    03/31/2010 4:59:09 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 134+ views
    KABUL, March 31, 2010 – After visits to U.S., coalition and Afghan forces in Afghanistan’s Helmand and Kandahar provinces, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today that “never has our partnership … been stronger, or the challenges we face, clearer.” Navy Adm. Mike Mullen completed a rigorous three-day visit to Afghanistan that took him to the region of the recent offensive in Marja in Helmand province. Mullen also attended a “shura” – a meeting of community leaders -- at the governor’s palace in downtown Kandahar. In central Helmand, Mullen saw the results of the offensive. Though combined...
  • Afghan Partnership Grows with Afghan Military Officer Visit

    01/20/2010 4:06:44 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 137+ views
    ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan ^ | Gunnery Sgt. Christian Harding, USMC
    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.- Two Afghan national army officers, Col. Mohammad Aslam Mohammad Hashim Hashmi, and Lieutenant Col. Sayed Mohammad Gulakai Malekzai, discuss lessons learned and exchange perspectives with the 'village elders'; in a training exercise Jan. 14. The Afghan officers observed scenario training specifically designed to improve the partnering capabilities of Marine Transition Teams as they work with Afghan forces to combat terrorism and conduct counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan. The delegation also observed and participated in simulated patrol missions, vehicle check points and detainee actions offering some unique insight to role players and training teams. (U.S. Marine...
  • New division takes on ISF partnership role

    11/16/2009 3:20:20 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 161+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Sgt. Jennie Burrett, USA
    BAGHDAD — Soldiers with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division took over partnership responsibilities with Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) in eastern Baghdad during a transfer ceremony, Nov. 15. The ceremony here at Joint Security Station Loyalty marked the end to the year-long deployment for paratroopers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. "I would like to take a moment to thank ... the entire Panther team for the hard work they put in to making our transition a success,” said Col. David M. Miller, of Evanston, Ill., the commander of 2nd BCT, 10th Mtn. Div. “Congratulations...
  • Soldiers Build Partnership With Iraqi Police

    11/12/2009 3:42:58 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 217+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | 2nd Lt. Len Rothermich, USA
    AMARAH, Iraq, Nov. 12, 2009 – Soldiers of the 57th Military Police Company have spent the past three months building a partnership with the Iraqi police in this Maysan province city to improve their ability to govern and secure the local populace. Iraqi police officers watch a safe-body-search demonstration by Dan Escudero, an international police advisor, at an Iraqi police station, Oct. 15, 2009. U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Len Rothermich  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. The MPs engage with key police leaders and visit the district headquarters weekly to collect information on the area, establish training dates...
  • Admiral Cites Partnership, Commitment as Keys to Piracy Crackdown

    05/13/2009 4:47:40 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 252+ views
    ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT, May 13, 2009 – With piracy generating big news in the Gulf of Aden, a far-less-recognized multilateral partnership has brought pirates’ swashbuckling days to a virtual halt in the strategic Strait of Malacca. Navy Adm. Timothy J. Keating, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, praised a partnership among Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and, increasingly, Thailand and the Philippines, that has boosted maritime security dramatically. An estimated 40 percent of the world’s trade -- about 50,000 vessels each year -- transit the narrow passageway that links the Indian and Pacific oceans. Until three years ago, pirates trolling the strait...