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Fusion Energy vs Fission Energy

Fusion energy, simply, is the exact opposite of fission energy, which comes from splitting an atom and is widely used to power nuclear plants and weapons. Fusion occurs constantly on our sun, which produces most of its energy via the…

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End of Syrian Civil War

Three Ways the Syrian Civil War Could End Anyone who thinks they can pinpoint exactly how the Syrian civil war will end is kidding himself or herself. More than in Egypt, or even Iraq, the number of interacting variables at…

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Soft Power

“Soft Power -The Means to Success in World Politics” When Joseph Nye, Jr. first introduced the concept of soft power in Bound to Lead in 1990, he pointed out that the U.S. was not only the strongest nation in military…

Obama and Snowden extradition

Edward Snowden: Barack Obama not spoken to Russia or China over extradition – videoThe US president, Barack Obama, says he has not spoken to Russian or Chinese leaders over claims they may grant NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden asylum. During a…

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Whistleblower!

Edward Snowden has accused Barack Obama of deception for promising in public to avoid diplomatic “wheeling and dealing” over his extradition, while privately pressuring countries to refuse his requests for asylum. Snowden, the surveillance whistleblower who is thought to be…

Washington's obsession with leakers: Julian Assange,

Washington’s obsession

Washington’s obsession with leakers: Julian Assange, Edward Snowden just the most prominent targets Once again, the powerful organs of U.S. state security have gone to war. And once again, they seem to have the backing of a complacent American public,…

Francis’s first 100 days

In these first 100 days of Francis’s papacy, there have been few big announcements, few visible changes to church teaching or practice, few Curial government heads rolling through St. Peter’s Square. In short, the news from Rome has been sorta…

US Drones attack!

U.S. drones

President Barack Obama said Thursday that he will engage Congress in exploring a number of options for increased oversight of lethal drone strikes outside of war zones like Afghanistan. The official U.S. figures of number of strikes and estimated deaths…

Actress charged in ricin threat

TEXARKANA, Texas — A pregnant Texas actress who first told the FBI that her husband sent ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, then allegedly said she sent them because her husband “made her”…

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