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Hezbollah's defiant signal to Israel, Lebanon, and the UN

Hezbollah's defiant signal to Israel, Lebanon, and the UNThe stated objective of the Hezbollah-coordinated press tour of southern Lebanon was to see new Israeli defensive installations on the border indications, according to the powerful Shiite Lebanese militia, of Israeli fears of Hezbollahs growing military might. The unprecedented spectacle appeared to be a deliberate and calculated breach of a UN Security Council resolution that bans non-state forces from bearing arms in southern Lebanon, and it illustrated the unmatched sway Hezbollah wields, and the impunity it enjoys throughout the country. Recommended: Hezbollah 101: Who is the militant group, and what does it want?

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:26:13 -0400
Trumps possible logic on North Korea

Trumps possible logic on North KoreaAs North Korea moves to own more nuclear weapons and missiles, will Japan and South Korea seek nuclear weapons rather than rely on the United States as the preferred cop on the beat with its deterrence threat of nuclear retaliation? This has helped curb the proliferation of nuclear weapons, helping to keep the world safe from a devastating type of warfare. It is in this moral context that the world must watch what President Trump, along with China, is doing about North Koreas nuclear ambitions.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:59:25 -0400
Republicans control all of Washington. Why aren't they winning more?

Republicans control all of Washington. Why aren't they winning more?Republicans have a majority in both the House and Senate, and theres a Republican in the White House. Like many US chief executives before him, President Trump is discovering that partisan dominance isnt a magic button. There are numerous impediments to a party working its will in national governance, even if it has a congressional majority and holds the executive branch.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:14:40 -0400
Edible insects give Mexicans a taste of history and maybe the future

Edible insects give Mexicans a taste of history  and maybe the futureThere are crispy brown grasshoppers cooked into that bread. Eating bugs is confused with being something exotic, not just by foreigners, but by many city-dwelling Mexicans as well, says Isaac Sandoval, co-owner of the poca de Oro Chocolateria, who is serving up critter-covered chocolates. This is tradition and is a huge part of Mexicos story, Mr. Sandoval says.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:08:22 -0400
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