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South Africa finally shows Zuma the door

International | Country’s new president credited with driving negotiations that ended apartheid
by Mindy Belz
Posted 2/16/18, 12:27 pm

SOUTH AFRICA: Jacob Zuma, who once said his party would govern South Africa until Jesus returns, bowed to pressure within the African National Congress (ANC), resigning the presidency Wednesday as the ANC prepared to side with opposition parties to support his impeachment.

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Threat level ‘high’ for great-power conflict

International | National intelligence director says risk greater ‘than at any time since the Cold War’
by Mindy Belz
Posted 2/14/18, 02:55 pm

UNITED STATES: The risk of conflict among great powers “is higher than at any time since the Cold War,” according to the worldwide threat assessment delivered to Congress Tuesday by Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats. Contrary to statements by President Donald Trump about the defeat of ISIS in Iraq, the Coats report indicates ISIS “probably will maintain” its insurgency in Iraq and Syria “as part of a long-term strategy.”

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Brownback’s Islamist embrace

International | Plus NASA scientist sentenced in Turkey and more news and notes from around the world
by Mindy Belz
Posted 2/09/18, 02:59 pm

UNITED STATES: Apparently the cost of U.S.

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