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Yes, we’re back! And we will now be posting regularly, bringing you stories that are important in today's rapidly changing and increasingly dangerous world. Our stories are frequently the ones you are not likely to see in the mainstream press, and they generally come with analysis of the issues. Our goal is to put the stories in context and help our readers see them as they connect to the safety and security of the West within the environment of empowered global terrorism.
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Today we focus our newsletter on two stories:
As UN Ambassador, Samantha Power Represents Real Danger to US and Middle East
The first is about the appointment by
President Obama of Samantha Power
to fill the position of US Ambassador
to the UN, replacing Susan Rice. As
our title suggests, we think this is a
very dangerous choice and we will tell
you why. Follow the link above and read
the story at the top of Column 1.
Iraqi Politician Mithal al-Alusi
Warns West Not to Be Naive
About Iran’s Rowhani
The second story comes from Iraq,
with words of caution from Mithal
al-Alusi, a singularly courageous
politician who warns us about Iran's
new president. Read his warning
by following the link above..
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GerardDirect.com will continue to follow these and other stories and keep you informed as they develop.
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