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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must unite to save Iraq from imploding

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:13am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial World must unite to rescue Iraq Embattled Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is counting on the US to help repel Sunni Muslim insurgents carving up his country. ... State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as Isis) are capturing ever-greater swathes of territory in their bid to create a Sunni nation bound by strict Islamic principles. They face little ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1541273/world-must-unite-save-iraq-imploding
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    United States should end its debt-ceiling hostage crisis

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 03:09am by STAFF

    ... there is a good case to be made for repealing the law on the debt ceiling, which has become the political equivalent of a nuclear threat. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1333981/united-states-should-end-its-debt-ceiling-hostage-crisis
  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghans, United States reach tentative pact on post-2014 forces deployment

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 02:16pm by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... States and Afghanistan have agreed on a draft deal that would keep some US forces in Afghanistan past next year, but only if Afghan political and tribal leaders agree to a key US demand that its ... next month. "Tonight we reached some sort of agreement," Karzai said on Saturday. "The United States will no longer conduct operations by themselves. We have been provided ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1330879/us-and-afghanistan-agree-draft-security-pact
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Janet Yellen will bring continuity to the United States Federal Reserve

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Yellen will bring continuity to Fed One American portfolio manager would have been speaking for many in the financial markets when he said: "Thank God (Janet) Yellen will be nominated". This is not because any other choice to run the US Federal Reserve would have been unthinkable, but because a radical change right now might have unnerved markets amid a political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1331096/janet-yellen-will-bring-continuity-united-states-federal
  5. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple launches first Chinese iCloud centre, but eyebrows raised over state firm’s role

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:01pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen chen.binglin@scmp.com Internet giant dismisses privacy concerns over state-owned company's 'deep involvement' in the project Apple has established its first iCloud data centre in mainland China – using a state-owned telecoms company’s storage service, prompting concerns about government censorship and monitoring. The unprecedented move was meant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1574195/apple-launches-first-mainland-icloud-centre-eyebrows-raised-over-state
  6. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    Former United States vice-president Al Gore says Snowden performed an important service

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:13am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Former NSA man was more a whistle-blower than a traitor, former US vice-president says Gore says Snowden performed vital service Edward Snowden secured his highest endorsement yet in the US when former vice-president Al Gore described the lea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1530401/former-united-states-vice-president-al-gore-says-snowden-performed
  7. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    United States sends terror suspects to warships for interrogation

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... for itself." Libya yesterday summoned the US ambassador over the capture and the country's top political authority, the General National Congress, demanded that al-Libi be handed back. Prime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1327358/united-states-sends-terror-suspects-warships-interrogation
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    United States and Russia agree plan for Syria to give up chemical weapons

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 07:52pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva President Assad given one week to provide details of chemical weapons US, Russia agree plan for Syria's weapons The United States and Russia yesterday ... with the accord. Obama said that if the regime of Assad did not live up to the deal, "the United States remains prepared to act". Kerry said the steps agreed to yesterday would be encapsulated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1309888/united-states-and-russia-agree-plan-syria-give-chemical-weapons
  9. News - China - ANTI-CORRUPTION CRACKDOWN

    Party will 'spit out' errant cadres- no matter how well-connected, state warns

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 07:06pm by Keira Lu Huang, Keith Zhai

    ... and reposted by state media. By 11am, the piece had been deleted. Of corrupt officials like former railway minister Liu Zhijun, 61, and his younger brother, former Wuhan railways deputy chief Liu ... with the public seeing it as indicative of officials' decadent lifestyle- one of luxury cars and partying. "In the Chinese political scenario, when a close relative of a senior leader ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1537058/party-will-spit-out-errant-cadres-no-matter-how-well-connected-state-news
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Anti-Occupy march as much a product of political dysfunction as pro-democracy protests

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 03:06pm by LARRY AU

    ... for participating in the protest, which has been widely documented by mainstream news outlets. Those ignorant of these facts are prone to misconstrue the stated numbers as demonstrating ... of the history of protest in the past decade and our distorted political system. Pro-government and pro-democracy movements are a product of the same contradictory forces: the tension between protest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1576031/anti-occupy-march-much-product-political-dysfunction-pro-democracy-protests

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