BY THE GRACE OF GOD, ARCHBISHOP OF PEC, METROPOLITAN OF BELGRADE-KARLOVCI AND SERBIAN PATRIARCH IRINEJ Dear spiritual children, Our brothers and sisters in Kosovo and Metohija and the holy shrines of the Serbian Orthodox Church are in great danger, because the proponents of the so-called state of Kosovo want to obtain the membership in UNESCO
Joel Gehrke, Washington Examiner, February 16, 2019
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MUNICH — European leaders should disregard “lectures” from Vice President Mike Pence and other U.S. officials about Chinese encroachment into Europe, a top diplomat from the communist nation said Saturday.
Pence — amplifying warnings by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo — told the Munich Security Conference that Huawei, a Chinese multinational telecom company, posed a threat to regional security.
“Chinese law requires them to provide Beijing’s vast security apparatus with access to any data that touches their networks or equipment,” Pence said in his prepared text. “We must protect our critical telecom infrastructure, and the United States is calling on all our security partners to be vigilant and to reject any enterprise that would compromise the integrity of our communications technology or national security systems.”
That prompted a rebuke, during a question-and-answer session, from Yang Jiechi, a top ..
Katarzyna Rybka-IwańskaKatarzyna Rybka-Iwańska • 1stHead, Political and Economic Section, Embassy of Poland in Israel12hIt was a true pleasure to meet students of the David Yellin Academic College in Jerusalem. These future educators, thanks to the SparkPro organisation, are just about to start the study trip to Poland. We discussed thoroughly educational challenges and opportunities Poland and Israel face. Thank you very much Boaz Yardeni for giving me the opportunity to meet these wonderful women.Activate link to view larger image.2 Likes2 Likes on Katarzyna Rybka-Iwańska’s post 2 Comments2 Comments on Katarzyna Rybka-Iwańska’s post
Guy Farmer, Nevada Appeal, December 15, 2018
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As the late President George H.W. Bush (Bush 41) was being laid to rest in recent days, a grateful nation honored him as president and as a prominent member of what Tom Brokaw calls the Greatest Generation, men and women who won World War II and came home to continue serving their country. They lived by four important words — duty, honor, country and family — and we'll miss them when they're gone.
I was touched by the moving tributes to Bush 41, one of the youngest U.S. Navy pilots at the outset of World War II. Although he was born with the proverbial silver spoon in his mouth, he enlisted in the Navy at the age of 18 in 1942. His eloquent biographer, Jon Meacham, described Bush as “America's last great soldier-statesman, a 20th century founding father,” and lauded the courage Bush showed when, as a 20-year-old Navy pilot, he parachuted from a burning plane over the Pacific Ocean. How many of today&#..
By Braden Ruddy Nation, Identity, Food as Power, and the Theory and Practice of Gastrodiplomacy Last year, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton proclaimed that “food is the oldest form of diplomacy.” This is just one recent claim of the power of food and its use in diplomacy, both today and through the ages.