John J. Xenakis

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World View: Ebola Virus Is 'Out of Control' in Western Africa

Doctors Without Borders is calling the Ebola epidemic in western Africa "out of control." There have been 567 cases and 350 deaths since the epidemic began in March. The outbreak has spread to 60 different locations in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Jun 24, 2014 7:37 AM PT

World View: With Syria Destabilizing, Number of Refugees Back to WWII Levels

For the first time since World War II, the number of refugees that have been forced to leave their homes because of violence or persecution exceeds 50 million. During 2013, there were about 10.7 million individuals who became new refugees. Fully half of the new refugees were children, and the large preponderance were mothers and children. Jun 21, 2014 7:19 AM PT

World View: President Obama Orders More U.S. Military Involvement in Iraq

President Barack Obama set as his highest priority is to be able to brag that he left office with all U.S. wars ended. Because his only foreign policy doctrine was to be the anti-Bush, he's had one disastrous foreign policy debacle after another. Now concerns are being raised that there's another foreign policy debacle in the making. Jun 20, 2014 7:05 AM PT

World View: The Size of Iraq Catastrophe Continues to Unfold

ISIS has about $450 million in cash, after raiding the central bank in Mosul. This is in addition to billions of dollars' worth of dozens of tanks, humvees, helicopters, and other heavy weaponry, mostly American, that they got from weapons stores in Mosul that the Iraqi army was supposed to be guarding. Jun 16, 2014 3:58 AM PT

World View: Iran Asks U.S. to Intervene in Iraq, Offers Help

Here's a Saturday afternoon BBC interview with Professor Fawaz Gerges, London School of Economics, that I transcribed, in which both the interviewer and the interviewee expressed utter astonishment at the day's news. Jun 15, 2014 3:58 AM PT

World View: U.S. and Iran Move to Help Iraq's al-Maliki Stop ISIS

The "blitzkrieg" attack by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on cities and villages across Iraq is panicking residents of Baghdad as the fighting draws near. Most of the cities captured by ISIS so far have large Sunni Muslim populations that are disaffected and furious because of the contemptuous treatment they've received from the government of Shia president Nouri al-Maliki, and because of their abandonment by the US forces that they worked hard with to drive out Al-Qaeda in Iraq during the 2007 Anbar Awakening. Jun 14, 2014 6:01 AM PT

World View: President Obama Considers Military Action in Iraq

President Obama is facing a dilemma about responding to the collapse of what he considered a major achievement, ending the war in Iraq. Islamic Emirate in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has executed a "blitzkrieg" in Iraq, giving it control of huge swaths of land, millions of dollars of money stolen from banks, and huge volumes of heavy weapons stolen from weapons stores. Jun 13, 2014 2:56 AM PT

World View: Russia Forced to Change Tactics after Ukraine's Election

Polls have indicated for some time that even the Russians living in eastern Ukraine do not eastern Ukraine to be part of Russia. After the revolution that ousted pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovich, replacing him with an interim government Kiev, most of these same Russians don't like or trust the Kiev government either. Jun 8, 2014 1:28 AM PT

World View: Pentagon Issues Annual Report on China's Military

China is developing a new long-range intercontinental ballistic missile with multiple nuclear warheads as part of a large-scale military buildup, according to the "Annual Report to Congress: Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China." Jun 7, 2014 7:04 AM PT

World View: Indonesia Increases Defense Spending to Combat China

Of the nations (Vietnam, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines) whose sovereign territory China is annexing via military force, Indonesia has tried to stay out of the disputes with China and to concentrate on its own problems -- internal terrorist attacks and separatist movements. Jun 6, 2014 7:10 AM PT


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