Blog entries from: Global Public Square

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April 17 2014

From Global Public Square Thu Apr 17 2014, 11:26:03

Fareed speaks with Helene Gayle, president of CARE USA, and Bill Easterly, professor of economics at New York University and author of The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor, about whether foreign aid is effective. Watch the video for the full discussion. So the context here is Bill Gates [...]

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April 16 2014

From Global Public Square Wed Apr 16 2014, 14:55:41

International attention might currently be focused on Crimea and eastern Ukraine, but does another territorial dispute involving a major power, this one in the South China Sea, also have the potential to flare up into full-blown conflict? Robert D. Kaplan, chief geopolitical analyst for Stratfor and author of Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and [...]

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From Global Public Square Wed Apr 16 2014, 12:06:02

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN Fareed speaks with the mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, about the prospects for a peace plan that includes East Jerusalem as the Palestinian capital. Watch the video for more. What are the solutions? Well, I'll leave that to the national government. [...]

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From Global Public Square Wed Apr 16 2014, 11:45:31

For more Last Look, watch GPS, Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN Believe it or not, there is one country on earth that is home to both U.S. and Russian soldiers, the opposing nations stationed a mere 20 miles from each other. It's a landlocked, mountainous country, and its parliament has [...]

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From Global Public Square Wed Apr 16 2014, 09:29:24

By Laura Pitter, Special to CNN Editor's note: Laura Pitter is a senior national security researcher at Human Rights Watch. The views expressed are the writer's own. Under growing pressure to rein in domestic surveillance, President Barack Obama recently offered a proposal to end the government's bulk collection of Americans' phone records. Under the new [...]

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April 15 2014

From Global Public Square Tue Apr 15 2014, 18:15:05

By Fareed Zakaria "Emotional claims that the right to possess deadly weapons is so important that it is protected by the federal Constitution distort intelligent debate about the wisdom of particular aspects of proposed legislation designed to minimize the slaughter caused by the prevalence of guns in private hands," writes John Paul Stevens in the [...]

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From Global Public Square Tue Apr 15 2014, 14:31:02

By Christopher S. Chivvis and Bonny Lin, Special to CNN Editor's note: Christopher S. Chivvis is a senior political scientist at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation and expert in European and Eurasian security issues. You can follow him @cchivvis. Bonny Lin is an associate political scientist at RAND and an expert on Asia-Pacific security issues. The views [...]

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From Global Public Square Tue Apr 15 2014, 14:22:14

For more What in the World watch Sundays at 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. ET on CNN By Global Public Square staff If Dick Cheney were arrested...and his assets seized...all in an anti-corruption effort by President might say "What in the World," right? Well, as the New Yorker's Evan Osnos points out, that scenario [...]

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From Global Public Square Tue Apr 15 2014, 08:50:32

CNN speaks with Fareed Zakaria about recent developments in Ukraine, and whether Kiev has lost control of the east of the country. This is an edited version of the transcript. A Russian air force plane reportedly made 12 passes near a U.S. Navy warship in the Black Sea over the weekend, a move the Navy [...]

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April 14 2014

From Global Public Square Mon Apr 14 2014, 00:14:50

By Fareed Zakaria [There are] those who believe that Israel can forge a special relationship with Moscow, fueled by the connection between the hundreds of thousands of Russian Jews who emigrated to Israel and have been gaining political power there. When Lieberman meets with Putin or Foreign Minister Lavrov, they speak in Russian, which is [...]

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