With eye on China, Philippine president endorses Japan's push for an expanded military role Aquino's support comes as Japan and the Philippines deepen security ties in the face of China's military expansion and territorial disputes both they and other Asian nations have with China in the South and East China seas. Neither Aquino nor Abe mentioned ... 06/23/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Obama spends US$1 b to boost military presence in Europe Obama's announcement marks a significant departure from a two-decade trend toward a smaller U.S. military presence in Europe amid a shift by the Obama administration to a more visible and active naval and air power presence ... from a four-star to a ... 06/3/2014 - 8:52 am | View Link
Military star power endorses high seas treaty WASHINGTON (AP) -- Proponents of a treaty governing the high seas rolled out military star power Thursday to try to lift the prospects for a long-spurned pact that faces strong conservative Republican opposition. Four admirals, including the chief of naval ... 06/14/2012 - 7:40 am | View Link
Military star power endorses high seas treaty WASHINGTON (AP) — Proponents of a treaty governing the high seas rolled out military star power Thursday to try to lift the prospects for a long-spurned pact that faces strong conservative Republican opposition. Four admirals, including the chief of ... 06/14/2012 - 4:36 am | View Link
Clinton, military leaders plead for sea treaty WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and military leaders implored conservative Republicans on Wednesday to approve a long-spurned high seas treaty ... is losing ground to growing military power China as well as Russia, which ... 05/22/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The most recent Saturday Spotlight can be seen here.
A senior U. S. defense official said Wednesday that Russian troops have fired missiles inside Ukraine at central government military positions, providing further evidence for the Obama administration's charges that Russia is orchestrating new military operations in eastern Ukraine.
U. S. officials are taking a wary view of the disclosure this week that Iran – one of four countries the United States accuses of supporting terrorism – has begun arming the Kurdish Regional Government in northern Iraq, as the Kurds scramble to combat the threat posed by ISIS.
At 68 cents a gallon, Californians already pay the nation's second highest gas tax. It goes up again in January to pay for a first in the nation climate change law that hits motorists where it hurts most: the pocketbook.
From the August 27 edition of MSNBC's The Ed Show:Previously:
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Charles and David Koch, brothers and the oil barons who are already shaping the 2014 midterm elections according to recently leaked audio recordings, are often portrayed as environmentally responsible advocates of the free-market that are unfairly targeted by Democrats. However, their political influence, which benefits the fossil fuel industry and their own bottom line, is unparalleled.
How far does the Koch brothers' influence spread?
Is it fair to equate them with big liberal donors?
Is it fair to characterize the Kochs as Big Oil?
Are the Kochs unbiased in their energy advocacy?
Do the Kochs have a good track record on environmental regulations?
Do they have a stake in the Keystone XL debate?
Are the Koch brothers transparent?
How extreme are their views?
Koch Brothers Are Shaping Politics In 2014 Elections
Associated Press: Koch Brothers Are "Reshaping Politics." From an Associated Press primer on "the Koch brothers and their role in politics":
Charles and David Koch, ages 78 and 74, are billionaire brothers who helped create a broad network of nonprofit groups that control hundreds of millions of dollars flowing into politics.