Obama Lifted Arms Ban Despite Continuing Repression in Vietnam

Obama Lifted Arms Ban Despite Continuing Repression in Vietnam

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: May 23, 2016

President Obama made the move despite what many observers see as a deteriorating human rights climate in Vietnam.


‘Daze of Justice’ Explores Cambodia’s Trauma of Silence


New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: May 17, 2016

A new documentary by San Francisco filmmaker Mike Siv looks at the lasting legacy of Cambodia's genocide and the silence that surrounds victims and perpetrators.


Sadiq Khan’s Election: Islamists Suffer a Slap in the Face


New Canadian Media, Commentary, Shenaz Kermalli, Posted: May 16, 2016

Followers of Islamic State may never admit it, but the election victory of Sadiq Khan as mayor of London was a slap in the face.

Muslim Calif. High School Student Misidentified as ‘Isis Phillips’ in Yearbook


The Root, News Report, Posted: May 09, 2016

Bayan Zehlif is a Muslim high school student at Los Osos High School in California, and like most high school students, she was excited to get her yearbook. When she turned to the page that held her photo, she was shocked to see that she had been identified as "Isis Phillips."


Report on 43 Missing Students Conflicts with Mexico's Official Version


La Opinion, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Apr 25, 2016

Editors of La Opinion write that all the signs of impunity and judicial incompetence are present.

US Seeks China Guarantee: Don’t militarize South China Sea


Global Nation, News Report, Posted: Apr 20, 2016

The Pentagon on Tuesday called on China to reaffirm it has no plans to deploy military aircraft in the Spratly Islands after Beijing used a military plane to evacuate sick workers from a new airstrip on an island it has created in the disputed South China Sea.

Iraqi Man Booted Off Southwest Flight for Speaking Arabic


Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Apr 18, 2016

Now a senior at UC Berkley, Makhzoomi was in Los Angeles attending a dinner at the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, an event that was also attended by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

Viet Thanh Nguyen Won the Pulitzer Prize for 2016 Fiction


Lit Hub, News Report, Posted: Apr 18, 2016

Last April, Nguyen released his blackly comic debut novel, The Sympathizer, the tale of a communist party spy who escapes Saigon for the United States, where he lives a double-existence—as a resident, and as a informer on a general who has landed in LA and runs a liquor store.


With Huge Challenges in Foreign Policy Nuclear Summit a Small Win


New America Media, News Analysis, George Koo, Posted: Apr 12, 2016

At the just concluded nuclear summit, Obama welcomed more than 50 world leaders, emphasizing collaboration on the one hand and US unilateralism on the other.


We’re Learning the Wrong Lessons from Brussels — and It’s Going to Cost Us


New Canadian Media, Commentary, Michael Harris, Posted: Mar 28, 2016

In the wake of Brussels, at least for now, we’re back in the bad old days of the War of Civilizations narrative.

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