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International Analysis: The Fallout of China’s Uyghur Policy

July 18, 2014 12:28 pm0 comments

By Haiyun Ma — The Mark News —  China’s ethnic policies are largely to blame for the state of Uyghur–China relations. In the 1930s and 1940s, Communist China developed its own minzu (ethnicity) politics, which were borrowed from, and modeled on, the former Soviet Union’s nationality politics. Chinese minzu policies […]

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Peru On Track to Eradicate 30,000 Hectares of Coca in 2014

July 16, 2014 1:00 pm1 comment

Interior Minister Daniel Urresti said that Peru is on its way to reaching a goal of eradicating some 30,000 hectares of coca crops this year, state newspaper El Peruano reported. Peru, the world’s top cocaine producer, has been stepping up eradication since President Ollanta Humala took office and last year […]

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Economy Expands 1.84 Percent in May

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Peru’s economic growth continued to slow down, expanding a weaker-than-expected 1.84 percent in May, the government said. The growth was lower than the 2.9 percent that was expected by analysts, according to daily Gestion. That would have represented a slight improvement from April when the economy expanded 2.0 percent. The […]

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International Analysis — Turkey and the rise of ISIS: The consequences of benign neglect

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By Atilla Yesilada — The Mark News One night in 1995, I zapped to CNN International to catch the evening news, and saw a long caravan of Toyotas driving towards a dusty city carrying solemn young men with flowing beards and Uzis. The Taliban had just entered the global scene. […]

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International Analysis — Shattering Myths: The Conflict between Israel and Hamas

July 14, 2014 7:41 pm3 comments

By Alan M. Dershowitz – The Mark News —  The current warfare between Hamas and Israel shatters several myths that have been accepted as gospel by many in the international community and the media. MYTH 1: The primary cause of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians is the occupation of […]

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Archaeologists Find New Grave at Huaca de la Luna

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Archaeologists Find New Grave at Huaca de la Luna

Archaeologists at the Huaca de la Luna, or Temple of the Moon, in northern Peru have found a grave with an impressive array of offerings, including  peculiar ceramics of feline claws. Archaeologist Santiago Uceda, co-director of the Huaca de la Luna and the nearby Huaca del Sol, or Temple of […]

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