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Trudeau Sparks Outrage with Bizarre Bollywood-Themed India Trip

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 1:30pm 2/24/2018 at 1:30pm
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first official visit to India is grabbing headlines for all the wrong reasons.

“Why India is being really rude to Justin Trudeau,” lamented Washington Post in an opinion piece. “There seems to be no end to the Indian snubbing of the Canadians, even as the Trudeaus are trying...

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Marching for Israel in Calcutta

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 23, 2018 at 7:00am 2/23/2018 at 7:00am
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Of all the topics I cover for Legal Insurrection, stories related to India-Israel relations are closest to my heart. It was, therefore, a pleasant surprise when I was invited to address a large pro-Israel rally in the Indian city of Calcutta. The invitation for the last week’s event was extended by Hindu S...

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India, Southeast Asian Countries Step Up Maritime Cooperation to Counter China

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 26, 2018 at 7:00am 1/26/2018 at 7:00am
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is rolling out the red carpet for the leaders of Southeast Asian countries on the eve of India’s Republic Day. What is being described by the Indian media as a diplomatic ‘coup’ in India’s ongoing territorial row with China, ten heads of states from Southeast Asian countries will...

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Israel, India Upgrade Defense and Trade Ties During Netanyahu’s Visit

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 15, 2018 at 2:38pm 1/15/2018 at 2:38pm
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EU Launches Disciplinary Proceedings Against Poland

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 11:30am 12/21/2017 at 11:30am
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The European Union has launched disciplinary proceedings against Poland, accusing the county of breaching the EU’s “core values” over a series of judicial reforms passed by the Polish parliament.

The European Commission, the EU’s executive body, triggered Article 7, also dubbed as the “Nuclear Option.” The process could lead to economic sanctions and...

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Glenn Reynolds: You can “thank” Hillary for the Libya Slave Trade

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 9:00am 12/2/2017 at 9:00am
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In recent years, the country of Libya has descended into a nightmare. There is a lack of leadership and warring factions are struggling for control. Worst of all, some refugees who have been taken prisoner there are now being sold in slave markets.

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India Bids for Israel’s Offshore Oil and Gas Blocks

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 1:00pm 11/16/2017 at 1:00pm
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In what amounts to a significant policy shift, Indian public sector companies are bidding for Israeli offshore oil and gas fields. A consortium led by India’s state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is seeking drilling rights in 24 offshore blocks in Israel’s Mediterranean waters, Indian and Israeli newspapers reported on Wednesday.

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Trump, India’s PM Modi Vow to ‘Destroy Radical Islamic Terrorism’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 10:00am 6/27/2017 at 10:00am
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Combatting Islamist terror was high on the agenda when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the White House on his first official visit since President Donald Trump took office. “We are both determined to destroy terrorist organizations and the radical ideology that drives them. We will destroy radical Islamic terrorism,” President Trump said...

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Israel Makes Impressive Security Preparations for Trump Visit

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 8:30am 5/10/2017 at 8:30am
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Donald Trump and First Lady Melania are set to visit Israel with Ivanka and husband Jared Kushner later this month as part of a three stop tour of the Middle East.

A massive effort for increased security is already underway in Israel.

The Times of Israel reports:

Frenetic preparations underway for Trump’s Israel visit

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Democrats are Willing to Provoke a War With Russia Over Lost Election?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 16, 2016 at 4:00pm 12/16/2016 at 4:00pm

Professor Jacobson has covered the Democrat’s futile attempt to mount an electoral college insurrection in the hopes of turning over the results of the recent presidential election.

Monday morning, establishment media outlets along with a bevy of Democrats decided Russia was to blame for Hillary’s embarrassing electoral loss. The sudden, unified chorus...

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Google, Cuba Sign Internet Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 2:30pm 12/13/2016 at 2:30pm

Google and Cuba finalized their deal to bring servers to the Communist island to allow high speed internet for users. The Wall Street Journal reported:

Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt signed an agreement in Havana on Monday with Cuba’s state telecommunications company, La Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Cuba SA, concluding months of talks.

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Ariel University: How a tiny Israeli city builds a high-tech bridge to India

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 11:30am 11/17/2016 at 11:30am

With Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin touring India on an 8-day visit, Ariel University is taking this historic opportunity to connect with Indian universities and tap into South Asian country’s huge talent pool. Professor Yehuda Danon, President of Ariel University, is accompanying the presidential delegation, along with fifteen other heads of Israeli universities. Along with...

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ISIS Taking Advantage of Migrant Issue by Flooding People Through Libya

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 27, 2016 at 1:00pm 5/27/2016 at 1:00pm

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) continues to take advantage of the migrant issue by blending their fighters and shipping them through Europe.

Smuggler Abu Walid told CNN that ISIS has contacted people in his business in Libya in the past two months, offering up to $40,000 for 25 people. Libyan officials told the...

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Taliban Leader Killed by U.S. Drone in Pakistan

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 4:30pm 5/22/2016 at 4:30pm

The Afghanistan government confirmed a U.S. drone killed Taliban leader Mullah Mansoor in Pakistan.

The U.S. Department of Defense said the government targeted the leader “while travelling in convoy ne...

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Will Obama “Apologize” in Hiroshima?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 10:00am 5/11/2016 at 10:00am
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The White House said people should not view President Barack Obama’s visit to Hiroshima, Japan, as an apology after they announced he will become the first sitting president to visit the city since the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on it in 1945.

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters that if...

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MLB Changes Puerto Rico Series to Miami Due to Zika

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 6, 2016 at 7:20pm 5/6/2016 at 7:20pm

The Zika virus has forced the Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) to move the Pittsburgh Pirates and Miami Marlins series from Puerto Rico to Miami.

Several players voiced their concerns over the virus, which led the union to ask Commissioner Rob Manfred to move the...

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First U.S. Cruise Ship in 38 Years Docks in Cuba

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 2, 2016 at 3:30pm 5/2/2016 at 3:30pm

Cuba has received their first U.S. cruise ship in the last 38 years as the two countries relax their tense relationship.

Carnival’s Adonia landed at Havana Bay with 700 passengers at 9:30AM Eastern time. It will also make stops at Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba.

The ship included Cuban passengers who escaped the...

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