2022-01-18: News Headlines

Staff (2022-01-17). Who is Biden's unblinking chief negotiator on Russia & Ukraine? rt.com Wendy Sherman has helped Democratic presidents negotiate now-failed deals with North Korea and Iran | Veteran US diplomat Wendy Sherman is the woman conveying Washington's messages about NATO expansion in Europe to Moscow — but the 'hard-nosed' negotiator was previously involved in sealing security deals with Pyongyang and Tehran. | Neither the Clinton-era Framework Agreement with North Korea nor the Obama-era Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) acted as the enduring restraints on nuclear proliferation that they were meant to be. | Who is Wendy Sherman? | The 72-year-old diplomat heading the US de…

_____ (2022-01-17). A Lesson in Source Studies or Did Kim Jong-il Really Invent Shawarma? journal-neo.org In early January, several media outlets ran a clickbait headline, "North Korea Claims Kim Jong-il Invented Shawarma." This fast-food dish is popular in post-Soviet countries. The statement about its North Korean roots immediately broke into negative comments about how North Korea is duping the people and making them believe that its top leaders have invented …

sputniknews (2022-01-17). Sweden Investigates Drone Flights Over Nuclear Plants as 'National Incident'. sputniknews.com While no permit is required from the Swedish Transport Agency for lighter drones, they have to be flown within sight at a certain distance and not over protected objects, such as nuclear power plants.

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