Monday, November 28, 2016

Donald Trump Demands ‘A Better Deal’ From Cuba

"President-elect Donald Trump says Cuba needs to provide a better deal for its people and the United States if the country wants to continue enjoying the thawed economic relations achieved during the Obama administration.

"“If Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for the Cuban people, the Cuban/American people and the U.S. as a whole, I will terminate deal,” Trump wrote on Twitter on Monday." Continue reading: Donald Trump Demands ‘A Better Deal’ From Cuba by Charlie Spiering, 28 Nov 2016 Breitbart

Sunday, November 27, 2016

FDA Approves US Trial of Cuban Lung Cancer Vaccine

FDA Approves US Trial of Cuban Lung Cancer Vaccine by Nick Mulcahy, October 28, 2016 Metscape

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Can Cuban Science Go Global? Tensions between Cuba and the U.S. are easing. But researchers still struggle to join the scientific world -- By Sara Reardon, Nature magazine on September 29, 2016 Scientific American

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The Weimar Republic: Gone but Not Forgotten

"The Weimar Republic has been on people’s minds with the results of the U.S. presidential election and rise of the radical right in Europe. Is there a lesson to be learned from the Weimar experience? Any answer to that question has to be grounded in the chaotic history of the republic that barely held Germany together from 1919 to 1933." Read the article: The Weimar Republic: Gone but Not Forgotten by Matthew Wills, November 26, 2016 JSTOR

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Congress May Not Require Women to Register for Draft

"While U.S. Defense Department officials have made clear it has no problem with requiring women to register for the draft, lawmakers in Congress appear poised to dodge the issue in the upcoming battle over the defense policy bill.

"House and Senate negotiators plan to shelve the provision in the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act in favor of ordering up a study of the issue, sources told Politico and the Washington Examiner.

""Neither majorities support it," a source told Politico. "There's bigger things to worry about" in the $602 billion defense bill proposed by the Pentagon and the White House."" Read the article: Congress May Not Require Women to Register for Draft - 8 NOV 2016 Military.com | by Richard Sisk