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Fierce and formidable Dlamini-Zuma eyes South Africas presidency

'Fierce and formidable' Dlamini-Zuma eyes South Africa's presidencyBy Alexander Winning JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is a fierce campaigner against racial inequality whose hostility to big business has rattled investors in South Africa. The 68-year-old is vying to succeed her ex-husband, President Jacob Zuma, as leader of the ruling African National Congress at a party vote this weekend, an outcome that would make her favourite for the presidency after a parliamentary election due in 2019. A medical doctor and former chair of the Commission of the African Union, a pan-continental grouping, Dlamini-Zuma has pledged during her campaign to "radically" tackle the racial inequality that persists in South Africa 23 years after the end of white minority rule.


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What Trump did this week Twitter feuds – naturally – and a shock loss for Roy Moore

What Trump did this week: Twitter feuds – naturally – and a shock loss for Roy MooreEach week, Trump seems to make more news than most presidents do in a lifetime. Donald Trump lashed out at the press on Saturday after CNN had to correct a report about hacked material being emailed to his son. Pointing out that the network’s slogan was “THE MOST TRUSTED NAME IN NEWS”, Trump suggested an alternative tagline: “THE LEAST TRUSTED NAME IN NEWS”.


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Are the US Marines Dying

Are the U.S. Marines Dying?The U.S. Marine Corps is arguably the best amphibious-warfare force in the world. The issue is that relentless overseas commitments have strained marine resources so badly that it can’t conduct the other training that it needs to maintain its combat edge. A review of readiness data from 2014 to 2016 revealed that “Marine Corps units were unable to fully accomplish training for other amphibious operations priorities,” according to the GAO report.


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Slipping from America Why the US Needs Middle East Ambassadors Now

Slipping from America: Why the U.S. Needs Middle East Ambassadors NowThe lack of ambassadors in the Middle East is even more striking when one considers the importance of the countries from which they are absent. The Trump administration’s decision to relocate the American embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has increased the focus on America’s diplomatic efforts in the Middle East, particularly when it comes to the role of American embassies and the State Department in conducting foreign policy.


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