Category Archives: Diplomacy

Turkey and the Netherlands resume full diplomatic ties

Turkey and the Netherlands resume full diplomatic ties | Turkey News | Al Jazeera https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/07/turkey-netherlands-resume-full-diplomatic-ties-180720142759987.html Re-posted from AlJazeera. Geoff Geoff Comments: As Turkey’s government displays more instability, more diplomatic ties will help…

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China mediation diplomacy in focus as Xi Jinping heads to Africa

China mediation diplomacy in focus as Xi Jinping heads to Africa https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/20/china-mediation-diplomacy-in-focus-as-xi-jinping-heads-to-africa.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: China is the source of the world’s rare earth elements, needed for high tech… China controls the world’s access to this treasure … Continue reading

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Mike Pompeo dismisses North Korea’s ‘gangster’ comments

Mike Pompeo dismisses North Korea’s ‘gangster’ comments – CNNPolitics https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/08/politics/mike-pompeo-north-korea-response/index.html Re-posted from CNN. Geoff Geoff Comments: Mike Pompeo is correct, his comments should have more weight since he actually was a participant in what the media is making conjecture about…

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How Trump Made Diplomacy Great Again

How Trump Made Diplomacy Great Again – POLITICO Magazine https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/06/11/trump-north-korea-talks-singapore-diplomacy-218674 Re-posted from Politico. Geoff Geoff Comments: A smile and a handshake and we are off to the races…

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Trump Wants High-Ranking Military Leader as Top Diplomat in South Korea

Trump Wants High-Ranking Military Leader as Top Diplomat in South Korea http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2018/05/25/trump-nominates-china-hawk-navy-admiral-to-lead-south-korean-embassy/ Re-posted from Breitbart. Geoff Geoff Comments: President Trump has been making great personnel choices recently…

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Which Countries Have the Most Diplomatic Ties?

Which Countries Have the Most Diplomatic Ties? | Statista https://www.statista.com/chart/10198/which-countries-have-the-most-diplomatic-ties/ Re-posted from Statisica. Geoff Geoff Comments: The US under President Trump is still the most diplomatically connected country in the world…

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Trump Exults in Release of Prisoners and a Date Next Month With Kim Jong-un

Trump Exults in Release of Prisoners and a Date Next Month With Kim Jong-un – The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/10/world/asia/trump-north-korea-singapore.html Re-posted from NYTimes. Geoff Geoff Comments: As President Trump opined, we may get tired of “winning”…

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You Know The US Is Losing, We’re Willing To Talk

You Know The US Is Losing, We’re Willing To Talk | Zero Hedge  https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-29/you-know-us-losing-were-willing-talk Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Only losers sue for peace… Offering to negotiate is not dealing from strength…

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North Korea and Trump administration quietly involved in ‘back channel’ diplomacy

North Korea and Trump administration quietly involved in ‘back channel’ diplomacy – Business Insider http://www.businessinsider.com/north-korea-and-trump-administration-quietly-involved-in-back-channel-diplomacy-2017-8?utm_source=feedburner&amp%3Butm_medium=referral&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+businessinsider+%28Business+Insider%29&utm_content=FeedBurner+user+view Re-posted from Business Insider. Geoff Geoff Comments: Yes the Trump Administration is attempting a North Korean resolution through the back door… Hopefully, it will work…

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Secretary Tillerson: Last 20 years of North Korea policy were a failure

Secretary Tillerson: Last 20 years of North Korea policy were a failure – CNNPolitics.com http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/16/politics/tillerson-japan-north-korea/index.html Re-posted from CNN. Geoff

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