The John Batchelor Show

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By: John Batchelor

The John Batchelor Show is a hard news-analysis radio program on current events, world history, global politics and natural sciences. Based in New York City for two decades, the show has travelled widely to report, from the Middle East to the South Caucasus to the Arabian Peninsula and East Asia.

#OzWatch: Prime Minister Albanese for Climate Change as the heavy rains continue in cold buckets. Jeremy Zakis, New South Wales. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety
Today at 2:07 AM

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@Batchelorshow

#OzWatch: Prime Minister Albanese for Climate Change as the heavy rains continue in cold buckets. Jeremy Zakis, New South Wales. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety


https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/ng-interactive/2022/may/21/australia-election-2022-results-live-tracker-australian-federal-poll-who-won-is-winning-track-the-votes-seat-counts-electoral-commission-aec-latest-seat-count


#Ukraine: Finland is a big win. Sweden commands the Balltic. Professor H.J. Mackinder, International Relations. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety
Today at 2:05 AM

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@Batchelorshow


#Ukraine:  Finland is a big win. Sweden commands the Balltic.  Professor H.J. Mackinder, International Relations. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety


#Ukraine: What is the war end? Professor H.J. Mackinder, International Relations. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety
Today at 1:58 AM

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@Batchelorshow


#Ukraine:  What is the war end? Professor H.J. Mackinder, International Relations. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety


#Ukraine: Losing communication with the World Island. Professor H.J. Mackinder, International Relations. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety
Today at 1:56 AM

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@Batchelorshow


#Ukraine:  Losing communication with the World Island.  Professor H.J. Mackinder, International Relations. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety


#Londinium90AD: Gaius and Germanicus expect a Russians escalation. Michael Vlahos.
Today at 1:55 AM

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@Batchelorshow


#Londinium90AD:  Gaius and Germanicus expect a Russians escalation.  Michael Vlahos.


https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/may/21/zelenskiy-signals-readiness-for-new-talks-if-mariupol-troops-are-not-harmed


#Londinium90AD: Gaius and Germanicus debate the NATO escalation. Michael Vlahos
Today at 1:52 AM

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@Batchelorshow

#Londinium90AD: Gaius and Germanicus debate the NATO escalation. Michael Vlahos.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/us-deepens-ukraine-commitment-with-40-billion-in-aid-expanded-nato/ar-AAXtHnX


#DurhamReporting: Witness for the prosecution. Svetlana Lokhova. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety
Today at 1:50 AM

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@Batchelorshow


#DurhamReporting: Witness for the prosecution. Svetlana Lokhova. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety

https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-entertainment-campaigns-hillary-clinton-james-baker-8ace11bd5cfe6dadaa6d61054f75e6f8


#DurhamReporting: October Surprise. Svetlana Lokhova. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety
Today at 1:48 AM

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@Batchelorshow

#DurhamReporting: October Surprise. Svetlana Lokhova. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/john-durham-michael-sussman-trial-donald-trump/


8/8: On the Road 1789, by Nathan Philbrick
Today at 1:16 AM

Photo:  George Washington and his troops near Fort Cumberland, Maryland, before their march to suppress the Whiskey Rebellion in western Pennsylvania.


8/8¬† ¬†Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy, by Nathaniel Philbrick¬† Hardcover ‚Äď September 14, 2021


https://www.amazon.com/Travels-George-Search-Washington-Legacy/dp/0525562176/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
When George Washington became president in 1789, the United States of America was still a loose and quarrelsome confederation and a tentative political experiment. Washington undertook a tour of the ex-colonies to talk to ordinary citizens about his new government, and to imbue...


7/8: On the Road 1789, by Nathan Philbrick
Today at 1:15 AM

Photo:   View from the Schuykill, with a S.W. Prospect of Bush Hill, one of the seats of William Hamilton, esq.


7/8¬† ¬†Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy, by Nathaniel Philbrick¬† Hardcover ‚Äď September 14, 2021


https://www.amazon.com/Travels-George-Search-Washington-Legacy/dp/0525562176/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
When George Washington became president in 1789, the United States of America was still a loose and quarrelsome confederation and a tentative political experiment. Washington undertook a tour of the ex-colonies to talk to ordinary citizens about his new government, and to imbue i...


6/8: On the Road 1789, by Nathan Philbrick
Today at 1:14 AM

Photo:  Passaic Falls, New Jersey


6/8¬† ¬†Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy, by Nathaniel Philbrick¬† Hardcover ‚Äď September 14, 2021


https://www.amazon.com/Travels-George-Search-Washington-Legacy/dp/0525562176/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
When George Washington became president in 1789, the United States of America was still a loose and quarrelsome confederation and a tentative political experiment. Washington undertook a tour of the ex-colonies to talk to ordinary citizens about his new government, and to imbue in them the idea of being one thing‚ÄĒAmericans.

In the fall of 2018, Nathanie...


5/8: On the Road 1789, by Nathan Philbrick
Today at 1:13 AM

Photo:  The burning of Columbia, South Carolina, February 17, 1865


5/8¬† ¬†Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy, by Nathaniel Philbrick¬† Hardcover ‚Äď September 14, 2021

https://www.amazon.com/Travels-George-Search-Washington-Legacy/dp/0525562176/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
When George Washington became president in 1789, the United States of America was still a loose and quarrelsome confederation and a tentative political experiment. Washington undertook a tour of the ex-colonies to talk to ordinary citizens about his new government, and to imbue in them the idea of being one thing‚ÄĒAmericans.

In the fall of...


4/8: On the Road 1789, by Nathan Philbrick
Today at 1:12 AM

Photo:  April 28: Mutiny on the Bounty. (The mutiny on the Royal Navy vessel HMS Bounty occurred in the South Pacific Ocean on 28 April 1789. Disaffected crewmen, led by acting-Lieutenant Fletcher Christian, seized control of the ship from their captain, Lieutenant William Bligh, and set him and eighteen loyalists adrift in the ship's open launch.)


4/8¬† ¬†Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy, by Nathaniel Philbrick¬† Hardcover ‚Äď September 14, 2021


https://www.amazon.com/Travels-George-Search-Washington-Legacy/dp/0525562176/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
When George Washington became president in 1789, the United States of Ame...


3/8: On the Road 1789, by Nathan Philbrick
Today at 1:11 AM

Photo:  A new and accurate map of Connecticut and Rhode Island, from best authorities.


3/8¬† Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy, by Nathaniel Philbrick¬† Hardcover ‚Äď September 14, 2021


https://www.amazon.com/Travels-George-Search-Washington-Legacy/dp/0525562176/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
When George Washington became president in 1789, the United States of America was still a loose and quarrelsome confederation and a tentative political experiment. Washington undertook a tour of the ex-colonies to talk to ordinary citizens about his new government, and to imbue in them the idea of being one t...


2/8: On the Road 1789, by Nathan Philbrick
Today at 1:09 AM

Photo:  New Hampshire, the ninth pillar in the new nation as it ratified the Constitution


2/8¬† ¬†Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy, by Nathaniel Philbrick¬† Hardcover ‚Äď September 14, 2021


https://www.amazon.com/Travels-George-Search-Washington-Legacy/dp/0525562176/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
When George Washington became president in 1789, the United States of America was still a loose and quarrelsome confederation and a tentative political experiment. Washington undertook a tour of the ex-colonies to talk to ordinary citizens about his new government, and to imbue in them the idea of being...


1/8: On the Road 1789, by Nathan Philbrick
Today at 1:09 AM

Photo:  At Mt Vernon


1/8¬† ¬†Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy, by Nathaniel Philbrick¬† Hardcover ‚Äď September 14, 2021

https://www.amazon.com/Travels-George-Search-Washington-Legacy/dp/0525562176/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=


When George Washington became president in 1789, the United States of America was still a loose and quarrelsome confederation and a tentative political experiment. Washington undertook a tour of the ex-colonies to talk to ordinary citizens about his new government, and to imbue in them the idea of being one thing‚ÄĒAmericans.

In the fall of 2018, Nathaniel Philbrick embarked...


#Mars: The core is between 1100 and 1300 miles in diameter. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Yesterday at 12:10 AM

Photo:  NASA, on the Mars core
#Mars:  The core is between 1100 and 1300 miles in diameter. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com 

https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/insight-likely-to-shut-down-by-the-end-of-summer/


#BlueOrigin: New Shepard Suborbital Tourism Delayed. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Yesterday at 12:10 AM

Photo:¬† VAN HORN, Texas ‚Äď Blue Origin‚Äôs New Shepard crew capsule escaped to an altitude of 2,307 feet before deploying parachutes for a safe return for a pad escape test at the company's West Texas launch site. The pusher escape system was designed and developed by Blue Origin to allow crew escape in the event of an emergency during any phase of ascent for its suborbital New Shepard system.¬†
#BlueOrigin: New Shepard Suborbital Tourism Delayed. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/technical-issue-on-new-shepard-delays-fifth-passenger-flight/


#Lithium: Massive investment needed to meet EV demand by 2030. Steve Hanson, CEO, AcmeLithium.com.
Yesterday at 12:09 AM

Photo:  A new"smart"battery (right), incorporate its own readiness indicator, eliminating the need for the state-of charge meter (left), currently required for testing lithium batteries such as the one shown at center
#Lithium: Massive investment needed to meet EV demand by 2030. Steve Hanson, CEO, AcmeLithium.com.

https://www.greencarcongress.com/2022/05/20220514-benchmark.html


#Markets: When my neighbor is no longer a millionaire. Jim McTague, former Washington Editor of Barron's
Yesterday at 12:09 AM

Photo:  View of Nobb Hill, the millionaire residence district.
#Markets: When my neighbor is no longer a millionaire.  Jim McTague, former Washington Editor of Barron's.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-05-19/asian-stocks-set-for-steady-start-dollar-drops-markets-wrap?srnd=markets-vp&sref=5g4GmFHo


8/8: The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future, by Neil Lanctot Hardcover
Yesterday at 12:01 AM

Photo:  Italian soldiers
8/8:¬† The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future, by¬† Neil Lanctot¬† Hardcover ‚Äď October 26, 2021

https://www.amazon.com/Approaching-Storm-Roosevelt-Wilson-Americas/dp/0735210594/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
In the early years of the twentieth century, the most famous Americans on the national stage were Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Jane Addams: two presidents and a social worker. Each took a different path to prominence, yet the three progressives believed the United States must assume a more dynamic role in confronting the growing domestic and international problems of an exciting new ag...


7/8: The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future, by Neil Lanctot
Yesterday at 12:00 AM

Photo:  World War I by François Flameng
7/8:¬† The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future, by¬† Neil Lanctot¬† Hardcover ‚Äď October 26, 2021

https://www.amazon.com/Approaching-Storm-Roosevelt-Wilson-Americas/dp/0735210594/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
In the early years of the twentieth century, the most famous Americans on the national stage were Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Jane Addams: two presidents and a social worker. Each took a different path to prominence, yet the three progressives believed the United States must assume a more dynamic role in confronting the growing domestic and internat...


6/8: The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future, by Neil Lanctot
Last Friday at 11:59 PM

Photo:  A tachanka was a horse-drawn machine gun, usually a cart or an open wagon with a heavy machine gun installed in the back.
6/8:¬† The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future, by¬† Neil Lanctot¬† Hardcover ‚Äď October 26, 2021

https://www.amazon.com/Approaching-Storm-Roosevelt-Wilson-Americas/dp/0735210594/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
In the early years of the twentieth century, the most famous Americans on the national stage were Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Jane Addams: two presidents and a social worker. Each took a different path to prominence, yet the three progressives believ...


5/8: The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future, by Neil Lanctot
Last Friday at 11:59 PM

Photo:  German stormtroops training Sedan May 1917
5/8:¬† The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future, by¬† Neil Lanctot¬† Hardcover ‚Äď October 26, 2021

https://www.amazon.com/Approaching-Storm-Roosevelt-Wilson-Americas/dp/0735210594/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
In the early years of the twentieth century, the most famous Americans on the national stage were Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Jane Addams: two presidents and a social worker. Each took a different path to prominence, yet the three progressives believed the United States must assume a more dynamic role in confronting the growing domestic and international problems of an...


4/8: The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future, by Neil Lanctot
Last Friday at 11:58 PM

Photo:  Atget interior of a worker's home, rue de Romainville (1910)


4/8:¬† The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future, by¬† Neil Lanctot¬† Hardcover ‚Äď October 26, 2021¬†

https://www.amazon.com/Approaching-Storm-Roosevelt-Wilson-Americas/dp/0735210594/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
In the early years of the twentieth century, the most famous Americans on the national stage were Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Jane Addams: two presidents and a social worker. Each took a different path to prominence, yet the three progressives believed the United States must assume a more dynamic role in confronting the gro...


3/8: The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future, by Neil Lanctot
Last Friday at 11:57 PM

Photo:  Theodore Roosevelt montage
3/8:¬† The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future, by¬† Neil Lanctot¬† Hardcover ‚Äď October 26, 2021

https://www.amazon.com/Approaching-Storm-Roosevelt-Wilson-Americas/dp/0735210594/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
In the early years of the twentieth century, the most famous Americans on the national stage were Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Jane Addams: two presidents and a social worker. Each took a different path to prominence, yet the three progressives believed the United States must assume a more dynamic role in confronting the growing domestic and international problems of an exciti...


2/8: The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future, by Neil Lanctot
Last Friday at 11:56 PM

Photo: Woodrow Wilson
2/8:¬† The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future, by¬† Neil Lanctot¬† Hardcover ‚Äď October 26, 2021¬†

https://www.amazon.com/Approaching-Storm-Roosevelt-Wilson-Americas/dp/0735210594/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
In the early years of the twentieth century, the most famous Americans on the national stage were Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Jane Addams: two presidents and a social worker. Each took a different path to prominence, yet the three progressives believed the United States must assume a more dynamic role in confronting the growing domestic and international problems of an exciting new ag...


1/8: The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future, by Neil Lanctot
Last Friday at 11:55 PM

Photo:  Jane Addams
1/8:¬† The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future, by¬† Neil Lanctot¬† Hardcover ‚Äď October 26, 2021
https://www.amazon.com/Approaching-Storm-Roosevelt-Wilson-Americas/dp/0735210594/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
In the early years of the twentieth century, the most famous Americans on the national stage were Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Jane Addams: two presidents and a social worker. Each took a different path to prominence, yet the three progressives believed the United States must assume a more dynamic role in confronting the growing domestic and international problems of an exciting new age.


#NewWorldReport: Lifting sanctions on Venezuela. Latin American Research Professor Evan Ellis, U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute. @revanellis
Last Friday at 11:53 PM

Photo:  Postcard with picture of Cipriano Castro, Venezuela


#NewWorldReport: Lifting sanctions on Venezuela. Latin American Research Professor Evan Ellis, U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute. @revanellis

https://apnews.com/article/biden-venezuela-caribbean-united-states-f73616e984ab38e049c4881782a04959


#Iran: Perilous protest for liberty in the Tabriz stadium. Ahmad Obali, Gunaz.TV
Last Friday at 11:52 PM

Photo:  Bahram Gur with the Dragon; Page from a Manuscript of the Khamsa of Nizami 
#Iran: Perilous protest for liberty in the Tabriz stadium.  Ahmad Obali, Gunaz.TV

https://twitter.com/AhmadObali/status/1527331430770286592


#PacificWatch: Santa Ana Mountain Lion Named M317. @JCBliss
Last Friday at 11:51 PM

Photo:  The mountain lion. Book illustration from Library of Congress
#PacificWatch: Santa Ana Mountain Lion Named M317. @JCBliss

https://www.dailynews.com/2022/05/20/young-mountain-lion-caught-between-humans-and-bigger-lions/


Covid: Mental illness among the young following pandemic. isolation. Dan Henninger, @WSJOpinion. WSJ editorial board and Wonder Land columnist.
Last Friday at 11:51 PM

Photo:  A patient in a strait-jacket and barrel contraption, 1908
Covid: Mental illness among the young following pandemic. isolation. Dan Henninger, @WSJOpinion.   WSJ editorial board and Wonder Land columnist.  

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-next-pandemic-mental-illness-homelessness-buffalo-shooting-online-hospital-11652906894


#HotelMars: Starship mission at Starbase. Jeff Foust is editor of The Space Review, thespacereview.com David Livingston, Space.com
Last Friday at 12:12 AM

Photo:  Texas - Boca Chica - Starbase 
Starbase is the world's first true spaceport located in South Texas, home to SpaceX's next-generation Starship rocket factory and launch pads, and is known as the "Gateway to Mars" 

#HotelMars: Starship mission at Starbase. Jeff Foust is editor of The Space Review, thespacereview.com   David Livingston, Space.com

https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2022/05/one-year-since-sn15-starbase-lays-groundwork-for-orbital-attempt/
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Date | 27 June 2021, 12:39
Source | USA - Texas - Boca Chica - Starbase
Author | Alexander Hatley from Spring, Texas, USAC...


#Mexico: Unsafe air travel. Mary Anastasia O'Grady WSJOpinion. Wall Street Journal editorial board and ‚ÄúThe Americas‚ÄĚ columnist
Last Friday at 12:11 AM

Photo:  Archives of Pearson Scott Foresman, donated to the Wikimedia Foundation

#Mexico: Unsafe air travel. Mary Anastasia O'Grady WSJOpinion. Wall Street Journal editorial board and ‚ÄúThe Americas‚ÄĚ columnist. ¬†

https://www.wsj.com/articles/mexicos-not-so-friendly-skies-airspace-travel-risks-category-2-flight-faa-safety-air-traffic-11652636372


#Inflation: What is stagflation; & What is to be done? Veronique de Rugy, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University & NRO Online.
Last Friday at 12:11 AM

Photo: ¬† W-Shape: US 1980‚Äď82 recession. ¬† Percent Change in Real GDP (annualized; seasonally adjusted); ¬† Average GDP growth 1947‚Äď2009. ¬† Source: BEA


#Inflation: What is stagflation; & What is to be done?  Veronique de Rugy, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University & NRO Online.

https://www.investmentnews.com/el-erian-says-us-cant-avoid-stagflation-even-as-fed-tightens-221716


In economics, stagflation or recession-inflation is a situation in which the inflation rate is high, the economic growth rate slows, and unemployment remains steadily high. It presents a dilemma for economic policy, since actions intended to lower inflation may exacerbate unemployment.  In the version of Keynesian macroeconomic theory that was d...


#Ukraine: What is victory for NATO? Amb John Bolton, New York Post.
Last Friday at 12:10 AM

Photo:  Armor Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, NATO

#Ukraine: What is victory for NATO? Amb John Bolton, New York Post.

https://nypost.com/2022/05/15/biden-must-decide-what-victory-in-ukraine-means/ 


#Lebanon: Hezbollah loses an election. Hanin Ghaddar, Washington Institute. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1
Last Friday at 12:09 AM

Photo:   Hezbollah logo.

#Lebanon: Hezbollah loses an election. Hanin Ghaddar, Washington Institute. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1

https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/what-hezbollahs-parliamentary-loss-means-lebanon


Hanin Ghaddar @haningdr  is the Friedmann Fellow at The Washington Institute's Geduld Program on Arab Politics, where she focusses on Shi’a politics throughout the Levant.


#Energy: What of the Eastern Mediterranean energy basin? Brenda Shaffer, FDD. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1
Last Friday at 12:08 AM

Photo:  Greek and Israeli naval forces in a joint drill conducted in the area of the Eastern Med energy basin.

#Energy: What of the Eastern Mediterranean energy basin? Brenda Shaffer, FDD. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1

https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/israel-ramping-up-gas-output-looks-help-supply-europe-2022-05-16/?rpc=401&


Brenda Shaffer  @FDD, Georgetown University; Fellow with the Atlantic Council, & professor at University of Haifa; former research director of the Caspian Studies Program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government; past president of the Foreign Policy Section of the American Political Science Association. 
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#Iran: Tehran obeys Moscow. Mohsen Sazegara, Iranian journalist and pro-democracy political activist; held several high-ranking positions in the government of Mir-Hossein Mousavi. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1
Last Friday at 12:07 AM

Photo:  1887 palace Nasr ed Deen Shah, Teheran
#Iran: Tehran obeys Moscow. Mohsen Sazegara, Iranian journalist and pro-democracy political activist; held several high-ranking positions in the government of Mir-Hossein Mousavi. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1

https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/272552943/tehran-ready-to-receive-putin-on-return-visit-to-iran-ambassador-in-moscow


#Syria: #Iran: #Russia: Assad recovers. Dr David Adesnik, Director of Research at Foundation for Defense of Democracies. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1
Last Friday at 12:06 AM

Photo: ¬†The first innaugaration of President Hafez al-Assad‚ÄĒthe current Assad's father‚ÄĒin Parliament - March 1971

#Syria: #Iran: #Russia: Assad recovers.    Dr David Adesnik, Director of Research at Foundation for Defense of Democracies.   Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1

https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2022/05/12/the-white-house-is-bending-the-law-on-syria-sanctions/