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Image Pakistan Supreme Court appears to be running the country [Lima Charlie News][Graphic: James Fox]

Pakistan Supreme Court appears to be running the country

After a spat with the ruling Islamist party, the Pakistani military has empowered the Judiciary to take over more of the day to day running of the country. Earlier this month, ambassadors from Saudi Arabia, China, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) held a succession… Keep Reading

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This Week in U.S. Politics

Lima Charlie’s Weekly Review: U.S. Politics Edition – Highlights of the week in U.S. domestic, geo, cyber, politics. This week: Syrian missile strike, Paul Ryan’s exit, Mark Zuckerberg testifies, a European blockchain partnership and more. US Domestic Politics   House Speaker Paul Ryan Embarks On Final Term… Keep Reading

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This Week in U.S. Politics

Lima Charlie’s Weekly Review: U.S. Politics Edition – Highlights of the week in U.S. domestic, geo, cyber, politics. US Domestic Politics   Trump Set to Send 4,000 National Guard Troops to Mexican Border On Friday, a Pentagon memo announced that as many as 4,000 US National… Keep Reading

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This Week in U.S. Politics

Lima Charlie’s Weekly Review: U.S. Politics Edition – Highlights of the week in U.S. domestic, geo, cyber, politics. US Domestic Politics   President Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Dollar Omnibus Spending Bill, Funding Government Through September 2018 On Friday, Congress passed the $1.3 trillion dollar omnibus spending… Keep Reading

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This Week in U.S. Politics

Lima Charlie’s Weekly Review: U.S. Politics Edition – Highlights of the week in U.S. domestic, geo, cyber, politics – March 17, 2018. US Domestic Politics   Marine-Vet Conor Lamb Clinches Narrow Victory in Pennsylvania Special Election By a margin of less than 0.3%, Marine Veteran and… Keep Reading

Image Bahrain courts continue to strip protesters of citizenship

Bahrain courts continue to strip protesters of citizenship

Bahraini authorities have deported eight Bahrainis, having stripped them of their citizenship, since January 29, 2018, Human Rights Watch reported today. Bahraini courts have increasingly been turning to a stronger form of intimidation to crush rebellion against the state – stripping opponents of their of citizenship. Bahraini… Keep Reading

Image Supreme Court to decide on cell phone privacy

Supreme Court to decide on cell phone privacy

The Supreme Court began to hear arguments in a case between the FBI and a Radio Shack thief on Wednesday. Notably, the consequences of the case have the potential to set precedent for how federal agencies may be allowed to collect private information from our personal… Keep Reading

Image Kenya bans street protests over election confrontation (Photo: Thomas Mukoya)

Kenya bans street protests over election confrontation

Kenya outlawed opposition protests in its three largest cities on Thursday, just two days after presidential challenger Raila Odinga decided to withdraw from the country’s upcoming election. That presidential election was scheduled to take place on Oct. 26. The opposition has vowed to ignore the… Keep Reading

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Supreme Court to settle precedent on Gerrymandering

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a major new case about partisan gerrymandering. The case will likely be determined by the swing vote of Justice Anthony Kennedy. After the Nov. 8 election, a federal court struck down a legislative map in… Keep Reading

Image Catalonia vote to split from Spain approaches amid government crackdown

Catalonia vote to split from Spain approaches amid government crackdown

Barcelona, Spain – The European Union will not intervene over Catalan independence, citing respect for the Spanish Constitution. The Spanish government maintains that the referendum for the state’s independence is illegal, and cracked down on Wednesday, arresting 14 senior officials, seizing ballots and raiding homes belonging… Keep Reading

ACLU issues travel warning regarding Texas immigration law

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has issued a travel alert for Texas after a new law gives police the right to investigate a person’s immigration status during routine traffic stops. The law, known as SB4, takes effect in September and bans sanctuary cities, cities… Keep Reading

Trump firing of FBI Director Comey unleashes a firestorm

The director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, James Comey, was fired Tuesday, setting off a firestorm throughout the media, Congress and the internet. President Donald Trump, in a blunt letter to Comey Tuesday, told him: “I have received the attached letters from the Attorney… Keep Reading

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faces confirmation hearing

Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee, faced Day 1 of his Senate confirmation hearing, with Democrats seeking to show he is pro-business, socially conservative and insufficiently independent of the president. After four hours of opening statements from committee members, Democrats also made clear… Keep Reading

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