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Lima Charlie News Politics has news, opinion and analysis of U.S. and global politics, elections, the White House, the U.N and much more.

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Ignoring Puerto Rico is not the American way

Puerto Rico was already in crisis before Hurricane Maria hit the island, and increasing casualties have added urgency to the need for reform. Both Republicans and Democrats have plans to help the island, yet neither party is taking direct aim at the high cost of… Keep Reading

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America’s obsession with plastic

While plastic continues to pose a real threat to our environment and health, America’s leadership, America’s lobbyists and America’s plastic culture all fight to keep us drowning in plastic. Now it has fallen to local governments and environmental advocacy organizations to take the lead. A few… Keep Reading

As U.S. doubles down on debt, EU austerity is paying dividends
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As U.S. doubles down on debt, EU austerity pays dividends

Op-Ed: While other economies are on a strict debt-diet, the U.S. is gluttonous and hungry for more. Trumponomics has undoubtedly made the national stock markets happy, but a new financial crisis beckons, at least if the recent International Money Fund (IMF) forecast is to be… Keep Reading

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Korea: Is Trump Bringing ‘Peace in Our Time’?

The war between North and South Korea is set to find its formal end in 2018, a result of combined US, Chinese and South Korean pressure. The recent meeting between the leaders of the two sides promises a peaceful future on the divided Korean Peninsula.… Keep Reading

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The world has no option but to let Assad stay where he is … for now

After the alleged chemical attack on the Syrian city of Douma, a coalition consisting of France, the UK and the US launched a large scale attack against Bashar al-Assad’s chemical warfare capability. If the coalition’s intent was to inconvenience the Syrian government and do some… Keep Reading

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The French in Syria – a long and tortured history

France has taken the position that it is a humanitarian force, eager to bomb Syria for using chemical weapons and to promote regime change. Yet something’s not quite right with this picture. General Patton once famously declared, “I would rather have a German division in… 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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