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The History of US-Cuban Relations
Why Leaders Lie: The Truth About Lying in International Politics with John Mearsheimer
The oil wars: How America’s energy obsession wrecked the Middle East | Eugene Gholz
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The oil wars: How America’s energy obsession wrecked the Middle East | Eugene Gholz

So for a long time oil has played a special role in American foreign policy and military strategy. Oil is a uniquely important commodity in global affairs. It’s an input to everything in our modern way of life; it’s very

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Sphere of Influence: Russia’s Foreign Policy – Full Episode
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Sphere of Influence: Russia’s Foreign Policy – Full Episode

The West’s relations with Russia reached a new low [in] the post-soviet, Era Following Russia’s incursion into ukraine after annexing Crimea Russia supported separatist movements driving instability in the region from the collapse of the iron curtain [to] [the] so-called

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Trump quits Iran nuclear deal, undoing years of diplomacy
2016 Political Gridlock: Issues and Voter Behavior
When President Donald Trump Hears A Number, He Has To Make It Bigger | All In | MSNBC
Brexit Explained
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Brexit Explained

On June 23rd, 2016, an entire country headed into the unknown. That’s the day 17.4 million people in the United Kingdom voted to become the first country to leave the European Union. This is the story of Brexit. We begin

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I’ve studied nuclear war for 35 years — you should be worried. | Brian Toon | TEDxMileHigh
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I’ve studied nuclear war for 35 years — you should be worried. | Brian Toon | TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Nastya Lichman Reviewer: Queenie Lee 66 million years ago, a mountain-sized asteroid traveling 10 times faster than a bullet from an assault rifle slammed into the shallow seas covering what is now the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. The immense

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Never-Ending Greed