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Unrest in Iran; Taiwan election implications for US-China in 2020 | World in :60 | GZERO Media

January 15, 2020 at 4:52 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Hey, everybody. Ian Bremmer here from Addis Ababa, of all places, what a beautiful day to be here. And I have your World In 60 Seconds. Questions here, ready to go. Well, big repercussions internationally because the Europeans, the Canadians, plenty met. They lied about it before they finally said, OK. Tried to cover it

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Taiwan 2020 Elections: Hong Kong protests turn vote into referendum on China

January 12, 2020 at 12:52 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Lu stout has this.>>It may look like a rock festival but it is an election rally in Taiwan. Produced by metal rocker turned politician, Freddy Lynn. He is running for reelection in parliament as an independent and he is — he supports tied for gaining their respective western nations like the U.S. As well as

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Taiwan 2020 Election: Tsai Ing-wen wins second presidential term

at 10:51 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

‘S been interpreted as a blow to beijing, as well. It was a landslide victory for Taiwan’s incumbent president. She won re-election. Her party, the dpp won a majority in parliament. On top of that, she broke a record. She won the highest number of votes since the first direct presidential election in Taiwan decades

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PBS NewsHour full episode, Jan 9, 2020

January 11, 2020 at 11:50 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: The U.S. now believes an Iranian missile brought down a Ukraine-bound passenger jet, killing all on board. Then: balance of power. As the U.S. and Iran de-escalate tensions, House Democrats move to restrict the president’s ability to call military strikes. And rollback. The White

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In Taiwan, presidential election brings long-simmering tensions with China to the surface

January 10, 2020 at 8:53 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

JUDY WOODRUFF: Voters in Taiwan elect their next president on Saturday. For decades, the island’s status has been a contentious issue between the United States and mainland China. The communist government in Beijing considers Taiwan a breakaway province that needs to ultimately come under its control. The United States considers the island a real democracy,

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Hong Kong protesters storm government building | Understanding Hong Kong

January 8, 2020 at 8:50 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

This is the floor of the legislative council, where hundreds maybe thousands of protesters broke in and occupied the heart of the lawmaking establishment here in Hong Kong – one of the world’s top financial symbols. Behind me you can see the emblem, the Bauhinia flower emblem of Hong Kong – which has been totally

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News Wrap: Parts of Hong Kong paralyzed as protesters, police clash

December 31, 2019 at 7:50 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

AMNA NAWAZ: Yet another wave of anti-government demonstrations paralyzed parts of Hong Kong on this Christmas Day. Black-clad protesters descended on the streets of a busy shopping district. Riot police used tear gas to disperse crowds. Meanwhile, hundreds marched through malls chanting pro-democracy slogans. The city has been upended by more than six months of

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Hong Kong’s local polls test support for ongoing protests

December 22, 2019 at 8:49 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

>>Sreenivasan: PRO-DEMOCRACY SUPPORT IN HONG KONG WAS TESTED AT THE POLLS TODAY AS RESIDENTS VOTED IN LOCAL DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTIONS. TURNOUT WAS HIGH AND THE VOTE WAS PEACEFUL, IN CONTRAST TO THE VIOLENT ANTI-GOVERNMENT DEMONSTRATIONS THAT HAVE PITTED HONG KONG’S GOVERNMENT AGAINST PRO-DEMOCRACY DEMONSTRATORS OVER THE PAST SIX MONTHS. 452 SEATS WERE AT STAKE IN

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