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Norway Replaces Lithuania as Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States

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The Norwegian Presidency is led by Minister of Foreign Affairs Ms. Ine Eriksen Søreide. Based on the three long-term CBSS priorities, the CBSS reform process concluded in 2020 and the new Vision for the Baltic Sea Region by 2030, the Norwegian Presidency 2021-22 will focus on three overall aims. All of these are relevant in […]

Source: Council of the Baltic Sea States


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America’s Image Abroad Rebounds With Transition from Trump to Biden

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The election of Joe Biden as president has led to a dramatic shift in America’s international image. Throughout Donald Trump’s presidency, publics around the world held the United States in low regard, with most opposed to his foreign policies. This was especially true among key American allies and partners. Now, a new Pew Research Center […]

Source: Pew Research Center


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White House Plans to Cut US Emissions at Least in Half by 2030

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President Biden this week will pledge to slash U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by the end of the decade, according to two people briefed on the plan, as part of an aggressive push to combat climate change at home and persuade other major economies around the world to follow suit.   The […]

Source: The Washington Post


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Walter Mondale: Exemplifying an Upper Midwest Modesty and Norwegian Good Humor

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Walter Mondale, who transformed the role of the vice president during Jimmy Carter’s one-term presidency, yet suffered a crushing political defeat as the Democratic nominee against incumbent Ronald Reagan in 1984, has died. He was 93. Mondale, often called by his nickname “Fritz,” died Monday in Minneapolis, his family said in a statement. No cause […]

Source: Deadline


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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Appoints First Woman C.E.O.

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Suzanne Clark will become the first woman to lead the century-old group when the change takes effect on March 11. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday appointed Suzanne Clark as its next chief executive, one of the most powerful jobs in business, ending a 24-year run by Thomas J. Donohue. Ms. Clark will have […]

Source: The New York Times

Published: February 9, 2021


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