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NATO plane with military aid arrives in Ukraine


 A massive Canadian transport plane arrived here carrying US$4.5 million worth of non-lethal military equipment to help Ukraine “protect its eastern border against Russian aggression.” The equipment includes “helmets, ballistic eyewear, protective vests, first aid kits, tents, and sleeping bags,” Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in a statement on Thursday. Canada said it received the request from the Ukrainian government. “Ukraine has asked for this and once again we are delivering," Defence Minister Rob Nicholson Nicholson said at the Canadian Forces Base in Trenton. The flight marks the first in a series, and all of the items will be delivered by the CC-130J Hercules plane. Canadian military personnel accompanied the equipment to Ukraine. The technology provided will “allow Ukrainian security and border authorities to better detect and track the movement of illicit goods and people,” according to Harp…
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2014 U.S-Africa leaders’ summit9082014
Alemayehu G. Mariam 2014-08-06, Issue 690Printer friendly version
cc GBMThe guest list of African ‘leaders’ and ‘partners’ attending the summit in Washington this week includes some of the 21st century’s worst criminals against humanity, killers, torturers, con men and scammers in designer suits and sunshades. The meeting will change nothing about Africa The African circus is coming to town. It is officially called ‘U.S-Africa Leadership Summit’ (not ringling African brothers). It is scheduled to be held on August 5-6 in Washington D.C. The theme of the ‘summit’ is ‘Investing in the Next Generation’. According to the pre-summit hype, in the first ever ‘U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit, African leaders will have an opportunity to engage with President Obama, his cabinet members, and other key leaders, including business executives from the U.S. and Africa, members of Congress, and members of civil society.’ It is expected to be a 5-ring circus with sta…
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Obama summons Africa to WashingtonPosted on August 9, 2014by sagarmedia Obama summons Africa to Washington to talk trade (and how to cut out China) Glen Ford 2014-08-06, Issue 690 Printer friendly version
cc PCThe summit in Washington was supposed to be about trade, but it’s not. US imperialism does not sustain itself by competitive trade, but by force of arms. The real objective was to ensure that mutually beneficial African trade with China and Brazil results in no shift in African nations’ political orientation away from the US Leaders from the vast bulk of Africa’s nations were summoned to Washington, this week, for a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit under the theme “Investing in the Next Generation.” According to the White House, the guest list includes all those leaders who are“in good standing” with the United States, a definition that excludes Zimbabwe, Sudan and Eritrea. Not coincidentally, the three shunned states are the only African nations that have rejected any relati…
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2014 U.S-Africa leaders’ summit Alemayehu G. Mariam 2014-08-06, Issue 690

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cc GBMThe guest list of African ‘leaders’ and ‘partners’ attending the summit in Washington this week includes some of the 21st century’s worst criminals against humanity, killers, torturers, con men and scammers in designer suits and sunshades. The meeting will change nothing about Africa The African circus is coming to town. It is officially called ‘U.S-Africa Leadership Summit’ (not ringling African brothers). It is scheduled to be held on August 5-6 in Washington D.C. The theme of the ‘summit’ is ‘Investing in the Next Generation’.

According to the pre-summit hype, in the first ever ‘U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit, African leaders will have an opportunity to engage with President Obama, his cabinet members, and other key leaders, including business executives from the U.S. and Africa, members of Congress, and members of civil society.’ It is expected to be a 5-ring circus with stages for…
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The Third C K Prahalad Memorial Lecture 2014 Ananta Aspen CentreTo Me Today at 9:31 AM

Cordially invite you to attend
The Third C K Prahalad Memorial Lecture 2014
delivered by


G V Sanjay Reddy​
Vice Chairman, GVK Power and Infrastructure Limited
onMy Journey Beyond Business


Thursday, August 14, 2014 |3:00 PM  - 4:30 PM
WWF India Auditorium, 172-B, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi-110003
Ananta Aspen Centre and CII - Young Indians (Yi) cordially invite you to the Third C K Prahalad Memorial Lecture 2014.  Dr C K Prahalad (1941-2010), management guru, teacher, thinker and visionary was of the opinion that a Leader is “somebody who gets you to be as good you can be”. According to him, a Leader’s point of view is “not about our current affairs but how the world can be 10 years from now”.

In the words of Mr G V Sanjay Reddy, who was CK’s student, “The Job of leadership is not to just make Money but to make Meaning. This thinking has driven me in everything I do. Dr