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- RT Management’s response to media over RT America’s journalism (Edward Harrison, Credit Writedowns) Edward Harrison has contributed to Global Economic Intersection. Ed has posted an email from Margarita Simonyan, RT editor-in-chief, in which she defends RT America. Since this email was not sent to Econintersect we do not feel it appropriate to publish it as a news item at this time. It can be read in full at Credit Writedowns. Disclosure: Econintersect has posted news with links to RT articles and used RT videos.
- As budgets soar, China still fears its military isn’t growing fast enough (William Wan, The Washington Post) Tokyo, Manilla and Washington are all alarmed by double digit growth in military spending year after year. But China fears its army is not big enough.
- Saudis Put Terrorist Label on Muslim Brotherhood (David D. Kirkpatrick, The New York Times) It appears the Muslim Brotherhood’s professions of favoring democracy have aroused the enmity of the Saudis. But are there also religious undertones? The NYT article does not say.
- Alzheimer’s May Be Killing 6 Times More Americans Than We Think (Care 2 make a difference)
Today there are 12 additional articles discussed ‘Behind the Wall.
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