There are concerns about overfishing the world’s oceans:
July 31, 2015
It’s estimated that illicit fishing accounts for up 26 million tons of seafood a year and costs the global economy as much as 26 billion dollars annually. An international agreement to help curb the problem is gaining support, but still needs more backers before it can take effect.
Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing – or IUU – not only causes economic damage, but is a threat to food security and biodiversity.
A reader in New Zealand sent me a link to the following:
National security risked by May’s ‘bad’ EU deal, say ex-defence and spy chiefs
German-Foreign-Policy.com (GFP) reported that a Protestant leader was supporting more missions by the German military …
More and more in Europe are publicly pushing for change and saying now is when the EU needs to take action …
Will China and Taiwan be reunited? China’s president say that must happen, but Taiwan has a different view:
National Institute on Drug Abuse website states:
The idea of a European army keeps being discussed. Germany, also, wants to recruit EU citizens into its army. Some say a European army is necessary, while others do not believe this a serious possibility
The European Union (EU) released a plan in case there is a no-deal, also known as a hard, Brexit (see ‘100 days to Brexit: EU acts to cushion no-deal shock’). The EU and UK Prime Minister Theresa May both seem to feel that if they present a frightening scenario that the UK Parliament will approve a deal that they both agreed
Former White House Communications Director and three-time presidential candidate Pat Buchanan wrote the following:
Can America Fight Two Cold Wars at Once?