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Manic Monday Markup 5/4/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Israel, where the announcement that Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman would not join Prime Minister Benjanmin Netanyahu’s government has potentially epic consequences for the Middle Eastern democracy. Leiberman said the decision came amid the […]

Manic Monday Markup 4/27/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Nepal, where the earthquake that struck Katmandu has now believed to have killed 3,800 and some estimates peg the death toll at over 4,000. The city is in chaos, but one common denominator […]

Manic Monday Markup 4/20/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Italy which is reporting that hundreds are feared dead after a boat filled with migrants fleeing Libya capsized. The illegal crossings have left leaders in European countries scrambling. Comparing it to the situation in Bosnia […]

Manic Monday Markup 4/13/15…

The Feds: We begin today in the United States where it finally happened after much anticipation and waiting. Hillary Clinton, the former First Lady, former senator, former Secretary of State announced her campaign for president. Announcing in a video that emphasizes […]

Manic Monday Markup 4/6/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Kenya, where following last week’s terrorists attack on a university that left 150 dead, mostly students, the government is responding by bombing training camps of Shabab. The Somalia-based Islamist group has claimed responsibility for the attack. […]

Manic Monday Markup 3/30/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Switzerland, where the final round of talks before a deadline tomorrow between Iran and the P5+1 countries is set to begin. Talks appeared to have a setback when Iran backtracked from an openness […]

Manic Monday Markup 3/23/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Singapore, where the death of the nation’s first premier has prompted remembrances and assessments. In some quarters, his rule has been praised for fostering the tiny city-state into an economic powerhouse and some […]

Manic Monday Markup 3/16/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Israel, where voters will go to the polls tomorrow and decide both the country’s fate and that of its second-longest serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israeli election law prohibits polls from being published […]

Manic Monday Markup 3/9/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Syria, where the Islamic State appears both on the ropes and not. US-led forced bombed a key refinery and in neighboring Iraq, pro-government forces are gaining ground as well. The setbacks appear to be undermining […]