"It is a region with 50% more people than the European Union and it is very politically, economically, and culturally diverse..."
"China is a giant and cannot be threatened by the rapid growth of its neighbours."
"... Brexit has sharply refocused a harsh and unforgiving spotlight back on the contested identity of the province."
".... the events that transpired afterwards are much more important ... Specifically ... the banning of a sitting US president from social media. The banning itself was condemned by many prominent figures, including the German chancellor Angela Merkel or the anti-corruption advocate and chief Putin rival Alexey Navalny."
"... remoteness and seclusion, while they give safety, provoke suspicion."
Remember Boxer in 'Animal Farm', the most loyal supporter of the revolution? This is the fate of the true believer under communism.
"Mail-in voting and early voting create more opportunities for ... intentional subterfuge ..." "The ... most powerful country on earth ... has no ability to perform the simple task of counting votes ..."
Justice Griffith: "When wearing the robe, there is no conflict between following God and following Caesar. It’s Caesar all the way down."
"In October 1979, the government of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher abolished exchange controls. British citizens were free once again to buy and sell gold as they saw fit. This move led to many innovations in ways to buy and sell gold, whether from dealers or from the stock market itself."
"Although Shushi was occupied by Azerbaijan for decades ..., it was originally a recognised centre of Armenian culture in the Caucasus, ... until thousands of Armenians were massacred in March 1920. The then Archbishop was decapitated and his head was put on display on a pole."
"Blameworthy actions are being carried out by many [UNHCR] members, including Libya (armed conflict; arbitrary arrests; human trafficking; harsh, even life-threatening prison conditions), Mauritania (nearly 100,000 people are slaves; exercising one's freedom of religion or expression can be punishable by death), and Sudan (assaults on and murder of human rights advocates and journalists)."