Jim Lobe

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Jim Lobe is a journalist and the Washington Bureau Chief of the Inter Press Service, an international news agency specializing in coverage of issues and events of interest to developing countries.

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Expanding Network of Drone Bases To Hit Somalia, Yemen

WASHINGTON, Sep 21, 2011 (IPS) - As Somalia undergoes its worst famine in six decades and Yemen slides into civil war, the administration of President Barack Obama is expanding its network of bases to carry out drone strikes against suspected terrorists in both countries, according to reports published in two major U.S. newspapers Thursday.

China Eclipsing U.S. in Global Reach, Poll Finds

A growing number of people around the world believe that China will eventually surpass the United States as the world's premier superpower, if it hasn't already, according to the latest survey of 22 countries released here Thursday by the Pew Global Attitudes Project.

U.S. Escalates War Against Al-Qaeda

Increasingly worried that Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is taking advantage of the growing political chaos in Yemen, the administration of President Barack Obama has tasked the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to use drone missiles to strike at suspected AQAP militants.
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