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  • An Ambassador's Fate: Global Elites, U.S. Dept of State and a Kid - [Benghazi MEPI Series]

    11/25/2012 3:42:49 PM PST · by PieterCasparzen · 6 replies
    Vanity | 11/25/2012 | Self
    The Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), http://mepi.state.gov, lists "Developing Civil Society" as one of the "things it does". Under "Where We Work", they list: Algeria Bahrain Egypt Israel Jordan Kuwait Lebanon Libya Morocco Oman Qatar Saudi Arabia Tunisia United Arab Emirates West Bank & Gaza Yemen Of course, Benghazi is in Libya, so it appears that MEPI is not hiding the fact that they work in Libya, but proudly telling the world on their website. And you thought the U.S. Senate had to approve all Treaties and therefore had the duty of overseeing U.S. foreign relations. Overseeing ? More like...
  • Buffett Children Emerge as a Force in Charity

    07/02/2006 3:36:55 PM PDT · by churchillbuff · 15 replies · 432+ views
    AOL/New York Times ^ | July 2 06 | JEFF BAILEY
    [T]he siblings said in interviews, they were already at work trying to figure out how to manage a gift from their father valued at about $1 billion each that will go to their own charitable foundations. That will propel them, along with a larger foundation named for their late mother, into the top ranks of philanthropy — dwarfed, to be sure, by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the $60 billion or more endowment from the Gates and Buffett fortunes. The younger Buffetts, given their current interests, could emerge as powerful forces in the areas of early childhood education,...