Archive for the ‘Nauru’ Category

The Pacific Power Game

Courtesy of The Wire China, a look at how – with a new multi-billion dollar aid package agreed – the U.S. is trying to keep up with China in a strategically important region: The small island countries that dot the vast Pacific Ocean are sparsely populated and hard to pinpoint on a map. Yet in […]

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The Country With Nothing Left to Lose: Nauru’s Bet on Deep Sea Mining

Courtesy of Foreign Policy, an article on how – in its quest for cash – the tiny island nation of Nauru has tried it all. Its latest scheme may be its riskiest bet yet: If an apocalypse struck Earth, Sam Bankman-Fried—the billionaire tech entrepreneur behind the United States’ most explosive cryptocurrency scandal—wasn’t ready to die. […]

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