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Here is UN press briefing room past noon for noon briefing Inner City Press is banned from for 504th day by corrupt UNSG @AntonioGuterres. It has submitted Qs in writing to @UN_Spokesperson @StephDujarric including on #Honduras, #SriLanka, #Cmr etc - thread
@antonioguterres @UN_Spokesperson @StephDujarric @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @SomosAnticorrup @hondurassol @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @allimadi Banned Inner City Press asked On #Honduras on which SG Guterres never answered on El Chapo funds, beyond thanking JOH for $50,000, what now is his comment on killling of Josue David Caceres Aguilar, son of another witness of JOH's corruption Miguel Anulfo Valle?
@antonioguterres @UN_Spokesperson @StephDujarric @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @SomosAnticorrup @hondurassol @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @allimadi @javimatahn @Asael89194832 @AntiBotsHN @RicSotoHN Banned Inner City Press asked On #Kenya & corruption, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres and separately his resident coordinator in Kenya Sid Chatterjee, presumably in NYC this week, on that on Nov 18 the US for corruption barred Amos Wako
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What is the genealogy of "veteran-ness?" (A multi-part thread)

What (if anything) is a democratic society's obligation to its veterans in the 21st century? One thing I'd be interested in seeing is a kind of historical tracing of what veteran status has meant over time.
My sense is that there is an over-expectation of recognition and status that is a by-product of the "support the troops" mania of the early GWOT, where the Bush administration essentially used "troop support" as a stalking horse for political legitimacy.
If one didn't endorse Bush policies, then one didn't "support the troops," and questioning Bush's policies was rendered (at least among ideologues and partisans) as a Dolchstoß to The Troops in partisan discourses.
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Today UN Security Council presidency is taken over by @UKUN_NewYork whose @KarenPierceUN did nothing when @AntonioGuterres had Inner City Press roughed up & banned. Agenda below, live tweeting Q&A by UN cronies while ICO denies ICP #Cmr & #Yemen FOIAs: thread
@UKUN_NewYork @KarenPierceUN @antonioguterres @FUNCA_info @MatthewLeeICP @silas_atefor @allimadi @AdamShawNY Set-up question to @UKUN_NewYork is from Saudi media about Yemen's "legitimate government" - apparently meaning Sleepy Hadi who has lived in a hotel in Riyadh for years - @KarenPierceUN is all in
@UKUN_NewYork @KarenPierceUN @antonioguterres @FUNCA_info @MatthewLeeICP @silas_atefor @allimadi @AdamShawNY @Shuaibalmosawa @teddy_cat1 @commonsense575 Next question to @UKNY_NewYork is not about #Cameroon and why Liam Fox bragged about financial deal with killer Paul Biya (versus this week's AGOA denial), but rather about Rugby. Much mirth
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#UNDay: accused sexual abuser Hochschild says he wants critics. He refused to answer Inner City Press' questions, claimed @UN_Spokesperson @StephDujarric would (he didn't). Not only on @AntonioGuterres 478 day ban on Press, but #Honduras, #Cmr, UN rapes - thread
@UN_Spokesperson @StephDujarric @antonioguterres @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong Banned Inner City Press asked, disclose all UN connections of the "World Sports Alliance" with offices at 845 UN Plaza & a website replete with UN-like symbols whose Asa St Clair was presented last night in SDNY Court & detained on for fraudulent crypto-currency.
@UN_Spokesperson @StephDujarric @antonioguterres @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @edcaesar @FinanceWatchOrg Banned Inner City Press asked On #Cameroon, what are the comments and actions of the SG on the arrest of Father Paul Njokikang who was picked up early Sunday morning after celebrating Mass in Mbinfibe, near Bamenda, the capital of Cameroon’s North West region?
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Here's UN Press Briefing Room for noon briefing from which @AntonioGuterres has banned Inner City Press for 458th day: @StephDujarric's partner in censorship @BaysOnTheRoad of @AJEnglish. It's come to this, Inner City Press' questions unanswered. Thread
@antonioguterres @StephDujarric @baysontheroad @AJEnglish @silas_atefor @iburundi @NeverAgainGC @Beatriceijang @cameroondailyjo @FUNCA_info @MatthewLeeICP Banned Inner City Press has asked On Cameroon, what are the SG's comments and actions if any on that now even Alice Sadio, Akere Muna, Jean Jacques Ekindi and Celestin Bedzigui have added their names to the list of those slamming the door on the National Dialogue?
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