Year End 2013

Spearhead Research: 2013 ReviewFrom the triumphant nuclear thaw between Iran and the West, to the bloody coup of South Sudan; the telling election of 11 May to the killing of Hakimullah Mehsud in a drone strike; the successful escape of Edward Snowden to the tragic sentence of Bradley Manning for exposing  US war crimes; the horrific Monsoon Haiyyan in the Philippines, and departure of Madiba. The year 2013 ends with a bittersweet aftertaste. Below is a compilation of the most noteworthy events of the closing year.

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