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Ian Bremmer Argues That We Are At The End Of The Global Free Market — As The Rise Of China Dominates Recent Asean Summit

Ian Bremmer Argues That We Are At The End Of The Global Free Market — As The Rise Of China Dominates Recent Asean Summit      Ian Bremmer, the President and Founder of the EURASIA Group, a leading global political risk research and consulting firm, spoke to a luncheon in Boston, Mass., on November 14, […]

Russia Gives 5,000 Kalashnikovs To Philippines For Free

Russia gives 5,000 Kalashnikovs to Philippines for free Russia » Economics Russia has delivered a large batch of weapons and military equipment to Philippines, the Manila Bulletin wrote. In particular, Manila received 5,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles, the same amount of helmets, a million cartridges and 20 army trucks. 9 comments 3 share The publication calls the above-mentioned supplies a […]

Technology And The Future Of War

David Maxwell’s Comment:  A warning we must heed (It may come down to M4 rifles, 45 cal pistols, paper maps, and compasses): If the Chinese would be unwilling to attack the US satellite system by exploding a nuclear weapon in space, they have already proven to have other means at their disposal: namely, antisatellite missiles […]

China Expands Its Influence At Djibouti’s Ports China Expands its Influence at Djibouti’s Ports File image By MarEx 2017-11-16 19:41:00 On Monday, Chinese energy consortium POLY-GCL Petroleum Group signed an MoU to invest$4 billion in a natural gas pipeline, an LNG plant and a loading terminal at Damerjog, Djibouti.The preliminary agreement will be finalized within six months and the groundbreaking should be sometime next year, energy minister […]

Kim’s Sea Monster: Satellite Images Reveal North Korea Is Dangerously Close To Finishing New Ballistic Missile Submarine

KIM’S SEA MONSTER Satellite images reveal North Korea is dangerously close to finishing new ballistic missile submarine A North Korea monitoring organisation has published images taken on November 5 showing activity at North Korea’s Sinpo South Shipyard. By Corey Charlton 17th November 2017, 9:55 am Updated: 17th November 2017, 10:52 am SATELLITE images taken this month […]

‘Welcome To China Mr. President;’ Beijing Figures Out How To Play Trump ‘The Chinese have figured out how to play Trump’: Asian leaders go the extra mile to flatter US president All presidents get red-carpet treatment abroad, but Trump’s welcome receptions have been especially grandiose PUBLISHED : Friday, 10 November, 2017, 8:16am UPDATED : Friday, 10 November, 2017, 10:29am COMMENTS: 19  Associated Press 9 Nov 2017 […]

Trump Asks For Another $4B To ‘Detect, Defeat, & Defend’ Against North Korea

Trump asks for another $4bn to ‘detect, defeat, & defend’ against North Korea Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 05:03 Edited time: 7 Nov, 2017 08:13 Get short URL FILE PHOTO: A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor © Missile Defense Agency / Reuters AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook193Share to TwitterShare to RedditShare to […]

When It Comes To North Korea, What Is Japan’s Military Role?

“Japan is not moving away from pacifism toward militarism. It’s moving away from isolationism toward internationalism,” said Narushige Michishita, director of the security and international studies program at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo.   “In the past, we could rely on the U.S. and stay away from foreign wars. Now, North […]

‘Fat Leonard’ Probe Expands To Ensnare More Than 60 Admirals

‘Fat Leonard’ probe expands to ensnare more than 60 admirals By Craig Whitlock, View Original November 5th, 2017 Maritime tycoon Leonard Glenn Francis was a VIP guest at Navy change-of-command ceremonies even though he was under criminal investigation. Clockwise from top left: Francis with Adm. Patrick Walsh at the Pearl Harbor base in Hawaii in January […]

What North Korea’s IC May Be Whispering To Kim Jong Un About U.S. Intentions | 38 North: Informed Analysis of North Korea

Excerpts: This is not to say that North Korea simply rejects President Trump’s statements as empty threats. No one, not even the US public, truly understands the Trump administration’s sensitivities for military action and what precisely constitutes a “red line” for the current administration. With the exception of the April strike against Shayrat Airfield in […]