Europe is facing a potential crisis in the Balkans. It has to act soon

The promise of EU membership for states in the region is welcome, but Russia, China and Turkey could create instability.  ‘Many factors have brought the Balkans back to the fore – not least the recent refugee crisis, which deeply rattled … Read More

US Speaks Its Mind on China’s Strengthening Relationship With Latin America

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The United States must rethink its relationship with Latin America if it wants to respond to China’s influence. In the global competition between world powers, the battle in Latin America exemplifies how power is shifting toward Asia. China has been … Read More

George W. Bush: There’s clear evidence Russia ‘meddled’ in 2016 election

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  “It’s problematic that a foreign nation is involved in our election system. Our democracy is only as good as people trust the results,” former President George W. Bush said. | Seth Wenig/AP Photo Former President George W. Bush said … Read More

TRADE WAR: US and China relations on BRINK over explosive documents

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US and Chinese relations are on the brink of a disastrous trade conflict as a series of explosive documents were delivered to the White House. This comes as President Trump considers imposing broad restrictions on steel and aluminium imports over … Read More

China might not win attack, but Taiwan needs to spend more on defense

Military drills in Taiwan. (By Associated Press) TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An eventual military attack by China against Taiwan would not necessarily end with a victory for Beijing, but the island needs to step up its military spending, according to an … Read More

Fox News First: Trump rails against North Korea and China

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President Trump railed against “nuclear menace” North Korea and fumed at the reports China illegally delivered oil to the Hermit Kingdom, exclaiming “That wasn’t my deal!” during a wide-ranging interview Thursday with an outlet he’s long derided. During an impromptu … Read More

North Korean Nuclear Reactor Safety: The Threat No One is Talking About

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The ability of North Korea to safely operate its nuclear reactors, according to many experts, is increasingly being called into question given the North’s isolation and lack of safety culture. Pyongyang’s ability to respond to a nuclear accident in a … Read More

N. Korea declares political & military victory over US while UN targets its human rights record

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© Damir Sagolj / Reuters North Korea has declared a political and military victory over the US as it accused Washington of trying to deflect attention from its Pyongyang failures by peddling “non-existent” human rights abuses at the UN. The … Read More

North Korea facing mass starvation as MILLIONS at risk of FAMINE

GETTY WELL STOCKED: Kim Jong-un at a new potato plant in Ryanggang Province, North Korea Sources inside North Korea claim Kim Jong-un has stepped up preparations for war with the US without having enough food for his soldiers. The beggar … Read More

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