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Preparing for Trump? China Steps up Operations in South China Sea

(GPA) Beijing – The Chinese People’s Liberation Army has flown seems to be preparing themselves for the inauguration of Donald Trump as US president next week by stepping up military operations in the South China Sea. The first incident happened yesterday in the form of a flyover of the Spratly Islands by the Chinese People’s […]


8 Years and a 1000 Broken Promises: Obama and Guantanamo

(teleSUR) Guantanamo Bay – The day was Jan. 22, 2009. Forty-eight hours had passed since the 44th President of the United States was sworn in. Barack Hussein Obama II, riding on the coattails of his presidential campaign, hurried to sign an executive order promising to end the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo, Cuba within a […]

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After Death of TPP, China Makes Moves to Dominate Asia With New Trade Pacts

(GPA) Lima – For all the horrible chapters and faults of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), it seems President Obama was right about one thing – without the trade pact, southeast Asian countries are now looking to China for economic opportunity. This past week at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Peru, Barrack Obama spent […]