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Three US Aircraft Carriers Enter South Korea in Joint Drills

Seoul (TNA) – Three US aircraft carriers joined an ongoing exercise with the South Korean Navy in the East Sea on Sunday in an unprecedented show of force against a provocative North Korea. The three flattops — USS Ronald Reagan, USS Nimitz, and USS Theodore Roosevelt — entered the operational area, called the Korea Theater […]

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Ret. US General: US Could Lose War With North Korea

Washington, D.C. (GPA) – A retired US General has a warning for the Trump regime: The US could lose a war with North Korea. Over the weekend, retired General Jan-Marc Jouas issued an ominous warning to the Trump regime concerning their escalating rhetoric with Pyongyang. Unlike a lot of other instances of ‘establishment’ figures telling President Trump, he […]

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Uzbekistan: A Breeding Ground for Terrorism?

Tashkent (EAN) – A mass killing in New York perpetrated by a citizen of Uzbekistan is reviving fevered speculation about the dangers of Islamist-inspired terrorism spilling out of Central Asia. People who study the region have long warned, however, against rushing to weave simplistic narratives about religiously motivated violence. The biography of the man that police have identified […]

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China isn’t ‘Cheating’: The Difference Between US and Chinese Investment

United States (GPA) -Maybe Washington’s problem isn’t that Beijing is “cheating,” but rather that Chinese investment is just more appealing than that offered by the US. When you think of economic opinions in the US when it comes to China, the first thing you’re likely to think of is the countless accusations of Beijing somehow playing unfairly […]

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US Classifies Data on Afghan Security Forces’ Casualties

Kabul (TNA) – Washington has agreed to classify data on the number of Afghan security forces killed and wounded in the conflict, a US watchdog said, after months of soaring casualties and targeted attacks have eroded morale. The decision was slammed on Monday by the US government’s Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John […]

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Cost of Living in China Nearly Half of That of United States

Washington D.C. (GPA) – The United States might be the wealthiest country in the world, but many Americans can’t tell. Over 43 million American citizens (roughly 14%) live below the poverty line struggling to pay for essential goods like rent, food, and other necessities. Furthermore, nearly 20 million Americans live in deep poverty (50% or […]

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Analysis: CIA Directors Pompeo, Petraeus & Brennan: 3 Views on North Korea

New York (GPA) – This week saw both a speech by the current CIA director Mike Pompeo and an interview with the former director David Petraeus that gave two different interpretations of the current tensions with North Korea. First up, is the current CIA director Pompeo, who spoke on Thursday at a meeting of the Foundation for […]

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Asia Myanmar

Myanmar’s Colonial History Feeds Current Crisis of Rohingyas, Saudi Arabia and U.S.

Naypyidaw (WW) – The current corporate media attention to the abuses suffered by the mostly Muslim Rohingya people who have crossed from Myanmar into Bangladesh has raised questions as to what is really going on. Background information about the history of Myanmar is essential to an understanding. First called Burma, the name was changed in […]

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Asia Philippines

Duterte Declares Marawi Liberated from Terrorists

Manilla (TeleSUR) – Filippino President Rodrigo Duterte, during a visit, declared that Marawi City was “liberated.” The head of state was making his seventh trip to the city when he stated that the region was now free from ISIS-affiliated groups. “Ladies and gentlemen, I hereby declare Marawi City liberated from the terrorist influence that marks the beginning of […]