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Obama Lifts Vietnam Arms Sales, Dines With Anthony Bourdain

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 23, 2016 at 2:15pm 5/23/2016 at 2:15pm
Obama Visits Vietnam

President Barack Obama has lifted a five decade old arms ban against Vietnam as China Sea tensions continue to rise.

At a press conference with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, Obama said that he did not consider China’s aggression in the region...

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Obama Legacy: Dawn of Chinese Empire?

Chinese Empire Building: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 11:30am 5/19/2016 at 11:30am
Chinese Empire Building: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

China will play a greater geostrategic role in the Middle East and Africa thanks to the construction of the new transnational corridor. The 2,500 km-long network of highways, railways, pipelines and ports will connect the Western Chinese city of Kashgar with Pakistan’s deep-sea port of Gwadar. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), as the project...

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Chinese Police Arrest Statue of Ronald McDonald

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 7:20pm 4/19/2016 at 7:20pm
China Arrests Statue of Ronald McDonald

In Guangzhou, China, police “arrested” a statue of Ronald McDonald, the fast food chain’s iconic clown. Evidently, Ronald had to be removed from his perch when restaurant owners failed to remove the “obstruction.”

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Chinese Espionage Case Indicative of Systemic Problem in U.S. Navy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 2:30pm 4/14/2016 at 2:30pm
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A career U.S. naval officer with an extensive background in signals intelligence has been accused of mishandling and passing on sensitive information to the Chinese and Taiwanese governments.

charge sheet released Friday revealed that Lt. Cmdr. Edward C. Lin, 39, faces several counts of espionage and attempted espionage “with intent or reason to...

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China Deploys Fighter Jets to Contested Island in South China Sea

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 4:15pm 2/25/2016 at 4:15pm
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On Fox News Tuesday, U.S. officials announced China has deployed a series of fighter jets to a contested island in the South China Sea known as Woody Island. The news comes little more than a week after surface to air missiles were spotted via satellite on the same island.

Officials said U.S. intelligence has seen both...

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Did China Deploy Anti-Aircraft Missiles to Disputed Island?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 7:20pm 2/18/2016 at 7:20pm
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China has deployed an advanced anti-aircraft missile system to a contested island in the South China Sea, Pentagon officials confirmed on Tuesday. The news came as President Obama concluded a two-day conference at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Sunnylands, California.

Satellite images from February 14 show several HQ-9 missile launchers lined along the...

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China and Japan Bet Big on Israeli High-tech Sector

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 11:30am 2/4/2016 at 11:30am
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With the high-tech sector making up about half of its total industrial exports, Israel is forging strong trade ties with the emerging economies of Asia. Leading nations of Far-East Asia — namely Japan, China and Singapore — have launched series of efforts to court Israeli technology sector.

In the age of global competition where technological...

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U.S. Congressman Warns of Data Breach ‘You Haven’t Heard About’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 6:30pm 1/27/2016 at 6:30pm
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A security breach discovered at a California-based software and hardware company has many officials worried, including U.S. Congressman Will Hurd of Texas.

Rep. Hurd expressed his concerns over the breach in a Wall Street Journal op-ed explaining that foreign hackers may “have been reading the encrypted communications of U.S. government agencies for the past...

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The iPhone will not be made in USA regardless of what Trump says

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 4:09pm 1/20/2016 at 4:09pm
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Donald Trump recently stated that he wanted Apple manufacturing back to the U.S.:

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he will push for companies including Apple Inc. to bring manufacturing back to the United States.

“Make America great again,” Trump said in a speech at Liberty University in Virginia. “We’re going to get...

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Time To Rebuild The Navy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 7:00am 1/9/2016 at 7:00am
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Last week I wrote that Russia’s re-equipped, re-invigorated and rejuvenated navy was flexing its muscles, using new capabilities and taking on greater responsibility to make substantive contributions to Russia’s war efforts in Syria.

As Russia’s mission prospects improve and the U.S. concedes Bashar Assad’s retention in Damascus, Russia now projects to have...

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Manmade Island to Be China’s Newest Aircraft Carrier

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 7:30pm 1/6/2016 at 7:30pm
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China performed a series of test flights for the first time Saturday on a newly constructed runway in the South China Sea. The 3,000 meter airstrip sits atop a Fiery Cross Reef, an artificial island constructed by the Chinese in the Spratly Islands region. The airstrip is long enough to accommodate a variety of aircraft including...

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China Won’t Join Obama’s ‘War on Coal’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 11:30am 11/5/2015 at 11:30am
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President Obama may have abandoned trusted allies and diminished US influence across the globe, leaving behind an inviting vacuum for tyrants and terrorists alike, but he is picking the right fights, and winning them too—at least the ones progressive liberals care about.

That’s what Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants us...

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China ‘Clones’ Its Way to Military Dominance

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 11:35am 11/3/2015 at 11:35am
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China has been a global hub for manufacturing counterfeit electronics and consumer goods, but as the Asian giant asserts its dominance in the Asian Pacific and beyond, its defense establishment is using the same approach to modernise its vast armed forces. 

Despite its large standing and reserve army, Chinese Armed Forces technologically...

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One-Child Policy Hits China Hard

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 7:30am 11/1/2015 at 7:30am
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The United States has been engaged in a lot of international wrangling with China, between its high-tech espionage and escalating tensions in the South China Sea.

However, the unintended consequences of China’s one-child policy may have hit the country harder than any bomb. Though the nation is reversing its course on the...

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China Lashes Out at U.S. Navy Maneuvers in South China Sea

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 5:23pm 10/28/2015 at 5:23pm
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Earlier this week, the Pentagon announced that the U.S. Navy planned on sending a destroyer into disputed waters in the South China Sea. In the first of a series of missions, the USS Lassen would breach the 12-mile “buffer” zone around the man-made islands in the Spratly archipelago as a way...

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Tension in the South China Sea

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 26, 2015 at 8:15pm 10/26/2015 at 8:15pm
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China, Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam have spent years debating whose sovereignty holds supreme over territory in the South China Sea. Back in 2014, China began the work of turning the Subi and Mischief reefs in the Spratly archipelago into permanent land forms; before China began this massive dredging...

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Shocker: China Already Violating Cyberespionage Agreement

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 19, 2015 at 11:35am 10/19/2015 at 11:35am
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According to one California-based cybersecurity firm, China is already violating its new cybersecurity agreement with the United States.

According to CrowdStrike founder Dmitri Alperovich, his firm has seen “no change in behavior” since President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the anti-hacking deal on September 25. CrowdStrike has documented seven...

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