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North Korea advances on hitting US mainland with nuclear-tipped missiles

North Korea advances on hitting US mainland with nuclear-tipped missiles

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Walid Phares' ideas become White House foreign policy actions

Walid Phares' ideas become White House foreign policy actions

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A readout of Trump's meeting with Putin

A readout of Trump's meeting with Putin

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The Islamic plan to conquer Rome

The Islamic plan to conquer Rome

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Clinton is of two minds about Iran nuke deal

Clinton is of two minds about Iran nuke deal

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China's provocations in South China Sea will 'worsen,' says Japan

China's provocations in South China Sea will 'worsen,' says Japan

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9/11 and the prescience of Hilaire Belloc

9/11 and the prescience of Hilaire Belloc

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President Obama addresses the nation on Iraq strategy

President Obama addresses the nation on Iraq strategy

President Obama will address the nation at 9 p.m. EST on his plans to address the threat of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. See live broadcast here.

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As US foreign policy falters, a proposed strategy for the Black Sea

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North Korea vows to break armistice

North Korea vows to break armistice

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'Hope is not a strategy' says Romney of the Obama doctrine

'Hope is not a strategy' says Romney of the Obama doctrine

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Israel goes it alone as Syria is abandoned to its fate by the world

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America's deadly deceit regarding Nigeria

America's deadly deceit regarding Nigeria

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MERCOSUR's isolation of Paraguay is strategic challenge to the United States

MERCOSUR's isolation of Paraguay is strategic challenge to the United States

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Australia: Not as secure as it seems

Australia: Not as secure as it seems

In a high-risk situation, Australia's options are to align with the U.S. and thus accept military burdens, or commit to Asia (viz. China).

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Iran is bunkering its oil on ships at sea

Iran is bunkering its oil on ships at sea

With an oil glut on its hands, Iran is faced with storing oil on its ships which wander the world seeking to sell cut-rate crude.

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Czar Putin's plans for Europe, and the world

Czar Putin's plans for Europe, and the world

As Europe changes, Vladimir Putin has remained a constant.

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Pharaoh Obama: Bring Chen Guangchen home on Hillary's plane

Pharaoh Obama: Bring Chen Guangchen home on Hillary's plane

The blind human rights campaigner, Chen Guangcheng, is seeking asylum in the U.S. after having been talked out of the U.S. embassy. Now in hospital, he fears for his family and his life.

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Iran denounces U.S. escalation in Persian Gulf

Iran denounces U.S. escalation in Persian Gulf

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The second battle of Thermopylae: 279 BC

The second battle of Thermopylae: 279 BC

Just 200 years after the heroic and fatal stand of Leonidas and his 300 Spartans against an onslaught from Persia, Greece would again face down invaders bent on destruction.

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U.S. military to review its training on Islam

U.S. military to review its training on Islam

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If the War on Terror is over, who won?

If the War on Terror is over, who won?

Just because there has been regime in various Muslim countries, does that mean that the U.S. has defeated jihadism? This is an important question.

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US Navy appears to be adrift, literally

US Navy appears to be adrift, literally

As China and India ramp up their deep-water strategic reach, the US Navy appears stymied with mechanical problems on a new class of ships.

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Addressing the cyber espionage threat to the United States

Addressing the cyber espionage threat to the United States

Hackers around the world strike the U.S. via the Internet to steal national and industrial secrets.

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The emerging rivalry of China and India

The emerging rivalry of China and India

India and the U.S. may never become allies, but the rivalry between India and China may serve U.S. interests.

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Time for the US to re-think its relationship with Egypt

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How the US should prepare for China's reforms

How the US should prepare for China's reforms

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Nicaragua steers an independent course in regional affairs

Nicaragua steers an independent course in regional affairs

Nicaragua is getting cozy with Russia, while it also has had some success in the war on narcotics.

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Hillary Clinton and betrayal in Jerusalem

Hillary Clinton and betrayal in Jerusalem

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Europe looks the other way as US conducts targetted assassinations

Europe looks the other way as US conducts targetted assassinations

America's European allies take the easy way out with its (non-)policy of silence concerning the legal ramifications of targetted killings. Even so, some of these allies are stocking up on drone technology, Made in USA.

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Muslim Brotherhood continues its rise to power in Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood continues its rise to power in Egypt

Egypt may be headed towards another dictatorship, or another civil war. Either option would destabilize the region.

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Obama administration does a 'targetted assasination'?

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Iran must be stopped before it is too late

Iran must be stopped before it is too late

The choice is between a nightmare world after a pre-emptive strike, or a world after a strike by Iran.

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Red Lines in the sand that the U.S. must draw in Afghanistan

Red Lines in the sand that the U.S. must draw in Afghanistan

The Obama administration wants to accomplish two incompatible objectives: it wants the UN Arms Trade Treaty to be a 'strong international standard' AND it wants to avoid being a treaty spoiler.

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Obama's cold feet and Syrian carnage

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China's three essential security interests

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The Reinvention of Barack Obama as a war time president

The Reinvention of Barack Obama as a war time president

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Obama should get America out of Afghanistan today

Obama should get America out of Afghanistan today

Obama has apologized for the burning of some copies of Islam's book, the Koran. Now he needs to turn the page, and abandon Afghanistan.

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The detection points for stopping terrorist violence

Terrorism is a continuing concern, but it can be understood. Steps can be taken to thwart and mitigate terrorism. Most importantly, it must be understood is that terrorist attacks do not appear out of nowhere.

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The weaknesses in Obama's strategy towards an uncertain world

The weaknesses in Obama's strategy towards an uncertain world

A switch from a Cold War posture would be difficult anyway, even without an increasingly bearish Russia and emboldened China. Can Obama do it?

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The West lines up on Iran

The West lines up on Iran

Here are some things Obama must do to defend the U.S., and preserve Israel in light of his upcoming meeting with Israeli premier Netanyahu.

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Steadily increased risk of war over Iran

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Strategic considerations of Iran's oil smuggling through Iraq

Strategic considerations of Iran's oil smuggling through Iraq

Iran, operating through a web of alliances with Iraqi politicians and other supporters, is already well-positioned to exploit oil revenues from southern Iraq as the U.S. departs.

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Edwin Black exposes oil-stained history of the Mideast on BookTV: British Petroleum and the Redline Agreement

Edwin Black exposes oil-stained history of the Mideast on BookTV: British Petroleum and the Redline Agreement

Acclaimed by experts, Black's book on British Petroleum shows the diplomatic and capitalist machinations that seized the oil of Mesopotamia and now underlies the conflict in Iraq. View the lecture here.

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Visit of Iran's Ahmadinejad signals frayed US/Latin relationship

Visit of Iran's Ahmadinejad signals frayed US/Latin relationship

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Obama's defense strategy feints towards Asia, but stuck in Mideast

Obama's defense strategy feints towards Asia, but stuck in Mideast

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A war of words between Washington and Tehran

A war of words between Washington and Tehran

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Next steps in relations with Russia: The failure of Obama's 'reset' button

Next steps in relations with Russia: The failure of Obama's 'reset' button

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Nigeria: Security chief 'worried' about Boko Haram terrorists

Nigeria: Security chief 'worried' about Boko Haram terrorists

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US missile sub departs for Persian Gulf

US missile sub departs for Persian Gulf

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There is no Plan for Oil Interruption

There is no Plan for Oil Interruption

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The Mideast is still awaiting a leader like Vaclav Havel

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Chinese economist warns America against deficit spending.

Chinese economist warns America against deficit spending.

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SecDef Panetta defies Iran to make a nuclear weapon

SecDef Panetta defies Iran to make a nuclear weapon

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What dictator Kim Jong Il's death means to the world

What dictator Kim Jong Il's death means to the world

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The covert war against Iran

The covert war against Iran

That a US unmanned drone has been shot down by Iran is just the latest evidence of a shadow war being conducted in Iran.

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Iranian nuclear weapons would change the world order

Iranian nuclear weapons would change the world order

Nothing the West has done has stopped the Iranian nuclear juggernaut.

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America can't teach or learn about China's designs on Taiwan

U.S. diplomacy repeats its mistakes in approaching Chinese intransigence. Why?

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Spare a thought for the survivors of America's Shadow Warriors

Spare a thought for the survivors of America's Shadow Warriors

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