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The critical foreign policy issues Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech needed to tackle

The critical foreign policy issues Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech needed to tackle

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Donald Trump’s much ballyhooed foreign policy speech was a minor disaster. Not only did Trump fail to set out a succinct foreign policy philosophy and agenda, but the speech itself [even with a teleprompter] was a failure in his effort to move to a more “presidential” persona. One […]

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Eyeing GCC’s deep pockets, China, Pakistan show off new fighter jets

Eyeing GCC’s deep pockets, China, Pakistan show off new fighter jets

ABU DHABI — China and Pakistan have been jointly marketing aircraft to Gulf Arab states. China and Pakistan have joined together to market military aircraft to the Gulf Cooperation Council. The latest demonstration was at the Dubai Airshow in mid-November, which took place in the United Arab Emirates. SUBSCRIBE l LOGIN

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China, Russia seen exploiting U.S. decision to cut military aid to Egypt

China, Russia seen exploiting U.S. decision to cut military aid to Egypt

WASHINGTON — Egypt could find military suppliers to replace the United States, a report said. The Washington Institute for Near East Policy assessed that Egypt could find alternatives to any suspension of U.S. military aid. In a report, the institute said Egypt’s military could be supplied by such U.S. rivals as China and Russia. SUBSCRIBE […]

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Remembering Vaclav Havel, who inspired freedom fighters from Europe to N. Korea, China

Remembering Vaclav Havel, who inspired freedom fighters from Europe to N. Korea, China

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — One year ago the renowned author, playwright, and former  President of the Czech Republic Vaclav Havel died at age 75. In tribute to this extraordinary European Renaissance Man, I’m reissuing my column in the spirit of memory and the season. “Havel’s career as literary figure, intellectual and a […]

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U.S. silent on a dangerous game of chess in the East China Sea

U.S. silent on a dangerous game of chess in the East China Sea

Gregory Copley, Global Information System A Sept. 25, 2012, maritime incident at the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea — ostensibly between Republic of China (ROC: Taiwan) maritime elements and Japanese Coast Guard vessels — enabled Beijing to score a timely strategic success in defiance at Washington’s proposed “Pacific pivot” strategy to consolidate its […]

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Iran and its neighbors: Caught in a strategic trap of their own making

Iran and its neighbors: Caught in a strategic trap of their own making

By Dr. Assad Homayoun and Gregory Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense &  Foreign Affairs. Iran, no less than the European Union or the United States of America, faces a series of problems which place it at a critical strategic junction. It now faces urgent challenges, the response to which will determine its viability — even its survival […]

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Global censorship report reminds that much of the world is in the dark

Global censorship report reminds that much of the world is in the dark

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — When it comes to media censorship we think of the usual pantheon of  dictators and autocrats who unashamedly shut down news outlets, stifle the free flow of information, and throw journalists in jail.  And it’s in countries like North Korea, Cuba, and Islamic Republic of Iran where print […]

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Much more to China than meets the (American) eye

Much more to China than meets the (American) eye

By Lev Navrozov Last week we had a call from someone whom we used to know some years ago: an intelligent young man, a brilliant computer specialist, with a keen interest in international affairs, at that time particularly concerned with Falun Gong persecutions going on in China. He had several Chinese friends associated with the […]

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China demonstrating the will to dominate; West losing the will to resist

China demonstrating the will to dominate; West losing the will to resist

By Lev Navrozov From Moscow, the capital of the slave country founded in 1917, I came to New York, to the 21st floor of a skyscraper. The owners of the slave country had created their radio and television and even their own art and philosophy — in short, they created a new culture, with inevitable […]

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Obama's Afghan agreement maintains U.S. presence in key region

Obama's Afghan agreement maintains U.S. presence in key region

By Brian M Downing President Obama whisked into Afghanistan unannounced, inked a somewhat nebulous yet significant agreement with Afghan president Hamid Karzai, then quickly returned home. It was an impressive diplomatic coup that guarantees an appreciable U.S. presence in the country over many years, for better or worse. Many regional powers wanted no such arrangement […]

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