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Anti-Obama protesters clash with police in Manila

 Police armed with truncheons, shields and a fire hose clashed Wednesday with more than 100 left-wing activists who rallied at the U.S. Embassy in Manila to oppose a visit by President Barack Obama and an expected security pact that would increase the American military presence in the Philippines. Riot policemen blocked the flag-waving activists near […] Continue reading →

China Defies Obama’s Slow Asia Pivot With Rapid Military Buildup – No Respect For Obama

President Barack Obama’s trip to Asia this week will be dominated by a country he’s not even visiting: China.  Each of the four nations on the president’s itinerary is involved in territorial disputes with an increasingly assertive China. And years of military spending gains have boosted the capabilities of the People’s Liberation Army faster than […] Continue reading →

Search for MH370 reveals a military vulnerability for China

 When Chinese naval supply vessel Qiandaohu entered Australia’s Albany Port this month to replenish Chinese warships helping search for a missing Malaysian airliner, it highlighted a strategic headache for Beijing – its lack of offshore bases and friendly ports to call on. China’s deployment for the search – 18 warships, smaller coastguard vessels, a civilian […] Continue reading →

Washington Drives The World To War

 The CIA director was sent to Kiev to launch a military suppression of the Russian separatists in the eastern and southern portions of Ukraine, former Russian territories for the most part that were foolishly attached to the Ukraine in the early years of Soviet rule. Washington’s plan to grab Ukraine overlooked that the Russian and Russian-speaking […] Continue reading →

Pat Buchanan: The End of Ideology?

 On our TV talk shows and op-ed pages, and in our think tanks here, there is rising alarm over events abroad. And President Obama is widely blamed for the perceived decline in worldwide respect for the United States. Yet, still, one hears no clamor from Middle America for “Action This Day!” to alter the perception […] Continue reading →

U.S. Senator Reid, son combine for China firm’s desert plant

 U.S. agency ends Nevada cattle roundup, releases herd after stand-off. This Story Below From: Aug 31, 2012 Related to “Bundy Ranch Story”  U.S. Senator Harry Reid recognized nine years ago that connections between his official duties and the lobbying activities of his relatives could lead to ethical questions. In 2003, the Nevada Democrat publicly banned relatives […] Continue reading →

New Report: Malaysia starts investigating confused initial response to missing jet

 Malaysia’s government has begun investigating civil aviation and military authorities to determine why opportunities to identify and track Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 were missed in the chaotic hours after it vanished, two officials said. The preliminary internal enquiries come as tensions mount between civilian and military authorities over who bears most responsibility for the initial […] Continue reading →

Will China Dominate the 21st Century?

How China Should Prosper in the Years ahead “Just as England led the world in the 19th century, and America in the 20th century, so China will dominate the world in the 21st century.” — Jim Rogers For the past two weeks, I have been touring the great Asian countries of Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, […] Continue reading →