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By Adrian Santana On Sunday, June 29th, 2014
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Largest Maritime War Drills Held In Hawaii

Around two dozen nations are holding military naval drills in Hawaii. The Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercises are the world’s largest maritime war drills. The drills are expected to last more than a month More...

By Justin Frewen On Sunday, January 23rd, 2011
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Is there a Role for Human Rights in a Free Trade World?

Up to 50,000 people a day die from poverty related causes with 22,000 of these fatalities being children under the age of five. The plight of the world’s most impoverished and vulnerable people have been further More...

By Steve Morning On Thursday, November 25th, 2010
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India Deploys 36,000 Troops to Chinese Border

India is stepping up efforts to fortify its borders with a deployment of two new army divisions of 36,000 men to the north-easter border with China. According to BBC News 23 November, part of the troops will be More...

By Michael Walsh On Thursday, November 4th, 2010
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The Chinese Dragon Pounces on Europe

German indignation at China’s audacious economic penetration of Europe has been dismissed as sour grapes by Zhang Zugian, a researcher with the Chinese Association of European Studies. He says the European Union’s More...

By Karen Lapitan On Tuesday, July 27th, 2010
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China: The US is Insolvent and Faces Bankruptcy

A recent article in the Financial Times quotes the head of China’s biggest credit rating agency has said that the US is insolvent and U.S. credit ratings are a joke. “The western rating agencies are politicised More...

By Ana Nivtova On Friday, July 23rd, 2010
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North Korea Promises ‘Physical Response’ to US moves

North Korea has promised a “physical response” to American moves taken following the sinking of a South Korean warship in March. The sinking of the warship has been blamed on North Korea by both South More...

By Michael Walsh On Thursday, June 24th, 2010
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U.S. The Crossroads of History

America’s superpower status may be tested and found wanting if, urged on by Israel it opts for what it sees as a pre-emptive strike against Iran. The argument that the Persian nation will acquire a nuclear potential More...

By Rajat Anand On Wednesday, May 26th, 2010
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Three G8 countries at ‘high risk’ to natural disasters

Three G8 countries- France, Italy and the United States- are considered to be at “high risk” to natural disasters, claims the Natural Disasters Risk Index (NDRI). The same index, released on Thursday, lists More...

By Michael Walsh On Wednesday, May 26th, 2010
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War Weakens America

America’s ascendancy to world power status occurred during its period of inter-war isolationism. Its pre-eminence was catapulted further by its involvement in World War Two. The spoils of war and removal of Germany and Japan as More...

By Michael Sorense On Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010
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Peak Oil Crisis due in 2014

New studies show that peak oil is due in 2014. Kuwaiti scientists have updated oil predictions previously based on the famous Hubbert model, which had correctly predicted in 1956 that U.S. oil reserves would peak More...