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Trump Administration Announces Sweeping New Sanctions On Chinese, North Korean, And Iranian Entities By
The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on 30 foreign companies and people from 10 countries, including China. The State Department said Friday that the entities and people contribute to activity that “only serves to...
New Data Shows Collapse Of Coal Imminent, Sparks Climate Hope By
The cancellation and retirement of coal power projects in the world’s four key economies is making a profound impact on global efforts to limit climate change to 2C — and thereby stave off its most catastrophic consequences. The amount of coal power in development...
Tillerson Talks Of Pre-emptive Stikes On NKorea Citing Weapons Of Mass Destruction By
SEOUL, South Korea — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday it may be necessary to take pre-emptive military action against North Korea if the threat from their weapons program reaches a level “that we believe requires action.” Tillerson outlined a tougher...
Former Bush Aid: U.S. Creating New Foes, Too Many To Handle By
MINNEAPOLIS – No empire has lasted forever. As history as shown, every imperialistic society has eventually succumbed to its own vices, be it misallocation of resources, concentration of wealth in the hands of a small elite minority or the overextension of its military. While...
China Releases Human Rights Report On US By
(REPORT) — On Thursday, China’s State Council Information Office released a human rights report on the U.S., noting that while that country continues to act as “the judge of human rights” it continues to ignore its own “terrible problems.” The...
Trump’s Russia Charm Offensive Is Meant To Isolate Iran, China By
NEW YORK — (Analysis) Donald Trump’s presidential campaign rhetoric was a cocktail of ostensibly nationalist economics and isolationist foreign policy that was viewed by much of the punditocracy as a sharp break from traditional U.S. policy. But while his words...
Saudi Arabia Embarks On A Southeast Asia Terror Tour By
  (ANALYSIS) — Saudi Arabia’s king, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has recently undertaken a sweeping tour of Southeast Asia in what the media and analysts are claiming is a bid to firm up economic and political ties with Muslim-majority nations in the region. However,...
China’s Strategy In Its ‘War On Terror’: Jobs Not Drones By
WASHINGTON — (Insights) — On March 1, 2014, eight men and women wielding knives attacked passengers at a train station in southwest China’s city of Kunming. The attackers, wielding long-bladed knives, killed 31 people and injured 143 others. Four of the attackers...
China’s Transition From Coal To Renewable Is Making A Big Dent In Global CO2 Emmisions By
Carbon emissions from China’s energy sector stalled last year for the third year running — as coal use fell again and solar deployment nearly doubled. The newly released government figures, analyzed by Greenpeace, also suggest that emissions are on track to fall...
From Taiwan Call To ‘One China’ Policy, Trump Keeps China — And Experts — On Edge By
WASHINGTON — Upon his “surprise” victory in November, international leaders expressed mixed feelings over the realization that Donald Trump would serve as the next president of the United States. While those countries strongly allied with the United States under...