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Life under Trump: What will happen next?

Jan 15, 2017

Life under Trump: What will happen next?

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What happens now? I suppose it’s my own fault that everyone’s asking me how America will change after Jan. 20. Such is the price one pays for being America’s political Cassandra: predicted Donald Trump would win the election, told the Democrats snubbing Bernie was ...

Dangerous uncertainty surrounds Taiwan Strait

Jan 15, 2017

Dangerous uncertainty surrounds Taiwan Strait

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The world’s most dangerous flash point got much more dangerous last Wednesday when China sent its lone aircraft carrier into the Taiwan Strait and Taiwan scrambled fighter jets in response. This is how accidental wars start: provocation and counter-provocation in an environment with too ...