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Jim Mattis tours contaminated Vietnam War-era Agent Orange site

Asia Pacific Oct 17, 2018

Jim Mattis tours contaminated Vietnam War-era Agent Orange site

U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis toured a former Agent Orange storage site in southern Vietnam on Wednesday, revisiting one of the war's darkest chapters that lives on among a million Vietnamese with severe birth defects, cancers and disabilities linked to the toxic defoliant. Standing near ...

Business Sep 26, 2018

U.S.-China tensions spilling over from trade into the military arena

A deterioration in U.S.-China relations, seen most dramatically in their escalating trade dispute, is spilling over into the military arena. The Pentagon on Tuesday confirmed that China had canceled a Washington visit by the head of its navy, and U.S. officials said China had denied ...