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The Changing Global Economic Order

Japan and Britain have responded in completely different ways to the China-led initiative to create the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which the United States has opted not to join. In a rebuff to the U.S., Britain was the first...

Putin and the West, in His Own Words

The lies about Russia and Russia’s president have grown so thick, threatening the world with devastating war, that distinguished Americans have formed the American Committee for East-West Accord. The members of the founding board are former US senator Bill Bradley,...


Putin Beats Uncle Sam…Again

The US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, left, and Estonian Defense Minister Sven Mikser attend a joint press conference after a meeting in Tallinn, Estonia, Tuesday, June 23, 2015 . (AP Photo)   Courtesy MIKE WHITNEY Here’s the scoop: Two...


Serenity in the South China Sea

CANBERRA – Diplomats and alcoholics don’t always have as much in common as is sometimes assumed. But there is useful guidance for policymakers in the Reinhold Niebuhr prayer that Alcoholics Anonymous has made its own: “God, grant me the serenity...

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Donald Trump to run for president in 2016

Property billionaire Donald Trump has announced he will run for the White House in the 2016 election. Mr Trump, a Republican, has never formally run for president before, but has often talked about it.

Russia Threat

Jeb Bush: remember the good old days of the cold war

The United States should consider sending thousands more US troops along with NATO forces to Eastern Europe to match the strength Russian President Vladimir Putin is amassing along the former Soviet bloc nations’ eastern border, Republican Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said Wednesday.

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