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Questions Arise On China’s Plans As N. Korea War Talk Rises

Securing North Korea’s missile launchers and nuclear, chemical and biological weapons sites would likely be a chief priority for China in the event of a major crisis involving its communist neighbor, analysts say, although Beijing so far is keeping mum on any plans. Despite China’s official silence, its People’s Liberation Army

Russian hackers stole US cyber secrets from NSA: reports

Russian government-backed hackers stole highly classified US cyber secrets from the National Security Agency in 2015 after a contractor put information on his home computer, two newspapers reported on Thursday. As reported first by The Wall Street Journal, citing unidentified sources, the theft included information on penetrating foreign computer networks and

Catalonia’s Secession Referendum Is One Among Many Movements for Independence

By William Tucker Contributor, In Homeland Security The semi-autonomous region of Catalonia on Sunday voted overwhelmingly in favor of independence from Spain. “According to the Catalan government, which announced the results early Monday, 90 percent of the ballots cast were for independence — with 2,020,144 people voting yes and 176,566 no,” the Washington Postreported. But

South Korea Wants Wartime Control of its Military

By Brian Padden South Korean President Moon Jae-in says his government has stepped up efforts to take back wartime operational control (OPCON) of its forces from the U.S.-led command structure, at a time when North Korea and the U.S. are both threatening war. In an address to commemorate the nation's 69th

Liberia’s Sirleaf Calls on US to Remain Global Leader

Preparing to Step Down, President Says Post-War US Aid Was Critical Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf called on the U.S. to maintain its position of world leadership, a role that she said rescued her country from a ruinous civil war and an outbreak of a terrifying, deadly disease. Days before an

Lai Mohammed Berates U.S Stance on IPOB

By Babatunde Opalana The Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, has expressed displeasure over the stand of the government of the United States on the status of the Indigenous People of  Biafra. Describing as “unfortunate” the fact that the U.S. does not see the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist organisation,the minister said the

U.S. Rep. Express Concern over South Sudan’s Deteriorating Situation

By Babatunde Opalana United States(U.S) Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Nikki Haley has expressed concern over the deteriorating situation in South Sudan. Delivering  remarks at a UN Security Council meeting on South Sudan, where she previewed her forthcoming trip to the region , Harley reaffirmed U.S’s support for the South

Iranian President Says 2015 Nuclear Deal Will ‘Collapse’ If Trump Pulls The U.S. Out

NEW YORK — The international nuclear agreement with Iran is a “closed issue” and cannot be extended or changed in any way, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared Wednesday, flatly rejecting President Trump’s criticism that the deal is weak and “an embarrassment.” “This is a building the frame of which, if you

North Korea Warns Of Harsh Response If New Sanctions Imposed

North Korea says it will make the United States pay a heavy price if a proposal Washington is backing to impose the toughest sanctions ever on Pyongyang is approved by the U.N. Security Council this week. The North’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement early Monday saying it is watching the United States’ moves

In America’s Wars, Failure Is the New Success

It was bloody and brutal, a true generational struggle, but give them credit. In the end, they won when so many lost. James Comey was axed. Sean Spicer went down in a heap of ashes. Anthony Scaramucci crashed and burned instantaneously. Reince Priebus hung on for dear life but was finally canned.