Why the big fuss over Nancy Pelosi’s possible visit to Taiwan

Why The Big Fuss Over Nancy Pelosi’s Possible Visit To Taiwan?

By Meredith Oyen U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hasn’t confirmed when – or even if – she is to visit Taiwan. Yet such is the...
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By Hugo Dobson and Kristian Magnus Hauken Our reaction upon hearing the news of the shooting of former prime minister Shinzo Abe was one of shock and...
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The Great Collusion: How Big Defense Took Over the White House

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Ukraine: Putin isn’t Mad – He’s Following a Long-Established Great Power Playbook for Conquest

By Alexander Titov The Russian invasion of Ukraine has confounded everyone. Given its huge economic, reputational and political costs – not to mention the immense human misery...
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Ukraine in the Predicament of Information Warfare

By Chang Kung Politicians in Europe are now waiting for Ukraine's popularity to wane, so that they can get back to how things were in...
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Ukraine: Why China is Not Yet Bailing Out Russia

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The Unwarranted War: The Avoidable War that will Penalize Severely Ukraine, Russia, the US...

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By Chang Kung and He Jun While conflict between Russia and Ukraine continues raging on, the pace of what Kremlin calls a "special military operation"...

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