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Cops of the Pacific? U.S. military’s role in Asia during the age of Donald Trump

Trump walks in during Pentagon’s preparations for a future U.S.-Japan-South Korean triangular military alliance Despite the attention being given to America’s roiling wars and conflicts in the Greater Middle East, crucial decisions about the global role of U.S. military power may be made in a region where, as …

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First Attempt at ‘Islamic State’, and Roots of Euro Jihad – 1990s Bosnian Civil War

Following the visit of the Russian top diplomat Sergei Lavrov to Serbia, about a week ago, a number of political and military figures in the Balkans’ neighbourhood, and Europe/NATO have been vocal in accusing Russia for using Serbs (in Serbia and Bosnia) to fuel new instability in the ever volatile …

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The Cold War, Continued: Post-Election Russophobia

Mainstream TV news anchors including MSNBC’s Chris Hayes are reporting as fact—with fuming indignation—that Russia (and specifically Vladimir Putin) not only sought to influence the U.S. election (and—gosh!—promote “doubt” about the whole legitimacy of the U.S. electoral system) but to throw the vote to Donald Trump. The main …

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