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Boil, toil and more trouble in South China Sea

May 29, 2018 cdnews733 0

Post Views: 199   Long-running multi-party territorial disputes in the South China Sea have increasingly morphed into a Sino-American contest for maritime primacy in the maritime region, a dynamic shift with significant implications for regional […]

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Torture and secrecy in Thailand

March 17, 2018 cdnews733 0

Post Views: 275   The secret American “black site” for interrogating suspected terrorists in Thailand was known to the CIA as “Detention Site Green” but for its first detainee, it was decidedly white. Four halogen […]

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US gives Philippine air force first drones

March 14, 2018 cdnews733 0

Post Views: 261   The United States gave the Philippine air force on Tuesday its first surveillance drone system, as the two nations step up cooperation in the battle against jihadist militants. Washington has been […]


US government shuts down

January 20, 2018 cdnews733 0

Post Views: 247   The federal government shut down at midnight Friday as senators continued to scramble to reach a deal to fund the government. This is the first modern government shutdown with Congress and […]