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Iran, China and US

| July 9, 2019 | 7 Comments
Iran, China and US

Iran breaches nuclear enrichment deal, going to 4.5%, well above the 3.45% allowed, as of Monday. https://www.militarytimes.com/flashpoints/2019/07/08/reports-iran-enriching-uranium-to-45-breaking-deal-limit/ TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Monday began enriching uranium to 4.5%, just breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers, while it is still seeking a way for Europe to help it bypass U.S. sanctions amid heightened […]

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Another Dispute Over a Small, But Occupied, Island

| April 8, 2019 | 30 Comments
Another Dispute Over a Small, But Occupied, Island

Gee whiz, people, I thought we had this all settled. It appears that Rodrigo Duterte, the current President of the Philippines, is trying to make nice with China to avoid being overwhelmed by China’s aggressive land-grab program in the South China Sea and its connected waters.  Pag-asa’s location is about halfway between Palang and the […]

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A Few Thoughts From Chairman Mao

| March 28, 2019 | 27 Comments
A Few Thoughts From Chairman Mao

Someone dropped a vague reference elsewhere about Chairman Mao’s observations about guns. I never read anything he ever said. Never had any reason to, but since everything is now preserved online somewhere, even in some obscure place that hasn’t been hit by the Self-Appointed PC crowds, I took the time to look up a few […]

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Navy’s torpedo-armed Poseidon spy planes track China’s nuclear submarines

| March 6, 2019 | 36 Comments
Navy’s torpedo-armed Poseidon spy planes track China’s nuclear submarines

VX-20 Test Aircraft T-3 Heh. Spy plane? Not so much. Maritime Patrol with enhanced Antisubmarine Warfare (ASW) capability is more like it. This is how the aircraft was designed, with the ASW mission in the forefront. From some rocky beginnings to a Fleet Ready, mission capable aircraft was a long road, but the goal was […]

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There Are No Coincidences

| December 15, 2018 | 81 Comments
There Are No Coincidences

For a long time after the end of the war in Vietnam, the Communist Vietnamese government had a law in place that any US citizen who entered Vietnam would immediately be arrested. In 1999, things changed when the British government returned ownership of the Crown Colony of Hong Kong to the mainland Chinese government. There […]

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The US is sending an unmistakable message to China

| September 1, 2018 | 67 Comments
The US is sending an unmistakable message to China

-Four B-52 bomber flights through the East and South China Seas this month -US Air Force B-52H Stratofortress heavy long-range bombers, powerful weapons of war, have made multiple flights through the East and South China Seas this month. -These flights are part of US Indo-Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission, which aims to strengthen America’s […]

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Chinese company reportedly hacked Clinton’s server

| August 29, 2018 | 77 Comments
Chinese company reportedly hacked Clinton’s server

Reportedly, a Chinese state-owned company hacked into then SecState Hillary Clinton’s personal e-mail server, allowing them to receive a copy of her every message in real time. This allegation came from two separate sources, according to The Daily Caller. The code was embedded on her server in upstate New York, and sent a “courtesy copy” […]

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China blinks, sending trade envoy to Washington for talks

| August 16, 2018 | 40 Comments
China blinks, sending trade envoy to Washington for talks

CBS News Link A Chinese trade envoy is on the way to Washington in a renewed effort to end a worsening tariff dispute that has raised worries it will chill global economic growth. The delegation, led by a deputy commerce minister, will visit in late August to discuss “issues of mutual concern,” the Commerce Ministry […]

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