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AFP/File by Edwin Mora11 Apr 20180 11 Apr, 201811 Apr, 2018 Taliban narco-jihadists are prepared to fight against the U.S.-NATO coalition and their Afghan counterparts “for a century” if necessary, a spokesman for the terrorist group declared, claiming that the international alliance is on the “brink of defeat.” The comments from Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban
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Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images by Michelle Moons27 Mar 20180 27 Mar, 201827 Mar, 2018 Renegotiation of the KORUS trade deal between the United States and South Korea has been accomplished “in principle,” according to senior administration officials who hailed the “visionary and innovative” agreement as one that may inform future deals. “This is both a good
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China held large-scale naval exercises involving dozens of vessels in the South China Sea this week as the government again seeks to show off its military power around the disputed territory. Satellite images obtained exclusively by Reuters show around 40 Chinese ships and submarines entering the trade waterway in what authorities say are merely routine
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China’s state media downplayed a $175 billion increase in defense spending proposed for 2018 on Tuesday, claiming the spending spike is “not much” and not intended to launch an “arms race” with the United States. China’s legislature, the National People’s Congress, passed the new military budget this week during its opening session. The Global Times, a Communist
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Saturday morning’s violent clashes along the Israeli-Syria border between Israel on the one hand and Iran and Syrian regime forces on the other occurred against the backdrop of multiplying acts of war and violence among a seemingly endless roster of combatants. To understand the significance and implications of the clashes – which saw Israel destroy an Iranian drone that
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