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Nuclear North Korea
Nuclear North Korea
U.S. Says North Korea Is Capable of Nuking Japan

This is what a failed nuclear accord looks like.

Nuclear North Korea
Another Day, Another North Korean Nuclear-Test Threat

North Korea threatened to conduct a nuclear test in response to UN indictments of top officials for crimes against humanity. Pyongyang does this every time it’s upset because it hasn’t got any other cards to play.

Nuclear North Korea
Top U.S. General in South Korea Contradicts Obama: North May Have Nuke Warheads

The top U.S. commander in South Korea warned that the north might have nuclear warheads to put on top of its missiles, disagreeing with the President’s assessment. If he’s right, U.S. strategy in Asia just got a whole lot more complicated.

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South China Sea Change

The Chinese are pulling back from the disputed Scarborough Shoal: is this a new normal or a temporary olive branch?

Latin Lefty Meltdown

It’s a sign of frustration—and a sign of Maduro’s temporary upper-hand.

Washington's Malaysia Malaise

Malaysia is preparing for its first major defense agreement with China, a sign that Beijing’s diplomacy is paying off.

Low-Hanging Fruit

We need more diesel technicians, welders, and pipe fitters.

Crude Economics

If the Saudis don’t bite the bullet next month, the cartel’s relevance will fade significantly.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

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