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    PH votes in favor of China-led human rights resolution
    Mar28

    PH votes in favor of China-led human rights resolution

    The Philippines has voted in favor of a China-led resolution upholding multilateralism and working together to “promote mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of human rights.” With a vote of 28 in favor, one against, and 17 abstentions, the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council adopted the resolution, titled “Promoting Mutually...

    Skripal attack: Nato expels seven more Russian diplomats over UK spy poisoning
    Mar28

    Skripal attack: Nato expels seven more Russian diplomats over UK spy poisoning

    BRUSSELS: Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday the alliance was expelling seven Russian diplomats to show that Moscow faces “costs and consequences” over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain.Stoltenberg announced the maximum size of the Russian mission to Nato would also be slashed by a third, from 30 to 20, as part...

    We must avoid new Cold War, says German govt’s Russia expert
    Mar28

    We must avoid new Cold War, says German govt’s Russia expert

    The flag of the Russian Federation flies at the Russian Embassy in Washington, US, March 27, 2018. (Reuters pic) BERLIN: Germany wants to keep up a dialogue with Moscow despite joining Western expulsions of Russian diplomats and must avoid a new Cold War, the German government’s coordinator for Russia said in a newspaper interview. Gernot...

    Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure for int’l isolation
    Mar28

    Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure for int’l isolation

    Moscow on Tuesday charged Washington had put “colossal pressure” on allies to expel scores of Russian diplomats, and vowed to retaliate. “This is the result of colossal pressure, colossal blackmail which is the main instrument of Washington on the international arena,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Uzbekistan. “We’ll...

    Britain shared ‘unprecedented’ intelligence over spy attack
    Mar28

    Britain shared ‘unprecedented’ intelligence over spy attack

    A Russian flag flies atop the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Seattle, Washington, US, March 26, 2018. (Reuters pic) LONDON: Britain shared “unprecedented levels” of intelligence about a spy poisoning it blamed on Moscow, which has led at least 25 countries to expel Russian diplomats, a senior UK government official said Tuesday....

    How (Not) to Fight Proxy Wars
    Mar28

    How (Not) to Fight Proxy Wars

    C. Anthony Pfaff, Patrick Granfield Security, Middle East Intervention always changes a proxy’s calculus: with insurance from a powerful benefactor, proxies have greater reason to choose violence over compromise. Iran’s proxies are running roughshod over America’s allies and interests in the Middle East. Hezbollah is dictating...

    Russia trying to divide West with spy poisoning, says Mattis
    Mar28

    Russia trying to divide West with spy poisoning, says Mattis

    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis lands in Kabul on March 13, 2018 on an unannounced trip to Afghanistan. (Reuters pic) WASHINGTON: Russia’s poisoning of a former spy in Britain is part of a strategy of conducting operations, and then denying responsibility for them, that is designed to divide the West, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said...

    Politics: Defense secretary Jim Mattis serves up a strong condemnation of Russia’s aggression
    Mar28

    Politics: Defense secretary Jim Mattis serves up a strong condemnation of Russia’s aggression

    Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis offered sharp words about Russia's escalating global provocations during a press conference with reporters on Tuesday. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis condemned Russia’s escalating global provocations in a press conference with reporters on Tuesday. Among other things, Mattis referenced a nerve-agent...

    Russia Vows Adequate Response to US, EU over Diplomats’ Expulsion
    Mar28

    Russia Vows Adequate Response to US, EU over Diplomats’ Expulsion

    Moscow will give an adequate response to the decision by Washington and a number of Western countries to expel Russian diplomats, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told reporters on Tuesday. Moscow.- “An adequate response will be given to all steps of the United States and the European Union, which we see,”...

    Politics: Why a future fight between China and Taiwan might open with a devastating blow to a US city
    Mar28

    Politics: Why a future fight between China and Taiwan might open with a devastating blow to a US city

    A cyberwarfare expert told Business Insider that China would likely kick off a fight to take Taiwan by attacking the US with a devastating cyber attack. China has lived with Taiwan just miles off its shores as an existential threat to the ruling communist party for years, but lately rhetoric has heated up and China’s military has become...