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Section: US & Canada

    The Canadian Army and an African deployment
    Aug09

    The Canadian Army and an African deployment

    Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is in Africa today on a fact-finding mission to collect information for an upcoming Canadian Forces mission to the region. Sajjan will visit the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda from August 9-16, the DND says. Sajjan will be accompanied by Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire...

    Think Tank Report: China Building Reinforced Hangars
    Aug09

    Think Tank Report: China Building Reinforced Hangars

    CSIS’ Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative has long been reporting on China’s aggressive land reclamation efforts in the South China Sea, publishing satellite photos and analysis that has tracked Beijing’s relentless progress. The think tank’s latest dispatch shows that China has not been deterred at all by the recent...

    The Morning Vertical, August 9, 2016
    Aug09

    The Morning Vertical, August 9, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Lavrov’s Straight-Faced Charade
    Aug09

    The Daily Vertical: Lavrov’s Straight-Faced Charade

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Lavrov’s Straight-Faced Charade (Transcript)
    Aug09

    The Daily Vertical: Lavrov’s Straight-Faced Charade (Transcript)

    You’ve really got to hand it to Sergei Lavrov for being able to say the things he says with a straight face. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Destroyer Makes First Visit to China Since South China Sea Ruling
    Aug09

    U.S. Destroyer Makes First Visit to China Since South China Sea Ruling

    (QINGDAO, China) — The visit of the U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Benfold to the northern Chinese port of Qingdao this week is the latest development in a long-term effort to build trust between the countries’ militaries amid tensions and a rivalry for dominance in Asia. Though China resents the highly visible presence of the U.S....

    US destroyer visit latest twist in China-US military ties
    Aug09

    US destroyer visit latest twist in China-US military ties

    QINGDAO, China (AP) — The visit of the U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Benfold to the northern Chinese port of Qingdao this week is the latest development in a long-term effort to build trust between the countries’ militaries amid tensions and a rivalry for dominance in Asia. Though China resents the highly visible presence of the...

    US destroyer visit latest twist in China-US military ties
    Aug09

    US destroyer visit latest twist in China-US military ties

    QINGDAO, China (AP) — The visit of the U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Benfold to the northern Chinese port of Qingdao this week is the latest development in a long-term effort to build trust between the countries’ militaries amid tensions and a rivalry for dominance in Asia. Though China resents the highly visible presence of the...

    The Audacious Plan to Save This Man’s Life by Transplanting His Head
    Aug09

    The Audacious Plan to Save This Man’s Life by Transplanting His Head

    Like a little white Lazarus with red eyes, the paralyzed mouse was walking again.A few days earlier, the mouse had been sprawled on an operating table while two Chinese graduate students peered through a microscope and operated on its spine. With a tiny pair of scissors, they removed the top half of a fingernail-thin vertebra, exposing a gleaming...

    On Islamic Violence: Forget the Koran, Look to History
    Aug09

    On Islamic Violence: Forget the Koran, Look to History

    Originally published by PJ Media. Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. The debate around Muslim violence all too often centers around doctrine—around what the Koran and Hadith (words and deeds of Muhammad) really mean and say. Forgotten in this debate is that Islamic scriptures are unnecessary in determining...