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    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...

    The World Is Not As Bad As We Think, Says Harvard Psychologist
    Aug08

    The World Is Not As Bad As We Think, Says Harvard Psychologist

    The scientist, psychologist and linguist Steven Pinker recently spoke with the Berggruen Institute’s Alex Gorlach at Harvard University, where Pinker teaches in the department of psychology. He is most well-known for his 2011 book The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined. His forthcoming book is on “the new enlightenment.”...

    Robert H. Scales: While the U.S. chased political correctness, Russia chased the edge on the battlefield
    Aug08

    Robert H. Scales: While the U.S. chased political correctness, Russia chased the edge on the battlefield

    In November, while visiting the headquarters of the U.S. Army in Europe, I received a briefing on the performance of the Russian army in Ukraine. In a perfunctory tone, the young intelligence briefer recited the details of the July 2014 Battle of Zelenopillya, in which a single Russian artillery “fire strike” almost destroyed two Ukrainian...

    Raising Christian money for Jewish causes, a star rabbi earns praise and scorn
    Aug08

    Raising Christian money for Jewish causes, a star rabbi earns praise and scorn

    Rabbis Yechiel Eckstein, left, and Moshe Sebbag at the Grand Synagogue of Paris, June 27, 2016. (Cnaan Liphshiz) PARIS (JTA) — The summer drizzle that soaked the French capital did little to dampen Yechiel Eckstein’s enthusiasm as he arrived recently with his wife Joelle at the city’s Great Synagogue for a private tour. But a run-in...

    Ukrainian Who Lied About Age While Attending U.S. High School Pleads Guilty
    Aug08

    Ukrainian Who Lied About Age While Attending U.S. High School Pleads Guilty

    A Ukrainian man who lied about his name and his age while attending high school in Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to criminal charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tensions High Amid Russian Military Buildup In Crimea
    Aug08

    Tensions High Amid Russian Military Buildup In Crimea

    Tensions are reportedly high among residents of northern Crimea as long convoys of heavy Russian weaponry continue to be sighted not far from the occupied peninsula’s border with the Ukrainian mainland. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...