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by | Jul 31, 2019

The U.S.-based microchip manufacturer Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) managed to become a highly lucrative chip manufacturer in just three years. Previously, the firm was in a financial freefall and many feared its eventual demise. Yet, as the Wall Street Journal…

by | Jul 22, 2019

While Washington’s experts and pundits continue taking Moscow’s pivot to Beijing with a grain of salt, China and Russia announced yet another joint mega-project that will help to accelerate the formation of what many dubbed the “Eurasian supercontinent.” From an…

by | Jul 9, 2019

There is more than a coincidental connection between Hong Kong’s protests and America’s independence movement. On July 1, 1997, Hong Kong was forced from British control, while over two centuries earlier, America forcibly left British control. The two separations are…

by | Jul 7, 2019

WASHINGTON — Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law, both trusted White House aides, crossed into North Korea with Trump and strongman Kim Jong-un last Sunday. And where was national security adviser John Bolton? The foreign-policy…

by | Jul 2, 2019

On Sunday, North Korean officials were no match for Trump’s new White House Press Secretary, Stephanie Grisham. During a private meeting between the president and Kim Jong-un after Trump’s spontaneous visit and historic entrance into North Korea, the country’s officials…

by | Jun 20, 2019

In Canada, which has an organ donor rate of 21.91 per million of population, a person in need of a kidney transplant can expect to spend around four years on the waiting list. In China, with a donor rate of…

by | Jun 15, 2019

At a recent Cato Institute conference, speakers from various NGOs discussed their efforts to assist desperately impoverished civilians in North Korea and the challenges that they face due to the various sanctions imposed on the country. The event was moderated…

by | Jun 13, 2019

It has been a perilous few weeks for the Chinese Communist Party. The government faces wavering economic indicators compounded by the redoubling of its trade war with the United States, and mounting condemnation of the treatment of its Muslim Uighur…

by | Jun 6, 2019

Contrary to popular opinion, the United States has long been a Pacific potentate. Ever since the 19th century, when American settlers journeyed from their East Coast enclaves and into the great American West, the United States was destined to become…

by | Jun 4, 2019

The Battle of Midway began 77 years ago, today. This anniversary (if that, indeed, is the right word) will be noted but not so lavishly as the one in two days time, in remembrance of D-Day. These were both great…

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