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Eyes on Beijing: US Extends Military Cyber Defense System to Include Japan

"We note a growing level of sophistication among malicious cyber actors, including non-state and state-sponsored actors," reads a joint statement …

How Senators Pick Their Seats: Power, Friends, and Proximity to Chocolate

In polit­ics, there’s little day­light to be found between John Mc­Cain and Lind­sey Gra­ham, a pair of de­fense hawks who see eye to eye on just …

Mitch McConnell
Health Care

Rubio: I'll block confirmation of any ambassador to Cuba without key concessions from Castros

And that means that Marco Rubio will block any nominee for the position. In a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, who is coming home after …

In Biden's tragedy, Americans see their own

The vice president’s humanity has intensified an outpouring of public grief over the death of his son.<p>He’s Uncle Joe. And his son’s death has resonated like a death in the American family.<p>At a time when so many, politicians most of all, water down grief into perfunctory status updates on Facebook, …

Joe Biden

​S. Koreans say Japan worse threat than China as attitudes ‘worsen sharply’

Fifty-two percent of Japanese people dislike South Korea, while 78 percent of Koreans feel the same way about Japan, with 4 in 10 Koreans believing …

Andy Lee Chaisiri's answer to Why are atrocities committed by the Nazis considered war crimes but civilian deaths caused by indiscriminate Allied area bombing (particularly the atomic bombing of Japan) are not?

Let me share with you the view of an individual who not only witnessed World War 2 as it happened, but was also chosen as one of the judges for Axis …

World History

Cuba's trade embargo is unlikely to be lifted anytime soon

While removal from the list clears another hurdle to normalized diplomatic relations between the U.S. and its communist neighbor to the South, members of Congress have not had their final say on the issue. Congressional lawmakers still have some leverage to prevent much deeper rapprochement: Trade …

Cuba

As California drought worsens, experts urge water reforms

As mandatory water restrictions took effect Monday across California, a panel of experts called upon<p>the drought-plagued state to upgrade its water infrastructure and reform its antiquated water rights system.<p>"The reservoirs we built in California over the 20th century were designed for a climate …

The US may have helped foil a coup against one of the worst governments in the world

And it casts an unflattering light on the US' role in the failed attempt to overthrow the country's long-serving dictator.<p>Gambia is a country of 1.5 million people that is less than half the size of Connecticut. It has no critical natural resources and is considered peripheral to vital US …

Africa

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter warns Beijing on South China Sea island-building

Defense Secretary<p>Ashton Cartercalled Saturday for China to halt its rapid island-building in the South China Sea, warning that the reclamation projects on rocky shoals and reefs was causing instability in the Asia-Pacific region.<p>"The United States is deeply concerned about the pace and scope of …

Putin makes Russia's peacetime military deaths a state secret

<b>(CNN) —</b> For years, the tally of Russian troops who died at war has been a state secret. Now, President Vladimir Putin says his government won't reveal the number of military deaths during peacetime either.<p>A new presidential decree puts Russia's military losses "in peacetime during special …

Russia

Most of us are looking at China all wrong

Beijing's economic model, however, is "probably sustainable" — and it's imprudent for the US to make policy decisions based on the assumption that China will collapse, argue former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer.<p>"Sorry, but on balance, the Chinese …

China

From Audrey Hepburn to Marilyn Monroe: The On-Screen and Real-Life Wedding Dresses of 13 Movie Stars

The princess bride is largely a creation of the cinema, that filmic realm where OTT weddings are the norm (if sometimes the result of wacky plots, i.e. <i>How to Marry a Millionaire</i>), and fantasy dresses are designed to have maximum impact. And, just as it can be difficult to separate an actress from …

Grace Kelly