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With the US and China, Two Types of Capitalism Are Competing With Each Other | ProMarket

China and American flag

Capitalism lives in two main forms on different sides of our world, a Western people-led liberal capitalism and a China/Russia guided form led by the state. Throughout the past, countries had to live and cooperate with each other while they had different methods of production. While capitalism shared the world with communism after the Russian Revolution, only very small areas ... Read More »

A strike on radical Islamic ideology as important as a military air strike on a terror base | Oneindia News

Picture of damage from Pulwama attack

Recent developments have cast concerns with Pakistan and their attempt to put more terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. JeM terrorists have conducted numerous lethal strikes in recent years. The threat brought on from intel regarding the training of at least 40 new suicide bombers has been noticed by CT agencies in the surrounding areas. The reasons behind suicide bombings and ... Read More »

Op-Ed: How tighter Philippines-US defense ties contradict Rodrigo Duterte’s Beijing-friendly foreign policy | South China Morning Post

Philippine Tank

Richard Heydarian discusses the current tension between the Philippines and China despite recent improved diplomatic relations. Due to the nation seeing China as a top threat, there have been an unprecedented amount of joint military exercises between the Philippines and the US this year. While the Philippines will not sign any agreements with China, it is betting on its relationship ... Read More »

Op-Ed: Doing right by the Montagnards | Editorials Greensboro.com

A U.S. Army Ranger trains Montagnard guerrillas

The Montagnards, who served alongside the US in Vietnam, resettled in the US in 1992 where a resolution was recently introduced to the Senate by North Carolina to recognize them. As indigenous “mountaineers” who saved the lives of thousands of US soldiers, they have endless support from their US allies, but need the full backing of the Senate. Those who ... Read More »

Op-Ed: Russia’s information warfare on the United States is a clear and present danger that is costing Americans millions | PennLive 

Man in a dark room with several computers

To this day, people are still debating if Russia interfered with our votes in the 2016 Presidential election. Despite what individuals believe, it has become clear that cyber warfare is having an extreme informational and economic impact on our economy. These attacks include malware, falsification of news cycles, and intellectual property theft. A recent hostile assault on international business was ... Read More »

The paradoxically pacific Indo-Pacific Command | ASPI Strategist 

Naval Ship

“The United States military hasn’t conducted a single combat operation within the sprawling area of responsibility that defines the Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM) in 44 years. I’m overly fond of pointing out this little-commented-on fact of Indo-Pacific security, because its significance is underappreciated. The last US combat operation in the region was in Cambodia, in May 1975, against the newly victorious ... Read More »

Navy SEALs want to kick out bad actors. Then commander in chief stepped in. | USA Today

military standing arm in arm

The Navy SEAL commando force is the stuff of legend, however, its commander warned about an ethical and professional crisis in the ranks with the Gallagher case front and center. “We have a problem,” Rear Adm. Collin Green wrote in a letter to the troops. Then President Donald Trump stepped in. More by the USA Today Editorial Board: https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/10/24/navy-seals-problem-edward-gallagher-donald-trump-editorials-debates/4069528002/ Read More »

What the U.S. Can Learn From Iranian Warfare | The Atlantic  

Iranian military discussing plans

Brian Katz reviews the contents of an interview with the commander of Iran’s Quds Force which revealed details about an escape from an increasingly intensifying Israeli campaign. Katz compares a scene in Beirut involving the Israelis and Iran to the situation in northeast Syria happening now. While the US should never emulate the majority of Iranian military actions, their approach ... Read More »

Each of us has a role in preventing veteran suicide | The Hill

Military cemetery

“Each year, more than 6,000 American veterans take their own lives. These include some of the bravest, most dedicated men and women this nation has ever produced. Soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines who put their own lives on the line to protect all of ours, find at some point that they cannot go on.  This is a tragedy. And it’s ... Read More »

Crises in Iraq and Haiti expose the failure of militarized neoliberalism | The Salon

Burning tires in a street in Haiti

“This season could be called the Autumn of Discontent, as people from the Middle East to Latin America and the Caribbean have been rising up against corrupt neoliberal governments. Two of the countries in crisis, Haiti and Iraq, are on opposite ends of the earth but have something important in common. Not only are they reeling from protests against government ... Read More »