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Canada Could Be Called on for Troops in Event of War with North Korea

  Should the tense standoff on the Korean Peninsula escalate into war, the United Nations could come calling on Canada for a military commitment. But Defence...

Trump Sends Letter to Vietnam Leader Promoting Better Ties

  President Trump wrote a letter to Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang last month promoting increased cooperation between their two countries, according to a statement posted...

Realism and North Korea

  Every recent U.S. administration (Clinton, Bush, and Obama) has confronted the problem of North Korea’s (DPRK) nuclear weapons program. While claiming their predecessors failed,...

EU Summons Filipino Envoy to Explain Duterte Tirade

  The European Union on Monday summoned a Philippine envoy to explain an expletive-laden tirade by President Rodrigo Duterte, who threatened to hang EU officials...

Annual Trust Barometer: Business more trusted than NGOs

  The 2016 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals the largest ever trust gap (12 points) between the informed public and mass population, driven by income inequality...

Politics in Asia: A Confession to Make, Chinese style

  What the current vogue for televised confessions and apologies says about Xi Jinping’s China Love, as Ali MacGraw once sobbed, means never having to say...

US Starts Deploying Antimissile System in South Korea, After North’s Tests

  The United States started to deploy the first elements of its advanced Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system to South Korea following North Korea's...

US Carrier Puts on Show of ‘Commitment’, Not Power, in South China Sea

  The flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson shakes as a succession of F-18 fighter jets are catapulted into take-off, emitting a thunderous noise...

Fears of Chinese Backlash Over Missile Defense Hit South Korean Firms

  South Korean companies on Friday (03/03) bore the brunt of a perceived backlash from China over the deployment of a US missile system outside...

Indonesian Woman Arrested in Malaysia for Kim Jong-nam’s Murder Stays in Detention

  The Indonesian police have still not been given access to Siti Aishah, an Indonesian woman arrested in Malaysia for her alleged involvement in the...

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