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  • EXCLUSIVE: State Department Prepares To Announce Worldwide Racial Equity Chief, Leaked Email Shows

    06/08/2022 6:34:32 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 27 replies
    The position of Special Representative was first announced by the State Department in its April Equity Action Plan. The position’s holder has not been named, but the Special Representative will have wide-reaching powers, since he or she will be responsible for “institutionaliz[ing] an enterprise-wide approach to integrating racial and ethnic equity.” The email names “advancing equity, addressing systemic racism, and strengthening democracy worldwide” as “national security imperatives and core tenets of President Biden’s foreign policy.” Although the Special Representative will be responsible for “promoting systems of inclusion that mitigate bias, discrimination, and violence” and “fostering more inclusive societies,” previous U.S....
  • China secretly building foreign military base in Cambodia

    06/07/2022 6:11:35 PM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies
    Insider Paper ^ | 6/7/22 | Brendon Taylor
    According to The Washington Post report, citing Western officials, China is constructing a naval base for its military in Cambodia, with both Beijing and Phnom Penh going to great lengths to conceal the operation. According to a Western official speaking on condition of anonymity, the facility, which will occupy a portion of Cambodia’s Ream Naval Base on the Gulf of Thailand, will be only China’s second foreign outpost after the opening of a base in the East African nation of Djibouti in 2017. The base is said to be located west of the South China Sea, where Beijing has territorial...
  • Ukraine: After the pause

    03/16/2022 3:10:04 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 20 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | Tuesday, March 15, 2022 | Gwynne Dyer
    When will the guerilla war against Russian occupation start? Will the Ukrainian Govt retreat to Lviv? Will Russia invade western Ukraine too? Two weeks since Russia invaded Ukraine, and still no ‘decapitation’ of the Ukrainian government, no city captured except Kherson (which no non-Ukrainian had ever heard of before the war), and maybe 2,000 military dead on each side. It’s not exactly a stalemate, since the Russians have more tanks, more artillery and more air power, and they have not yet used them as aggressively as they might. So, we can use this (relative) pause in the fighting to examine...
  • 24 February 2022 Russia has launched 'full-scale invasion'

    02/23/2022 9:39:43 PM PST · by Cronos · 401 replies
    Bbc ^ | 24 February 2022 | Bbc
    Russian President Vladimir Putin announces a "military operation" in Ukraine's Donbas region He urges Ukrainian soldiers in eastern Ukraine to lay down weapons and return to their homes Putin warns that Moscow's response will be "instant" if anyone tries to take on Russia Ukraine's foreign minister accuses Russia of starting a full-scale war, and urges the UN "to do everything possible" to stop it BBC Kyiv correspondent James Waterhouse says a Ukrainian government official has given an indication of the breadth of the Russian military action so far. The official says there have been cruise missile strikes launched this morning...
  • China Takes Ownership of Uganda [semi-satire]

    12/07/2021 10:14:43 AM PST · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 December 2021 | John Semmens
    Failure to repay a loan taken from China in 2015 to improve the Entebbe Airport resulted in the Chinese government taking possession of the country and its entire population. Ugandan Finance Minister Matia Kasaija admitted he had not thoroughly examined the terms of the loan documentation and apologized "for the hardships that will befall our people. As I now read the terms, our people are now the chattel property of the Chinese government and will be shipped as replacement workers for Uyghurs who succumb to the harsh conditions in China's solar panel factories. Perhaps it is somewhat consoling that the...
  • G-20 endorses global corporate minimum tax at Rome summit

    10/30/2021 11:40:43 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 10 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | October 30, 2021 | By DAVID McHUGH, FRANCES D'EMILIO and SYLVIE CORBET
    ROME (AP) — Leaders of the world’s biggest economies on Saturday endorsed a global minimum tax on corporations as part of an agreement on new international tax rules, a step toward building more fairness amid skyrocketing revenues of some multinational businesses. The move by the Group of 20 summit in Rome was hailed by U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen as benefiting American businesses and workers. G-20 finance ministers in July had already agreed on a 15% minimum tax. Its formal endorsement at the summit Saturday in Rome of the world’s economic powerhouses was widely expected. Yellen predicted in a...
  • Chinese Military Operation Leaves US Officials Dumbfounded: CCP launched a nuclear-capable hypersonic glider that orbited the earth and then descended into its target area

    10/16/2021 9:22:29 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Red State ^ | 10/16/2021 | Bonchie
    The US military, specifically its leadership, has not had a good year. While the bungled, deadly evacuation from Afghanistan was the clearest sign of incompetence yet, that disaster followed decades of failure and corruption. Instead of admitting there’s a problem and improving, the US military has been busy prosecuting soldiers for speaking out.By contrast, the Chinese communists are eating our lunch by building the world’s largest navy, advancing next-generation technologies, and promoting unity and strength among their rank and file. The latest example of their advancement has left US officials dumbfounded, after the Chinese military launched a nuclear-capable hypersonic glider...
  • Breaking! China Tests New Hypersonic Nuclear-Capable Missile That Circled Entire Globe at Low-Orbit – US Military Officials Stunned

    10/16/2021 2:59:06 PM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 104 replies
    GP ^ | October 16, 2021 | Cristina Laila
    China launched a new hypersonic nuclear-capable missile that circled the entire globe at low-orbit in August, the Financial Times reported. US Intelligence and US Military officials were left stunned. “We have no idea how they did this,” a source told the Financial Times. According to the report, the missile missed its target by about 24 miles and caught US intel by surprise. TRENDING: Subway Worker Films Himself Walking through Food, Drinking from Bottles for Sale, Putting Tomato Slices on Toilet Rim Before Making Sandwiches (VIDEO) Earlier this year, a satellite image showed China had expanded its nuclear missile silo field....
  • Tokyo protests S. Korea court order to sell assets for WWII compensation

    09/28/2021 1:13:26 AM PDT · by blueplum · 19 replies
    AFP via msn ^ | 27 September 2021 | bur-cdl/slb
    A South Korean court has issued an unprecedented order for assets seized from Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to be sold to compensate World War II forced labourers, prompting Tokyo to protest on Tuesday. ...On Monday, the Daejeon District Court ruled that two patents and two trademarks held by Mitsubishi Heavy should be sold to compensate two female Korean plaintiffs in their 90s, according to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency....
  • Xi warns of ‘grim’ situation with Taiwan

    09/26/2021 2:38:44 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 45 replies
    gulf times ^ | September 27 2021 12:29 AM | gulf times
    Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday warned that relations between Beijing and Taipei were “grim”, urging the island’s main opposition party to help seek “unification of the country.” China views Taiwan as part of its territory and vows to retake it one day, by force if necessary. Xi has become the most bellicose leader since Mao Zedong, describing the seizure of the island as “inevitable.” In a congratulatory letter to Eric Chu — the newly elected leader of the Beijing-friendly Kuomintang (KMT) party — Xi said the Chinese Communist Party and the KMT should collaborate under a “shared political basis.” “In...
  • The Fall Of Imperial America

    08/16/2021 1:23:19 PM PDT · by C19fan · 8 replies
    American Conservative ^ | August 16, 2021 | Rod Dreher
    Iwoke up this morning to video clips of Afghanis falling to their deaths from the undercarriage of US Air Force cargo planes taking off from Kabul airport. Home/Rod Dreher/The Fall Of Imperial America The Fall Of Imperial America AUGUST 16, 2021|2:36 PM ROD DREHER Iwoke up this morning to video clips of Afghanis falling to their deaths from the undercarriage of US Air Force cargo planes taking off from Kabul airport. A friend pointed out that this is a fitting, if horrific, bookend to the American adventure in Afghanistan. He wrote, of the Falling Man of 9/11, and the falling...
  • Kamala Plots Marxist Regime Change in Guatemala ... She’s not there to stop illegal migration, but to topple a conservative government.

    06/11/2021 5:17:41 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 21 replies ^ | Fri Jun 11, 2021 | Daniel Greenfield
    In March, Joe Biden announced that Kamala Harris was going "to lead our efforts with Mexico and the Northern Triangle" to stem illegal "migration to our southern border". Why? According to Biden, "she’s the most qualified person to do it." This confused everyone including the White House, Kamala Harris, and even the media which spent the next few months clarifying exactly what her job was and how she was going to do it. Anonymous officials told CNN that afterward, "Harris' aides appeared to 'panic'". At their joint press conference, Kamala Harris dubiously claimed that "we can chew gum and walk...
  • Watch: Washington DC Students Sign ‘Cancel Memorial Day’ Petition; “It’s A Celebration Of U.S. Imperialism And Colonialism”

    06/01/2021 8:37:46 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Summit News ^ | 06/01/2021 | Steve Watson
    Students in Washington DC eagerly signed a fake petition to ‘cancel Memorial Day’, agreeing that the holiday “celebrates American Imperialism.”Campus Reform reporter Addison Smith conducted the experiment to get an idea of how many students would happily forget about the day of remembrance for fallen US heroes.Smith managed to get 50 signatures in a short time, with some condemning the holiday before even reading the petition.One student said “I don’t think Memorial Day should be a thing that we celebrate… I feel like it’s a celebration of U.S. imperialism and colonialism.”The student added “I didn’t really think in this way...
  • The Iconic Darwin's Arch in The Galapagos Is Gone Forever After a Collapse

    05/20/2021 6:36:01 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 40 replies ^ | 20 MAY 2021 | LAURA GEGGEL
    The top of Darwin's Arch, the famous natural stone archway in the northern Galapagos Islands, has crashed into the waves, according to news reports. The arch, located less than 0.6 miles (1 kilometer) off the steep and rocky coast of Darwin Island, collapsed as "a consequence of natural erosion," on May 17, the Ecuador Ministry of Environment and Water wrote in Spanish on Twitter. The natural arch was named for the English biologist Charles Darwin, who studied evolution in the Galapagos during his voyage aboard the HMS Beagle in the early 1830s. Now that the arch's top is gone, one...
  • “Border Czar” Kamala Harris Got Up and Walked Out of First Meeting with Mexican President on Border Security – Obrador Accuses Biden Admin of Orchestrating Coup

    05/08/2021 8:47:11 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 05/08/2021 | Jim Hoft
    Things are not like they used to be. It was well known that Mexican president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and Donald Trump had a tremendous working relationship. Obrador helped President Trump hold illegal aliens in his country before their trial in the US and Trump rewarded Obrador and Mexico with a strong border policy.Those days are over.Today, under the Biden-Kamala administration, the US Border is wide open and the Mexican President is not pleased with the way the Biden administration is assisting cartel leaders in Mexico with their insane policies.On Friday Lopez Obrador accused the Biden administration of orchestrating a...
  • Russia Beefs up Warship Presence in Black Sea as Ukraine Tensions Simmer

    04/17/2021 7:49:44 AM PDT · by Yong · 19 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | April 17, 2021 | Reuters
    MOSCOW—Two Russian warships transited the Bosphorus en route to the Black Sea on Saturday and 15 smaller vessels completed a transfer to the sea as Moscow beefs up its naval presence at a time of tense relations with the West and Ukraine. The reinforcement coincides with a huge build-up of Russian troops near Ukraine, something Moscow calls a temporary defensive exercise, and follows an escalation in fighting in eastern Ukraine between Russian-backed separatists and Ukrainian government forces.
  • China Fighter Jets Will Fly Over Taiwan to Declare Sovereignty, State Media Says

    04/13/2021 12:39:43 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 30 replies
    video posted to TikTok has apparently captured a radio exchange between Taiwanese and Chinese warships, with the latter asserting "Taiwan is part of China" and "has no navy." The rarely heard conversation played out on the maritime distress frequency 156.8 MHz, according to the island's radio scanner listeners. The footage dated March 21 was captured by a Chinese merchant sailor and shared online nine days later. In the 30-second video, Republic of China Navy warship ROCS Chi Kuang (PFG2-1105) can be heard hailing Shuozhou (610), a surface vessel with the People's Liberation Army Navy's East Sea Fleet, which operates in...
  • Concerns mount that US withdrawal from Afghanistan could risk progress on women's rights

    04/12/2021 3:15:46 AM PDT · by C19fan · 40 replies
    CNN ^ | April 10, 2021 | Jennifer Hansler
    Concerns are mounting from bipartisan US lawmakers and Afghan women's rights activists that the hard-won gains for women and civil society in Afghanistan could be lost if the United States makes a precipitous withdrawal from the country. President Joe Biden has suggested it will be difficult to meet the May 1 deadline for US troops to leave the country as dictated in the deal the Trump administration signed with the Taliban. However, there are fears that if the US withdraws troops before the conditions on the ground are right -- regardless of the date on the calendar -- there will...
  • US declares its 'unwavering' support for Ukraine with Russia flooding Crimea with trains full of tanks amid escalating tensions

    04/01/2021 10:20:06 AM PDT · by C19fan · 66 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 1, 2021 | Nikki Schwab
    The Biden administration has given Ukraine its full backing as new video showed Russia sending trains filled with tanks and military vehicles into Crimea. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reaffirmed the United States' 'unwavering support' for Kiev as tensions continue to escalate with Moscow. The Kremlin said on Thursday the West should not 'worry' about Russian troop movements on the Ukrainian border,but there are concerns the situation could turn into another conflict.
  • Africans Plead With Joe Biden To Stop Paying Their Countries To Kill Children

    02/10/2021 8:13:40 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    the federalist ^ | February 10, 2021 | Helen Raleigh
    In signing an executive order to fund abortions overseas, President Biden chose to disregard the wishes of the African people.resident Joe Biden likes to present himself as an advocate for racial justice and a man of the people, especially those whose voices are often under-represented. Yet his actions routinely contradict his lofty rhetoric. A recent example is how he has ignored African people’s plea not to fund abortions on their continent. One of the more than two dozen executive orders President Biden signed recently revokes the so-called “Mexico City Policy.” The policy, first implemented by President Reagan in 1984, requires...