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Islamic State magazine steers followers to U.S. gun shows for ‘easy’ access to weapons

In August, a former Islamic State recruit caused a stir when he described how the terrorist organization sought to exploit America’s lax gun laws. Via:  Derek Hawkins                     “They say the Americans are dumb — they have open gun policies” the recruit told the New York Times from a German prison. “They say we can radicalize ...

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China Deploys Floating Nuclear Power Plant to South China Sea

A nuclear power plant on the sea would ensure a continuous supply of water as coolant — a necessity for any reactor. China’s motive for building the nuclear reactors is clear: to exert its dominance and influence throughout the area. Via:  Debalina Ghoshal  In April 2016, reports began coming in that China has plans to build floating nuclear power plants in the South ...

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North Korea and its weapons programs

As speculation grows that North Korea could conduct a nuclear weapon test in conjunction with a major national holiday this weekend, here’s what we know about the country’s nuclear weapons programs. Via: Luis Martinez Who is in charge of North Korea’s military? Kim Jong Un is the 33-year-old “Supreme Leader” of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, more commonly known as ...

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‘Ghost ships’ in European waters spark terror fears

Hundreds of ships are sailing into European waters after suspicious manoeuvres near terrorist hot spots, prompting fears that they are smuggling people and weapons with impunity.  Via: thetimes.co.uk An investigation by The Times has uncovered how cargo ships and other large vessels routinely switch off GPS tracking so that they can disappear, falsify their identification or veer off their usual course. ...

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Donald Trump takes the fight to China – in 140 tweet characters or less!

President-elect Donald Trump has taken a fresh swipe at China just two days after a controversial phone call with Taiwan’s president that upended decades of diplomatic protocol. Trump, in two tweets late Sunday, accused China of keeping its currency artificially low and of military posturing in the South China Sea — home to a tense territorial dispute. “Did China ask ...

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China installs weapons systems on artificial islands

China appears to have installed weapons, including anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems, on all seven of the artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea, a U.S. think tank reported, citing new satellite imagery. The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) at the Center for Strategic and International Studies said its findings, made available first to Reuters on Wednesday, come ...

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Bashar al-Assad’s regime responsible for third chemical weapons attack in Syria

United Nations investigators have found the Syrian regime responsible for a third attack using chemical weapons as investigations continue into atrocities committed in the country’s civil war. Bashar al-Assad’s forces used helicopters to drop devices that released chlorine gas on civilians in Idlib province last year, according to a confidential report sent to the UN Security Council. Boris Johnson said the probe ...

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