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Microsoft interrupts negotiations with TikTok after Trump threat

Microsoft halted negotiations with Bytedance for the purchase of the popular Chinese social network TikTok, after US President Donald Trump announced that it plans to…

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US is beginning to win its war against Huawei as Europe joins forces against China

The fatal blow for Huawei’s relationship with Europe may have come in May when the US banned the company from sourcing microchips that use American…

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International Students Banned From Online-Only Instruction

The new Department of Homeland Security rule prohibits international students from returning to or remaining in the United States if their colleges adopt an online-only…

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Chile Sees Drug Trafficking as Most Severe National Security Threat

While Chile has one of the lowest homicide rates in Latin America and has managed to avoid major criminal groups developing there, a new survey…

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US troops to help combat drug trafficking in Colombia’s war-torn areas

The United States embassy said Wednesday that American soldiers will assist Colombia’s security forces in counter-narcotics operations in war-torn areas prioritized in the peace process….

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Andrew McCarthy: Laws against rioting and terrorism must be enforced against Antifa and other violent radicals

Attorney General William Barr issued a statement Saturday decrying the rioters who have violently hijacked peaceful protests over the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police….

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Jim Hanson: Trump is right – Antifa has hijacked protests of George Floyd’s death and turned them into riots

President Trump was right when he placed blame Saturday for the riots tearing apart cities around the country on Antifa and other radical left-wing groups….

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U.S. expands Navy presence in Caribbean. Is military action against Maduro more likely?

When President Donald Trump weighed the options earlier last year to address the political and humanitarian consequences of Nicolás Maduro’s tight grip on power in…

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Gunman opens fire at Cuban embassy in Washington DC

Police say alleged gunman had arrived at embassy in SUV with Texas licence plates and American flag on roof of vehicle. A gunman opened fire…

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Ten Days that Show Why Trump’s Wrong on Terrorism

by Joshua Geltzer and Luke Hartig | justsecurity.org Three events in the past 10 days have shown that, for all of his talk about getting tough on terrorists,…

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“None of them was just a number.” See The New York Times’ tribute to Covid-19’s fatal victims

By José Carlos Palma | Trouble Spots “These thousand people represent just one percent of the total. None of them was just a number ”,…

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