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Image A Veterans Day call to a nation divided [Lima Charlie News]
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A Veterans Day call to a nation divided

Just over two months after the funeral of John McCain, in what was likely the greatest moment of bipartisanship in years, post midterm elections show that this spirit of national unity seems more bygone than ever. The line weaving through the serpentine in front of the… Keep Reading

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China’s diplomacy efficiently flatters small states

In comparing and contrasting U.S. and Chinese diplomacy, China is able to catch more flies with honey. China’s investment first, ask questions later approach offers politicians the opportunity to pass any consequences of relations with China off to their successors. For China, diplomacy is often… Keep Reading

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Military Industrial Simple

A two decade taxpayer-subsidised merger & acquisition spree has turned the Military Industrial Complex into something that would be totally unrecognizable to President Dwight D. Eisenhower.   In 2017, Lockheed accrued $35 billion in defense contracts, relative to $21 billion from its nearest competitor, Boeing.… Keep Reading

Image Zimbabwe’s Election - Is there a path ahead? [Lima Charlie News]
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Zimbabwe’s Election – Is there a path ahead?

OPINION: Since its inception Zimbabwe has been a divided country. Yet after the recent elections there may be hope, provided a ‘healthy’ opposition can rise to the occasion. President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa (“ED”) recently penned an op-ed in The Guardian titled, “As president, here’s what I want… Keep Reading

image Resistance mounts against China's President Xi Jinping [Lima Charlie News][Photo: Johannes Eisele / AFP]
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Resistance mounts against China’s President Xi Jinping

China’s leadership faces rising domestic opposition in light of a faltering trade war against the US, leading Chinese society to question some long-standing truths. Chinese President, Xi Jinping, is facing increasing domestic resistance and opposition from all corners of society in light of the ongoing… Keep Reading

Image Unite the Right 2 - Heavy on the left, not so much right [Lima Charlie News][Photo: Anthony A. LoPresti]
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Unite the Right 2 – Heavy on the left, not so much right

The Unite the Right 2 rally brought a great deal of vocal counter protestors to Washington D.C., while its organizers were short on manpower and short on message. Jason Kessler was an hour late to his own rally. Anxiously waiting for him in uneasy silence, hundreds… Keep Reading

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U.S. ‘Space Force’ looking more and more like space reality

The Space Force awakens as the Pentagon moves concept towards reality. DoD announces the bold creation of a Space Development Agency, Space Operations Force and U.S. Space Command. Will Air Force push back? President Donald Trump surprised many when he directed the U.S. Department of… Keep Reading

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Intelligence Community mobilizes for Cyber War with Russia

A phalanx of U.S. intelligence leaders confirmed this week ongoing Russian cyber and malign operations, attacks against U.S. midterm elections, and plans to counter the threat. FBI Director Christopher A. Wray, National Security Adviser John R. Bolton, National Security Agency head Gen. Paul M. Nakasone,… Keep Reading

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