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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - China
updated 38 minutes ago
It's only a footnote to his monumental legacy, but there's a chess angle to the story of the life of Nelson Mandela, the great South African leader who passed away last week at the age of 95.
A Chinese man jumped seven stories to his death after an all-day shopping mall trip with his girlfriend, who insisted they visit one last sale.
President Obama's infamous Obamacare lie that "you can keep your doctor, period" is clearly not the exception — it's the rule. The pattern is especially worrisome with respect to his practice of what amounts to serial national-security fraud.
China's greenhouse gas emissions have escalated in the past decade even as U.S. emissions have dropped, and that has fundamentally changed the balance of power in international negotiations over blame for climate change and who bears the most responsibility for trying to stop it.
China's recent declaration of an air-defense identification zone extending to territories it does not control is just the latest example of its jurisdictional creep that reflects a larger strategy to supplant the United States as the pre-eminent power in Asia.
President Obama acknowledged Saturday that he'd prefer to see a much harsher agreement with Iran, one that not only shuts down the Middle Eastern nation's nuclear program entirely but also eliminates all of its "military capabilities."
Vice President Joseph R. Biden told South Koreans Friday that the international community must compel North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.
Vice President Joe Biden ended his diplomatic visit in Beijing Thursday, but not before taking his son and granddaughter on an impromptu shopping excursion, courtesy of U.S. taxpayers.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden left China for South Korea Thursday after getting no concessions from Chinese leaders on their claim that China now controls all air space over the East China Sea.
China accused Japan of threatening regional stability Wednesday, less than two weeks after Beijing expanded its air defense zone around a group of East China Sea islands claimed by both Japan and China.
Less than two weeks after the U.S. partnered with China and Russia on a nuclear pact with Iran, White House National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice criticized both nations' records on human-rights abuses Wednesday.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden delivered stern warnings to Chinese leaders Wednesday over their territorial dispute with Japan, but his message appeared to fall flat as China ratcheted up its war of words with Tokyo.
Iran's foreign minister said that Western economic sanctions on the Islamic republic's disputed nuclear program have "utterly failed."
China's air force planned to impose the controversial air defense identification zone several years ago to assert territorial control and counter U.S. aerial spying, defense officials tell Inside the Ring.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command again will track Santa Claus' progress on Christmas Eve, but this year the jolly old elf's sleigh will be escorted by two U.S. fighter jets.