Posts Tagged ‘China’

The Blaze Oped: China is Master Chess Player in South China Sea. Obama is Not

April 5th, 2016

A somber commemoration occurred in Hanoi, Vietnam on March 14.   While it received minimal international coverage, the event commemorated should cause both the U.S. and the democratic nations of Southeast Asia serious concerns as China continues its militarized island-building campaign in the South China Sea.   While occurring 28 years ago, the incident is most telling

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Breitbart Oped: In South China Sea Dispute, Did America Blink First?

November 9th, 2015

In a rare exercise of foreign policy backbone, President Obama exhibited Reaganesque-like leadership against China last month—or did he? China has been building bases upon its manmade islands in the South China Sea—making a 12-mile radius territorial water claim. To protest this, President Obama dispatched a Navy warship to navigate through China’s declared territorial waters, performing the internationally recognized

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The Massacre “Not Heard Around the World”

August 15th, 2014

By James Zumwalt, Special for USDR It is one of the most flagrant atrocities in modern times. The perpetrator did not report it but, surprisingly, neither did the victim. On June 2012, a video of the incident was released. It was done so, by the perpetrator, raising the question as to why. It was March 1988; the

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Russia’s terrorist attack and the message for China

January 8th, 2014

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 7 (UPI) — Those responsible for the Dec. 28 and 29 terrorist attacks on a railway station and trolley bus in Volgograd, Russia, have yet to step forward — although their identity will come as no surprise. Once identified, China will need a 36-year plan to deal with a growing threat which,

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North Korea’s Kim Need Not Inquire “You talkin’ to me?”

February 20th, 2013

JAMES ZUMWALT || UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., Feb. 19 (UPI) — In the 1976 psychological drama “Taxi Driver,” Robert De Niro plays a socially outcast cab driver. In a real-life drama today, North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is an internationally isolated world leader. In both roles, these characters communicate messages delivered with a

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Chinese judges play pre-scripted ‘Clue’?

August 22nd, 2012

Published: Aug. 21, 2012 at 6:30 AM JAMES ZUMWALT || UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., Aug. 21 (UPI) — HERNDON, Va., Aug. 21 (UPI) — In the make-believe world of television, writers of crime dramas demonstrate a talent for incorporating, within the confines of a one-hour show, the entire program’s story – the commission

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Riding The Tsunami of Rage to an Information Highway?

March 14th, 2011

Published in Family Security Matters March 14, 2011 There are common elements involved in how totalitarian regimes succeed in maintaining control over their people. For example, such regimes prohibit or severely restrict the existence of opposition parties. Therefore, in places like the late Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, it was no wonder sham elections often won him a

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Will Obama Make India Walk the Plank?

November 4th, 2010

Published in Human Events November 4, 2010 Almost halfway through his term, President Obama’s trip to India this week will be most revealing as to what he has learned from his foreign policy failures to date. During his presidential campaign, Obama made clear his willingness to sit down with world leaders who have interests contrary

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Beijing and Seoul Enable Pyongyang’s Brutality

June 3rd, 2010

Published in Human Events June 3, 2010. SUMMARY: South Korea is sending China the wrong signals following North Korea’s sinking of the warship Cheonan. The photograph of an emotional mother kneeling at the grave of her Navy son underscored the sacrifices this past Memorial Day weekend made by those in uniform. While the photograph was

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