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Afghan government loses 5 percent of territory in 4 months: U.S. government watchdog

By Reuters

The Afghan government lost control or influence of nearly 5 percent of its territory between January and May, the U.S government’s top watchdog on Afghanistan said in a report on Friday, an indication of the challenges its forces are facing. 438 more words

Asia-Pacific

A Tango of Eagle and Dragon

“Tangled Titans : The United States and China”

Edited by David Shambaugh

I recently finished my MA thesis on President Obama’s so-called “rebalance to Asia” and how it will effect the regional order in the Asia-Pacific. 1,145 more words

Books

Patriotism

Patriotism really does encompass a lot.  As an American, patriotism can boil over to obscene levels sometimes.  As an American coming to a foreign land, aka Vietnam, I have observed different variations of it.   986 more words

Asia- Pacific

Lumineux Uno Glittering Launch - Leading Jewelers of the World

After a few years of extensive metallurgy research and testing, Unolux Metallo Valenza S.R.L has developed a new age metal termed as ‘Lumineux Uno’ for the millennia generation. 84 more words

Lifestyle

Evaluation of the Chinese Nuclear Arsenal

*I recently wrote this policy memo for the Global Intelligence Trust and decided to post it here as well.

Sam Seitz

As a major rising power and the only near-peer competitor of the United States, China has increasingly begun to flex its muscles politically and militarily. 1,624 more words

International Politics

Snapshots of Seoul

I’m in South Korea!! I’ll be travelling around the land of the morning calm for a month and will be sharing more stories and photos on here. 109 more words

Travel

6 Sublime Wonders of New Zealand

To say that New Zealand takes your breath away doesn’t quite say enough about how staggering its beauty is. Instead, you could say New Zealand stirs the soul. 1,039 more words

Asia & Pacific