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US stand on South China Sea remains unchanged amid China dialogue

By Patricia Lourdes Viray (philstar.com) | Updated June 24, 2017 – 11:53am

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, right, and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis appear at news conference following a Diplomatic and Security Dialogue Meeting with a Chinese delegation including State Counselor Yang Jiechi and military Chief of Joint Staff Fang Fenghui, at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. 549 more words

No to Canada’s warmongering defence policy!

The Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist) calls on everyone to condemn the “new defence policy” announced by the Trudeau Liberals on June 7. The policy does not respond to Canada’s defence needs but to the demands of the U.S. 2,216 more words

Canada

Guerrero: Extrajudicial Killing of Attorney and Leader of MORENA in Tixtla

Eduardo Catarino Dircio’s wife (Photo @Radio Alborada de Tixtla)

On June 4th, a chase and fighting between groups of armed civilians and state police in Tixtla left a toll of two dead civilians, lawyer Eduardo Catarino Dircio and a suspected member of organized crime, as well as two seriously injured state police officers. 535 more words

Human Rights

TigerSwan

A SHADOWY INTERNATIONAL mercenary and security firm known as TigerSwan targeted the movement opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline with military-style counterterrorism measures, collaborating closely with police in at least five states, according to internal documents obtained by The Intercept.

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Official Violence

Future Icebreakers May Have Cruise Missiles, Zukunft Says

DEFENSETECH, By Hope Hodge Seck, 23 May 2017

As Russia builds up its massive icebreaker fleet with cutting-edge technology to assert dominance in the Arctic, the United States may need to keep its options open with its own icebreaker buildup plan. 634 more words

Review Article

China, ASEAN agree on framework for South China Sea code of conduct

Reuters

Thu May 18, 2017 | 8:40am EDT

An aerial view of uninhabited island of Spratlys in the disputed South China Sea, April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro… 459 more words

Justifying Oppression: The Lie of Attacking Police

Since it is National Police Week, Trump gave a speech yesterday recognizing all the officers killed in the line of duty. He declared that the attacks on law enforcement “must end right now.” Lets get a few things straight: 332 more words

Racism