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ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Statement on the South China Sea, July 2016

The following is an excerpt from Joint Communiqué of the 49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Vientiane on 24 JULY 2016, which focuses on the South China Sea issues.  406 more words

South China Sea

"Peace Officer" Review

Directors Scott Christopherson and Brad Barber’s documentary Peace Officer cuts to the heart of a national tragedy with an ironic twist. It is a compelling and essential film that tells the story of Williams “Dub” Lawrence who became the youngest sheriff ever elected to his hometown of Centerville, Utah and started the city’s first SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) team in 1975 only to see his son-in-law shot to death by the very SWAT team he started after domestic disturbance call to his daughter’s house in 2008. 538 more words

Documentary

In Light of Recent Attacks on Police, White House Considers Re-Militarization of American Cops

By Claire Bernish | The Free Thought Project

Reactionary politics and legislation put us on hamster wheels guaranteeing a number of issues will never change, and militarized, brutal policing marks a prime example of this problem — particularly now, following a smattering of attacks on officers in Dallas and… 736 more words

U.S. News

China Conducts Combat Air Patrol in the South China Sea

18 July 2016

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force of China has conducted a combat air patrol in the South China Sea recently, Xinhua reported on Monday citing Shen Jinke, spokesman for China’s PLA Air Force. 336 more words

South China Sea

$1.48 Billion to Militarize America

$1.48 Billion to Militarize America

by Bess Byers of agenerationempowered.org

In wake of last week’s tragic shootings, social media has been a blaze. #BlackLivesMatter. #BlueLivesMatter. #AllLivesMatter. 36 more words

In Favor of Militarization

Often when militarization is spoken of it gets misinterpreted into being any brand of militant behavior with revolutionary goals. While militant behavior is a valid and strong form of resistance, we aren’t here to discuss diversity of tactics, or when they may or may not be appropriate. 821 more words

The Executive Army

The Executive branch of the American government is in bulk mode. Many of the major bureaucratic organizations that fall under the guidance of the Executive office are rapidly acquiring massive amounts of armament, from firearms & ammunition, to military transport vehicles, to drones. 2,070 more words

Politics