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  • Four decades after Deng Xiaoping’s victory tour of U.S., China again threatens Taiwan

    Special to WorldTribune.com By Parris H. Chang Forty years ago, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping made a celebratory tour of the United States in the wake of the U.S. recognition of the People’s Republic of China(PRC). Deng’s trip from Jan. 28 to Feb. 5, 1979, started in Washington, and made stops in Atlanta, Houston and Seattle. [

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  • U.S. likely to announce suspension of INF treaty obligations: U.S. official

    The U.S. government will likely announce the suspension of its obligations under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) with Russia in coming days, after bilateral talks failed to make headway, a senior U.S. official told Reuters.

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  • U.S. Ambiguity Is Pushing the Philippines Toward China

    Richard Javad Heydarian Security, Asia What’s happening in the Philippines is a telltale of growing regional anxiety over American strategic reliability. “Do we still have a Cold War today? Is [our alliance with the United States] still relevant to our security? Maybe not,” declared Philippine defense secretary Delfin Lorenzana in a press briefing at the Malacanang presidential palace, putting into question the fate of one of the oldest alliances in the world. The Philippine defense chief even...

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