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  • Did Gun Violence Kill More People in U.S. in 9 Weeks than U.S. Combatants Died in D-Day?

    The Washington Post prompted inquiries from readers with their stark statistical comparison.

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  • For the U.S. and China, it’s not a trade war anymore — it’s something worse

    What started out two years ago as an effort by President Trump to wring better terms from China on the nuts-and-bolts of foreign trade now threatens to become a far wider and more ominous confrontation. The conflict continues to be framed as a “trade war” between the world’s two biggest economies

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  • 4 Million Barrels of Oil Halted? How a U.S.-Iran War Could Get Nasty.

    David Axe Security, Middle East The Trump-Iran showdown is heading up. Oil tankers have burned on the Persian Gulf, allegedly victims of Iranian attack. An American drone was shot down over Yemen by rebel forces who reportedly have enjoyed some measure of Iranian support. And now Iran is threatening to exceed hard limits placed on its nuclear program.  In the summer of 2019 Iran and the United States are “staggering toward war,” Jim Krane, a fellow at Rice University’s Baker Institute for...

    The National Interest
  • Will Huawei’s loss be Samsung’s gain in the China-U.S. trade war?

    The giant digital billboard advertising a swanky new smartphone loomed directly above a Samsung kiosk in a shopping mall in Brisbane, Australia, towering twice as tall as the store. But the Mother’s Day ad wasn’t advertising Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy S10. It was plugging its main rival, the

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