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  • History Lessons: Why You Shouldn't Start a Land War in Asia

    Kyle Mizokami History, Asia As late as the 1970s, war raged across Southeast Asia, and virtually every country in the region has been touched by war since 1945. Here's what you need to remember: These 5 wars were among the worst in history. More From The National Interest:  How the F-35 Stealth Fighter Almost Never Happened  Russia Has Missing Nuclear Weapons Sitting on the Ocean Floor  Yes, America Has a ‘Ninja’ Missile  How China Could Sink a U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Today, Asia is in one...

    The National Interest
  • Calls for reparations are growing louder. How is the US responding?

    Presumptive Democratic nominee Biden has said he will support study of reparations, representing a sea change on the issue As the American civil war reached its bloody end in 1865, the Union general William Sherman seized land from Confederates and mandated it be redistributed, in 40-acre plots, to slaves newly freed from bondage. The promise of “40 acres and a mule” was never fulfilled. But a debate has raged ever since about what America owes to the descendants of slaves, and to the victims of...

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  • The Handmaid's Tale Season 4 Teaser Grows a Revolution Into a War

    If it’s war they want, it’s war they shall have. The first teaser for season four of The Handmaid’s Tale shows that Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is still in the blessed fight, and is willing to do whatever it takes to finally bring Gilead down. The short trailer (Hulu describes it

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  • Threat of EU-U.S. trade war grows amid digital tax stand-off

    The European Union is pushing ahead with digital tax proposals just as the United States pulls out of global talks.

  • Asia's richest man gets $1.5 billion from Saudi Arabia for his tech war chest

    In less than two months, Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani has raised more than $15 billion in investment to boost his technology ambitions from Facebook and top Silicon Valley investors including Silver Lake and TPG. ...
  • Asia's richest man gets $1.5 billion from Saudi Arabia for his tech war chest

    In less than two months, Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani has amassed more than $15 billion in investments to fuel his technology ambitions from the likes of Facebook and top Silicon Valley investors Silver Lake and TPG.

  • How the Korean War Was Almost a Nuclear War

    Robert Farley History, Asia A close call. Key Point: MacArthur wanted to use nuclear weapons to win. Truman said no. In 1950, as U.S. forces retreated from China’s onslaught across the Yalu River, General Douglas MacArthur called for strategic air attacks against China. Many believed that this would necessarily include the atomic bomb, America’s “asymmetric advantage” of the time. More From The National Interest:  Yes, America Has a ‘Ninja’ Missile  How China Could Sink a U.S. Navy Aircraft...

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