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Is US Reliability/Capability being Compromised Overseas? The Rest of the World Thinks so…

An unmistakable sense of unease has been growing in capitals around the world as the U.S. government from afar looks increasingly befuddled – shirking from a military confrontation in Syria, stymied at home by a gridlocked Congress and in danger … Continue reading

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China says EU must recognise its decline amid trade war

China has warned Europe that its failure to recognize its power is declining is inviting further retaliation from Beijing in their escalating trade row. “The change of the times and the shifts of power have failed to change the condescending attitude … Continue reading

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This is what $16 trillion dollars looks like: $16,000,000,000,000

This is what $16 trillion dollars looks like: $16,000,000,000,000 and you aint’s seen nothing yet! At this rate of growth, total US debt will surpass: $17 trillion on June 10, 2013; $18 trillion on March 23, 2014; $19 trillion on … Continue reading

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Bin Laden saw al-Qaida breaking down from within

WASHINGTON — Letters from Osama bin Laden’s last hideaway, released by U.S. officials intent on discrediting his terror organization, portray a network weak, inept and under siege — and its leader seemingly near wit’s end about the passing of his … Continue reading

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Iran oil output is down due to newly imposed sanctions

Iran’s oil production has fallen to a 10-year low and could drop to levels last seen during the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980’s as sanctions over its nuclear program disrupt an industry already suffering from years of underinvestment. The country’s crude … Continue reading

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U.S. Maintains Policy to Prevent Iran from Obtaining a Nuclear Weapon

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Sunday that he would use military action to prevent Iran from securing nuclear weapons, even as he urged Israel and its supporters to refrain from “loose talk of war” and allow diplomacy and “crippling … Continue reading

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Quoting US Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta on why it’s so vital for the U.S. to maintain it’s military might

“If we can summon that spirit of leadership, service and sacrifice – and fight for what’s right – I believe that we can turn crisis into opportunity, and demonstrate to the world that this resilient American spirit will endure for … Continue reading

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A State of the Union Word Cloud for every U.S. President in History

State of the Union State of the Union (SOTU) provides access to the corpus of all the State of the Union addresses from 1790 to 2012. SOTU allows you to explore how specific words gain and lose prominence over time, … Continue reading

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Hulk Obama

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The Secret Service calls it the “Beast”

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