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Germany Thumbs Its Nose at U.S. Efforts to Ensure Freedom of Navigation for International Shipping

The German government has declined to participate in a U.S.-led coalition in the Persian Gulf. The purpose of the coalition is aimed keeping the shipping lanes open. That would ensure the uninterrupted flow of oil. It will combat Iran’s repeated hijacking attempts. Iran and Britain have been engaged in a tit for tat with international …

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Venezuela, China, Russia, Caravan?

What’s going on? The Trump administration notes the return of competition between world powers. States with the ability to wield influence on a global scale are coming increasingly to prominence. America’s national security and national defense strategies need to reflect this new reality. China and Russia, both want to shape a world antithetical to U.S. …

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