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[OP-ED]: On North Korea: Bluster in search of strategy

 04/24/2017 - 10:32
A U-2 high-altitude reconnaissance plane landed at the US air base in Osan, south of Seoul (South Korea) after completing a mission on the eve of the anniversary of the founding of the North Korean Army. Concern over the possibility of North Korea holding a sixth nuclear test on the occasion of the anniversary is growing. EFE
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Every American administration takes a while to settle into a basic approach to the world. President Trump’s team has had a rockier start than most, with many important positions in every key agency still unfilled.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 10:15am
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A U-2 high-altitude reconnaissance plane landed at the US air base in Osan, south of Seoul (South Korea) after completing a mission on the eve of the anniversary of the founding of the North Korean Army. Concern over the possibility of North Korea holding a sixth nuclear test on the occasion of the anniversary is growing. EFE

How Donald Trump's North Korea 'armada' was actually sailing in wrong direction

 04/19/2017 - 02:02
The USS Carl Vinson remains off the coast of north-west Australia, a defense official said. Photograph: US navy/EFE

Battle of Titans: What Can America do with North Korea?

 04/18/2017 - 04:38
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) and US Vice President Mike Pence (L) shake hands prior to a luncheon hosted by Abe at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, 18 April 2017. EPA/EUGENE HOSHIKO / POOL
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During a meeting Tuesday, the Japanese prime minister told the vice president of the United States that he supported the stance taken by the US to keep all options open for countering threats posed by North Korea. But not much can be done without the support of China.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 4:15am
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) and US Vice President Mike Pence (L) shake hands prior to a luncheon hosted by Abe at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, 18 April 2017. EPA/EUGENE HOSHIKO / POOL

Mike Pence says era of strategic patience with North Korea is over

 04/17/2017 - 01:54
US Vice President Mike Pence (C) visits the truce village of Panmunjom, on the inter-Korean border, South Korea, 17 April 2017. EPA/YONHAP / POOL SOUTH KOREA OUT
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The vice president of the United States on Monday visited the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas at a moment of heightened tension with Pyongyang amid repeated weapons tests.

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Monday, April 17, 2017 - 1:45am
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US Vice President Mike Pence (C) visits the truce village of Panmunjom, on the inter-Korean border, South Korea, 17 April 2017. EPA/YONHAP / POOL SOUTH KOREA OUT

What's Next in Syria and North Korea?

 04/11/2017 - 03:46
U.S warships during an exercise in the Korean Peninsula on Monday. EFE/Jeon Heon-Kyun
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 While Tillerson is attending a G7 summit in Italy to discuss Syria and ways to counter the Islamic State terror organization, North Korea says 'ready for war' after US redeploys navy strike team

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 3:15am
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U.S warships during an exercise in the Korean Peninsula on Monday. EFE/Jeon Heon-Kyun

US carrier’s Korea mission: a message to the world

 04/10/2017 - 04:27
South Korea said Monday that the United States" deployment of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to waters near the Korean Peninsula reflects Washington"s concerns over provocations by Pyongyang. EPA/MCS 3RD CLASS MATT BROWN / US NAVY/
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Experts divided over effectiveness of US tactics against Pyongyang’s nuclear threat.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:15am
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South Korea said Monday that the United States" deployment of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to waters near the Korean Peninsula reflects Washington"s concerns over provocations by Pyongyang. EPA/MCS 3RD CLASS MATT BROWN / US NAVY/

Trump administration orders 'increased scrutiny' for visas

 03/24/2017 - 05:01
 Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson gave all American embassies orders last week instructing consular officials to broadly increase scrutiny of visa applicants. EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
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US Embassies are implementing what Trump has called ‘extreme vetting’ of foreigners entering the US. 

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 4:45am
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 Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson gave all American embassies orders last week instructing consular officials to broadly increase scrutiny of visa applicants. EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

London Terror Attack: What We Know So Far

 03/23/2017 - 05:01
A locked down Whitehall in central London, Britain, Mar. 23, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN
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Uk Prime Minister Theresa May says Westminster assailant was British-born and known to the Bristish intelligence services. Eight arrested in six counter-terrorism raids in Birmingham and London this morning, with four confirmed dead in Westminster terror attack

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 4:45am
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A locked down Whitehall in central London, Britain, Mar. 23, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN

This is not a celebration, this is a claim for our rights!

 03/10/2017 - 01:48
Hundreds of women took the streets in downtown Philly to raise their voices against the laboral, political and economic inequities. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.

Even before five o'clock in the afternoon, dozens of women with posters, megaphones, and pink caps were being seen walking downtown. The meeting was in Logan Square, in the heart of Philadelphia. The occasion? Well, that depends on the perspective: for an unaware bystander (who generally has no perspective), it was one more celebration of International Women's Day. 

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 11:45pm
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Hundreds of women took the streets in downtown Philly to raise their voices against the laboral, political and economic inequities. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.