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Feb 21, 2017 0 Comments

Op-Ed: Can North Korea Launch Pearl Harbor II? Articles / Opinion Editorials

Authors: J.D. GORDON

Within hours of the 9/11 attacks, I joined my fellow Sailors hunkered down at Pacific Fleet Headquarters in Pearl Harbor where we helped coordinate the defense of Hawaii and the West Coast. As dozens of ships left port to guard major cities, the irony of responding to the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil from Pearl Harbor wasn’t lost on anyone.

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Feb 13, 2017 0 Comments

Latin America Opens the Door for China in the New Trump Era Articles / Opinion Editorials

Authors: FERNANDO MENÉNDEZ

As Donald Trump takes office as President of the United States, it is still unclear how the triangular relationship between the United States, China, and Latin America will evolve. During the presidential campaign, Mr. Trump aimed his fire chiefly on China and Mexico as the sources of U.S. economic troubles and what he described as unfair trade. He has announced his intention to tear up the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and to negotiate what he calls “better deals” with both Mexico and China. The first few months of his administration will reveal the details of such deals.

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