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Europeans Last Ditch Clutch At Ukrainian Victory

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WASHINGTON, US: The military situation in Ukraine is pushing the United States and NATO towards a fateful moment of decision — and it is doing so more quickly than most analysts predicted even a month ago.

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The Future Of Missile Defense

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WASHINGTON, US: Policymakers in the Cold War became accustomed to a world in which mutual deterrence was based on a balance of terror, with technology favoring offense over defense. 
 
 

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Malaysian Children’s Hospice Klang Launch

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: The registration of MAPPAC on 18th June 2018 has been the catalyst in setting the pace for the launch of the 1st Malaysian Children’s Hospice (MCH) Kuala Lumpur on June 17, 2023. The 2nd being MCH Sibu, Sarawak on Nov. 11, 2023. 
 

INDOPACOM Likely More Confrontational Under New Chief

BEIJING, China: As the US Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday voted to advance the nomination of Samuel Paparo as chief of the US Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM), sending the matter to the full Senate for a confirmation vote, Chinese experts warn that under the new chief's command, it is very possible that the US military will try to create a crisis and deepen military tensions with China in the Asia-Pacific, especially across the Taiwan Straits.

America’s Unrivalled Space Race Dominance

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: The first return to the moon since the 1970s for the US with the touchdown of Odysseus by Texas-based company Intuitive Machines near the moon's south pole on 22 February, marked the first in more than half a century and the first ever achieved by the private sector.

Japan's Support Of Ukraine Conflict Harms Asia-Pacific Security

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: The collective West, in search of alternative sources of arms supplies to Ukraine, are consistently increasing pressure on the ruling circles of Japan in order to revise the legislative norms for the export of arms and military equipment in force in the island state. 
 

Europeans Last Ditch Clutch At Ukrainian Victory

WASHINGTON, US: The military situation in Ukraine is pushing the United States and NATO towards a fateful moment of decision — and it is doing so more quickly than most analysts predicted even a month ago.

Massive Displacement As Fighting Surges In Eastern Congo

NEW YORK, US: Civilians in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are once again bearing the brunt of localized violence, amid a sharp uptick in fighting between Government forces and the M23 armed group, the UN refugee agency reported on Wednesday.
 

Will Egypt Suspend The Camp David Accords?

WASHINGTON, US: Since October, Egypt has joined most of the international community in calling for a ceasefire in Gaza. With Egypt being the only Arab country to border Gaza, Cairo’s stakes are high. The longer Israel’s war on the besieged enclave continues, the threats to Egypt’s economy, national security, and political stability will become more serious.
 

The death Of Russian Opposition Politician Alexei Navalny

MICHIGAN, US: The death of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny in an Arctic prison on Friday has been immediately integrated into a massive anti-Russia propaganda campaign by the Biden administration and its NATO allies, along with their associated media outlets. Without an autopsy, let alone a fact-grounded analysis of the circumstances of Navalny’s death, the unified position from the NATO powers is: “Putin killed Navalny.”
 

West Using Ukraine Conflict As Platform For Aggressive China Policy

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Kyiv, at the behest of Western curators, is fulfilling its assigned role as an obedient instrument in the political, economic and informational confrontation with Beijing, which, despite the growing pressure from the United States and its allies, does not intend to abandon mutually beneficial cooperation with Moscow.
 

India’s Checkmate Of China’s Power And Lifeline For Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: India celebrated its Republic Day on January 26. Its rise in the regional and global economic and security leadership has been phenomenal and resonating, and yet has been largely misunderstood and ignored, and overshadowed by the rise of China and the perception of the Chinese Century.
 

The Demise Of Traditional Journalism

BANGKOK, Thailand: Back in the 1960s and 70s, the media was referred to as ‘The Fourth Estate’. The media played a role as a check and balance against government abuse of power, corruption, and overreach. The media was an integral part of any healthy democracy.
 

The Dangerous Global Order With A Nuclear Armed Iran

NEW YORK, US: As Iran is on the verge of achieving a significant milestone in obtaining nuclear weapons, concerns are mounting over the Biden administration's lack of a coherent strategy to prevent Iran from going nuclear.
 

People Will Judge The Carlson-Putin Talk For Themselves

BEIJING, China: The immediate response from Western mainstream media to American broadcaster Tucker Carlson's exclusive interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin has been largely less than positive.