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US Research Scientists Under Fire for Ties to China

June 22, 2020

Harvard Professor Charles Lieber was formally indicted this month on two counts of making false statements to federal authorities regarding his participation in China’s Thousand Talents program and his involvement with the Wuhan University of Technology. His arrest in January made headlines, but Lieber proved to be only a harbinger of more than 300 similar cases. […]

The U.S. Troop Reduction in Germany is Not About NATO

June 12, 2020

Germany has been a thorn in Washington’s side on many issues from its failure to spend 2% of its very healthy GDP on its own military defense to its trade with Iran — including, some suspect, under-the-table nuclear goods trade — and the promotion of a U.S.-independent European Army. For years it was on the wrong […]

Why the U.S. Withdrew its Bombers from Guam

April 28, 2020

In one awkward and still unexplained step, the Pentagon is unnerving allies and friends while potentially harming the US forward deterrent in the Pacific, especially as it applies to China. The unexplained step was the mid-April withdrawal of strategic bombers from Guam. While Guam is far from the troubled Taiwan Straits, Okinawa and Japan, and even […]

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