The United States and South Korea have decided to suspend the upcoming scheduled Vigilant Ace 2018 allied joint exercise. South Korean Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis jointly approved the decision, which was announced by the U.S.
America has lost the war in Afghanistan. Washington may not want to admit it, and the U.S. military insists the conflict is a “stalemate.” But make no mistake: The original 9/11 war has been lost. On Thursday, the Taliban attacked a meeting between Afghan officials and the top U.S.
Last week, Vietnam and Israel held their first-ever formal defense policy dialogue. The event spotlighted the growing defense relationship between the two sides that often remains under the radar relative to some of Hanoi’s other defense partnerships.
This July, Donald Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers declared that poverty had, for all practical purposes, been eliminated. In a technical report, the economists wrote that the nation’s poverty rate was only 3 percent, rather than the Official Poverty Measure (OPM) of 12.
As the two Koreas continue to move their peace process forward in the wake of their highly successful September summit in Pyongyang, the Trump administration, along with military-industrial think tanks and journalists who influence US policy, have shifted their collective indignation away from N