Day: May 25, 2021

ASEAN+3 Pledge To Enhance Regional Financial Ties Amid Pandemic

Financial chiefs from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, China, Japan, and South Korea (A.S.E.A.N.+3) vowed to strengthen financial cooperation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. On May 3rd, the region’s finance ministers and central bank governors convened to pledge continued support for the countries most severely impacted by the pandemic. The

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French-Egyptian War Plane Deal: No Human Rights In Mind

In an approximately $4.5 billion deal, France has agreed to sell war planes to Egypt without any contingency for human rights. Between an unstable backdrop of radical religious terrorism and mutual suspicion of the Turkish president, France and Egypt’s relationship has become closer in recent years. The current deal builds

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Federal Raids Conducted On Giuliani’s Home And Office

A federal raid on Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor and personal lawyer for Donald Trump, seized more than 10 computers and cell phones, according to Reuters. The raid(s) on Giuliani’s home and office, which took place in the first week of May, represent an escalation in the ongoing

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The DRACO Project And The Era Of Star Wars-Style Space Fighters

Rapid advances in technology mean we are seeing the lines between science fiction and reality blur more and more each day. A newly-commissioned project by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) blurs those lines even further. The Demonstration Rocket for Agile Cislunar Operations, or DRACO, could be pulled right

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