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Top priority for Kim Jong-Un: Not the economy, but winning military's support

Top priority for Kim Jong-Un: Not the economy, but winning military's support

By Lee Jong-Heon, East-Asia-Intel.com North Korea’s new ruler Kim Jong-Un has been increasingly inspecting military units — a sign of increasing tension with neighboring countries and an effort to gain the trust of the country’s ruling military establishment. Kim, who has ascended to power in December 2011 after the death of his father, Kim Jong-Il, […]

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An SOS from the people of Iran to the people of Israel: Two former top diplomats take a stand against war

An SOS from the people of Iran to the people of Israel: Two former top diplomats take a stand against war

By Sheda Vasseghi The following is based on recent statements by Amb. Ardeshir Zahedi, former foreign minister and and the last ambassador of the Shah in Washington, and Dr. Assad Homayoun, former minister at the Iranian Embassy in Washington. “I have come to believe that Israel will indeed strike Iran in 2012.” This is the […]

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China preparing for war in 'every strategic direction'

China preparing for war in 'every strategic direction'

Peter Foster, a Beijing-based correspondent for the UK’s Daily Telegraph newspaper, has reported on an interview with Defense Minister Gen. Liang Guanglie published by several state-run media outlets in China. The People’s Liberation Army officer is quoted as declaring “In the coming five years, our military will push forward preparations for military conflict in every […]

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Turkish police raids target ring linked to military, foreign intelligence

ANKARA — Turkey has been struck by another military scandal  Police have been raiding suspected strongholds of a blackmail ring with links to the Turkish military. Turkish sources said 35 people have been identified, most of them soldiers as well as government scientists.  “They have been accused of using classified data to spy on the […]

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Turkey: Are we giving away the store?

Turkey: Are we giving away the store?

By Dr. Herbert London The arrival of the USS Harry Truman Strike Group in the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Sea, its war games with France and Israel, as well as reinforcements for American forces in Azerbaijan (on the Iran border) could be mere saber-rattling or a prelude to an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities. […]