Jim Mattis extends troop presence on the Mexico border well into next year

The US will need these troops on the border if a worst case scenario unfolds in Nicaragua. President Trump called for the deployment of National Guard troops to aid border

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The Biggest Migration Crisis In Latin American History

So one might wonder how Maduro is even staying in power … but that brings us back to the hypermigration. Voices that oppose him are fleeing, too. At the end

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The U.S. Military Is Worried About China’s Moves in Africa

Development first, political reforms “later”! Sounds like a recipe for the same old, same old. “They now seem to argue that their countries should reject the failed Western system with

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Thailand’s Muslim insurgency roars back to life

The restive region – spanning the three Muslim majority provinces of Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat as well as areas of neighboring Buddhist majority Songkhla – had seen a lull in

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As Venezuela disintegrates, a new breed of pirates terrorises the Caribbean

Trafficking and piracy, locals say, have recently been expanding and becoming more violent. Five Trinidadian fishermen in the southern port of Cedros, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, citing

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China’s Risky Play for Global Power

China’s strategy for amassing power relies on several pillars. Perhaps the biggest is a series of massive new infrastructure investment programs, first rolled out in 2013, known together as the

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Bosnia Will be Next if Kosovo is Partitioned

If Serbia is not prepared to eventually recognize Kosovo’s independence within the context of its own accession to the EU, how does it propose to resolve the impasse between the

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As Borders Tighten, Will Desperate Refugees Soon Face No Escape From Venezuela?

The answer is, unfortunately, yes. Unless something changes with the Venezuelan leadership the economy will continue it’s death spiral, thus forcing more to head for the exits. This will force

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4,000 Cameroon Refugees Face Starvation In Taraba

In October last year, a number of pro-independence leaders exiled themselves to neighbouring Nigeria. There, they established the provisional government of Ambazonia, the name under which they hoped independent southern

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Prehistoric mass graves linked to tsunamis

Mass graves with up to 60,000 bodies suggest that the need to bury the dead after the event can overwhelm the normal funerary protocols. Source: Prehistoric mass graves linked to

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