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U.S. Urges China to Support Iran Sanctions

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In an effort to gain wide-spread support for upcoming sanctions against Iran, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has appealed directly to the Chinese government.  The proposed sanctions are intended to deter Iran from pursuing nuclear weapons technology.  Secretary Clinton’s recent statements were the most direct public appeal by the United States to China for support […]

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China World Leader in Scientific Research

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China now leads the world in scientific research growth, adding to the nation’s ever-expanding list of superlatives.  Surpassing other countries like Russia, Brazil, and India, China demonstrated a 64-fold increase in peer-reviewed scientific papers in the past 30 years. The country’s fast growth in scientific research is particularly strong in chemistry and materials science, and […]

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Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Will Likely Face Execution

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White House spokesman, Robert Gibbs, has stated that alleged September 11th conspirator, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, will likely face the death penalty. Interviewed on CNN’s “State of the Union,” show, Gibbs said: “Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is going to meet justice and he’s going to meet his maker. He will be brought to justice and he’s likely to be […]

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China Announces Retaliatory Measures

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China has announced its retaliatory measures following the United States’ recent arms deal with Taiwan. On Saturday, China announced that it would suspend military exchanges with the United States and halt all planned US-China military visits. China also plans to impose sanctions on all American companies that would be involved in supplying Taiwan with the […]

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US to Increase Missle Defense in Persian Gulf

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The Obama administration announced that it plans to accelerate the deployment of weapons systems in the Persian Gulf to defend against possible Iranian missile attacks. Antimissile systems will be placed in various Arab countries (Qatar, the UAE, Bahrain and Kuwait have all agreed to host the systems). The names of selected countries have not been […]

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