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Major Developments Strongly Suggest The End Of Unipolar World Order

May 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
Major Developments Strongly Suggest The End Of Unipolar World Order

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation,
With Moon Jae-In’s victory in South Korea, the period of tension on the Korean Peninsula is likely to end. With the rise to power of the new president, South Korea can expect a sharp decline in hostilities with North Korea as well as a resumption of dialogue with China.

North Korea's Latest Ballistic Missile Was A "New Type" With Dramatically Longer Range

May 15, 2017 - 4:41am
North Korea's Latest Ballistic Missile Was A "New Type" With Dramatically Longer Range

After North Korea provoked both its neighbors and the US when on Sunday morning it fired off yet another ballistic missile from Kusong near the border with China  - one which this time did not explode upon launch  - just days after the election of a new South Korean president who ironically advocates more engagement with Pyongyang, experts said the missile appeared to be a new type of ballistic missile, and had a far greater range than any other weapon North Korea has successfully launched.

China Warns Washington Its Latest Missile Can Sink A US Aircraft Carrier

May 11, 2017 - 6:56am
China Warns Washington Its Latest Missile Can Sink A US Aircraft Carrier

China recently tested a new, advanced type of guided missile in the sea near the Korean peninsula, the Chinese defense ministry said Tuesday cited by the Times of India, just as South Korea concluded its presidential elections amid rising regional tensions. The test in the Bohai Sea was conducted to “raise the operational capability of the armed forces and effectively respond to threats to national security,” the ministry said in a brief statement.

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