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The US Makes One Too Many Parties to the Spratly Spat

The US Makes One Too Many Parties to the Spratly Spat

  By Thomas L. Knapp On September 30, a US Navy destroyer, the USS Decatur, sailed within 12 miles of the Gaven and Johnson reefs in the South China Sea’s Spratly Islands. Twelve miles being the “territorial waters” limit set by the UN’s 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea, the Decatur was met […]

“Obamatrade” details made public- 30 chapters- 5000+ pages

“Obamatrade” details made public- 30 chapters- 5000+ pages

By George Miller    Here it is, the new, long-heralded and dreaded, hideously complex Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. Some say it will be a huge boon for intrernational trade and U.S. prosperity. Others say it will suck more jobs out of the country, lower wages and even override U.S. law and sovereignty. We […]