Jonathan Walker

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China’s Hypersonic Missile Tests Are a Cause for Concern
In October, the Financial Times (FT) reported that China had conducted two tests of hypersonic weapons over the summer. The first test, conducted on July 27, saw a nuclear-capable hypersonic glide vehicle fly over earth...
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US Admiral Warns of Ever-Growing Threat From China
Adm. John C. Aquilino, the head of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, recently warned about China’s growing military capabilities and insisted that America needs to operate with a higher sense of urgency to deal with Beijing....
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Missing Chinese Tennis Star Peng Shuai Talks to IOC, Women’s Tennis Association Calls For Probe
Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai recently held talks with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), bringing an end to weeks of speculation about her fate. She had earlier disappeared from public eye after accusing a high-ranking...
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Germany Plans to Introduce Mandatory Vaccinations as COVID-19 Infections Surge
Germany has seen a dramatic surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country. In the past two weeks, the number of new infections in the country has jumped by over 60 percent. On...
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Wisconsin Christmas Parade Turns Tragic After SUV Plows Through Attendees
On Sunday, Nov. 21, a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, turned tragic after an SUV rammed through multiple people attending the event. Several people were killed and dozens more injured. According to Kaylee Staral, an...
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COVID-19: Austria Announces Tougher COVID-Measures Targeting the Unvaccinated
The Austrian government is implementing stricter COVID-19 measures against the unvaccinated, working on the assumption that the pandemic is being worsened largely due to the presence of unvaccinated individuals. COVID-19 cases in Austria have ballooned...
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First-Edition Copy of US Constitution Sells for Over $40 Million
The U.S. constitution is well over 200 years old. A rare first edition copy of the constitution was recently put up for auction at Sotheby's and sold for $43.2 million. The auction was won by...
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China Tech Stocks Showcase Poor Quarterly Performance
Some of the major Chinese tech stocks have announced their latest quarterly earnings. And the results are not up to the mark. With Beijing tightening regulations in the sector, these companies have struggled to post...
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How Taiwan’s Deployment of New F-16V Jets Shapes Up Against Communist Chinese Fighters
Taiwan has deployed an upgraded version of F-16V fighter jets as the island continues to boost its military forces to ward off the threat of a potential mainland Chinese invasion. On Nov. 18, 64 of...
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US Special Forces Focusing on Russia and China
Over the past two decades, U.S. Special Forces have played a critical role in combating insurgents and terrorists worldwide. Now, they are shifting their focus toward America’s two major threats — China and Russia. Special...
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Biden’s 1.75 Trillion-Dollar Build Back Better Social Spending and Climate Bill Approved by House
On Nov. 19, the House passed President Joe Biden’s $1.75 trillion social safety and climate bill. The vote passed 220-213, with one Democrat opposing it. Republicans, who have been rallying against the bill since it...
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Communist China Continues to Avoid WTO Commitments Two Decades After Joining
Dec. 11 will mark two decades of communist China becoming a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). In 2001, the former WTO Director-General Mike Moore called China joining the organization as a “momentous” occasion....