Jonathan Walker

An Indian Army soldier stands next to a radar system which controls the upgraded L70 anti aircraft gun in Tawang, near the Line of Actual Control (LAC), in the northeast Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh on October 20, 2021.
Former Indian Ambassador: Tensions Between New Delhi and Beijing Will Not End Anytime Soon
In recent years, border tensions between India and communist China, the two Asian superpowers, have flared up several times. While both sides have held talks to ease up some of the tensions, former Indian ambassador...
The German frigate Bayern visited Tokyo for the first time in decades.
Japan Welcomes German Warship for the First Time in Two Decades
The German navy frigate Bayern made a port call in Tokyo on Nov. 5. This is the first time in two decades that a warship from Germany has visited Japan. The Bayern, which left German...
More than 200 American officials have fallen victim to Havana Syndrome since 2016.
Blinken Appoints Two Officials to Probe the Mysterious Havana Syndrome
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has announced the appointment of two senior diplomats to oversee the department’s investigation into the mysterious “Havana Syndrome.” American intelligence officers and other officials continue to be affected by...
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COVID-19: Austria To Impose Discriminatory Laws Against Unvaccinated Citizens
The Austrian government will bar citizens who have not received a COVID-19 vaccination from entering hotels, restaurants, hair salons, and attending public events with 25 or more people.  The new rules came into effect on...
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China Sanctions Three Taiwanese Politicians
Three top politicians from Taiwan have been sanctioned by the Chinese regime. The sanctioned individuals, Legislative Yuan President You Si-kun, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu, and Premier Su Tseng-chang, are now banned from entering the mainland...
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11 States Challenge Biden’s Vaccine Mandate in Court
Attorneys general from 11 U.S. states have filed a lawsuit against President Joe Biden’s mandate that requires companies with more than 100 employees to institute vaccination requirements for workers. The lawsuit insists that only states...
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$1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Passed by House While Vote on ‘Build Back Better’ Postponed
On Nov. 5, the House voted to pass the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, sending it over to President Joe Biden to sign into law. The bill was passed 228-206, with 13 Republican lawmakers joining...
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‘The Final Straw’: Musk Announces Tesla is Leaving California for Texas
At Tesla’s recent 2021 annual shareholder meeting, CEO Elon Musk announced that the headquarters of the company would be shifting from California to Texas. At present, the headquarters are located in Palo Alto, California. In...
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Two of Top Three Most Popular Electric Cars in China are Foreign Brands
China is one of the biggest electric car markets in the world. However, it is the foreign brands that seem to have an upper hand in terms of customer preference. Recently released results of a...
Pro-democracy activists make gestures and shout slogans outside the West Kowloon court on March 1, 2021 in Hong Kong. The protest took place during the court appearances by dozens of dissidents charged with subversion in the largest use of Beijing's sweeping new national security law to date.
Hong Kong Court Restricts Applicability of Riot Crimes, Beijing Unhappy
The court of Hong Kong has judged that the state cannot wantonly charge individuals with the crime of rioting without proper evidence. Hong Kong has used rioting charges against citizens participating in pro-democracy protests.  The...
Mark Zuckerberg, Chief Executive Officer of Facebook, testifies remotely as Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., looks on during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Breaking the News: Censorship, Suppression, and the 2020 Election" on November 17, 2020 in Washington, DC.
Mark Zuckerberg’s Mentor Wants Facebook Investigated
Roger McNamee, a longtime investor in Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg’s mentor, wants the social media platform investigated. He raised this demand at the Web Summit tech conference held in Lisbon, Portugal. McNamee’s Elevation Partners invested...
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Another Chinese Property Developer Faces Trouble Amidst Real Estate Crisis
Ever since China’s biggest real estate developer Evergrande unraveled its financial situation, several other players from the sector have also come out admitting that they too are in a tough spot. The latest to join...