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The National Interest. Well, China’s Aircraft Carrier Is Up to Something Interesting. By DAVE MAJUMDAR In January 2017, China’s sole carrier Liaoning is operating in the South China Sea with a full-complement of aircraft along with five escorting vessels for the first time. The vessels have been conducting exercises and testing weaponry at sea in a display of Beijing’s growing military might — causing concern among China’s neighbors. “The formation, which is on a ‘cross-sea area’ training exercise, involved J-15 fighter jets, as well as several ship-borne helicopters,” the Chinese Defense Ministry stated on its website. “Complex hydrological and meteorological conditions in the South China Sea as well as a cold front in area have posed some challenges, but the source said the drill provided important experience in the build-up of combat capability of the aircraft carrier formation.”
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The Corbett Report. If It Were My Home. WhoWhatWhy - Welcome. 10 Groups That Don’t Flinch Under Fire (And, Thus, Deserve Your Support) Here at CounterPunch we get lots of calls from readers this time of year asking: where are the good groups? Where can I send a year-end check and know that the money will be well spent, not recycled into a fat executive salary or an annoying direct mail campaign? There are many such groups out there; indeed, there is a vibrant and thriving grassroots movement across a whole range of issues. Unfortunately, we can’t bring all of them to your attention.
But once or twice a year we devote the pages of CounterPunch to a survey of what these organizations are up to. Here’s our end of the year list of good groups. Apache StrongholdP.O. Voices For Creative Nonviolence 1249 W. Since Obama’s election, the anti-war movement in the United States has withered away, even as the wars and interventions have expanded with rising body counts. Israeli Committee Against Housing Demolitions (USA) PO Box 8118 New York, New York Solitary WatchCommunity Futures Collective: Attn. Oxford Islamic Studies Online - Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Conspiracy Theories, UFOs, Paranormal, Politcs, and other "alternative topics" - home page for Saturday, January 24, 2015. Center for a Stateless Society. GODS & RADICALS | A Site of Beautiful Resistance. Savannah River Site | National Nuclear Security Administration.
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And he did meet an obstacle: He is pretending to break a broken story—and he knows it. Tuesday evening on Democracy Now! Hersh tried to slide by my allegations of unethical behavior. Hersh commented: … people were writing stories accusing me a [sic] plagiarism in the press in the last two days. Setting aside the apparent assertion that 10,000 words make it okay to take credit for someone else’s story, “wacky stuff” in the referenced 2011 blog article included, among other points: The story of finding bin Laden was total fictionOBL was turned in by a walk-in informantThe Pakistani Intelligence Service -- ISI -- was sheltering bin LadenSaudi cash was financing the ISI operation keeping bin Laden captivePakistani generals Kiyani and Pasha were involved in the US operation that killed OBL In the Democracy Now! The Contrary Perspective | Provocative views on politics, society, and the state of humanity.
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