Dillon Zhou
Dillon Zhou
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June 5, 2013

Xi Jinping: Chinese President Wants a "New Type of Great Power Relationship," Largely On His Terms

As President Obama & China's Xi Jinping prepare for the strategic summit in California, China wants more respect from the U.S. in exchange for pushing the North Koreans to return to negotiations.

March 22, 2013

How My PolicyMic Article Got Me On TV

On March 5, I was featured on Huffington Post Live as part of a panel discussion of China's drone program. I offer some insight on writing and being interviewed.
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Feb. 27, 2013

Cyber War: China is the Cyber Espionage Capital Of the World

China has a bad reputation when it comes to cyber espionage. Now, a secret PLA unit based in Shanghai has been accused of spying on companies in critical industries in the US and worldwide.
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Feb. 22, 2013

7 Countries Beefing Up Their Militaries in Today's More Dangerous World

China, Japan, India, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Russia are all fast outpacing the US in defense spending. This trend doesn't come as good news to the US and its allies.
Feb. 15, 2013

Republican DebraLee Hovey Seeks Sin Tax Against Video Games: It's Blatantly Unconstitutional

DebraLee Hovey, a GOP representative of Newtown, Conn., has proposed a thoughtless bill to impose a 10% "sin tax" on video games. It's an attack on the First Amendment.
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Feb. 12, 2013

President Obama Pushes for Diplomatic Talks with Iran

President Obama reiterates a need to have diplomatic talks to resolve the Iranian Nuclear Program.

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Feb. 12, 2013

LIVE State of the Union Address 2013: Drone Memo, The Kill List and America's Place in the World

America isn't the super power it once was. Now we need to see how Obama will advance our interests in the world and how he addresses the concern over his drone program and kill list.
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Feb. 12, 2013

Obama at #SOTU: North Korea Will Not be Rewarded for Continuing Nuclear Program

Obama warns North Korea to stop provacative acts by ramping up the rhetoric and continuing to push forward of their nuclear and missile programs.
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Feb. 12, 2013

State of the Union 2013: Obama Says Congress Was Kept in the Loop on Drone Program

Obama says Congress was kept appraised of his Drone Program and that he will be forthcoming and open on his Drone Program this year.
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Feb. 12, 2013

Obama at #SOTU 2013: "[O]ur war in Afghanistan will be over"

President Obama announces a plan to end the war in Afghanistan by withdrawing half of the combat troops in Afghanistan.
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Feb. 12, 2013

Obama Starts his State of the Union Address 2013

The State of the Union Live

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Feb. 12, 2013

America in Decline: How Will Obama Address it in the State of the Union

America faces greater global security challenges than ever in Asia, Syria, Iran and Afghanistan. Yet America seems poised to lose its position as the superpower in the world. What now, Mr. Obama?
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Feb. 12, 2013

Obama Drone Dilemma Needs to be Addressed in the State of the Union

After the Drone Memo was released last week, President Obama is under pressure to provide an explanation for his drone program, which has claimed the lives of top terrorists & American Citizens.
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Feb. 6, 2013

Reform Congress: A Simple Plan For Ending the Gridlock

A "Pragmatic Fiscal Governance Pledge" would end the logjam in Washington. We should get every congressperson to sign on to this.
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Jan. 28, 2013

Meet Zack Kopplin: The Millennial Fighting Creationism in Louisiana (Q&A)

Zack Kopplin is leading the fight against the Louisiana Science Education Act and has become famous for exposing this law as a front for introducing creationism into the classroom in Louisiana.
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Jan. 23, 2013

Benghazi Hearing: Will Rand Paul vs Hillary Clinton Be a Taste Of the 2016 Presidential Debates?

Rand Paul has said he will grill Clinton over the lapses in the security during the Benghazi mission. This may be a preview of the 2016 election.

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Jan. 17, 2013

Gun Control Debate: Video Games Are Being Scapegoated For the Sandy Hook Shooting

Video games have been unfairly scapegoated in the wake of the Sandy Hook Shooting, in spite of scientific studies that show otherwise.
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Jan. 15, 2013

Debt Ceiling 2013: Foreign Aid Will Be the First Casualty of American Austerity

Congress’ current focus on cutting federal spending raises questions about the need and sustainability of all federal programs. Foreign assistance programs are among the targets of budget cuts.
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Jan. 8, 2013

Scott Brown 2013: With Weak Democratic Field, Brown Can Win

As one of the most bipartisan senators on Capitol Hill, Scott Brown has a good chance of winning John Kerry's vacated seat. Brown will likely face a challenging race with the energized Democrats.
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Dec. 28, 2012

Happy New Year, Yemen! America Launches Two Drone Strikes on AQAP Over Christmas

President Obama sent early Christmas presents to two Al Qaeda members operating in Yemen, via drone strikes, to wish them a merry Christmas and a happy New Year in the afterlife.