Rachel Wolters
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Chinese Facebook Ban: Don't Expect Censorhip to Go Away Anytime Soon in China

Chinese authorities are blocking Facebook. Don't expect these draconian crackdowns to help the government control dissent, but don't expect them to go away, either.

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Mohammed Morsi Government Might Have Ordered Rape Of Protesters

Credible allegations have surfaced that Mohammed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood might have ordered the rape of Egyptian protesters. If true, Egypt is guilty of violating the Geneva Convention.
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Marijuana Legalization: Don't Jail Drug Users, Says Rand Paul

Kids who smoke marijuana should not be sent to jail, said Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) in a recent interview with Fox News Sunday.
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Chinese Hacking: Why America Needs Tougher Cyber Security Laws

The world has rapidly changed as a result of information technology and war has not escaped the revolution. NATO considers cyber attacks an act of war.
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South Korea Hacked: Is China Or North Korea Responsible?

The South Korean banks and telecom systems were purportedly hacked by China, but China is not likely to attack its communist brother, as the risks to trade and regional stability are too great.
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'Clark Rockefeller' Trial: Epic Con Man Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter Facing Murder Charge

The infamous “Clark Rockefeller,” convicted of abducting his daughter from Boston in 2008, appeared in a California court on Monday on charges that he murdered John Sohus in 1985.

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Gets Holiday Greeting From Obama, But It Won't Ease Tensions

The president acknowledged that a resolution “will be no easy task” due to the abiding tension between the two states.
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Li Keqiang: New Chinese Premier Will Not Bring Change, Despite Claims

Li Keqiang made his first news conference on Sunday as China’s new premier, but don’t expect any real change to occur. The CCP is concerned with political survival, not sustainable development.
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Dick Cheney Documentary: Former VP Reveals He Has No Professional Regrets

In a new documentary, former Vice President Dick Cheney admits he has no professional regrets, demonstrating arrogance and a complete lack of humility for neglecting to acknowledge mistakes.
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Massachusetts Court Rules 16-Year-Olds Can Have Sex Even If Parents Disapprove

The state legislature would be wise to reconsider designating the age of consent closer to a person’s cognitive maturity rather than his/her sexual peak.
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Mississippi "Anti-Bloomberg" Bill Passes: Fattest State Takes Stand For Big Sodas

Mississippi may pass legislation that ensures that laws like Mayor Bloomberg's large soda ban are never passed in the state.

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Obama Capitol Hill Visit: President Acting More Like a Reality Star Than Commander-in-Chief

President Obama and Michelle have been just about everywhere ... except where it matters most.
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War in Afghanistan Has Outlived Its Usefulness — Time to Bring U.S. Troops Home

The war in Afghanistan is over. It is beyond time for the United States to realize fighting the Taliban and Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan with soldiers is a futile mission.
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Russian Hackers Steal $12,500 in Internet Money From Cyberbank

Well, the future must be here. Hackers have broken into a secure system processing digital currency, making off with nearly $12,500.
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North Korean Sanctions Supported By China, But Unlikely to Deter Nuclear Threats

On Thursday, the 15-member UN Security Council unanimously passed a resolution to once again impose sanctions on the isolated country for testing nuclear armaments.
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Obama Israel Policy: No Change Of Course in Sight

The Obama administration has yet to make the Israeli-Palestinian conflict a priority and there has been no strong indication the president intends to change course.

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China Hackers Could Neutralize U.S. Defenses With a Few Button Clicks

Cyberspace allows China to easily and repeatedly attack the United States from abroad. By breaching networks and communication systems China could neutralize the U.S. military.
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China-U.S. Relations: They Need to Be Friends in Order to Thrive Separately

As economic superpowers and permanent members of the U.N. Security Council, China and the U.S. are not destined to be enemies. Washington and Beijing need each other.
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China Cyber Attacks: How Washington Can Prepare For the Worst

The Cold War may be over, but a new era of espionage has emerged that requires the same level of government attention.