Day: January 3, 2022

America’s Wars Are Far More Costly than the Pentagon Admits

America’s decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan was greeted with disdain in some quarters. But so far, most pundits have explored this debacle from the vantage point of foreign affairs by either lamenting the decline of American influence or lauding the move as a justified containment of an aggressive foreign policy. Both views are worth …

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Chinese tracking Americans on Social Media

How Chinese police track American critics on Twitter and Facebook

When Jennifer Chen travelled back to her hometown in central China last winter for Lunar New Year, she thought little about Twitter. She had around 100 followers on an account she believed to be anonymous. While living in China, she retweeted news and videos, and occasionally made comments censored on Chinese platforms, like voicing her …

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John Lee Switching Parties

‘Can’t Stand’ With Socialists: Democrat Mayor Is Switching Party

After being elected as a Democrat, North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee is switching to the Republican Party. Lee argued the Democrats’ “elitist” and “socialist” agenda is not one he “can stand with anymore.” MAYOR JOHN LEE: They had an election recently for leadership, and four of the five people were card-carrying members of the …

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