Are we at ‘war’ with coronavirus?

“This is going to be the hardest and saddest week of most Americans’ lives, quite frankly,” U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said in an appearance on Fox News on Sunday. “This is going to be our Pearl Harbor moment, our 9/11 moment, only it’s not going to be localized. It’s going to be happening all […]

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Coronavirus: Oil prices surge on hopes of a price war truce

Image copyright EPA Global oil prices have surged after Donald Trump said he expected Saudi Arabia and Russia to end a feud that has driven oil prices to 18-year lows. The US president tweeted “I expect & hope” the two countries would agree to cut supply by 10 million barrels “and maybe substantially more”. His […]

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Syria war: Turkey intensifies Idlib onslaught after air strike

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tensions in northern Syria have spiked following an air strike that killed dozens of Turkish troops Turkey shot down two Syrian fighter jets on Sunday as it intensified military action in northern Syria. The pilots parachuted to safety over Idlib province, where Turkish troops and rebels have been clashing […]

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NYPD K9 Units Gather Supplies for ‘War Dogs’ Deployed Overseas

The New York Police Department’s (NYPD) K9 units gathered supplies Wednesday for military dog units deployed to the Middle East during Christmas. The NYPD tweeted a photo of K9 Russel standing among the items that will be placed in the Operation War Dog care packages sent to Afghanistan this weekend: We told K9 Russel he […]

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Trump’s $28 Billion Trade War Bailout Is Overpaying Farmers

(Bloomberg) — Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here.  President Donald Trump’s $28 billion farm bailout may be paying many growers more than the trade war with China has cost them. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s calculations overshot the impact of the trade conflict […]

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Did Donald Trump just take the trade war to a whole new level?

President Donald Trump is reinstating tariffs on steel and aluminum from Argentina and Brazil, nations he criticized for cheapening their currencies to the detriment of U.S. farmers, and again called on the Federal Reserve to loosen monetary policy. Linking his trade agenda with his Fed criticism in an early morning tweet, he said the two […]

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Never Ready for the Next War

Getty Since the end of the Cold War, the U.S. Army has been consistently ranked as the most capable land force on the globe by defense analysts of all stripes. So why are so many people in the American military community today worried about the Army’s ability to deter conflicts with likely adversaries or prevail […]

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