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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Taiwan Conflict: China Announces Completion Of Military Exercises Around Taiwan

After almost a week, the Chinese military declared its maneuvers off Taiwan over. The goal is still "peaceful reunification" with the neighboring country.

China has declared its military exercises around Taiwan to be over for the time being after about a week. The Eastern Command of the People's Liberation Army said it had "successfully completed various tasks". The combat capability of the army has been effectively tested through joint military operations by the armed forces in sea and air space around the island of Taiwan.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Donald Trump: You Can't Get Rid Of Him Without Handcuffs

FBI agents search Donald Trump's Florida home. Do the authorities have enough evidence to prosecute? The Republicans don't care, they're campaigning.

It has long been known what Donald Trump thinks of law and order or even just the necessary bureaucratic customs in a democracy. It is hardly surprising that the former US President could not have taken it so seriously with the documentation requirements of his office. The fact that important, especially confidential, documents sometimes had to be torn out of the trash can in order to save them for the archive, or even ended up in the toilet – who is really surprised?

Monday, August 8, 2022

MIDDLE EAST: Truce Between Israel And Islamic Jihad In Worst Escalation Since 2021

Although the ceasefire may be short-lived, it could end the fighting.

After three days of attacks, Islamic Jihad and Israel began a truce this Sunday at 11:30 p.m. that could end the worst escalation since May 2021. The Israeli government did not take long to accept the ceasefire after beheading the Jihad military leadership in the Gaza Strip while the militia, severely beaten and wishing to carry out a greater retaliation for the attacks, finally agreed to Egyptian mediation and pressure from its older brother and at the same time rival, the Islamist group Hamas, which did not intervene in the confrontation against their common enemy.