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Enthusiasm is up across almost all demographic groups, but the increases are greater among younger adults, non-whites and those who say they favor Democratic Party lawmakers for Congress, the survey found. Compared to Republicans, Democrats maintain a double-digit advantage in overall support for Congress, the poll finds.Read More →

POW - MIA - The National League of Families - Americans Dead Soldiers

Hun Sen said the search programme, which had run for 30 years until being suspended last year, would resume even though the visa curbs had “unjustly sanctioned” Cambodia.

“As we have discussed before, and at your personal request, as well as that made by other U.S. organizations, my government, in the same compassionate spirit, agreed to resume this important POW/MIA field mission, regardless (of) the United States visa restriction in place,” Hun Sen wrote.Read More →

US Weapons System Hackable

Test teams were able to guess one administrator’s password in nine seconds, while some weapons systems used the default passwords that came with the commercial software that ran the systems. Testers were able to download and delete classified data, take over operators’ screens, and track operators’ activity without alerting them.Read More →

International Court of Justice - ICJ

Iran is facing off with the United States of America at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in a case over the US freezing of Iranian assets, shortly after Tehran beat Washington at the same court in a different case. Humiliated after that defeat at the World Court, and in a knee-jerk reaction, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington would be scrapping the 1955 treaty.Read More →

Mike Pompeo and Kim Jong Un - North Korea - US

Pompeo met with the North Korean leader in Pyongyang on Sunday to rekindle stalled denuclearisation talks following a landmark summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump in Singapore.

“Chairman Kim said he’s ready to allow them to come in” and see the dismantled Punggye-ri nuclear test site, Pompeo said.Read More →

Russian Submarine

Admiral James Foggo, the most senior US naval officer in Europe said: “We’ve seen creation of new classes of all sorts of submarines and ships. I’m more concerned with submarine warfare. Russians have produced the new Dolgorukiy-class submarine. They’ve produced the Severodvinsk-class submarine. They’ve produced the new Kilo hybrid-class submarines.”Read More →

An analyst says the US’s allegation of Iran fomenting violence in the Iraqi city of Basra is merely a “desperate” attempt to “drum up animosity” towards the country after Washington lost the “united front” of its allies against the Islamic Republic by scrapping the 2015 nuclear agreement. E. Michael Jones, editor of the Culture Wars online magazine said: “The US is obviously isolated. They are losing their credibility around the world, it’s like the boy who cries wolf too many times.”Read More →

Donald Trump - USA Politics News

U.S. President Donald Trump: “Two long running, Obama era, investigations of two very popular Republican Congressmen were brought to a well publicized charge, just ahead of the Mid-Terms, by the Jeff Sessions Justice Department. Two easy wins now in doubt because there is not enough time. Good job Jeff….”Read More →