Trump casts doubt on summit - China News

Thursday, May 24, 2018

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Twenty days ahead of a summit with Democratic People's Republic of Korea's leader Kim Jong-un planned for June 12, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it might not happen.

‘Cautious optimism’: Iraq’s Muqtada al-Sadr may be puppet of Iran - Washington Times

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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With nationalist Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and his political allies now in the driver’s seat in Iraq’s parliament, U.S. military planners and diplomats are grappling with what the former militia leader’s dramatic rise to power means for U.S. policy — and whether he turns out to be the Iranian puppet many had feared.

The Davidson Academy places fifth at national WorldQuest competition - Nevada Today

Friday, May 18, 2018

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The Davidson Academy placed fifth at the 16th annual Academic WorldQuest National Competition at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., last month. After winning the regional competition in February, the Davidson team advanced to the national competition along with 45 other high school teams.

Rebuttal of letter on Akiba issue - Japan Times

Friday, May 18, 2018

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A letter to the editor in the April 20 edition by Bradley Roberts and Keith Payne attempts to “set the record straight” on Vice Foreign Minister Takeo Akiba’s presentation to a U.S. congressional commission on the U.S. nuclear umbrella for Japan in 2009. Akiba reportedly responded favorably to a U.S. proposal to construct a nuclear...