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We @AsianWarrior had extensively written on We Asian Warrior written extensively on “#5G: Cold War 2.0, #Huawei & #India’s National Security” - asianwarrior.com/2019/09/5g-col… in an exhaustive 44 Page Report (Freely Downloadable).
And follow it up in a three Part Series with

#5G: The Technological Cold War’ - asianwarrior.com/2019/06/5g-the…
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1/ Very early in the morning of 6/25/50 near the 38th parallel in Korea, at about 10 pm 6/24 in the US, 14-year-old Kim Yeh Soon heard shelling. She thought it was training. Then she saw tanks and thought "the earth was going to fall apart." A thread.
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2/ The Korean War began 70 years ago tonight. This thread will last its first few days, as civilians fled, soldiers advanced, and Harry Truman took the US to war without thinking seriously about whether a war declaration was required.
3/ Tweets will appear over time. I will not answer replies to protect the thread. Please start a separate thread to discuss. This is from a chapter of my book-in-progress.
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#Briefing #Rudskoy: Activity of the #US forces and their allies near the Russian borders has increased sharply. This April, a flight of #B1B strategic bomber was carried out near Kamchatka, and in May five such flights were recorded, one of which – in Ukraine – for the 1st time
#Briefing #Rudskoy: In all cases, our #AirDefence systems detected strategic bombers in a timely manner, established continuous monitoring and implemented measures to prevent incidents. Anti-aircraft missiles were also ready for immediate action
#Briefing #Rudskoy: @NATO's activities are becoming more active in the #Arctic. For the 1st time since the end of the #ColdWar, on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the Victory over Nazi Germany, warships of the united naval forces of NATO held exercises in the Sea of Barents
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1. News: BREAKING: Rioters Set AutoZone on Fire Near Minneapolis Police’s 3rd Precinct - why do this so suffering businesses? In their own neighborhoods even?

How does this help?

WHAT DID AUTOZONE EVER DO TO THEM?

Thread 5/28/2020

2. News: ‘George Floyd’ Protesters Destroy Minneapolis Police’s 3rd Precinct
#riots #protests
3. News: ‘George Floyd’ Protests
– Cops Deploy Flash Bangs and Tear Gas #riots #protests
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Include the true value of nature when rebuilding economies after coronavirus

nature.com/articles/d4158…

#value #rebuild  #nature #coronavirus
Cold War nuke tests changed rainfall: study

phys.org/news/2020-05-c…

#rain #rainfall  #ClimateChange #ColdWar
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1. bostonherald.com/2020/05/17/dis…
Corporate media control [source]:
Bill Clinton_ 1996 Telecommunications Act
[2016 campaign [+CF] contributions [HRC] by media]
Control of information.
Control of narrative.
Control of people.
Q

Thread May 18 2020

#EnemyOfThePeople
#TheGreatAwakening
2. News: California: Newsom Budget Closes Veterans Nursing Home, But Gives $80 Million To Illegal Aliens [Yet cries out for money from US Government!] thegatewaypundit.com/2020/05/newsom… #Trump #News #CoronaVirus #KnowYourRights
3. News: Navarro: China Deliberately Allowed Coronavirus to Spread Outside Its Borders. Navarro said, “China hid the virus behind the shield of the World Health Organization," breitbart.com/clips/2020/05/… #Trump #News #CoronaVirus
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Foreign language films on digital platforms..

A thread..
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This chart is called REVERSION TO THE MEAN.

Here’s a macro-historic analysis of China’s economy as a percentage of global GDP over the last 2000 years. Data from the Madison Project. Image
2/ Note that China has been the world’s largest economy, or second largest, for thousands of years. This is the norm. During the last 180 years there’s been a blip, and now a reversion to the mean.
3/ The obvious question, what’s this blip? America!! You’ve already heard the story about innovation, freedom, democracy, liberalism, and how this unicorn society propelled itself into the heavens all by itself.

Here’s the part excluded from Western history books…
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(1/25) - Thread: Here’s list of some movies by genre!!

WAR MOVIES (1-6):

1. #Atonement (2007)
2. #SavingPrivateRyan (1998)
3. #FullMetalJacket (1987)
4. #HacksawRidge (2016)
5. #Valkyrie (2008)
6. #WarHorse (2011)

#StayHomeIndia #StaySafe #StayHomeStaySafe
#CoronavirusOutbreak
(2/25) - WAR MOVIES (7-10):

7. #EnemyAtTheGates (2001)
8. #TheThinRedLine (1998)
9. #TheEnglishPatient (1996)
10. #DownFall (2004)

WESTERN MOVIES (1-2):
1. #TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly (1966)
2. #OnceUponATimeInTheWest (1968)

#StayHomeIndia #StayHomeStaySafe
#CoronavirusOutbreak
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1. as Italian politicians consider unprecedented #surveillance measures to stop #COVID spreading, a former head of the Italian #Carabinieri's special unit, #GIS, issues a comment hinting at his despise for open societies and leftists
2. Italy's #Carabinieri had a well-known role in fighting #Communism during the #ColdWar, when Italy had the biggest #CommunistParty in Europe. So this comment by the former head of the Italian #Carabinieri's special unit,#GIS, comes as no surprise
3. Personally,I believe this comment by the former head of the Italian #Carabinieri's special unit,who despise open societies and leftist,is a precious WARNING in these days when Italians are ready to accept unprecedented #surveillaince measures officially intended to stop #COVID
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*Announcement*

Our Winter 2019/20 issue is now online!

Read articles by @SheenaGreitens, @ImMyungheeLee, and @emir__yazici, Brendan Rittenhouse Green & Austin Long, @j_r_mcallister, Galen Jackson, and @Andy_J_Payne.

mitpressjournals.org/toc/isec/44/3

#AcademicTwitter #PolicyTwitter
Articles for Vol. 44, No. 3 include:

"#Counterterrorism and Preventive Repression: #China's Changing Strategy in #Xinjiang" by @SheenaGreitens, @ImMyungheeLee, and @emir__yazici.

mitpressjournals.org/doi/full/10.11…

This article is indefinitely *ungated* (free!) thanks to @mitpress!
"Conceal or Reveal? Managing Clandestine #MilitaryCapabilities in Peacetime Competition" by Brendan Rittenhouse Green & Austin Long.

mitpressjournals.org/doi/full/10.11…
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1-“This article is unique as it kills two "#China loving birds" with one stone ... #Kissinger & #Paulson ..”..“Paulson,like Kissinger,continues 2 ignore the multidimensional nature of China’s undeclared #coldwar against the United States and the West.... thehill.com/opinion/intern…
2...4 example,US Senate panel recently criticized US science agencies 4 failing 2 respond 2 the threat posed by #China’s talent-recruitment programs.#Beijing’s involvement has allowed China 2 divert US gov’t funds & private-sector technology 2 advance its military&economic goals.
3..”Lenin & Stalin had their“useful idiots”in the West.#Mao Zedong,&successors up 2 &including Xi Jinping,have what might be called their useful ‘geniuses’.-What distinguishes #Trump administration from its predecessors is the recognition that decades of US engagement with China-
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@niubi 🇨🇳 🇺🇸 #China Hints U.S. Blacklist Imminent in Threat to #Trade Talks - Bloomberg
*Link: bloom.bg/2LhrCPP

@niubi 🇺🇸 🇨🇳 Here’s What Happens to Markets If U.S. Tariffs on #China Kick in Dec. 15 - Bloomberg
bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
@niubi 🇨🇳 🇨🇦 🇺🇸 #Huawei plans to shift research center to #Canada from U.S.: Globe and Mail - Reuters
uk.reuters.com/article/us-usa…
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@niubi 🇨🇳 🌎 🇺🇸 #China to Raise Penalties on #IP Rights Violations - Bloomberg
*Guidelines (Chinese): bit.ly/35oQjRM

bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
@niubi 🇺🇸 🇨🇳 Another reason for #Trump administration to reach a partial trade deal with #China soon.

@niubi 🇺🇸 🇨🇳 US moves closer to resuming chicken exports to #China as #Beijing approves processing plants - SCMP
scmp.com/economy/china-…
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1.A quick thread about General Patton’s death and the spread of Communism.
(If unfamiliar with General’s story, Ronald Regan narrates this 30 min official video about Patton’s life.)


But lets dig deeper…
2.As WWII was coming to a close General Patton wanted to continue the fight against Communism, believing he could crush the Soviets in 6 weeks. Patton believed we had not liberated Europe and had set the conditions for the Cold War.
3. General Patton was angry about the political failures of WWII. His intimate knowledge of WWII coupled with his fearlessness & popularity made him a threat to many powerful people who wanted him dead.
ac2news.com/2017/12/genera…
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Today I want to talk about the intersections between Indigenous people and space industry.
First, some definitional stuff. I am not using Indigenous as a simple adjective here - the common meaning is 'originating or occurring naturally in a particular place".
In the context of global history, Indigenous people were the landowners when European invaders arrived in their countries from the 1400s onwards.
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#Thread

While the Niti Aayog is still struggling to understand what cracked the Indian economy and how, heres a brief summary of our 2016 report explaining in detail the geoeconomic threat including its origins & what made the situation even worse & why its happening now!
The seeds for current economic situation in India were sown in 80s by US President Ronald Reagan. He economic reforms said tax policies that benefit wealthy will create “trickle-down” effect to poor - trickle-down economics or voodoo economics #Reaganomics greatgameindia.com/global-war-cas…
These strategies of #Reaganomics were born of the #ColdWar and Reagan’s 1983 “Evil Empire” speech set the tone for a more aggressive US posture against the Soviet Union. The result was a series of top-secret national security decision directives (NSDDs).
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1/ Final thoughts the Global #ColdWar after teaching it for the first time this semester and fielding student feedback. Some of this might be commonsensical to specialists but are new to me as a legal and economic historian of China.
2/ There are undoubtedly many ways to teach the #ColdWar. Most syllabi on @SHAFRhistorians and elsewhere tend to focus on US foreign relations or US and the world. But more are adopting new perspectives de-centering US-USSR rivalry and elite diplomacy. bit.ly/2K2P4Bd
3/ My own approach was inspired by Arne Westad’s point that the #ColdWar was waged primarily in Third World and far from cold. Unable or unwilling to wage war directly, superpowers and their allies confronted each other indirectly around the globe. bit.ly/2K63uR8
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"Today #Russia is doubling down on malign influence operations across #Europe & North America" Penn Biden Center's @mikercarpenter tells House Foreign Affairs Comm "But we remain remian unprepared, underfurnded & often ignorant of the threat"
"It's not just #Russia" per @mikercarpenter "#China & other non-state actors whose influcne and destabilization operations pose a threat to our democracy"

"We urgently need to focus more resources on rooting out Russia's malign networks, addressing our own massive vulnerabilies"
"We need better coordination between our domestic law enforcement agencies & our nat'l security aparatus" per @mikercarpenter "Too often one hand doesn't know what the other is doing"
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[THREAD] 14 OCT 1973 is the day that Thai people known as “October 14 Event” or “Day of Great Sorrow”. It is the great uprising of students in Thailand against the absolute dictatorship regime. #Thailand #14ตุลา #14October #History #ColdWar
It is remembered as one of darkest day in Thai Cold War history because there were many people died that day due to the fight between the students and government forces.
It started with “Thai students’ activism” which inspired by leftist ideology mobilizing and organizing demonstrations and rallies against the pro-American policies of the ruling government and ruling government itself.
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1] This Friday, September 21 is being recognized as National POW/MIA Recognition Day 2018 in United States of America.

Being a very grateful [and studious] #VietnamWar veteran, I have found that the beginnings of the war in SE Asia...

pow-miafamilies.org/2018-recogniti…

#MAGA #QAnon
2]...correspond with the beginnings of the [#CIA]; which operated to create a HOT war in SVietnam, at the beginnings of the #ColdWar, and directly after the French were defeated in NVietnam.

Most recently, the #officialMIA number ...

military.com/daily-news/201…

#MAGA #QAnon
3] ...has been reduced to 1,594. As the 'linked story' [above] states...

It is estimated that approximately 500 MIAs occurred during the ten-year period from 1953-54 to 1964-65, when operations there were held TopSecret by the [#CIA].

jacksonville.com/news/metro/201…

#MAGA #QAnon
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Do you know the company that was contracted during #Demonetisation to print our new currency notes #DeLaRue was blacklisted and banned for its involvement with Pakistan in spreading fake currency in India & is being sued in courts after we reported it? greatgameindia.com/secret-world-i…
What we were not told about #Demonetisation was that while Indian govt was cracking a whip on the informal economy the actual black money was already being routed back into India legally via India’s Biggest Scam – #RoundTripping #BlackMoney As #FDI?
greatgameindia.com/indias-biggest…
Was the Head of State of British Government & of erstwhile British East India Company present in India to ensure that #Demonetisation scam money was properly transferred to them? Did #Demonetisation finance #Brexit? gginews.in/durga-mata-the…
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Denmark is only a little country. Only 47,000 or so km² and at the height of the #ColdWar in the '80s, the population was just under 5m.

But it's strategic importance for both NATO and the Warsaw Pact nations, cannot be overstated.
Geographically, Denmark sits like a bung at the western end of the Baltic Sea, essentially blocking access to the North Sea, at least from the point of view of the forces on the eastern side of the #IronCurtain.
So, when the Warsaw Pact drew their contingency plans to attack Western Europe in the 1950's, these plans in essence called for the obliteration of the Kingdom of Denmark, making Denmark unihabitable for NATO forces and allowing naval access to the North Sea.
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#Russia's UN envoy Nebenzya starts speaking at UNSC meeting on #Syria, alleged #ChemicalAttacks in #Douma, promises "he'd have to say a lot and the delegates'd have to listen"
1."#UK, #France follow #US in destructive policies in SYR, use blackmail, threaten RUS,
2.Even during #ColdWar Western diplomats didn't afford such tone vis-a-vis #Russia, "You understand what you did [in #MIddleEast]?No, you don't!Will you ever stop your geopolitical experiments?Do you understand what dangerous line you are driving the world to?
3.What's next for us?The most dangerous line of the confrontation is in #Syria.
In #EasternGhouta radicals have been terorrizing population for many years. Now people are being freed..But external sponsors prevent this progress.Terrorists wanted to continue blackmailing civilians
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