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US commander says China missile fire over Taiwan must be contested

  By AFP and published by The Straits Times Singapore – China’s recent decision to fire missiles over Taiwan is a “gorilla in the room” that has to be contested, a top US military commander said today (August 16). Beijing has carried out huge air and sea drills this month around Taiwan in a furious

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CIA Deputy Chief quietly meets with Prayut, focus on Myanmar not confirmed

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters A DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE UNITED STATES’ Central Intelligence Agency today (Nov. 19) met with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to discuss bilateral and regional security cooperation. National Security Council secretary-general Supot Malaniyom confirmed CIA deputy  director David S. Cohen informally discussed with Prayut some bilateral and regional security cooperation

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Thai leaders meeting Gen. McConville ‘should be quarantined’

CALLING the waiver of 14-day coronavirus quarantine for US Army chief of staff Gen. James McConville and his delegation during their two-day visit later this week “double standards” Srisuwan Chanya, secretary-general of the Thai Constitution Protection Association, said Thai leaders who meet them should themselves be quarantined for two weeks in their stead, Naewna newspaper

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