Amid India-China War Crisis, Washington Boosts Strategic Ties with New Delhi
Opinion

Amid India-China War Crisis, Washington Boosts Strategic Ties with New Delhi

The Trump administration and Pentagon have taken multiple steps in recent days to strengthen Washington’s military-strategic alliance with India. These moves are manifestly aimed at encouraging India to hold fast to its hardline stance in the current dispute with China over control of the Doklam Plateau—a ridge in the Himalayan foothills that both China and…

China: Troops Injured By Indian Border Troops’ Fierce Action
Military

China: Troops Injured By Indian Border Troops’ Fierce Action

Some Chinese troops suffered injuries from Indian troops’ fierce action in the western part of the border area, the Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed Monday. This came after a video showing border troops from the two countries pushing and throwing stones at one another near Pangong Lake. Last Tuesday, Indian border troops obstructed Chinese border troops,…

Covering Up the Massacre of Mosul
Opinion

Covering Up the Massacre of Mosul

Iraqi Kurdish military intelligence reports have estimated that the nine-month-long U.S.-Iraqi siege and bombardment of Mosul to oust Islamic State forces killed 40,000 civilians. This is the most realistic estimate so far of the civilian death toll in Mosul. But even this is likely to be an underestimate of the true number of civilians killed. No serious,…