Damage at Saudi Oil Plant Points to Well Targeted Swarm Attack
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Damage at Saudi Oil Plant Points to Well Targeted Swarm Attack

Saturday’s attack on the Saudi oil and gas processing station in Abqaiq hit its stabilization facility: The stabilization process is a form of partial distillation which sweetens “sour” crude oil (removes the hydrogen sulfide) and reduces vapor pressure, thereby making the crude oil safe for shipment in tankers. Stabilizers maximize production of valuable hydrocarbon liquids,…

Russia’s “Multilateral Strategic Stability” Proposal Could Bring “Balance” to South Asia
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Russia’s “Multilateral Strategic Stability” Proposal Could Bring “Balance” to South Asia

Russian media reported that the “multilateral strategic stability” proposal by some of the country’s leading experts to actively prevent a military confrontation between nuclear powers runs counter to Moscow’s current foreign policy, though its possible promulgation would represent a victory by the “Progressive” faction of its “deep state” over the “Traditionalists” and potentially return Russia…

Hong Kong and the Future of China
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Hong Kong and the Future of China

Something didn’t quite add up. This past weekend, protestors were rallying outside the American embassy in Hong Kong. They were waving American flags. They were singing The Star-Spangled Banner. One 24-year-old protester wore a red Make America Great Again hat. Some signs at the protest read “President Trump, please liberate Hong Kong.” “The Chinese government…