Tag Archives: foreign policy

Commerce Adds 59 Chinese Institutions to Entity List; Wilbur Ross Quoted

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The Department of Commerce (DOC) has added 59 Chinese entities to its export control entity list for activities that threaten the country’s national security and foreign policy interests. Commerce is also adding to the list 25 research institutes related to the China State Shipbuilding that have contributed to China’s militarization of the South China Sea. 

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Trump Signs Executive Order to Address US Reliance on Foreign Adversaries’ Critical Minerals

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President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to declare a national emergency to help address the threat posed by the country’s dependence on critical minerals from foreign adversaries to U.S. national security, economy and foreign policy. The secretary of the State Department should hand over to the executive branch a report to establish resilient critical mineral supply chains,

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Army War College Explores Strategy to Avoid US-China Conflict

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U.S. Army Col. (ret.) William Braun, a research professor at the Army War College’s Strategic Institute, has discussed steps he says could help avoid conflict between the U.S. and China over territorial claims. Braun said at a panel discussion that the Army and national strategy policymakers must try to understand China’s …

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David Shear Describes DoD’s Approach to South China Sea Row

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David Shear, assistant defense secretary for Asian and Pacific security affairs, has outlined the Pentagon’s strategies to address maritime disputes in South China Sea, DoD News reported Thursday. Shear told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that China’s 2,000-acre reclamation in the region alters the regional status quo and presents several …

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