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China Coast Guard Deploys “Monster” Vessel to Philippines’ Exclusive Economic Zone

On May 24th, the China Coast Guard (CCG) vessel, a Zhaotou-class patrol cutter called the Haijing-5901, briefly entered the Philippines’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and sailed near Scarborough Shoal. Another, smaller CCG vessel also accompanied the Zhaotou-class vessel during the intrusion. The Zhaotou-class vessel is notable because it is the largest coast guard ship in the world. May 24th Intrusion...

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IED Attack Kills Three Wagner Personnel in Mali

Jama'a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM), a militant jihadist organization affiliated with al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for killing three Wagner Group mercenaries in an IED attack on June 11th in Niono, Mali. This incident underscores...

The History and Operations of MS-13

Mara Salvatrucha, more commonly known as MS-13, is a Salvadoran street gang spreading a wave of savagery across the Americas. The gang, known for its beheadings, dismemberment, and systematic rape, primarily has a presence...

American Soldier Sentenced to Nearly Four Years in Russian Penal Colony

A United States Army staff sergeant, Gordon Black, has been sentenced to three years and nine months in a Russian penal colony for stealing 10,000 rubles ($113) from his Russian lover's purse and threatening her...