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Obama sensitively stretched the US’ fight on terror — and many fear it could give Trump some-more power

Trump and Obama shake hands in the Oval Office. Kevin Lamarque/REUTERS The Obama administration recently expanded a 15-year-old congressional authorisation for the use of military force (AUMF) to embody members of the African Islamist belligerent group al-Shabab, The New York Times reported progressing this week. The AUMF was passed shortly after the Sep 11, …

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No one knows what these hexagonal structures the Chinese keep building in the South China Sea are for

Unidentified hexagonal structures at Fiery Cross, Subi, and Mischief reefs.CSIS/AMTI/Digital Globe/Amanda Macias/Business Insider WASHINGTON, DC — Experts still aren’t utterly certain what these puzzling hexagonal comforts in the South China Sea are. In August, the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI), a section of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, published satellite …

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