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China, Russia Propose Lifting Sanctions on North Korea for Humanitarian Purposes at U.N. Security Council

China and Russia Monday made a draft resolution proposing that the U.N. Security Council lift sanctions-mandated bans on North Korean exports of statues, seafood and textiles in what Moscow says is a move to encourage dialogue between Pyongyang and Washington.

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Distant-water fishing operations must become more transparent

Commercial fishing employs more than 40 million people in a global market estimated to have reached $156 billion in 2017.

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South Korea Calls on U.S. to Keep Pushing for Peace as Kim Jong Un’s Deal Deadline set to Pass [

outh Korea has appealed to the United States to continue pushing for peace as North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un's declared year-end deadline for a denuclearization deal was set to pass with no agreement in place.

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Why No Mushroom Clouds? by Michael Krepon

How have we managed to avoid mushroom clouds in warfare since 1945? Deterrence has to get credit, but not as much as deterrence strengtheners would have you believe.

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US Defense bill addresses IUU fishing domestically and abroad

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which funds the U.S. military for the 2020 fiscal year, includes provisions to combat illicit fishing and increase transparency in the seafood industry.

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