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is a British writer and analyst of politics and international relations with a primary focus on East Asia. is a British writer and analyst of politics and international relations with a primary focus on East Asia. On Tuesday morning, North Korea tested what was described by South Korea as a “submarine-launched ballistic missile” (SLBM) that was analysed as travelling 450km (280 miles) at a maximum height of 60km. The launch was specifically timed to coincide with a visit by a US envoy to South Korea. Over the past few months, Pyongyang has steadily tested a number of weapons which have…

The Biden administration has asked the Supreme Court to overturn Texas’ anti-abortion statute, according to a court filing. While the legal battle over the law’s legitimacy continues in the courts, the Justice Department is attempting to prevent it from taking effect. Except for a 48-hour period ordered by a district court, it has been statutory since September. On Monday, the Biden administration filed a motion to overturn a ruling by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals that had allowed it to go into effect on Thursday night. “The question now is whether Texas should be allowed to continue nullifying this…

Wally Adeyemo, the Biden administration’s second-highest official in the Treasury Department, appeared to publicly blackmail the still-sizable portion of Americans who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 during a Thursday ABC interview, seemingly blaming them for the ongoing shortages of consumer goods that have led many to mock the president as ‘Empty Shelves Joe’. Despite viral photos depicting thousands of cargo ships lined up at the Port of Los Angeles ready to unload their goods, Adeyemo claimed that the supply chain issues plaguing so many US retailers are an international issue and will only let up when a sufficient percentage…