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Edwin Mora

Edwin Mora

Edwin Mora primarily covers national security and defense issues. He has a Communication degree (Journalism concentration) from George Mason University.

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Armed Chinese paramilitary policemen stand guard on a road in Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, 2 September 2015.(Imaginechina via AP Images)

U.S. Government Warns China Facing Growing Islamic Terror Threat

The increasing Islamic terrorism threat facing China is prompting the communist country to question its military support to its ally Pakistan given the South Asian country’s “complicated relationship” with jihadi groups, reports the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

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Trump Denounces China’s Economic, Military Policies After Taiwan Call

President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to denounce communist China’s economic and military policies following his direct call with Taiwan’s democratically elected president. Critics have protested that the call bypassed a longstanding diplomatic protocol known as the “One China” policy.

In this March 30, 2010 photo made through one way glass and reviewed by the U.S. military, a handcuffed Guantanamo detainee carries a workbook as he is escorted by guards after attending "Life Skills" class in the Camp 6 high-security detention facility on Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba. The Obama administration is pushing to close the Guantanamo detention facility by transferring, prosecuting or releasing the remaining detainees. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Gitmo Board Approves Release of Al-Qaeda Bomb Maker

President Barack Obama’s parole-style board has approved the repatriation of an al-Qaeda-linked Saudi bomb-maker — held at the U.S. military detention center in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba — who authorities believe may re-engage in terrorism against the United States.