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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The US opioid epidemic is accelerating, with hospital emergency room visits for overdoses from drugs like heroin, fentanyl and prescription painkillers up 30 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Expert: Mexican Cartels ‘Effectively Using China to Launder Money’

Mexican cartels are “effectively using China to launder money,” a move that may potentially allow Beijing to establish a robust law enforcement presence in Latin America in addition to its current significant military activities in the region, an expert from U.S. Army War College warned this week.

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Syriac Leader Urges U.S. to Help Kurdish Allies Who Protected Christians in Afrin

The U.S. has turned a blind eye to Turkey and their jihadi allies “dismantling” the pluralistic model established by the Kurdish groups in northwestern Syria’s Afrin region that allowed Kurds, Christians, and Arabs to live side by side in peace and protected the area from the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), suggested a Syriac activist.