Tag : war

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Why Turkey Says It’s Ready to Go to War With Syria Over Afrin


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War-Torn Yemen Is Desperate for Aid, So Why Are Saudi Efforts Stalling?

21, 2018 5:31 a.m.

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Escalation Clauses: A Little-Known Bidding-War Strategy

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In red-hot real-estate markets, some buyers use escalation clauses to automatically increase their offers; but the strategy has risks

Feb.14, 2018 10:36 a.

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In Somalia—or Afghanistan—Can Insurgent Defections Change a War’s Course?

8, 2018 6:51 a.ET

MOGADISHU, Somalia—When a former deputy head of al-Shabaab turned up last August in a Mogadishu hotel to denounce the extremist armed group, government officials were exuberant.

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Pope’s Controversial China Overture Has Cold-War Precedent

Vatican’s new China policy recalls its ‘Ostpolitik’ toward Communist regimes in the 1960s and ’70s

Feb.7, 2018 8:00 a.

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Homes with Ties to the Revolutionary War

7, 2018 10:39 a.ET

$825,000 Concord, Mass.

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China Shows How It Will Fight a Trade War

S.agriculture will be in China’s crosshairs if a trade war erupts


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In Cold War Echo, Russia Returns to U.S.’s Backyard

S.31, 2018 8:00 a.

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Amazon HQ2 Spurs Worries of a Wage War in Winning City


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Cold War II: Spy Agency Sounds Alarm at Foreign-Interference Levels

31, 2018 3:48 a.ET

Espionage and foreign interference are occurring at greater levels now than at the height of the Cold War, a top intelligence official warned Australian lawmakers, as concerns grow among the U.

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The Smart Home War Heats Up With Google's New Smart Displays

The company fell behind later that year, though, when Amazon's virtual home assistant Echo came out.The company recently announced that no less than 15 third-party electronics manufacturers will be releasing devices with Google Assistant built in.

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A New Cold War? China Declares Itself a ‘Near-Arctic State’

BEIJING—China planted a new flag in the Arctic, issuing a strategy paper that outlines its ambitions for a region where a warming climate is creating new opportunities for shipping and resource extraction.In its first policy paper on the Arctic, Beijing acknowledges Chinese territory doesn’t touch the Arctic Circle.

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United Continental May Drag Industry Into Price War

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Airline’s plans to increase capacity has investors worrying that carriers are losing their discipline

Jan.24, 2018 1:42 p.

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No Trade War With China—Yet

Solar and washing-machine tariffs won’t ignite a trade war.Broader action on intellectual property might.

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Price War Pressures Consumer-Goods Giants

Procter & Gamble said average prices fell for first time since 2011; rival Kimberly-Clark to slash jobs

Updated Jan.23, 2018 7:52 p.

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Saudi-Led Coalition Injects More Aid Into War-Torn Yemen

21, 2018 7:01 p.ET

RIYADH—A Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen said it plans $1.

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China Urges U.S. to Abandon 'Cold War' Mindset in Bilateral Ties

People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops stand in formation during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, not pictured, at the Shek Kong Barracks in Hong Kong, China, on Friday, June 30, 2017.Photographer: Anthony Kwan/BloombergChina’s National Defense Ministry said the U.

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U.S. Military Escalates War Efforts in the Philippines


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The Strangely Effective (and Easy) Way to Win a Bidding War

Cash may be king, but words are pretty powerful, too: One of the most effective ways to win a bidding war is to write the seller a letter.All-cash offers nearly doubled a buyer’s chances of trumping others, while waiving a financing contingency—effectively agreeing to forfeit the deposit if a buyer can’t get a mortgage—boosted a buyer’s odds by 57.

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Saudi Arabia Pledges $2 Billion to Stabilize Yemen’s War-Torn Economy

17, 2018 1:56 p.ET

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday said it would inject $2 billion into Yemen’s central bank to stabilize the nation’s currency, as international criticism grew over the kingdom’s role in a war that has killed thousands and ravaged the economy.