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'How Are They Weapons?  That's Only a Flashlight!'

‘How Are They Weapons? That’s Only a Flashlight!’

By late August, as the government continued to stonewall the protesters’ growing demands, many young people became more desperate. They routinely relied on Molotovs, bonfires, bricks, lighter fluid, and anything metal to shatter windows. After one officer shot and wounded a young protester in the gut, a protester elsewhere lit a man afire. The tension …

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On China, US National Security Experts Fear the Wrong Thing

On China, US National Security Experts Fear the Wrong Thing

Last September, the Pentagon’s chief software officer, Nicolas Chaillan, resigned over what he described as the Department of Defense’s poor track record on technological adoption and innovation. Chaillan later suggested that the United States has “no competing fighting chance against China” in the race to develop dual-use technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), quantum computing, and …

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"Voices of April", when the inhabitants of Shanghai defy Chinese censorship

“Voices of April”, when the inhabitants of Shanghai defy Chinese censorship

Published on : 04/25/2022 – 17:30 The “Voices of April” video has become a phenomenon on Chinese social media since Friday. It allows you to hear short testimonies from Shanghai residents who express their fed up with the confinement in place for more than a month. Enough to irritate the Chinese censors to the highest …

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"Voices of April", when the inhabitants of Shanghai defy Chinese censorship

“Voices of April”, when the inhabitants of Shanghai defy Chinese censorship

Published on : 04/25/2022 – 17:30 The “Voices of April” video has become a phenomenon on Chinese social media since Friday. It allows you to hear short testimonies from Shanghai residents who express their fed up with the confinement in place for more than a month. Enough to irritate the Chinese censors to the highest …

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PCR tests, rays taken by storm: Beijing under the threat of containment

AFP, published on Monday, April 25, 2022 at 1:51 p.m. Screenings in the street to identify positive cases, rush in supermarkets: Beijing lives on Monday under the threat of confinement after a rare epidemic outbreak in the Chinese capital. Beijingers fear a scenario à la Shanghai, where almost all of the 25 million inhabitants have …

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PCR tests, rays taken by storm: Beijing under the threat of containment

AFP, published on Monday, April 25, 2022 at 1:51 p.m. Screenings in the street to identify positive cases, rush in supermarkets: Beijing lives on Monday under the threat of confinement after a rare epidemic outbreak in the Chinese capital. Beijingers fear a scenario à la Shanghai, where almost all of the 25 million inhabitants have …

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