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Japan's Secret Plan to Win World War II: 'Underwater' Aircraft Carriers?

Lieutenant Commander Stephen L. Johnson had a problem on his hands; a very large problem. His Balao-class submarine, the Segundo, had just picked up a large radar contact on the surface about 100 miles off Honshu, one of Japan’s home islands, heading south toward Tokyo. World War II in the Pacific had just ended, and the ensuing cease fire was in its 14th day. The official peace documents would not be signed for several more days, on September 2, 1945, aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay.

Why the Glock 18 Might Be the Most Deadly Gun on Planet Earth

In December 2003, soldiers of the U.S. Special Operations Command captured the Ace of Spades himself, Saddam Hussein. The former Iraqi president, on the run since the capture of Baghdad, had appeared in a deck of playing cards with the profiles of other fugitive war criminals and naturally was the top card. Hussein, bedraggled and bereft, was armed with one of the rarest of handguns: the Glock 18, the full auto Glock.

The Pompeo Plan: Present Iran With Hurdles It Won't Jump

Washington’s fixation on Iran, exhibited by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Monday speech, has prevented U.S. policymakers from developing a less toxic relationship with Tehran. The current Iranian regime will never be a friend of America, but neither nation benefits from a state of permanent hostility. And contrary to administration claims, Tehran poses little threat to the United States.

It's Time to Explain the 'Libya Model'

It will take some time to piece together the strange story of the U.S.-North Korean summit that has been on, then off, then maybe on again. President Trump laid down a smokescreen by speaking, including in his letter announcing his cancellation of the meeting, as if it were the North Korean side that bailed out.

China Touts 5G Network Speed of 20G Per Second

China says the average transmission speed of its 5th-Generation Wireless Systems already doing pilot runs can fetch 10 gigabits per second, almost 100 times faster than the speed of the current 4G network, with the maximum speed capable of being “turbocharged to 20 Gbps.”

So it merely takes the blink of an eye to download a HD movie, according to Xinhua.

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