August 2017

China Daily: Chinese-Americans push for recognition of veterans' sacrifices during wartime

A new project aims to build a database to acknowledge and honor Sino-US World War II combatants, as Dong Leshuo reports from Washington.

They are dying almost every day, and Ed Gor is trying to find them before they do.

"They" are the estimated 20,000 Chinese-Americans who fought in World War II. Nobody knows how many are still alive.

Foreign Policy: Can Anyone Stop Trump If He Decides to Start a Nuclear War?

President Donald Trump won a victory, at least a temporary one, in the simmering crisis on the Korean Peninsula recently when North Korean leader Kim Jong Un backed down on his threats to launch missiles into waters near Guam. The president tweeted that Kim “made a very wise and well reasoned decision. The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!”

REP. LIEU URGES CALIFORNIA’S PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO DIVEST FROM A REAL ESTATE FUND THAT OWNS THE TRUMP SOHO LUXURY HOTEL

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) sent a letter to the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), urging one of the largest public pension funds in the country to take immediate action to remedy serious legal and ethical issues regarding indirect payments to the Trump Organization.

Politico: Congress gets started early on future cyber debates

HANDS OFF OUR CYBER DIPLOMATS — Congress is still out on recess and lawmakers are still back in their districts, but we’re already seeing rumblings of the legislative cyber debates to come. On Wednesday, six House Democrats moved to block Secretary of State Rex Tillerson from closing the State Department office that coordinates government-wide cyber diplomacy. Rep. Debbie Dingell filed an amendment — co-sponsored by Reps.

ICYMI: REP. LIEU’S OP-ED FEATURED IN THE HILL - “N. Korea threat makes work on game-changing missile defense technology a priority"

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ICYMI: REP. LIEU’S OP-ED FEATURED IN THE HILL
“N. Korea threat makes work on game-changing missile defense technology a priority”

Online at The Hill, Mr. Lieu writes about the threat of North Korea and the need for the U.S. to create a robust missile defense system.

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