The flags of the Confederate States of America have a history of three successive designs during the nation's existence from 1861 to 1865. The flags were known as the "Stars and Bars", used from 1861 to 1863, the "Stainless Banner", used from 1863 to 1865, and the "Blood-Stained Banner", used in 1865 shortly before the
President-elect Joe Biden will nominate retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to lead the Department of Defense. Austin’s 40-year career includes two command assignments at Ft. Bragg. If confirmed as secretary of defense, If confirmed by the Senate, the former commander of US Central Command Austin will be the first black Secretary of Defense in U.S. history to lead
In November 2017, President Donald Trump laid out the U.S. vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific, in which all nations are sovereign, strong and prosperous. Spanning from the U.S. west coast to India’s west coast, with the dynamic Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at its center, the Indo-Pacific region offers unprecedented potential to
Concept of a Peace Regime on the Korean Peninsula A peace regime on the Korean Peninsula refers to the establishment of peace that is solidly secured in legal, institutional and concrete terms by formally ending the state of war on the Korean Peninsula among the related countries with the two Koreas lying at the center.