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On Thursday, President Barack Obama revealed that a U.S. drone strike had killed Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto, two aid workers held hostage on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. But it is not only terrorist groups that try to reap reward from the taking of hostages.

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Women from an anti-North Korea and conservative civic group attend a rally marking the fifth anniversary of the sinking naval ship Cheonan in central Seoul March 26, 2015. Reuters

Kim Jong-un currently controls around a dozen nuclear bombs, with as many as 20 by next year.

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News recently broke that the Iranian convoy suspected of carrying weapons intended for Yemeni rebels, and subsequently shadowed by U.S. warships, had turned around and was now headed in the direction of home. In addition, the recent warning from China that North Korea’s nuclear threat is on the rise is discussed.

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Why is China now sounding the alarm on North Korea’s nuclear weapons?

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There are signs that Asia’s nations are no longer willing to mute their opposition and anger at Beijing’s high-handed actions.

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Covering a defense story today? Here’s the latest from the experts on the AEI defense team.

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In the past, Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) focused on priorities – Congress’ indicating what it wants in a trade treaty. This bill gives equal time to accountability, with much of the text devoted to how the president must consult Congress throughout the negotiation process.

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Indonesia's President Joko Widodo (R) adjusts his beret as Armed Forces Commander General Moeldoko (L) appoints him as an honorary member of the Special Forces at the armed forces' headquarters, Cilangkap, Jakarta April 16, 2015 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. REUTERS/Antara Foto/M Agung Rajasa

Joko Widodo will need all his popularity and more to overcome the entrenched interests in Indonesia that resist change.

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A 249-foot bronze-forged white Buddhist Avalokitesvara or Guan Yin statue, part of the Tsz Shan Monastery, stands behind luxurious houses at Taipo district in Hong Kong April 16, 2015.

China’s first-quarter economic statistics show a fairly orderly slowdown, which is irreconcilable with the figures for M1 and GDP growth.

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