By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security
The American public’s health is directly related to its national security. The problem with obesity (being 20 percent over natural weighted BMI) is that it has been a silent mortal enemy and epidemic.
Obesity rates are currently at 35.7 percent for adults and it is also about thirty percent for children, according to the CDC.
China has yet to clarify the scope and limitations of a new rule that will allow the boarding and seizing of foreign ships that will pass through the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Wednesday.
“We have not yet received any clarification from China on the reported Hainan law,” Raul Hernandez, Foreign Affairs spokesman, said.