Tag: United States

South China Sea warning: Tensions erupt between US and Beijing as Trump sends combat ships

China’s continued efforts to establish military and economic footholds in the region has brought the country increasingly in to conflict with the US, which has frequently sent warships past the disputed reefs in what it describes as “freedom of navigation” operations. Speaking on Tuesday, US secretary of defence Mark Esper confirmed the United States was […]

A New Study Finds Americans Broadly Support Religious Liberty. Sign of the Future or Remnant of the Past?

Whew — Wednesday was a big day for surveys. And one shows that two-thirds of Americans support the protection of religious liberty. Commissioned by the nonprofit Becket Fund, the study reveals that 67% of Americans endorse the freedom to exercise spiritual belief, determined by a list of questions regarding a variety of issues from religious […]

U.S. Deploys Additional Troops to Middle East to Counter Iran

The Trump administration informed Congress on Tuesday that it has deployed 3,000 additional troops to the Middle East to help combat the growing threat posed by Iran. The troop deployment comes as Iran and its regional terror proxies wage attacks on Israel and U.S. interests in the region. Tehran also has attacked oil infrastructure, including […]

Is Trump Right About Middle-East Peace?

Like US presidents before him, Donald Trump may well fail to secure an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. But by proposing an agreement instead of merely trying to broker one between the two sides, he could yet establish a model for his successors to follow. By withdrawing American troops from northern Syria, US President Donald Trump has […]

Kissinger says failure to mend U.S.-China trade relations would be ‘worse than the world wars that ruined European civilization’

Lack of a U.S. – China deal could lead to a ‘catastrophic outcome’ Henry Kissinger, the former U.S. Secretary of State and national-security adviser under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, has dire warnings about the inability of the U.S. and China to resolve their differences on international trade. Speaking at the National Committee on […]

Kissinger: Coming Conflict Between U.S. and China “Will Be Worse Than World Wars”

Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger warns that a catastrophic conflict between America and China that will be “worse than world wars” is inevitable unless the two sides sort out their differences. Kissinger made the comments at an event hosted by the National Committee on US China Relations in New York last night. “We […]

Jerusalem Embassy Move, Exit From Iran Deal Fueled Defiance Within Trump Cabinet, Nikki Haley Writes

The Trump administration was internally divided over three key Israel-related policy decisions — moving the US embassy to Jerusalem, leaving the Iran nuclear deal and cutting funding to the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, Trump’s former ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, writes in a new book. The book, With All Due Respect: […]

Russian Security Chief: Increased Risk of Nuclear War With US

Russia’s security chief has warned about a heightened risk of a nuclear war between the United States and Russia, following the breakdown of a major arms control treaty earlier this year. Global nuclear stability is becoming increasingly more precarious, Security Council secretary Nikolai Patrushev wrote in the state-run Rossiskaya Gazeta Monday, blaming the situation on […]

UN condemns US blockade of Cuba; Brazil, Israel join US to oppose

The 193-member United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly voted to condemn the U.S. economic and commercial blockade against Cuba on Thursday, and in doing so shunned U.S. calls to condemn Cuba for its ongoing human-rights violations. Brazil and Israel were the only two countries to vote with the United States against the resolution. It was the […]

World War III Hell: A Nuclear War Between America, Russia, and China Would Kill Billions

“Bomb them back into the Stone Age,” ex-Air Force general Curtis LeMay is reported to have once urged as a way to defeat North Vietnam during the Vietnam War. But it turns out that had global nuclear war erupted during the early 1960s, it would have been the Russians and Chinese who would have reverted […]