Tag: United States

United States Officials Compliment the Taliban on Recent Talks

US officials have called recent talks with the Taliban “candid and professional.” According to The Washington Free Beacon: WASHINGTON (Reuters)—The United States said on Sunday the first face-to-face meeting between senior U.S. and Taliban officials since the hardline group retook power in Afghanistan was “candid and professional“ and that the U.S. side reiterated that the Taliban would be judged on their

France Punishes the US for Dirty Dealing

For the first time in history, France has called its ambassador to the US home. According to The Washington Free Beacon: PARIS (Reuters) — France said on Friday it had decided to recall its ambassadors in the United States and Australia for consultations after Australia struck a deal with the United States and Britain which

US and Japan Send Message to China

The United States and Japan are holding war games in what is seen as a message by the military powers to China. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The Financial Times reported Wednesday that the Biden administration and top advisers to Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga are engaging in sensitive planning exercises to counter a potential invasion of

China Tests Biden by Sending 25 Warplanes Into Taiwanese Airspace

China has escalated the situation with Taiwan again by sending 25 warplanes into Taiwanese airspace. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The Chinese flight mission included 18 fighter jets, 4 bombers, 2 anti-submarine planes, and an airborne radar plane entering Taiwan’s defensive air zone, an act in violation of Taiwanese sovereignty. The aircrafts’ incursion marked the largest

U.S. Sanctions Crippling Venezuelan Oil Industry

The sanctions placed on the Venezuelan oil industry by the United States seem to be working. According to The Washington Free Beacon: For the first time in a century, there are no oil rigs in the country actively searching for new oil. Instead, nearly all oil-based infrastructure has been directed toward already drilled resources. “Venezuela’s

US Withdrawing From Open Skies Tready Over Russian Violations

The United States, led by the Trump administration will withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty. The treaty includes Russia and 34 other countries. The US cited multiple violations as Russia for the reason but there are rumblings this was done to clear the way as the US ramps up its defenses against China. According to

International Criminal Court to Begin Investigating US War Crimes

The International Criminal Court will begin investigating the United States for war crimes for the first time ever. According to The Hill: Appeals judges on the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday approved a request to investigate alleged war crimes committed by U.S. military forces, CIA personnel, the Taliban and Afghan forces in Afghanistan. The move

Trump Reaches Tenative Deal With Dems on Trade

President Trump and his administration have reached a tentative agreement with the Democrats to ratify the new trade deal known as the USMCA in Congress. According to The Hill: House Democrats and the White House have struck a deal on a historic trade deal to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), House Speaker Nancy

White House Close to Agreement With Dems on New Trade Deal

The White House appears to be moving closer to reaching an agreement with Democrats on ratifying the USMCA which appears to have been finalized between the United States, Mexico, and Canada on Monday. According to The Hill: The White House and House Democrats are on the verge of a new North American trade deal in what

North Korea Could get More Dangerous

North Korea has been a main focus of the Trump administration. The regime has been a danger for decades and one expert is warning that they could become even more dangerous by 2020. According to Breitbart: An expert from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), which tracks military development around the world, told South Korean