Dressed in a grey jacket reminiscent of the style of his murderous hero Mao Zedong, supreme leader Xi Jinping presided over a massive military parade on Oct. 1 to mark the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s founding. Read More.
Those who believe in Communist China’s “one country, two systems” framework for Hong Kong, Macau and even Taiwan are either spies for the communists or merely naïve, a Hong Kong pro-democracy activist said. Read More.
In the transcript of his call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, U.S. President Donald Trump referenced CrowdStrike, a cyber firm used by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to investigate cyberattacks against the DNC during the 2016 election. Read More.
The persecution of Christians by extremists is growing, is not random but systematic, and takes place irrespective of language, ethnicity, or location, according to a report by the Gatestone Institute. Read More.
In 2016 Bangladesh purchased two Chinese Type-035 conventional submarines. Now China is going to build a $1.2 billion submarine base for Bangladesh, raising concerns about future Chinese naval access. Read More.
The release of the Trump administration’s plan for Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) will be delayed “significantly” due to the still unsettled Israeli election, according to a Sept. 23 report. Read More.
The Senate Finance Committee has announced it will investigate the Obama administration's approval in 2015 of the sale to China of a former U.S. firm which develops dual-use technologies with military applications. Read More.
While Iran’s leaders erect a tough-guy image on the international stage, at home the nation’s populace is struggling mightily, so much so that Iranians are resorting to selling their organs to get by economically.