Foreign Affairs

Pentagon: China has returned drone

Pentagon: China has returned drone

WASHINGTON — China has returned to the U.S. an unmanned underwater drone the Chinese Navy seized unlawfully last week in international waters, the Pentagon said. China’s defense ministry said it handed the drone back after “friendly consultations.”

U.S. Demands Return of Drone Seized by Chinese Warship

U.S. Demands Return of Drone Seized by Chinese Warship

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said on Friday that it had issued a formal protest to Beijing demanding the return of an underwater drone seized by a Chinese warship in the South China Sea, an incident that risked increasing tensions in a region already fraught with great-power rivalries.

Russia to Obama: Put up or shut up

Russia to Obama: Put up or shut up

The Russian government is firing back at the Obama administration in the escalating war of words over the hacking of former Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta’s email inbox. President Barack Obama, who will leave office in a little over a month, has promised that the United States will retaliate against Russia for their alleged interference with America’s election “at […]

Israeli Ambassador ‘Looking Forward’ to Working With Steve Bannon

Israeli Ambassador ‘Looking Forward’ to Working With Steve Bannon

Ron Dermer, the Israeli Ambassador to the United States, told reporters at Trump Tower on Thursday that he looked forward to working with the Trump administration, including senior adviser Steve Bannon. “Israel has no doubt that President-Elect Trump is a true friend of Israel,” he said after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. “We have no doubt that Vice-President-elect Mike Pence […]

Funds Already Appropriated for Border Wall — ‘It’s Going to Happen’

Funds Already Appropriated for Border Wall — ‘It’s Going to Happen’

Friday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) was optimistic about the prospects of President-elect Donald Trump being able to follow through with his campaign promises of a border wall.

Why do people dislike Hillary Clinton? Long story….

Why do people dislike Hillary Clinton? Long story….

There is – and perhaps there always will be – a dedicated group of people who don’t know Hillary Clinton personally, but nonetheless hate her. Whether they are truly a “vast rightwing conspiracy” (as Clinton called them in 1998) or just many in number and conservative in outlook, there’s no arguing that they exist or that they continue to try […]

Iran: Kerry’s Remarks on Sanctions ‘Unacceptable’

Iran: Kerry’s Remarks on Sanctions ‘Unacceptable’

TEHRAN (AFP) – Iran has rejected remarks by US Secretary of State John Kerry that its policies in Syria and Yemen are blocking efforts to encourage banks to do business with it. In an interview published Friday, Kerry told Foreign Affairs magazine that Iranian support for Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement and Yemen’s Huthi rebels made it “very difficult” to […]

As president, Trump would have huge trade powers

As president, Trump would have huge trade powers

Donald Trump promises to do a lot of things if he is elected president, but there is something different about his pledges to change trade deals. That’s something he could actually do. Congress, the courts and possibly the federal bureaucracy could constrain many of Trump’s plans to reduce taxes and cut regulations, but various laws give presidents wide latitude to […]

Hillary Criticizes Trump For Losing His Own Money

Hillary Criticizes Trump For Losing His Own Money

Hillary Clinton attacked Donald Trump on Monday for losing nearly a billion dollars of HIS MONEY in a single year.

UN News Outlet Deletes Tweet Calling on American Expats to ‘Stop Trump’

UN News Outlet Deletes Tweet Calling on American Expats to ‘Stop Trump’

The United Nations’ news agency quickly shuffled Thursday evening to remove a tweet the outlet published requesting “8 million Americans abroad” register to vote to “stop Trump.” The tweet, published at 9:14 p.m. ET by the UN News Centre, shared a link from the left-leaning activist outlet Avaaz, urging American expatriates to share a voter registration tool on the site, […]