National Security

North Korea Sends Tourism Agency Team to Cuba

North Korea state media revealed Tuesday that the communist nation had sent a delegation from its tourism agency to its close ally Cuba, presumably for advice on how to generate more revenue for the government without having to make material changes to its atrocious human rights record.

Tourists take photos from a viewing deck of the Juche tower in front of the city skyline of Pyongyang on September 6, 2018. - North Korea is preparing to mark the 70th anniversary of its founding on September 9. (Photo by Ed JONES / AFP) (Photo credit should read ED …

Pompeo Meets with Saudi King and Crown Prince as Iran Tensions Rise

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to Saudi Arabia on Monday for meetings with King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Pompeo is currently traveling through the Middle East and Asia to shore up the coalition against Iran after Iran’s attack on a U.S. drone last week.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (C-R) walks with Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir, at the airport as Pompeo prepares to depart Jeddah on June 24, 2019. - Pompeo traveled to meet with Saudi leaders today to build a "global coalition" against the Islamic republic of …

Hong Kong Activists Plan Show of Force Against China at G20 Summit

Hong Kong activists are determined to get their message out during the G20 summit, where mainland China has decreed no discussion of Hong Kong will be permitted. A new demonstration against the extradition bill favored by Beijing has been scheduled for Wednesday and a crowdfunding campaign is underway to finance front-page newspaper ads urging G20 nations to get involved despite China’s tirades against foreign interference.

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China: ‘Cheerleader of Hatred’ Mike Pompeo ‘Threatens World Peace’

China’s state-run newspaper Global Times accused Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday of being an “extreme hardliner” who has “jinxed the very notion of 21st-century peace” by repeatedly condemning China, Iran, and other rogue states for incessant human rights violations against their people.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) meets with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz at Al Salam Palace in the Red Sea city of Jeddah on June 24, 2019. - Pompeo traveled to meet with Saudi leaders today to build a "global coalition" against the Islamic republic of Iran. (Photo …

Erdogan, Trump to Discuss Turkey Buying Russian Missiles at G-20

The government of Turkey confirmed Tuesday that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet with President Donald Trump in Japan this weekend as both attend the annual G-20 summit in Osaka. High on the list of discussion topics is Erdogan’s insistence of buying Russian surface-to-air missiles that violate NATO protocol.

Turkey vows not to be intimidated by Trump threats

Pollak: Nancy Pelosi Would Have Let 9/11 Terrorists Stay

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) would have allowed several of the terrorists who killed nearly 3,000 people in New York and Washington, DC, on September 11, 2001, to have remained in the United States illegally.

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, speaks during a press conference at Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington, DC on November 6, 2018. - Americans started voting Tuesday in critical midterm elections that mark the first major voter test of US President Donald Trump's controversial presidency, with control of Congress …