SINGAPORE — Last week, leaders and officials representing more than three dozen countries from across the world gathered in Beijing for the second Belt and Road summit. The event marks the two-year anniversary since China first convened its flagship initiative to coordinate trillions of dollars of infrastructure across Eurasia and the Indian Ocean in a broad effort to … [Read more...] about Washington Is Dismissing China’s Belt and Road. That’s a Huge Strategic Mistake.
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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has sent a letter to President Trump that outlines potential cost reductions for U.S. engagement in Afghanistan. The letter also calls for a full review of the partnership, including the possibility of a troop drawdown, a senior Afghan official confirms to CBS News' "Face the Nation" host Margaret Brennan. The letter does not advocate for a … [Read more...] about Afghan president sends letter to Trump on troop presence
President Trump's lengthy, on-camera cabinet meeting Wednesday touched on a variety of topics, including the funding fight over a border wall, and the impending withdrawal of American troops from Syria. But in a bizarre aside, the president defended the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979. "Russia used to be the Soviet Union. Afghanistan made it Russia, because they went … [Read more...] about Trump defends Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, garbling facts in the process
Dake Kang, Martha Mendoza and Yanan Wang Associated Press Published 9:41 AM EST Dec 18, 2018 Hotan, China – Barbed wire and hundreds of cameras ring a massive compound of more than 30 dormitories, schools, warehouses and workshops in China’s far west. Dozens of armed officers and a growling Doberman stand guard outside. Behind locked gates, men and women are … [Read more...] about Chinese internment camp factory sends sportswear to US
Barbed wire and hundreds of cameras ring a massive compound of more than 30 dormitories, schools, warehouses and workshops in China's far west. Dozens of armed officers and a growling Doberman stand guard outside. Behind locked gates, men and women are sewing sportswear that can end up on U.S. college campuses and sports teams.This is one of a growing number of internment camps … [Read more...] about U.S. sportswear traced to Chinese detention camps holding minorities