NATO members increased their defense spending over the course of 2018 following pressure from the United States, yet just six countries are meeting targets set last year by President Donald Trump.
The Washington Post on Wednesday published a searing indictment of the Obama administration for disregarding a plea from health experts to declare a public health emergency for overdoses from fentanyl, the powerful synthetic opioid that was already racking up a body count in 2016 and would go on to kill thousands of people over the next three years.
TEL AVIV — Rocket sirens were sounded in Tel Aviv and peripheral neighborhoods and an explosion was heard by residents in the Tel Aviv area.
“Stand with Israel!” pro-Israel demonstrators chanted in Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office Thursday as two dissenters yelled, “Stand with Omar!”
The U.S. State Department published its annual report on global human rights abuses on Wednesday, spotlighting China’s mass detention of Uighur Muslims in the rollout. The head of the State Department human rights bureau compared China’s actions to the horrors of Stalin’s Russia and Nazi Germany in the 1930s. Furious Chinese officials responded by accusing the United States of “prejudice” and a “Cold War mentality.”
Bruce Ohr, a career Justice Department official, admitted in recently released testimony that he informed the FBI that the infamous, largely discredited anti-Trump dossier authored by Christopher Steele was tied to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
A misunderstanding resulted in Afghan service members opening fire using small arms and rocket-propelled grenades on a patrol of their counterparts and American advisers in southern Afghanistan, triggering a battle and U.S. airstrikes that killed at least five Afghan soldiers and injured nine others, officials in Kabul revealed on Wednesday.
The United States has referred to the Golan Heights as “Israeli-controlled” in the State Department’s annual global human rights report, marking a distinct shift in tone from having previously labeled the area as “occupied.”
Thousands of Islamic State militants have surrendered to the U.S.-Syrian Democratic Forces as the caliphate nears complete defeat, according to the group’s spokesman.
White House officials are not considering an offer of Temporary Protected Status asylum to the many Venezuelans who are fleeing from their socialist dictator, a White House official told Breitbart News.