Author Archives: Rich Edson

US revokes visas of 49 Maduro-aligned officials in Venezuela

The Trump administration announced Friday it is revoking the visas of 49 Maduro-aligned officials and their families and sanctioning several top military and security officials, part of a major U.S. campaign to push contested Venezuelan President Nicol… Continue reading

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China-funded institutes trying to ‘influence’ US public opinion should be constrained, Senate report says

Senators are considering legislation to constrain Chinese government-funded institutes they say are spreading propaganda and limiting criticism of China at hundreds of elementary, middle and high schools and colleges across the United States. Continue reading

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Trump: ISIS could lose remaining territory within week

The Islamic State will likely lose control of its remaining territory next week, President Trump said Wednesday. Continue reading

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Iran will launch ‘damaging’ cyberattacks against US in retaliation for sanctions, experts warn

As the United States completes its withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement, security analysts warn of more frequent and dangerous cyberattacks from Iran. Continue reading

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Trump administration officially restores Iran sanctions

The Trump administration said it has taken its final steps to remove the United States from the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement. Continue reading

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Trump targets ‘core areas of Iran’s economy’ by reinstating tough sanctions

The Trump administration is targeting the “core areas of Iran’s economy” with what officials call the strongest sanctions ever imposed on Iran. Continue reading

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Fallout over Saudi activist’s disappearance puts spotlight on Middle East country’s crown prince

After President Trump dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Riyadh to figure out what happened to missing columnist Jamal Khashoggi, both governments stressed their durable, bilateral relationship. Continue reading

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Trump warns of ‘severe punishment’ if Saudi Arabia behind journalist’s disappearance

President Trump is warning that there will be “severe punishment” if Saudi Arabia is found to be responsible for the disappearance of a columnist inside a Saudi consulate — as some in Congress call for the U.S. to sanction those responsible. Continue reading

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Trump warns of ‘severe punishment’ if Saudi Arabia behind writer’s disappearance

President Trump is warning that there will be “severe punishment” if Saudi Arabia is found to be responsible for the disappearance of a columnist inside a Saudi consulate — as some in Congress call for the U.S. to sanction those responsible. Continue reading

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Pompeo: Trump may hold 2nd meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in ‘near future’

The Trump administration is working on a second summit between President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. “There’s still a little bit of work to do left to make sure that the conditions are right and that the two leaders are put in the positi… Continue reading

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Nikki Haley says Colombia anti-drug efforts are a ‘priority:’ ‘It needs to be eradicated’

The U.S. has spent billions in anti-drug efforts in Colombia yet cocaine production is at an all-time high. Continue reading

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Nikki Haley blames Venezuelan crisis on leftist president: ‘It’s time for Maduro to go’

Maria Elena Lopez Gonzales left her home in Venezuela three months ago. Continue reading

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Nikki Haley blasts UN report on poverty in America as ‘misleading and politically motivated’

A United Nations report criticizing the U.S. government on poverty in America is “misleading and politically motivated,” according to U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley. Continue reading

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Obama administration allegedly gave Iran access to US financial system

The Obama administration granted a license letting Iran access the United States financial system despite officials’ pledges that they would prohibit it, according to a draft report from the Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. Continue reading

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Tariffs could push Europe toward Russia, critics say

President Trump’s critics charge his tariffs on European steel and aluminum needlessly antagonize valuable allies. The United States and Europe also disagree on climate change policy, the Iran nuclear deal and defense spending. Continue reading

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US plans ‘pressure campaign’ against Iran if it doesn’t abandon nuclear work, Pompeo says

The Trump administration promises to impose “the strongest sanctions in history” against Iran, urging all nations to participate in a new, aggressive campaign to economically isolate the regime. Continue reading

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Wife of detained US citizen in Iran pleads with Trump: ‘Make our family whole again’

President Donald Trump’s upcoming Iran nuclear agreement deadline also is an opportunity, according to Hua Qu. Continue reading

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Russians already meddling in US midterms, Tillerson says

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday warned the United States is ill-prepared to prevent Russian interference in the upcoming midterms, as it was in the 2016 general election. Continue reading

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Iran has fired 23 ballistic missiles since start of 2015 nuclear deal, explosive report shows

Iran’s launching of nuclear-capable ballistic missiles has moderated over the past year, though it continues robust testing and developing of its program, particularly since signing the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, according to a detailed report on its… Continue reading

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New deadlines nearing as Trump, Congress ponder fate of Iran deal

The president can pull America out of the deal but is expected to leave it in place for now. Continue reading

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