Tag Archives: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Diplomats Meet on Iran Deal as Trump Stays Mum on Decision

President Donald Trump has determined how he wants to approach the Iran nuclear deal — which he has called the worst agreement ever negotiated by the United States — but has not told even his top national security advisers what his decision is. Continue reading →

Trump says the United States will impose new sanctions on North Korea

Thursday President Trump said that his administration will enact additional sanctions on North Korea, but he declined to elaborate in brief public remarks during a meeting on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Continue reading →

Mattis Promises Support, but No Weapons to Ukraine

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on a visit to Ukraine said Washington would continue to put pressure on Russia over what he called its aggressive behavior, but stopped short of promising to provide lethal weapons to Kiev. Continue reading →

North Korea is executing, torturing and enslaving those who practice religion

In a report released Tuesday the North Korean regime has continued to position itself as the one of the world’s worst persecutors of the religious, torturing and killing people who practice their faith. The 2016 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom determined that the government led by dictator Kim Jong Un continues to delineate brutal punishments for those who engage in faith-bound acts outside of worshipping the country’s leadership. The punishment includes “executions, torture, beatings and arrests.” Continue reading →

Russian fighter jet comes within 20 feet of US Navy aircraft, official says

Tuesday an armed Russian fighter jet flew alarmingly close to a U.S. Navy reconnaissance aircraft flying in the Black Sea just one day before Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited Washington. Continue reading →

North Korea: ‘Super-mighty pre-emptive strike’ will reduce US to ashes

North Korean state media threatened to launch a “super-mighty pre-emptive strike” that would reduce South Korea and the United states “to ashes.” Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper for North Korea’s ruling Worker’s Party, wrote, “In the case of our super-mighty pre-emptive strike being launched, it will completely and immediately wipe out not only U.S. imperialists’ invasion forces in South Korea and its surrounding areas but the U.S. mainland and reduce them to ashes,” according to Reuters. The rogue nation also claimed the U.S. and its allies “should not mess with us.”Fox News

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China nearly finished building South China Sea structures to house missiles

China has built new structures to potentially house surface-to-air missiles on three of its artificial islands in the South China Sea, but so far no missiles have been sent there, two U.S. officials confirmed to Fox News.

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