Tag: United States

Gorbachev warns of ‘hot war’ between US, Russia

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned in a new interview that tensions between the U.S. and Russia could lead to a “hot war” between the two nations. Asked whether the tensions threatened to lead to a new era akin to the Cold War, Gorbachev told CNN, “I think this should be avoided.” “It’s good that already all over the […]

Mikhail Gorbachev warns Russia and US must avoid ‘hot war’

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev may be remembered today as the man who presided over the collapse of an empire: The recent anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 saw major celebrations to mark the collapse of Communism in eastern Europe and the reunification of Germany. Less well remembered was a meeting […]

World War 3: The four biggest conflicts in the world right now that could trigger war

World War 3 concerns are a developing concern amongst some people, as international relations have soured in recent years, opening up opportunities for conflict in countries around the world. Whether conflicts are a bitter exchange of words or physical blows, some of them come with grave implications. India vs Pakistan India and Pakistan are neighbours […]

America has finally decided the Bible is not illegal

The U.S. State Department has announced that it will repudiate the Hansell Memorandum, the basis of the United States’ view that Israeli communities or “settlements” in Judea and Samaria (aka ‘West Bank’) are illegal. In my view, this decision means that the United States has decided that the Bible, in terms of Israel, is not illegal. […]

South China Sea warning: Tensions erupt between US and Beijing as Trump sends combat ships

China’s continued efforts to establish military and economic footholds in the region has brought the country increasingly in to conflict with the US, which has frequently sent warships past the disputed reefs in what it describes as “freedom of navigation” operations. Speaking on Tuesday, US secretary of defence Mark Esper confirmed the United States was […]

A New Study Finds Americans Broadly Support Religious Liberty. Sign of the Future or Remnant of the Past?

Whew — Wednesday was a big day for surveys. And one shows that two-thirds of Americans support the protection of religious liberty. Commissioned by the nonprofit Becket Fund, the study reveals that 67% of Americans endorse the freedom to exercise spiritual belief, determined by a list of questions regarding a variety of issues from religious […]

U.S. Deploys Additional Troops to Middle East to Counter Iran

The Trump administration informed Congress on Tuesday that it has deployed 3,000 additional troops to the Middle East to help combat the growing threat posed by Iran. The troop deployment comes as Iran and its regional terror proxies wage attacks on Israel and U.S. interests in the region. Tehran also has attacked oil infrastructure, including […]

Is Trump Right About Middle-East Peace?

Like US presidents before him, Donald Trump may well fail to secure an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. But by proposing an agreement instead of merely trying to broker one between the two sides, he could yet establish a model for his successors to follow. By withdrawing American troops from northern Syria, US President Donald Trump has […]

Kissinger says failure to mend U.S.-China trade relations would be ‘worse than the world wars that ruined European civilization’

Lack of a U.S. – China deal could lead to a ‘catastrophic outcome’ Henry Kissinger, the former U.S. Secretary of State and national-security adviser under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, has dire warnings about the inability of the U.S. and China to resolve their differences on international trade. Speaking at the National Committee on […]

Kissinger: Coming Conflict Between U.S. and China “Will Be Worse Than World Wars”

Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger warns that a catastrophic conflict between America and China that will be “worse than world wars” is inevitable unless the two sides sort out their differences. Kissinger made the comments at an event hosted by the National Committee on US China Relations in New York last night. “We […]