Tag: national security

Soldiers from the Florida National Guard patrol for suspected looters after last year's Hurricane Irma

President Trump to Send National Guard to U.S.-Mexico Border

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced from the White House briefing room on Wednesday that President Donald Trump is deploying National Guard troops to the U.S. southern border immediately in conjunction with the border state governors.

While some say removing term limits will allow Xi Jinping to push through key reforms, there are fears about one-man rule, with the horrors of Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution and Great Leap Forward still remembered by many in China

Steven Mosher: China Pushes Race-Based ‘Narcissistic Nationalism’

The Chinese state deploys “ethnic-based” and “racial-based” nationalistic messaging to its subjects, said bestselling author and Asia expert Steven Mosher in a Wednesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with Breitbart Senior Editor-at-Large Rebecca Mansour.

Iranian MPs attend President Rouhani's presentation of the for 2018-2019 budget to the parliament on December 10, 2017, in Tehran. / AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

Iranian MPs Blame ‘Bad Weather’ for Canceled Visit to Protesters in Prison

A group of Iranian members of parliament claimed “unfavorable weather conditions” forced them to postpone a planned January 28 visit to Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison where hundreds of protesters who participated in wide-ranging and ongoing uprisings throughout the country are being held.

Donald Trump at Desk

Trump Will Stay in Iran Deal One Last Time, Issue More Iran Sanctions

WASHINGTON, DC – Senior administration officials announced on Friday that President Donald Trump will waive, once more, the nuclear sanctions that the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) require so that the United States can remain in the Iran deal.

A man holds a poster of Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and revolutionary founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini during a pro-government march in Tehran on January 5, 2018

Ayatollah Khamenei: ‘Americans and Zionists’ Behind Iran Protests

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that the “Americans and Zionists” and the “‘murderous’ Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization” compose the triangle that was behind the anti-regime protests Iran that have entered their 13th day in the Islamic Republic.

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Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: Shah Violated Women’s Rights

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei published a piece on Sunday suggesting Iran’s late Reza Shah – the grandfather of Iran’s Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi – committed a grave “evil” by banning the compulsory hijab.

FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2017 file photo, taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, university students attend an anti-government protest inside Tehran University, in Tehran, Iran. As nationwide protests have shaken Iran over the last week, the Islamic …

State Department: Iran Has Arrested ‘at Least 1,000’ Protesters

The State Department announced on Thursday that Iran’s Islamic regime has arrested at least 1,000 Iranians since protests began and announced that it will hold an emergency meeting to discuss the uprising and how to provide support for the people.