National Security

Yemeni women demand the reopening of Sanaa's airport to obtain medical aid on December 10, 2018

U.N.: 70 Percent of Yemen Is Starving

A staggering 70 percent of the population in Yemen — 20 million people — are facing acute food insecurity raging from minimal to catastrophic levels, marking a 15 percent increase from last year, the United Nations humanitarian chief revealed on Monday, echoing a recent inter-agency report issued by the international body’s aid divisions.

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Chinese Asylum Claims in Australia Triple as Migration Visas Grow Scarce

The Australian Department of Home Affairs on Tuesday noted a remarkable surge in the number of Chinese nationals seeking asylum over the past year. The number of asylum-seekers more than tripled, raising concerns that migrants are filing dubious asylum claims because normal migration visas have been cut back.

A Russian Tupolev Tu-160 strategic long-range heavy supersonic bomber aircraft is pictured upon landing at Maiquetia International Airport, just north of Caracas, on December 10, 2018

Russia Places Nuclear-Capable Bombers in Venezuela

The Russian Defense Ministry confirmed on Monday that it has placed two nuclear-capable Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bombers in Venezuelan territory, less than a week after Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro paid a visit to Moscow to secure key investment in his regime.

Merchandise is seen at the Kalashnikov Group store on Arbat street in Moscow on October 14, 2018. - The Kalashnikov Group, known for its famousAK-47 machine gun, recently opened a shop in central Moscow. The shop sells clothes, accessories, souvenirs with the company's brand as well pnematic arms and almost …

Russia Replaces U.K. as World’s 2nd Largest Arms-Producer

Russia replaced the United Kingdom as the second largest purveyor of weapons and military services in the world last year, surpassed only by the United States, an assessment published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) on Monday shows.

US troops and border patrol agents rushed to a border crossing between San Diego, California and Tijuana, Mexico to stop hundreds of migrants trying to clamber over border fences

Military to Begin Troop Reductions at U.S.-Mexico Border

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. this week will begin withdrawing many of the active duty troops sent to the border with Mexico by President Donald Trump just before the midterm election in response to a caravan of Central American migrants, U.S. officials said Monday.

Brazilian right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro speaks during a campaign rally in the district of Ceilandia in Brasilia, on September 5, 2018. - Brazil will hold presidential elections on October 7. (Photo by EVARISTO SA / AFP) (Photo credit should read EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)

Bolsonaro: Brazil Has ‘an Obligation’ to Help Latin America Fight Communism

Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro told a crowd at an assembly of Latin American conservatives in his native country this weekend that he feels, as Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil has an “obligation” to fight the leftist regimes in Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia, and elsewhere.

Demonstrators staged protests outside the Saudi embassy in Washington to demand justice for missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

CNN Claims Khashoggi’s Last Words Were ‘I Can’t Breathe’

CNN reported on Monday that a source “briefed on the investigation” into the October 2 murder of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi provided some details about the audio recording of Khashoggi’s death, claiming his last words were, “I can’t breathe.”