"From the sermon "Be Filled with the Holy Spirit" preached on Oct. 28, 2018 at Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, China."

China Charges Pastor with ‘Subversion’ After Church Raids

Chinese authorities announced on Thursday that they are holding Pastor Wang Yi of the Early Rain Covenant Church on suspicion of “subversion” despite an international outcry from religious freedom advocates and human rights organizations.

Robert Long (L) and Ada Yu hold signs in favor of Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou outside her bail hearing at British Columbia Superior Courts following her December 1 arrest in Canada for extradition to the US, in Vancouver, British Columbia on December 11, 2018. (Photo by Jason …

Chinese Media: Canadians Detained in Retaliation for Meng Wanzhou’s Arrest

The Chinese government has said little about its reasons for arresting Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor this week, but on Thursday, the state-run Global Times published an editorial explicitly framing the arrests as revenge for Canada’s arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.

senior fellow at the Cato Institute Doug Bandow testifies during a joint hearing before the Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Subcommittee and Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee July 15, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The subcommittees held the hearing on 'The Rise …

Watch–Doug Bandow: America Spent $6 Trillion on War on Terror

Cato Institute foreign policy scholar Doug Bandow said on Wednesday that America has spent more than $5.9 trillion on the war on terror and suggested that America’s foreign policy is “the ultimate big government program.”

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Report: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Ignored Invitation to Meet ‘Civic Group’ in Myanmar

After Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey faced criticism for encouraging his followers to “go to Myanmar” this week after he spent ten days in the country for a meditation retreat, it was reported on Friday that Dorsey ignored an invitation from a local “key civic group” who wanted to speak to the Twitter CEO about technology in Myanmar.

An Iraqi man waves his national flag in Baghdad's Tahrir Square on December 10, 2017, during a gathering celebrating the end of the three-year war against the Islamic State (IS) group

Top U.S. General: Iran-Backed Militias in Iraq a Threat to U.S. Forces

Some factions from the Baghdad-sanctioned umbrella organization for mainly Tehran-allied Shiite militia groups known as the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) are helping Iran expand its nefarious activities in Iraq, a top U.S. Department of State (DOS) official indicated this week.

Former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in February; the vocal advocate of the Iraq war has also supported preemptive strikes against North Korea and war with Iran

Bolton: China and Russia ‘Interfere with U.S. Military’ in Africa

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton, unveiling President Donald Trump’s Africa strategy on Thursday, accused Russia and China of “predatory practices” that interfere with American military operations on the continent and pose a significant threat to America’s homeland security interests.

In this image made from video taken on March 2, 2017, Michael Spavor, director of Paektu Cultural Exchange, talks during a Skype interview in Yangi, China. A second Canadian man is feared detained in China in what appears to be retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top executive of telecommunications …

China Takes ‘Coercive Measures’ Against Canadian Friend of Kim Jong-un

China has apparently arrested another Canadian, just a few days after detaining analyst and former diplomat Michael Kovrig. The second detainee is Michael Spavor, a businessman with ties to North Korea who helped arrange meetings between dictator Kim Jong-un and former basketball star Dennis Rodman.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks at the National Electoral Council (CNE) headquarters in Caracas, during the ceremony in which he was proclaimed as re-elected President for the term 2019-2025, on May 22, 2018. - Venezuela said Tuesday it was the victim of a 'political and financial lynching' after the United …

Venezuela’s Maduro: John Bolton Personally Ordered a Hit on Me

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro on Wednesday accused U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton of personally plotting his assassination, claiming the governments of Colombia and Brazil had joined the conspiracy against him.