Leaked audio reveals John Kerry admitting US watched ISIS grow; intel chiefs’ report on alleged Russian hacking was a “dud;” and more in our global news roundup…
The latest payment of $264 million comes after JPMorgan hired the relatives of Chinese government officials to win business in China.
At the G20, Pres. Obama met with Turkish Pres. Erdogan, where he promised to help bring coup plotters to justice, and with Russian Pres. Putin, where they failed to agree on a Syria deal.
Russian strategic bombers arrived at an Iranian air base this week and began flying airstrike missions in Syria from the base, and more in our global news round-up.
US Navy fighters are bombing ISIS in Syria via the USS Truman, which has moved to the Mediterranean.
An FBI investigation into campaign donations received by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe for his 2013 campaign for governor connects to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The donations in question involve a Chinese businessman and delegate for Chinese Communist Party named Wang Wenliang. Wenliang, despite being a Chinese citizen, donated $120,000
The US and Russia are competing for dominance of a base in Vietnam, which is strategic to the South China Sea and could determine the outcome of the crisis.
The Obama administration revealed that US special operations forces have been deployed in Libyan “outposts” for months along with other western forces.
As the United States continues to assert its imperial dominance and hegemony, rising powers throughout the world are looking for ways to counter it.