Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola welcome Carl Zha, the host of “Silk and Steel,” to the “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast. “Silk and Steel” is Zha’s weekly podcast on the history, culture, and current events of China and the Silk Road.
Even if the X-37 somehow is a completely benign scientific pursuit, its existence is triggering other countries to develop space-based military hardware.
China expert Peter Lee joins the Around The Empire podcast to discuss how solving the Korean crisis is actually antithetical to the goals of U.S. empire.
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.