Senate Republicans are pushing Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to take an aggressive stance on China. In a Monday letter, Sens. Mitt Romney (R., Utah), Tom Cotton (R., Ark.), Ben Sasse (R., Neb.), and Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) said the Biden administration must not fall back into the lax trade and economic policies that allowed China'sContinue reading "Republican Senators Press Yellen for Tough Stance on China"
As one American university after another suspended research ties with Huawei for its alleged ties to Chinese espionage, MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte offered a full-throttle defense of the company. "Don't ban Huawei," read a May 2019 column published under Negroponte's name. "The U.S. should collaborate with leading technology companies and their research labs,Continue reading "Huawei Ghostwrote Op-Ed for MIT Scholar"
Remember when rooting for your favorite sports team felt patriotic? It's no secret that the sports world has become extremely leftist over the past few years and is now even preaching anti-American ideals in many ways. This week on "The Glenn Beck Podcast," Glenn spoke with veteran sports journalist Jason Whitlock about where he believesContinue reading "Jason Whitlock: THIS is how Obama, Nike, and China pushed left-wing politics into sports"
The International Ice Hockey Federation pulled its 2021 championship series from Belarus after a pressure campaign from a bipartisan coalition of American lawmakers and international businesses wary of negative publicity. The hockey federation was scheduled to hold its world championship later this year in Belarus despite mass human rights abuses by contested president Alexander Lukashenko,Continue reading "Hockey Federation Pulls Championship From Belarus Over Political Unrest"
The Chinese government announced sanctions on former secretary of state Mike Pompeo, former national security adviser Robert O’Brien, and over 20 other figures from the Trump administration as they left office Wednesday. The Chinese foreign ministry released a statement minutes after noon EST on Wednesday—the official end of the Trump presidency—citing policy actions taken byContinue reading "China Sanctions Pompeo, Senior Trump Officials as Biden Takes Office"
Top universities are already lobbying the incoming Biden administration to reverse a Trump-administration policy that required colleges to fully disclose foreign donations and halt investigations into alleged violations. The American Council on Education (ACE), a lobbying group led by former Obama-administration official Ted Mitchell, is asking President-elect Joe Biden to "halt expanded reporting requirements" forContinue reading "Colleges Lobby Biden to Halt Federal Probe Into Foreign Donations"
Outgoing secretary of state Mike Pompeo made the determination Wednesday that China is committing genocide and crimes against humanity because of its systematic oppression of its Uighur population. The State Department says the Chinese government has systematically imprisoned, oppressed, and committed genocide against the Uighur population, an ethnic minority group that has been forced intoContinue reading "China Committing Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, State Department Says"
By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China has possibly committed "genocide" in its treatment of Uighurs and other minority Muslims in its western region of Xinjiang, a bipartisan commission of the U.S. Congress said in a report on Thursday. Recent Stories in National Security Biden's Pentagon Pick Dodges Questions on Nuclear Arsenal at Senate HearingContinue reading "U.S. Commission Says China Possibly Committed ‘Genocide’ Against Xinjiang Muslims"
Ice cream in China has been contaminated with COVID-19, according to a new report. During recent routine government testing, three samples from the ice cream manufacturer tested positive for coronavirus. The tainted ice cream was produced by the Tianjin Daqiaodao Food Company, a frozen dessert business located in north China's Tianjin Municipality. All of theContinue reading "Chinese ice cream tests positive for COVID-19"
The U.S. State Department said on Friday that it had new evidence that may point to coronavirus emerging from a laboratory in Wuhan. The report also hinted that researchers at the Chinese lab might have been infected with COVID-19 before the first identified case of the outbreak.In the new State Department report, the U.S. governmentContinue reading "State Department: Wuhan lab researchers may have had COVID in fall of 2019; 'secret projects with China's military' conducted at virology institute"