Chinese Spy Arrested for Stealing Aviation Secrets

As it turns out, when a Chinese bureaucrat invites you on a free trip to Beijing, he might be after something other than your companionship. The Justice Department on Wednesday publicized the arrest of a senior officer from China’s Ministry of State Security on espionage charges. Based on court papers, the alleged spy Yanjun XuRead More

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Once Again, The Trumps Go Back On Their Word

It is not the first time Donald Trump- or one of his children for the matter- has completely taken back and recreated an official statement. It is also not the first time it has been done through a tweet. With worries high about the Trump’s connections to Russia, ties to the Kremlin, and illegal activityRead More

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North Korea’s Oil Prices Drop, Despite EU’s Tariffs

North Korea’s oil prices have dropped significantly in just a matter of months. According to Reuters, the value of North Korean oil has nearly halved in this short span of time. This fact demonstrates that oil has become an independent and isolated market. United Nations’ Security Council shortened its limit on refined petroleum exports toRead More

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U.S. Accuses North Korea of Violating Sanctions and Overselling Petroleum Products

A month after the summit between President Donald Trump and Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, the relations between the U.S. and North Korea are still quite unstable. Recently, the Trump administration has continued to raise tensions between the two countries. The U.S. has accused North Korea of having violated U.N. sanctions, claiming that North Korea hasRead More

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Chancellor Merkel and Chinese Prime Minister Sign Agreement to Increase Trade

China has been continuing efforts to ally with European countries for trade purposes in the wake of the Trump Administration’s recent tariffs. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang recently met and agreed to create a multilateral trade system between their countries order to strengthen their respective economies. Keqiang held a similar meetingRead More

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Trump Tweets Confirmation That North Korea Will Denuclearize

President Donald Trump has once again restated his confidence that North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un will follow through with his promise to denuclearize his nation. Trump blamed China for indicators that Kim will proceed otherwise. Trump’s tweet came as a response to the general doubt regarding the future of North Korea’s nuclear plan, whichRead More

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China to Increase Trade With France In Face of U.S. Trade War

In face of recent developments regarding the ongoing trade wars between the U.S., China, and its G7 allies, with the U.S. announcing restrictions on Chinese investment, the targeted countries have decided to take retaliatory actions by working together. China has stated that it plans to purchase more farm produce from France, thereby strengthening its tiesRead More

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U.S. stocks fall in face of possible restrictions to Chinese investment

As expected, the current trade wars between the U.S. and its G7 allies and China are also affecting the American economy. On Monday, U.S. stocks fell substantially as uncertainty increased over how the Trump administration will proceed with the China tariffs and investment restrictions. This raised concerns for investors, considering the possible outcome of aRead More

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U.S. Prepares to Limit Chinese Investments in American Technology

The Trump Administration is planning to restrain Chinese investments in some U.S. industries, moving forward the current trade wars between the U.S., its G-7 allies, and China. The Treasury Department has reportedly framed Chinese investors as threats to national security, according to six individuals familiar with the plan. This is a step that has rarelyRead More

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U.S. and South Korea Prepare to End Military Exercises After Summit With North Korea

After a summit intended to solidify the relationship between President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, the U.S. and South Korea are preparing to end their large-scale military exercises as a move towards North Korea’s denuclearization. This is part of the agreement between the two leaders to dismantle the country’s nuclear program,Read More

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