US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has accused China of being engaged in “coercion” of its Southeast Asian neighbors in disputes over the South China Sea and criticized its building a dam on the Mekong River.
Pompeo slams Chinese 'coercion' in South China Sea
US President Donald Trump has designated Brazil a so-called major non-NATO ally of the United States, a move that could potentially facilitate the expansion of Washington’s dominance over the Latin American country.
Trump names Brazil ‘major non-NATO ally of US’
The administration of US President Donald Trump is reportedly seeking up to a fivefold increase in Japan’s spending on American military forces deployed to the Asian country.
Bolton seeks fivefold rise in Japan’s spending on US military: Report
The US administration’s propaganda campaign to “persuade Iranians that their problems—economic and political—are the product of misrule in Tehran, rather than the sanctions imposed from Washington,” has failed to win over Iranians, according to a Bloomberg opinion.
US shouldn’t try propaganda to win over Iranians: Bloomberg
After an internal policy battle, the Trump administration is set to announce later this week that it will once again waive five different nuclear-related sanctions on Iran, preserving a key part of the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal.
Trump to disappoint Iran hawks with more nuclear waivers
Recently the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was interviewed by US media during his visit to New York for a United Nation ministers’ conference on sustainable development goals. US Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo signed off on a visa for Zarif’s visit, but restricted his travel “in a manner that is fully consistent” with US obligations under the UN agreement. The Iranian foreign minister was even accused by an unnamed US official of using the alleged press freedoms “to spread malign propaganda,” calling him “a mouthpiece of an autocracy that suppresses free speech.”
Trump’s media campaign against Iran: Megaphone or megaflop?
In a rush to match Russia’s advancements in developing modern weapons, the United States military has finalized a key design of its first hypersonic weapon, months after Russian military forces successfully test-launched their own design upon a direct order by President Vladimir Putin.
Playing catch-up to Russia: US completes design of hypersonic weapon months after Russia tested one
California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) has blamed US President Donald Trump and the Republican Party for a “culture of gun violence” following a deadly shooting in the state.
California governor blasts Trump for 'culture of gun violence'
Critics of US President Donald Trump launched the #unfollowTrump movement on Twitter Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said he would unfollow Trump’s “hate-filled, racist, and demeaning” feed.
Social media users launch #unfollowTrump movement after senator unfollows Trump
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is an Iranophobic war-mongering extremist, a serial liar “diplomat” in name only, a notion he abhors — demanding the world community subservience to US interests, preemptive wars his favored strategy.
Pompeo’s malign intent toward Iran

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