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US News

  • Nikki Haley has been named to Boeing’s board of directors. [Link]
  • Trump is looking to change US policy to make foreign small arms exports easier. Senator Bob Menendez is blocking the policy shift. [Link]
  • The Commander of NORTHCOM says there is no threat military threat on the southern border. The general said there was a threat to Americans from drugs crossing the border. [Link]

Trump/Kim Talks

  • Talks between Trump and Kim Jong-un ended early and without an agreement being signed. Trump called the talks productive. [Link]
  • Tim Shorrock explains the baseless Congressional opposition to Trump’s talks with Kim Jong-un. [Link]
  • House Democrats introduce a resolution calling for an official end to the Korean War. [Link]
  • What the end of the Korean War could mean. [Link]

India/Pakistan

  • India and Pakistan have claimed to shoot down each other’s fighter jets. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • The US and the Taliban are engaging in high-level peace talks in Qatar. [Link]

Iran

  • Iran’s Prime Minister rejects the Foreign Minister’s resignation. [Link]  
  • Phil Giraldi explains how the lies that Iran has ties to terrorism will be used to try to start a conflict. [Link]

Yemen

  • An American has been freed after being held by militants in Yemen for 18 months. [Link]
  • The UN is looking for a record $4.2 billion in aid donations for Yemen in 2019. [Link]
  • The House passed a Yemen War Powers bill with an amendment that stripped the bill of its privileged status. Bernie Sanders is introducing a new Yemen War Powers bill in the Senate that will have privileged status. The new bill will have to pass the House again. [Link]
  • A bipartisan group of Congressmen are demanding a briefing from the Trump Administration on US weapons going to AQAP in Yemen. CNN reported Saudi Arabia and the UAE were transferring American made weapons were ending up in the hands of terrorists in Yemen. [Link]
  • German weapons are being used by Saudi Arabia and the UAE to commit war crimes in Yemen. This has sparked outrage in Germany’s opposition party. The party is considering proposing a new law that would force weapons makers to prove the need for foreign weapon sales. [Link]