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North Korea Launches Multiple Suspected Missiles, Flights Briefly Grounded On West Coast

North Korea Launches Multiple Suspected Missiles, Flights Briefly Grounded On West Coast

Sebastian Hughes North Korea fired a suspected ballistic missile on Tuesday, leading to the brief grounding of all West Coast flights, NPR reported. The missile was the second launched by North Korea in a week, underscoring the country’s intention to expand its military capabilities, while nuclear talks with the U.S. remain at a standstill, NPR reported. North Korea’s […]

US Hones Warnings, Offers To Russia Over Ukraine

US Hones Warnings, Offers To Russia Over Ukraine

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Saturday issued new, forceful warnings to Russia on penalties it may face if it goes ahead with threats to invade Ukraine. U.S. officials raised the possibility of incremental shifts in decisions about America’s future strategic posture in Europe. But they also said Russia would be hit with […]

China Sanctions Former Top Trump Official, Six Others In Response To Hong Kong Actions

China Sanctions Former Top Trump Official, Six Others In Response To Hong Kong Actions

  Thomas Phippen China sanctioned former Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and six other U.S. individuals or entities in retaliation for human rights penalties levied against the Chinese government Friday. The Chinese Foreign Ministry said the sanctions were a response to the recent Hong Kong Business Advisory issued by the State Department earlier this month, which warned U.S. companies against […]

New European Sanctions Against Iran

New European Sanctions Against Iran

    By Sigrid Weidenweber With the exception of the Wall Street Journal, you probably would not read this news item in another newspaper. We all remember the loud clamor of disdain when President Trump removed America from the Iran accord. Because of Obama’s nuclear accord with Iran, the EU refrained from imposing sanctions on the […]

Treasurer Chiang Keeps Sanctions in Place Against Wells Fargo 

Treasurer Chiang Keeps Sanctions in Place Against Wells Fargo 

SACRAMENTO – State Treasurer John Chiang announced today that he has decided to extend into a second year California’s financial sanctions against Wells Fargo & Company. The sanctions include the suspension of investments by the Treasurer’s Office in Wells Fargo securities; suspension of the use of the bank as a broker-dealer for purchase of investments, and […]

Anti-Israel movement faces pushback from University of California

Anti-Israel movement faces pushback from University of California

Video of Stop Iran Now retired CIA analyst speech

Video of Stop Iran Now retired CIA analyst speech

Sunday September 6, 2015   CLARE LOPEZ Stop Iran Briefing SANTA BARBARA, CA   watch short video Clare Lopez is a retired CIA Operations Officer, currently VP of Research & Analysis at Center for Security Policy. Recently in Montecito California she presented an amazing, short, insightful deconstruction of this horrendous deal that President Obama has […]

The Iranian Nuclear Crisis and the U.S. Administration

The Iranian Nuclear Crisis and the U.S. Administration