Allowing US arms firms to directly market drones instead of forcing foreign customers to apply to the government would, Trump's chief trade advisor said, allow them to compete against sales of Chinese "knock-offs."
The Trump doctrine in Africa is limited to security, and the administration sees the whole continent as a threat to be managed. This could have grave implications for peace and stability in the continent.
The US judge said that the allegations in the New York lawsuit met the requirements for the court to assume jurisdiction under the country's Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act.
"China is our friend and this incident will leave a bad taste," according to Javed Hussain, a member of the local assembly for the Pakistani region that borders Xinjiang.
Libya has become one of the largest black market arms suppliers in the world, and a center for sex trafficking and slavery since the Western intervention in 2011. More importantly, it is a cautionary tale of the West's failed adventurism.
Several gun repair and manufacturing shops have sprung up in Azaz city, and one particular weapon is in demand—the AK-47, locally referred to as the "Bin Laden".
Syrian revolutionaries have survived the Assad regime, Russia and Iran. They have also made several mistakes over the last seven years. But the main reason the revolution has failed is because the world has repeatedly failed Syrians.
The war in Syria is far removed from the ambitions of the protesters in Damascus in 2011. How did it get to this point and is there any hope left for the revolution?
The blast took place when the police were changing guards at a checkpoint outside an annual religious congregation, where nearly 80,000 people were in attendance. The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility.
Daesh was not only an opportunity for the Syrian regime to push its rhetoric of “fighting extremism”, but it also redefined the alliances in Syria's war.
The US is picking up signs of interest from Taliban elements in exploring the possibility of talks to end the more than 16-year-old war, Jim Mattis says, at the start of his visit to Afghanistan.
The deniers of Russian, Iranian, and Syrian regime war crimes will go down in history as accomplices to Syria's war criminals.
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