Former FBI Director Mueller Named Special Counsel For Russia Election Probe

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into the allegations Russia attempted to influence the 2016 US presidential election. Continue reading

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New US Airstrikes Kill 30 Civilians Near Iraq, Syria Border

This is the latest in a growing number of US strikes around Syria which have killed civilians, with reports of at least 87 civilians killed in the last five days from US and coalition strikes.

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White House Finalizing $100 Billion Arms Deal For Saudi Arabia, Israel

White House officials said the move would be good for the economy, and insisted that building Saudi Arabia’s already substantial military was “essential” because of regional problems. Continue reading

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Trump Warns New South Korea President Against Dialogue With North Korea

President Moon is likely to pursue diplomacy with or without America’s blessing, particularly with both China and Russia endorsing a diplomatic tack that the US sees as contrary to their own ambitions. Continue reading

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