The State Department announced on May 29 that Secretary of State John Kerry had made his final decision to rescind Cuba’s designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism, effective on that date.
The United States’ Trans-Pacific Partnership partner Malaysia's huge problem with human trafficking may force Obama and his congressional co-conspirators to pump the brakes on the fast track to passage of the TPP.
The Global Times, a newspaper owned by the Chinese Communist Party’s People's Daily, said in an editorial on May 25 that “U.S.-China war is inevitable in the South China Sea ... if the United States’ bottom line is that China has to halt its activities” in the disputed Spratly Islands. China calls the disputed territory the Nansha Islands.
Dozens of U.S. vehicles and weapons were abandoned by fleeing Iraqi troops when Islamic State forces captured the city of Ramadi in central Iraq Sunday.
Speaking before the internationalist Council on Foreign Relations in New York on May 13, Senator and presidential candidate Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) defended “America’s role as a security guarantor” for the world. While denying that he advocated making the United States “the world’s policeman,” Rubio said that America should “convene the world to take action” during international crises.