Kim Jong Un Lays Out Stark Nuclear Choice for the Biden Administration

Kim Jong Un outlined an ambitious nuclear wishlist at the Eighth Party Congress. North Korea’s supreme leader was clear that the country’s nuclear arsenal would be improved to deter the United States, which he regards as North Korea’s “biggest, main enemy.” Kim’s announcement underscores that time is not on Washington’s side. The longer the United … Continue reading Kim Jong Un Lays Out Stark Nuclear Choice for the Biden Administration

Why Foreign Policy Spending in the COVID-19 Relief Bill Is Wrong

[DonnyFerguson.com note: Much of the foreign aid spending in the omnibus bill comes directly from President Trump's FY21 spending requests and was inserted into the bill during negotiations with the White House.] Many are upset about Congress sticking foreign aid and other international affairs items in omnibus spending along with the COVID-19 relief bill. They … Continue reading Why Foreign Policy Spending in the COVID-19 Relief Bill Is Wrong

The Sunburst hack was massive and devastating – 5 observations from a cybersecurity expert

The Sunburst hack was massive and devastating – 5 observations from a cybersecurity expert Federal government agencies, from the Treasury Department to the National Nuclear Security Administration, have been compromised by the attack. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Paulo Shakarian, Arizona State University So much remains unknown about what is now being called the Sunburst hack, the … Continue reading The Sunburst hack was massive and devastating – 5 observations from a cybersecurity expert

Problematic Women: What Is Known About China’s Forced Sterilization of Uighur Women

A video surfaced recently of Chinese officials herding a large group of blindfolded Uighur people onto trains in northern China. The aerial footage is reported to have been taken last year, but the details surrounding the incident are unknown. What is increasingly clear, however, is that China is carrying out horrific human rights abuses against Uighurs, a predominantly … Continue reading Problematic Women: What Is Known About China’s Forced Sterilization of Uighur Women

UN Human Rights Council Exploits COVID-19 Pandemic to Support Funding for Abortion

The United Nations Human Rights Council last week concluded its most recent session in Geneva. True to form, the council adopted a resolution promoting abortion under the guise of responding to COVID-19. The U.N. Human Rights Council advanced the resolution July 17 under the topic of ending discrimination against women and girls. It made the … Continue reading UN Human Rights Council Exploits COVID-19 Pandemic to Support Funding for Abortion

Why Free Countries Should Welcome Freedom-Lovers from Hong Kong

A year ago in March 2019, protests broke out in Hong Kong over concerns that a Beijing-backed piece of legislation would allow Hongkongers to be extradited to mainland China. The fear was that the law would be used to target pro-democracy advocates and anyone critical of the CPC regime, exposing them to the notorious injustice … Continue reading Why Free Countries Should Welcome Freedom-Lovers from Hong Kong

Soros-Backed Organization Wanted US Foreign Aid to Go to Anti-American Groups. The Supreme Court Was Right to Say No.

The Supreme Court has upheld the right of the United States government to distribute aid to foreign organizations in accordance with American interests. The June 29 decision in Agency for International Development v. Alliance for Open Society International represents a significant win for the protection of American freedoms. The case affirms a vital principle of U.S. foreign … Continue reading Soros-Backed Organization Wanted US Foreign Aid to Go to Anti-American Groups. The Supreme Court Was Right to Say No.

The WHO Doesn’t Deserve a Blank Check from Taxpayers, Especially after Its COVID-19 Debacle

At the end of May, President Trump announced an end to funding (and US membership) for the beleaguered World Health Organization (WHO). Recently, the formal process of withdrawal began in earnest with the exit date slated for next July. But now, some members of Congress are looking for a legislative “solution” to keep approximately $500 … Continue reading The WHO Doesn’t Deserve a Blank Check from Taxpayers, Especially after Its COVID-19 Debacle

“We Stand with the People of Hong Kong”

Our friends at the Fraser Institute in Canada have released this open letter in which they express their solidarity with “the people of Hong Kong as their rights and freedoms are threatened by the actions of the Communist Party of China.” The letter, signed by think tank leaders from around the world, notes Hong Kong’s astonishing progress … Continue reading “We Stand with the People of Hong Kong”