Q1: What is "Made in China 2025"?
Updated May 29, 2015
On May 7, 2015 Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) introduced the Global Food Security Act, or S. 1252. Meanwhile, the House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously voted the House version, H.R. 1567, co-sponsored by Representatives Christopher Smith (R-NJ) and Betty McCollum (D-MN), out of committee on April 23, 2015.
Q1: Why has the European Union announced a military operation in the Mediterranean Sea?
Every five years since 1970, member states of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) meet at UN headquarters in New York to assess the implementation of the treaty. The Review Conference (the “Revcon”) will conclude at the end this week.
Q1: What or who was the target of the Delta Force assault in Syria?
On Saturday US forces conducted a raid in Syria aimed at capturing a leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) known as Abu Sayyaf. Coming under fire during the mission, the commandos killed Abu Sayyaf and about dozen other fighters while also capturing Abu Sayyaf’s wife and seizing intelligence on how the organization operates.
North Korea’s minister of the Peoples’ Armed Forces, Hyon Yong Chol, was publicly executed on April 30, according to reporting by South Korean press on a brief by National Intelligence Service (NIS) officials to members of the Intelligence Committee of the National Assembly yesterday on May 12.
Q1: Why is Secretary Kerry going to Russia? Why now?
On Friday, May 8, North Korea conducted an underwater test-fire of a submarine ballistic missile, displaying a new threat and growing missile capability. The next day, North Korea fired three ship-to-ship missiles from the city of Wonsan on the east coast into the sea.
Q1: What do we know?
Today Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan became the first Japanese leader ever to address a joint session of Congress. Abe summarized key themes for U.S.-Japan relations including history, as August marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.