FBI’s Wray sounds alarm over China, warns of ‘severe counterintelligence threat’

FBI Director Christopher Wray warned Congress on Tuesday that China poses “a more severe counterintelligence threat” to the United States than any other country. Wray, who testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, discussed the threat when asked about whether the bureau was prepared to … Read More

Saudi Relations at a Crossroads

posted in: Middle East, News

ROBBINS: Hi. Good morning, everyone. Welcome to today’s Council on Foreign Relations conference call on U.S.-Saudi relations at the crossroads. We’re very lucky to have with us Steven A. Cook, who is Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East … Read More

Merkel Calls for EU to Lead the World As It Is “Reorganized”

posted in: Germany, News

During Wednesday’s meeting of the European People’s Party (EPP) in Munich, German Chancellor Angela Merkel took the opportunity to take a cheap shot at President Trump while calling for the European Union (EU) to rise up and lead the world. … Read More

Trump Opens Door, Just Slightly, to Talking With North Korea

posted in: News, United States

“We want to talk also,” President Trump said in remarks to American governors at the White House on Monday, referring to the North Koreans. But he quickly added: “only under the right conditions.”CreditTom Brenner/The New York Times   TOKYO — … Read More