Tag: United States

The China-Pakistan Reactor Deal and Asia’s Nuclear Energy Race

Jamestown.org In late April, China announced the sale of two nuclear reactors to Pakistan. This deal is clearly against the guidelines of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and the spirit if not the letter of the Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) [1].…

US tells Europe to step up its crisis response

May 27(EUObserver): US treasury secretary Timothy Geithner prodded European policy makers on Wednesday (26 May) to step up their efforts to restore eurozone stability.

Most Americans Endorse Terrorist Expatriation Act

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – A large proportion of people in the United States would support a proposed law that would strip all Americans with links to terrorist organizations of their U.S. citizenship, according to a poll by Angus Reid…

Americans Support Arizona Immigration Bill

Many adults in the United States would like several regulations included in the Arizona immigration bill to be implemented in their own state, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public Opinion. 76 per cent of respondents support making it…

China slaps new penalties on US chicken imports

BEIJING (AFP)— China said Wednesday it will impose preliminary tariffs on a variety of US chicken products it claims received government subsidies as trade tensions grow between the two sides.

Israel Mulls U.S. Stance on Unilateral Iran Strike

srael’s defense community is divided on the importance of securing U.S. backing for an independent Israeli military strike on Iran, the Wall Street Journalreported today (see GSN, April 20).

Americans Endorse Racial Profiling at Airports

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Many adults in the United States support security personnel relying on a passenger’s racial or religious characteristics to determine whether this passenger requires a more thorough review, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public…

New pact places no limits on missile defenses

WASHINGTON (AP)– The White House says the new nuclear arms reduction treaty between the U.S. and Russia imposes no limits on current or planned U.S. missile defenses.Russia, which is highly critical of U.S. missile defense plans, had sought to include…

Russian Analysts Question the Viability of the “Reset”

Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 7 Issue: 61 By: Roger McDermott The announced follow-on Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), to be signed by the US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev in Prague on April 8 has…

Intel Brief: US-Pakistan Relations Fleeting

Even with recent initiatives, the current close relationship between the US and Pakistan is likely to be short-lived, as Washington treats Islamabad as a fair-weather friend and no real strategy exists to seal a concrete deal, Sean Underwood writes for…