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Rick Grenell: The America First Policy Is ‘Never Going Back in the Bottle’

Support for President Donald Trump’s “America First” foreign policy cannot be erased, said Richard Grenell, former acting Director of National Intelligence, in an interview with Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Joel Pollak on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Sunday. Pollak asked what threat a future administration led by former Vice President Joe Biden would pose to Trump’s foreign…

Nicaragua: Dissident Claims Communist Police Beat Him over Tiktok Videos

A member of the anti-communist opposition in Nicaragua claimed one of the heads of the National Police beat him following his recent arrest for mocking the country’s communist regime on the Chinese social media platform TikTok. Kevin Adrián Monzón Mora was arrested December 16 for the second time this year after authorities learned of the…

Cameroon Governor: Boko Haram Has Infiltrated Top Levels of Government

Members of the Nigerian Islamic terror group Boko Haram have established close ties in neighboring Cameroon’s political and business circles in recent months, a Cameroonian government official said, Voice of America (VOA) reported over the weekend. “Midjiyawa Bakari, governor of Cameroon’s Far North region, on Nigeria’s border, says that within the past two months, Boko Haram has…

Chinese Military Road in Himalayas Alarms Indian Strategists

According to satellite imagery of the India-China border and communications intercepted from Chinese units, the Chinese military is working on a major road construction project that would dramatically improve its ability to move and support People’s Liberation Army (PLA) forces against India. The Indian government is reportedly concerned about the road, although it did not…

India’s Capital Surrounded by 65,000 Protesting Farmers

An estimated 65,000 farmers gathered on the outskirts of India’s national capital, New Delhi, on Tuesday to protest three new agricultural laws they say undermine their labor rights, the Times of India reported. Tens of thousands of farmers have traveled to New Delhi since November 25 to participate in the protests, setting up camp on…

Indonesia Bans Bali Locals from ‘Getting Drunk’ on Christmas, New Year

The government of Bali, Indonesia, announced on Tuesday that “celebrations, fireworks, as well as getting drunk for the upcoming Christmas and New Year holiday will be prohibited” on the island to accommodate an expected domestic tourism boom in the coming weeks, Coconuts Jakarta reported. Bali government officials issued an official notice on Tuesday explaining that “any…

Report: Oman, Indonesia Next in Line for Peace With Israel

Oman and Indonesia could be the next likely candidates to establish diplomatic relations with Israel in the coming weeks, the Jerusalem Post reported Sunday, citing a diplomatic source. Morocco was the latest Arab Muslim country to announce normalizing ties with Israel, joining the U.S.-brokered Abraham Accords with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Sudan. Bhutan also…

Indian Prime Minister Modi Urges Citizens to Take ‘India First’ Pledge

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged his country’s citizens to take a pledge of “India First” at the foundation-laying ceremony of a new parliament building in New Delhi on Thursday. “We’ll have to take the pledge of ‘India First.’ Our decisions should make the nation stronger and be measured on the same scale – that…

China’s Army Joins Pakistan for Military Exercises with Warplanes, Troops

China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) dispatched fighter jets and soldiers to a Pakistani airbase near the Indian border on Monday for a bilateral drill aimed at preparing both China and Pakistan’s militaries for “actual combat,” the Hindustan Times reported on Tuesday. “The Chinese air force’s troops set off on December 7 for the Pakistani Air Force’s…

Striking Farmers Shut Down India’s Punjab to Protest Agriculture Law

Hundreds of unionized farmers and their supporters in India blocked roads and highways in Punjab on Tuesday, paralyzing traffic and shutting down commerce to protest what they describe as “anti-farmer” agricultural laws passed in September. Farmers’ unions called for a nationwide strike after five rounds of talks with government officials failed to resolve their grievances.…

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