Adam Kredo

China Never Reported Existence of Coronavirus to World Health Organization

WHO backtracks on original claim that China self-reported, admits this never happened

Director general Tedros Adhanom GhebreyesusContrary to claims from both Chinese officials and the World Health Organization, China did not report the existence of the coronavirus in late 2019, according to a WHO timeline tracking the spread of the virus. Rather, international health officials discovered the virus through information posted to a U.S. website.

Trump Admin Vows to Secure Permanent U.N. Arms Embargo on Iran

Pompeo says arms ban cannot be lifted on Iran as long as it poses global threat

Secretary of State Mike PompeoThe United States will seek a permanent extension of an arms embargo on Iran that is set to expire later this year, setting up a confrontation at the United Nations with Russia and China, Iranian allies poised to block the Trump administration’s efforts.

AOC Touts Support from Anti-Semitic Groups for Israel Letter

BDS leaders endorse anti-Israel letter from the 'Squad'

AOCA congressional letter organized by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) and a delegation of progressive Democrats in Congress was endorsed by organizations that call for Israel’s destruction, promote boycotts of the Jewish state, endorse terrorism, and traffic in anti-Semitic rhetoric.

Qatar Hired Former CIA Agents to Hack Prominent GOP Official, Lawsuit Alleges

U.S.-based hackers allegedly took part in operations against Elliott Broidy and other critics of Qatar

Elliott BroidyQatar hired a team of former CIA and U.S. military intelligence officials to conduct a hack attack on a prominent American political activist after he raised questions about the country’s support for terrorism, according to allegations in a new lawsuit.

China, Russia Rank as Worst Offenders in Human Trafficking

human traffickingChina and Russia continue to rank among the world’s worst human trafficking offenders, with both countries routinely exploiting vulnerable populations and doing little to stem the problem, according to a landmark report published Thursday by the Trump administration.