Adam Kredo

Iran to Block Inspectors at Nuclear Sites

Iran will reduce the access international nuclear inspectors have to its sites following a new watchdog report indicating Tehran is stockpiling more than 12 times the amount of enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 nuclear agreement.

U.S. Signs Off on $22.4 Billion Weapons Sale to UAE

The Trump administration on Tuesday informed Congress that it intends to sell more than $22 billion in advanced weapons to the United Arab Emirates, part of the administration’s efforts to counter Iranian terror groups in the Middle East.

Trump Sanctions Iranian Smuggling Ring

Iranian flagThe Trump administration on Tuesday issued new sanctions on an Iranian smuggling operation that illicitly imported U.S. electronic devices and other materials into the Islamic Republic, according to the Treasury Department.

White House Axes Deputy USAID Administrator to Preserve Favored Leadership

Bonnie Glick, top official at USAID, gets ax on eve of inheriting top position

Bonnie GlickThe surprise firing late Friday evening of a top Trump administration foot soldier has renewed focus on John McEntee, director of the White House Presidential Personnel Office. McEntee is the driving force behind several controversial White House nominations that have driven a wedge between President Donald Trump and Republican allies in Congress.

Acting Head of USAID Forced to Resign

USAIDJohn Barsa, the acting administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), was forced to step down on Friday under the Federal Vacancies Reform Act, which only permits the acting heads of agencies to serve for 210 days.

Palestinian Government Continues Payments to Terrorists Despite Cash Crunch

Non-public State Department report to Congress discloses pay-to-slay operation

Palestinian president Mahmoud AbbasThe Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) continues to pay terrorists and their families from government coffers, despite a massive cash crunch that has paralyzed the Palestinian government, according to a non-public State Department report obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.