China Sanctions Two Americans Who’ve Helped Set US Policy

A member of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army stands guard outside the Great Hall of the People ahead of the closing session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in Beijing, China, on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. China’s ruling Communist Party approved a revised charter that enshrined President Xi Jinping’s name … Read more

EU Piles Pressure on Iran as Tehran Sentences Protester to Death

The penalties, which apply travel bans and asset freezes to 29 individuals and three entities, also target members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, the commander of the Army’s ground forces, plainclothes Islamic militias and Press TV, an English-language news channel that’s owned and run by Iran’s state broadcaster. 

How a Bloomberg Reporter’s Family Escaped the Taliban

(Bloomberg Businessweek) — The questions were coming at me fast: “Who are you?” “Why are you here?” “Are they really Afghans?” It was after midnight in the brightly lit, busy Islamabad International Airport. I was being questioned by an official from Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and trying to quell my rising panic. As I … Read more