ISI supports Haqqani network: US Senator

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jun 15 Pakistan's spy agency ISI supports the Haqqani network and the country's government could do away with the leadership of the terror outfit if it wishes, a top US...

Jun 15, 2017 8:39 PM | Newsscroll

US Senate passes Russian sanctions amendment

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jun 15 The US Senate has overwhelmingly passed an amendment to strengthen and expand the current sanctions against Russia, sending a "strong" signal to President Vladimir...

Jun 15, 2017 10:14 AM | Newsscroll

Tillerson warns against steps that cut off talks with Russia

Washington, Jun 13 Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today the US relationship with Russia is at an all-time low and deteriorating further, yet he cautioned against taking steps that might close...

Jun 13, 2017 11:56 PM | Newsscroll

US condemns attacks in Iran; Senate moves ahead on sanctions

Washington, Jun 7 The United States today condemned the deadly twin attacks in Iran, saying the "depravity of terrorism" has no place in the world.Yet the assaults failed to slow the US Senate which...

Jun 08, 2017 12:24 AM | Newsscroll

Report on Trump revealing classified info to Russians alarms

lawmakersFrom Lalit K JhaWashington, May 16 Top US lawmakers, including those from the ruling Republican party, today expressed worry over a report that US President Donald Trump revealed classified...

May 16, 2017 1:43 PM | Newsscroll

4-nation drills postponed after craft runs aground on Guam

Naval Base Guam, May 12 Military drills on Guam in which four countries were to practice amphibious landings and moving their troops have been postponed indefinitely after a French landing craft ran...

May 12, 2017 2:09 PM | Newsscroll

US must be clear-eyed about China’s long-term goals:Corker

From Lalit K JhaWashington, May 2 The US must be clear-eyed about China’s long-term goals which may not be aligned with America's national interests, a top Senator said today."We can no longer...

May 02, 2017 11:50 PM | Newsscroll

Tulsi Gabbard opposes US air strikes on Syria

From Lalit K JhaWashington, Apr 7 Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress has described the massive American military strike on a Syrian airbase as "reckless" and "short-sighted"...

Apr 07, 2017 7:03 PM | Newsscroll

Trump administration drops human rights in Bahrain F-16 deal

Washington, Mar 30 The Trump administration has told Congress it plans to approve a multibillion-dollar sale of F-16 fighter jets to Bahrain without the human rights conditions imposed by the State...

Mar 30, 2017 9:01 PM | Newsscroll

We should not have left: Trump on fight with ISIS in Iraq

From Lalit K Jha               Washington, Mar 21 US President Donald Trump has questioned the decision of his predecessors to first send the American troops to Iraq and then withdraw...

Mar 21, 2017 8:00 AM | Newsscroll