Rep. Ted Poe: History of Pakistan’s support for terrorist groups goes back to 1980s

Ted PoeThere is a laundry list of evidence of Pakistan’s support for terrorist groups, and I think a little more history is in order because this activity by Pakistan has been going on for years and has been below the radar.

Since 1980, Pakistan has provided a safe haven and support, as I mentioned, for the Haqqani Network. Continue reading Rep. Ted Poe: History of Pakistan’s support for terrorist groups goes back to 1980s

Wilbur Ross: “Trump is doing more to improve the U.S.-China relationship than any president in decades”

President Trump is doing more to improve the U.S.-China relationship than any president in decades, and this final beef protocol agreement represents even more concrete progress. As we clear away long-standing issues like this one, focusing on near-term, verifiable deliverables, we are building a sound foundation for further discussions.

—Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross

Statement on Trade Deal to Send US Beef to China, June 12, 2017

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Rep. John Sarbanes: Attacks on protesters reflective of Turkey’s invasion of Cyprus, Armenian genocide, repression of Kurds

John SarbanesThe assault on innocent protesters in the streets of Washington, D.C., is entirely consistent with the impulses of an autocratic Turkey. It has unmasked President Erdogan for the bully that he is and offers Americans a teachable moment on the character of official Turkey. It reflects a deeply imbedded reflex that, in the modern era, has brought the world, among other things, the unlawful invasion and occupation of Cyprus, the Armenian genocide, and the violent repression of the Kurdish people.

—Rep. John Sarbanes (D–MD)

Condemning Violence Against Peaceful Protesters Outside the Turkish Ambassador’s Residence, House Floor, June 6, 2017

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