HARARE - Public health experts in Zimbabwe are condemning remarks by the country’s defense minister who accused China of botched "experiments" as responsible for the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world. President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has since distanced itself from the accusations made in a tearful interview as the defense minister mourned a fellow minister lost to COVID-19 on Friday. The minister also said she would only take a COVID-19 vaccine if it is developed in Zimbabwe. … [Read more...] about Zimbabwe Minister Accuses China of Manufacturing COVID-19
Swalwell to date has not commented publicly about the extent of his relationship with Fang, who also reportedly had sexual interactions with at least two Midwestern mayors. The congressman’s record on China has come under scrutiny in the days since, revealing a legislative history that does little to address the growing threat of the Communist regime. … [Read more...] about Gordon Chang: China ‘might still have leverage’ over Rep. Swalwell amid spy scandal
Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., brings up the separation of families at the border during a joint hearing of the House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform examining the Inspector General's report of the FBI's Clinton email probe, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) … [Read more...] about After entanglement with Chinese spy, Eric Swalwell warned of ‘influx of Russians’ in US politics under Trump
Biden will have many problems on his plate from the get-go, including Iran and North Korea. In addition to dealing with potential military crises, Biden would look to Milley, along with his prospective secretary of defense, Lloyd Austin, for advice on broader strategic goals, including pursuing arms control with Russia, countering terrorism in the Mideast and competing with China. … [Read more...] about Gen. Milley key to military continuity as Biden takes office
I was trying to assess whether, after almost a year of social distancing and increased indoor time, after all the days hunched over my laptop and the nights watching movies and bad reality shows on my TV, if I could see the same as I did before the COVID era. I stood on one end of my living room and looked at a can of Wendy’s Baconator Pringles that was resting on the mantle above the fireplace at the other end. Both the Pringles logo and the Wendy’s logo were visible, but the word “Baconator” was blurry, almost unreadable if I didn’t already know what it said. After briefly reflecting on just how foul Wendy’s Baconator Pringles taste, I took this makeshift vision test as a sign to make an appointment with an optometrist. … [Read more...] about What Has the Pandemic Done to Our Eyes?