5 mn read The search for bodies has come to an end exactly one month after the collapse of Champlain Towers South. The 12 story beachfront condo partially crashed to the ground during the predawn hours of June 24th, making it one of the deadliest building collapses in American history. Now, the condo building where hundreds of people once lived is now an empty pit that torments the Surfside community — after years of delayed action.
3 mn read As the beach season, warm temperatures, and sunny skies, are in full swing, Americans became eager to shop for new swimwear after a long year of being in a pandemic lock down.
3 mn read Racial and ethnic minorities in the U.S. have been hit the hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. Black and Latino communities are at higher risk of Covid-19 infections, hospitalizations, and death compared to their white counterparts. Despite being affected at higher rates of Covid-19, the Hispanic/Latino population remains the second-least vaccinated group, after Black Americans.
4 mn read Trump administration imposed certain sanctions on Persian Gulf nations that stopped India to importing oil from Iran in mid-2019. But now as sanctions are about to ease following the time span, India is prepping to get back into the buyers list and start importing again, according to the reports. The current situation followed when Trump […]
4 mn read The Buddha has spoken about the earth, mother earth in terms of patience and equanimity. Patience and equanimity can be described as the two great virtues of planet earth.
4 mn read Technology companies have dominated the worlds of news and politics. As people’s consumption of fast-circulating content online increased throughout the pandemic, much of it were misleading posts about the coronavirus vaccines. This has led to a demand from American politicians to revoke or modify Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1934, the law that protects internet companies from liability and allows freedom to moderate any content uploaded.
4 mn read The first high-level meeting between U.S. and Chinese officials under the new Biden administration started on March 18. Senior U.S. diplomats accused the Chinese Communist Party(CCP) of “genocide” against the Uyghurs, while Chinese diplomats counter that the U.S. has allowed a “massacre of black people.” In response, Tea Party leader and former speechwriter for U.S. President George H. W. Bush Michael Johns told Eat News, China’s allegations were “ridiculous”. He said, “I honestly was immensely offended with the Chinese delegation’s lecture of us,” and “Let’s reconvene when you’re prepared to address these issues honestly and sincerely.”
2 mn read The U.S. government’s attitude toward Taiwan has always been i ntentionally ambiguous. In 1949, the U.S. allowed Chiang Kai-shek, who had lost t he Chinese Civil War in Mainland China, to rule Taiwan dictatorially to c ounterbalance Communist China. In 1979, the U.S. broke off diplomatic relations with the Republic of China to unite with the Chinese Communist Party to confront the Soviet Union. Even in recent years, the U.S. has not dared to take a stand on the issue of Taiwan’s independence, indicating that U .S. foreign policy remains strategically ambiguous and that the US tacitly supports the status quo. In response, Michael Johns, a leader of the Tea Party and speechwriter for former U.S. President George H. W. Bush, stated directly in an interview with Eat News that he supports Taiwan’s independence and emphasized that his position has always been the same.
4 mn read First Quad summit held on 12 March 2021 and was attended by all four members virtually. The four leaders, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden, Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison came together to discuss various collaborated areas and exchanged their views and opinions regarding the same including free and open Indo-pacific region, climate change, Covid 19 and maritime security.
4 mn read Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the central foreign policy of the United States has been focused on the Middle East. In addition to the competition for oil resources, after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Bush administration sent U.S. troops to attack Iraq and Afghanistan and stationed troops in the Middle East. It was only after the Obama administration launched its pivot to the Asia-Pacific region in its second term. Also, Trump was elected president in 2016 with an “anti-China” slogan that U.S. foreign policy moved from the Middle East to China. Now, David H. Rundell, a 30 years veteran of the U.S. State Department and a longtime diplomat based in the Middle East, gives an exclusive interview to Eat News to analyze Trump and Biden administrations’ Middle East policies.