Rachel Renz

U.S. Imposes Sanctions On China For Buying Missiles From Russia

On September 20th, the U.S. imposed sanctions on a Chinese military agency for buying defence equipment from Russia.  The sanctions were applied under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), which was passed in 2017 in response to malign activities by Russia, and it allows anyone found doing business […]

The Newest Wave of Taliban Attacks in Northern Afghanistan

On September 10, the Taliban carried out multiple attacks in Northern Afghanistan, killing at least 52 Afghan security forces. As the latest violence to plague the country, the Taliban attacked police checkpoints in four northern provinces: Kunduz, Jawzjan, Samangan, and Sari Pul. Although United States officials have been meeting directly […]

Terrorism In Indonesia: Muslim Leader Sentenced To Death

On June 22, 2018, a leader of an Islamic terror organization was sentenced to death for his role in planning and inciting recent suicide bombing terror attacks in Indonesia. Aman Abdurrahman is the leader of an Indonesian terrorist organization, Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD), which has aligned itself with the Islamic […]