Pentagon officials have long warned about advancements in hypersonic and cruise missiles being made by Russia and China and, late last month, Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled a hypersonic missile he claimed was "invulnerable" to United States defenses.
Schellenberg then appealed his 15-year sentence and was re-tried in Dalin on Monday (Jan. 14), in which Chinese authorities decided his previous sentence was too light, and he was subsequently handed a death sentence for his role in global drug smuggling.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. About a week later, two Canadian nationals were detained on suspicion of " engaging in activities harming China's national security ". "It is of extreme concern to us as a government, as it should be to all our global friends and allies, that China has chosen to begin to arbitrarily apply a death penalty, " Trudeau said.
Congress where senators, including Republican senators, have said the prince is responsible for the killing. The relationship between Riyadh and Washington remains tense following Khashoggi's brutal slaying and dismemberment at the consulate.
The US has feared Iran poses a threat to its immediate allies in the region - namely Saudi Arabia and Israel - and is sponsoring militants and terrorists in Syria and Lebanon. The 40-year anniversary of the Islamic Revolution falls in February this year. Pompeo said that such a launch would violate U.N. Security Council Resolution 2231, which adopted the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
The Pentagon said two us servicemembers, a Department of Defense civilian employee and one contractor working for the military were killed and three servicemembers were injured in the blast in the northern Syria town of Manbij. At the time, the president claimed the fight against the Islamic State was almost finished and that US allies could complete the job. But the Turkish leader said he believes Trump won't reverse his decision to withdraw .