The Energy Secretary Is Right On Climate Change

Opinion | Tom Harris
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry is sworn in before testifying at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on his nomination to be Energy secretary on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 19, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

More politicians need Perry’s courage

US To List China Among The Worst In The World For Human Trafficking

World | Ryan Pickrell
A suspected Uighur from China's troubled far-western region of Xinjiang, rests on a ground inside a temporary shelter after being detained at the immigration regional headquarters near the Thailand-Malaysia border in Hat Yai, Songkla March 14, 2014. About 200 people rescued by police from a human smuggling camp in southern Thailand on Wednesday are suspected Uighur Muslims from China's troubled far-western region of Xinjiang, say Thai police. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

On par with North Korea

Trump Administration Moves To Fill Key Roles

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
US President Donald Trump walks from Marine One upon arrival on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, June 16, 2017, following a trip to Miami, Florida where he announced his policy toward Cuba. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Hundreds remain unfilled

China Is On Edge After US Bombers Tear Across South China Sea

World | Ryan Pickrell
A pair of B-1B Lancer bombers soar over Wyoming in an undated file photo. Staff Sgt. Steve Thurow/U.S. Air Force/Handout via REUTERS/File photo

‘China’s military will resolutely safeguard national sovereignty’

Pentagon: China Could Deploy Multiple Fighter Regiments To The South China Sea

World | Ryan Pickrell
An aerial photo taken though a glass window of a Philippine military plane shows land reclamation by China around the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. (Reuters/Ritchie B. Tongo)

Boosting China’s ability to control the region

Trump Faces Most Obstructionist Senate Confirmation Process

Politics | Kerry Picket

‘We need to get staffed up’

Kim Jong-Un Tells Air Force To Be Ready To Bomb US Aircraft Carriers

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sits in an airplane as he guides a flight drill for the inspection of airmen of the Korean People's Army (KPA) Air and Anti-Air Force in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang October 30, 2014. REUTERS/KCNA

‘Capable of destroying any targets’

Hundreds Of Top Government Positions Remain Unfilled

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at the Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy, May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Over 400 roles

SecDef: A Military Solution In North Korea Will Be 'Tragic On An Unbelievable Scale'

World | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis reviews the honour guard before a meeting with Japan's Defense Minister Tomomi Inada at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Japan, February 4, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Trying to find another way out of this situation

North Korea Appears To Be Moving Towards An ICBM At An Accelerated Pace

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 (Mars-12) in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 15, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS

‘A level of performance never before seen from a North Korean missile’

Kim Jong Un Oversees Launch Of New Ballistic Missile

World | Ryan Pickrell
Missiles are driven past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other high ranking officials during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of the country's founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The White House called North Korea a ‘flagrant menace’

Kim Jong Un Offers To 'Teach' Trump 'A Lesson'

World | Ryan Pickrell
New leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un holds a weapon on January 8, 2012.REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

‘Better learn’

North Korea Cries 'Betrayal' As China Shows Less Love For Its Neighbor

World | Ryan Pickrell
A North Korean soldier kicks a goat on the banks of the Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, July 5, 2009. REUTERS/Jacky Chen

‘Dancing to the tune of the U.S.’

North Korea Warns Of War As US Bombers Send Kim Jong Un A Message

National Security | Ryan Pickrell
A two-ship of B-1B Lancers assigned to the 28th Bomb Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, release chaff and flares while maneuvering over New Mexico during a training mission Feb. 24, 2010. Dyess celebrates the 25th anniversary of the first B-1B bomber arriving at the base. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald)

US strategic assets move on the peninsula

North Korea Warns US Will 'Perish In The Flames' As Trump Admin Prepares To Brief Congress

World | Ryan Pickrell
A military drill marking the 85th anniversary of the establishment of the Korean People's Army (KPA) is seen in this handout photo by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) made available on April 26, 2017. KCNA/Handout via REUTERS

Possibly clarifying US-North Korea policy

Special Envoy: North Korea Could Obliterate The World With 'Three Or Four Bombs'

World | Ryan Pickrell
A soldier salutes from atop an armoured vehicle as it drives past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

‘No one will touch North Korea’

Jeff Sessions Doubles Down On Trump's Campaign Promises

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., March 2, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo

As everyone scurries away