National Newswatch

U.S. politicians want to hear from MP Michael Chong on threats from China

Aug 31 2023 — Alexander Panetta — MP Michael Chong is about to appear in a unique locale for an Opposition politician: a hearing in the United States Congress. American lawmakers studying foreign interference by China have taken an interest in Chong’s case and invited him to testify. He has agreed to appear before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China on Sept. 12. […]

A Kennedy is slammed by Democrats. RFK Jr. becomes a Republican star

Jul 21 2023 — Alexander Panetta — In the storied history of a family sometimes likened to American royalty, Thursday marked an unusual plot twist. The Kennedy family, stalwart Democrats, has produced one former president, three major presidential candidates, senators and congressmen — but never quite something like this. A Kennedy running for president was berated by fellow Democrats while starring as […]

Canada attends first-of-its-kind UFO briefing at the Pentagon

Jun 8 2023 — Alexander Panetta — The Canadian government has confirmed its participation in a first-of-its kind international meeting on unidentified flying objects hosted at United States military headquarters. The gathering at the Pentagon late last month comes amid a burst of activity in Washington and eye-popping news reports related to so-called Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena (UAP). It featured a U.S.-led briefing […]

U.S. report claims Trudeau told NATO Canada will never meet its military spending target

Apr 19 2023 — Alexander Panetta — A massive leak of U.S. national security documents has now spilled over into Canada. The Washington Post says it has seen a Pentagon document criticizing Canada’s military readiness among materials allegedly posted online by a Massachusetts Air National Guardsman arrested last week. The purported document makes two broad claims. First, it says that Prime Minister […]

This arrest is not the legal threat Trump dreads most

Apr 5 2023 — Alexander Panetta — For most people, being implicated in a crime would represent the scandal of a lifetime. Especially if it’s connected to the unprecedented arrest of a former U.S. president. For Donald Trump, this wasn’t even the scandal of the weekend. The trail leading to Tuesday’s history-making indictment began on the gob-smackingly eventful second weekend of October […]

Canada helping Mexico invade the U.S., says Republican firebrand

Mar 28 2023 — Alexander Panetta — Here’s an attention-grabbing charge: the idea that Canada might be assisting an invasion of the United States by the other country on the continent. Even more surprising? The comment came from a member of the United States Congress during a congressional hearing in Washington. Less surprising? That member was Marjorie Taylor Greene, the controversy-courting Republican […]

U.S. ran secret probe into China’s operations in Canada, new book alleges

Mar 18 2023 — Alexander Panetta — The United States ran a secret probe into national-security threats posed by Chinese overseas operations that drew alarming conclusions about Canada, alleges a new book co-authored by a former RCMP officer. The book says the project, code-named Operation Dragon Lord, led to an unnerving takeaway: that Beijing’s activities in Canada represented a security threat to […]

Why Canada won’t say a word about Trump’s return to politics

Nov 25 2022 — Alexander Panetta — The Canadian government has an unequivocal position on what it intends to say regarding the just-announced political comeback of Donald Trump: nothing. Two years after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau blamed the then-U.S. president for inciting a riot in an effort to cling to power, the Canadian government intends to keep mum. Conversations with Canadian officials […]

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