As Greece continues to suffer under the weight of heavy debt, the CCP has swooped in to save the day. As part of the “One Belt, One Road” initiative, Chinese companies have invested in Greek ports, telecom, and energy. China is snapping up European harbor infrastructure, making European leaders increasingly nervous about growing Chinese influence in Europe.
The House unanimously passed a bill to impose new sanctions on anyone they consider a supporter of Syria’s energy, airspace and business sectors. Manila Chan sits down with former pentagon official Michael Maloof to discuss how this could affect Syria’s fight against ISIS and US-Syria diplomacy.