Nick Schifrin

Nick Schifrin


Foreign Affairs and Defense Correspondent @Newshour. Ex ABC News Afghanistan/Pakistan, London; Al Jaz America Middle East. Fellow, Univ. of Ark. @SAISStrat alum

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We couldn’t get to this in the documentary, but we covered it in the original series: China is the world’s largest polluter but it’s also leading a green revolution. Pro-electric car policies are pushing even international carmarkers to go more green. (1/3) #InsideChina 

Another story that we touch on tonight is one of our favorites from the original series: @Katmyu  's piece on Chinese lifestyles of the rich and famous. China produces more billionaires than any country in world. (2/3) #InsideChina 

The Ugyhur families we speak to say their relatives are still missing. And those who were in detention or held in camps describe it as an attempt to renounce their culture and religion. They also describe torture. (2/2) #InsideChina 

Even experts who have, for years, advocated more engagement aren't convinced that’s possible under Xi. President Trump has made it clear he wants to continue toward trade deal. Outside of that, there is more confrontation and less collaboration, on multiple topics. #InsideChina 

“This is a time for self-reflection." @DrTedros  creates independent panel led by @HelenClarkUND @MaEllenSirleafP to review its response #COVID__19o 

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BREAKING: Biggest setback for Saudi Arabia in DC in years. Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war, unanimously adopts resolution from : "The United States Senate has unanimously-- unanimously--held Mohammad bin Salman responsible for death of Jamal Khashoggi"

BREAKING: Extraordinary. Senior Defense Official distances @EsperDoD  @thejointstaff  Milley from @realDonaldTrump  photo op outside St. Johns. “Their understanding was they were walking out of the White House to walk through Lafayette Park to review efforts to quell the protests”

State Department removes @NPR 's @michelekelemen  from @SecPompeo  plane--where she was scheduled for a pool radio rotation--during upcoming trip to London, Kiev. Comes after @SecPompeo  accused media of being "unhinged" after @NPRKellyKelly  interview and subsequent back and forth.

BREAKING: @DepSecDef  just announced Pentagon is banning all DOMESTIC travel for everyone affiliated with the Department of Defense.

Our @NewsHour  report tonight on Russian bounty payments: In April 2019, a bomb planted by the Taliban in this spot killed three U.S. Marines. And intelligence officials investigated whether this American blood was on Russian hands.

State Dept Correspondents Association's @shauntandon  : "We can only conclude State retaliating against @NPR  as result of this exchange..State press corps has long tradition of accompanying secretaries on travel,we find it unacceptable to punish individual member of our association "

This is... extraordinary. Trump thanks Putin for expelling 755 US staff currently serving in Russia. Full quotation:

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BREAKING: US bans Chinese airlines from flying to US from China, citing reciprocity: "We will allow Chinese carriers to operate the same number of scheduled passenger flights as the Chinese government allows ours." China effectively banned US airlines from flying to China from US

Let’s make this the photo we share of Moaz al-Kasasbeh. Do not share what ISIL wants us to share.

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