A large sandstorm originating from North Africa is arriving in Cuba after traveling more than 4,000 miles over the Atlantic Ocean. On Wednesday, clouds of sand and dust shrouded the island nation, in turn, obstructing the sky and prompting worries of public health.
A top diplomat under President Trump has sounded the alarm on China’s pursuit for global dominance. On Friday, former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Freedom Sam Brownback warned China is using its One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative in Africa to leverage its economic power in order to phase America out of the international stage. Brownback added U.S. lawmakers need to move fast to secure America’s position as top superpower.