News Roundup for April 29, 2019

April 29, 2019

THE WASHINGTON POST: During NRA speech, Trump drops out of another global arms treaty [by Missy Ryan and John Hudson] – Rachel Stohl quoted – April 26

REUTERS: Trump pulling U.S. out of U.N arms treaty, heeding NRA [by Roberta Rampton] – Rachel Stohl cited – April 26

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS: Trump tells NRA he’s withdrawing U.S. from arms trade treaty – Rachel Stohl quoted – April 27

NPR: Trump moves to Withdraw U.S. From U.N. Arms Trade Treaty [by Bill Chappell] – Rachel Stohl quoted – April 26

NEWSER:  Trump shows NRA he’s taking US off Arms Trade Treaty [by Bob Cronin] – Rachel Stohl quoted – April 26 

YAHOO NEWS: Trump pulls out of arms control treaty opposed by NRA [by Hunter Walker] – Rachel Stohl quoted – April 26

INTER PRESS SERVICE: US Takes Back Signature on Arms Trade Treaty [by Thalif Deen] – Rachel Stohl quoted – April 29

US JOURNAL: Trump to Sign U.S. Withdrawal from the UN Arms Trade Treaty – Rachel Stolh cited – April 28

MENAFN: Trump says pulling US out of UN ‘arms’ treaty – Rachel Stohl cited – April 28

THE IRISH TIMES: Trump withdraws from UN treaty as NRA crowd cheers – Rachel Stohl cited – April 27

NPR: In Laos, A Chinese-Funded Railway Sparks Hope for Growth – And Fears of Debt [by Ashley Westerman] – Brian Eyler quoted – April 26

THE TELEGRAPH: Net closing around alleged ringleader of audacious North Korea embassy raid [by Nicola Smith] – David Kim quoted – April 27 (Article text available upon request)

MOTHER JONES: Ethics Probe Clears Way for Boeing Executive to Become Defense Secretary [by Dan Spinelli] – Gordon Adams quoted – April 26

ARMS CONTROL WONK: The establishment, R.I.P., and next gen arms control [by Michael Krepon] – April 29

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST: Chinese President Xi Jinping tries to stem rising chorus of doubts over Belt and Road Initiative [by Shi Jiangtao, Wendy Wu, Sarah Zheng and Zhenhua Lu] – Yun Sun quoted – April 26

SHALE ENERGY INSIDER: Trump voices appreciation of Putin’s remarks on DPRK [by Bernice Figueroa] – Michael Madden quoted – April 28

DEUTSCHE WELLE: Why Russia, Iran seek deeper ties with North Korea – 38 North mentioned – April 28

CGTN AMERICA: The Heat: Belt and Road Forum pt 3 – Yun Sun interviewed – April 26

CGTN AMERICA: David Kim discusses the Kim-Putin summit [by Nathan King] – David Kim interviewed – April 25

WIND MEDIA: 全力討好擁槍組織NRA 川普宣布美國退出《武器貿易條約》[by Qi Jiyu] – Rachel Stohl quoted – April 27