Articles by Tom O'Connor

Defense and International Conflicts Reporter at Newsweek, formerly International Business Times, The Daily Star (Lebanon) and Staten Island Advance.

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China Calls US Out On Human Rights

China accused the U.S. of violating human rights through "racial terrorism" against minorities and an "election farce dominated by money politics."
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ISIS Loses Access To Iraq Oil

A Pentagon official said the Iraqi army and its allies have cut off nearly all Islamic State group access to oil in the country, leaving the jihadists short of funds.

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Bitcoin jumped more than 15 percent to just short of $10,000 following Xi Jinping's comments

Bitcoin Price Could Crash Soon, Here's Why

Despite the slight uptick with a possible shot at higher prices, some analysts think that the way that BTC is trading now signals an impending crash. Haejin suggests that Bitcoin may crash to $3,300.