Trade talks between the US and China are set to kick off in Washington DC. Meanwhile, the Trump administration put visa restrictions on Chinese officials over what they call “ongoing abuses of Muslim minorities.” NYU Professor and author Ann Lee joins In Question to discuss. (12:02) Turkey has launched a full on offensive in North-Eastern Syria dubbed “Operation Peace Spring.” This comes just days after President Trump ordered all US troops out of the region. (1:23) A stunning new report reveals that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was spied on by a Spanish security firm during his time in the Ecuadoran embassy and all of his activities were documented and handed over to US intelligence.(5:36) Plus, the island nation of Singapore has moved past the US as the most competitive nation in the world. Boom Bust producer Brent Jabbour who recently covered the Invest Asia conference joins In Question to discuss.