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Will Kim Jong-un Return to Brinkmanship? Weak Economy Is Forcing His Hand

When the armored train carrying Kim Jong-un back from his summit meeting with President Trump in Vietnam reached Pyongyang Station at 3:08 a.m. Tuesday, throngs of flower-waving North Koreans greeted their leader with “boundless emotions and excitement,” the country’s state-run media said.

By |2019-03-07T07:07:47+00:00March 7th, 2019|Foreign Policy|0 Comments

Russian military, modernizing quickly, plans to sell missile system to Turkey: U.S. commander

A top U.S. commander has warned that Russia's military is modernizing quickly, and that a possible weapons deal with Turkey could put the United States in danger.

By |2019-03-06T07:11:48+00:00March 5th, 2019|Defense, Foreign Policy|0 Comments

Pompeo: Trump is confronting Obama’s foreign policy failures in Venezuela, other hot spots

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasted the Obama administration repeatedly when asked about the political standoff in Venezuela and the status of trade talks with China.

By |2019-03-04T06:46:50+00:00March 4th, 2019|Foreign Policy|0 Comments

President Trump said the Islamic State’s caliphate is over. That was news to troops on the ground.

President Trump’s surprise announcement Thursday that “we just took over” the last Islamic State-controlled territory in Syria came as news to U.S.-backed forces leading the fight on the ground, spokesmen said.

By |2019-03-01T07:09:08+00:00March 1st, 2019|Defense, Foreign Policy|0 Comments

OP/ED: Poverty, Corruption And The US Border Crisis

Far too many people believe that there is no crisis at the U.S. southern border. In a recent blog post, Gallop chairman Jim Clifton cited a poll of “the entire population of Latin America.” According to Clifton, some 450 million people were asked, “Would you like to move to another country permanently if you could?”

By |2019-02-28T10:56:04+00:00February 28th, 2019|Foreign Policy|0 Comments

Trump and Kim abruptly cut short summit after failing to reach nuclear deal

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un abruptly cut short their two-day summit Thursday after they failed to reach an agreement to dismantle Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons.

By |2019-02-28T07:01:19+00:00February 28th, 2019|Foreign Policy|0 Comments

Pakistani PM says Indian pilot to be released Friday as peace gesture

The Indian pilot shot down and captured by Pakistani forces this week will be released on Friday, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said as efforts to cool a crisis between the two nuclear-armed neighbors continued.

By |2019-02-28T07:06:30+00:00February 28th, 2019|Foreign Policy|0 Comments