Russia and Turkey are working on a contract for the delivery of a new batch of Russian S-400 missile systems, the Interfax news agency cited a senior official at a Russian military cooperation agency as saying on Friday.
When President Trump left the NATO gathering early and in a huff on Wednesday, it only reinforced the fear that with America distracted and retreating, the West’s celebrated alliance has lost focus.
President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron clashed Tuesday in a remarkable question-and-answer session with reporters that was broadcast around the globe.
However, many experts and leaders within the group think the alliance should now be focusing on new and emerging military powers, like China. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told CNBC Monday that the country is “coming closer.”
As the country enters the 2020 presidential election one of the most significant issues threatening the security of the nation has rarely been discussed by the Democratic candidates vying to unseat President Trump as President and that is the national debt currently pegged at close to $23 trillion.
The Iraqi Parliament accepted Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi’s resignation on Sunday, posing a major challenge for Iraq’s fractious political class, which must now agree on a candidate that satisfies protests roiling the country, while reconciling the competing interests of Iran and the U.S.