FOREIGN POLICY2018-06-13T10:22:46+00:00

‘Rocket Man’ to ‘Terrific’: Trump lauds Kim in UN return

President Donald Trump raised hopes at the United Nations on Monday that a second meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un could occur “quite soon,” striking a conciliatory tone one year after he used his debut at the U.N. to deride the autocrat as “Little Rocket Man” and threaten to “totally destroy North Korea” if the U.S. were forced to defend itself or allies.

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Russia boosts Syrian air defense after plane shot down

Moscow on Monday announced new security measures to protect its military in Syria, including supplying the Syrian army with a new S-300 air defence system and jamming radars of nearby warplanes following the downing of a Russian plane last week.

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Iran warns U.S., Israel of revenge after parade attack

The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned U.S. and Israeli leaders on Monday to expect a “devastating” response from Tehran, accusing them of involvement in an attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz.

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Kim seeks second Trump summit ‘at an early date’: Moon

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is hoping for a second summit with US President Donald Trump soon, the South’s President Moon Jae-in said Thursday after a three-day trip to his neighbour.

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Stabilizing Afghanistan means dealing with The Insurgent Sanctuary in Pakistan

The famous philosopher George Santayana famously quoted, “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” This statement is being replicated with regard to U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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In North Korea, Shouts for Reunification and Peace Greet South’s Leader

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea was greeted by throngs of North Koreans shouting “Reunification of the fatherland!” as he arrived in the North on Tuesday on a high-stakes mission to persuade its leader, Kim Jong-un, to commit to start dismantling his nuclear weapons program.

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