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  • Donald Trump Jul 11, 2019

    Diplomats Shaken for Now After Britain's US Ambassador Quits

    The abrupt resignation of Britain’s ambassador to the United States over leaked cables critical of the Trump administration may have jolted official Washington, but it’s unlikely to have a lasting impact on the U.S.-British relationship or diplomatic practice. Current and former diplomats say the leak of Ambassador Kim Darroch’s sensitive reports is unfortunate and alarming, particularly given the apparent political...

  • Donald Trump Jun 30, 2019

    Kim-Trump Border Meeting: History Or Just a Photo-Op?

    It sure looked historic: President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un strode toward each other Sunday from opposite sides of a strip of land that marks one of the world’s most dangerous places. They shook hands and then Trump stepped over the concrete slab that marks the borderline between the Koreas, becoming the first U.S. president to...

  • Donald Trump Jun 30, 2019

    Kim-Trump Border Meeting: History Or Just a Photo-Op?

    It sure looked historic: President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un strode toward each other Sunday from opposite sides of a strip of land that marks one of the world’s most dangerous places. They shook hands and then Trump stepped over the concrete slab that marks the borderline between the Koreas, becoming the first U.S. president to...

  • Donald Trump Feb 5, 2019

    What Is the Magnitsky Act? Why Putin's Request to Work With US Caused an Uproar

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s offer of mutual assistance in criminal investigations with the United States this week might have sounded diplomatic — President Donald Trump called it an “incredible offer” on Monday and the White House took it seriously. But in Congress and the diplomatic community, it was received like a bat to the head. Many argued that by cooperating...

  • Donald Trump Feb 2, 2019

    Trump Suspends Arms Treaty, Citing Chinese, Russian Threats

    The Trump administration is pulling the plug on a decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia, lifting what it sees as unreasonable constraints on competing with a resurgent Russia and a more assertive China. The move announced Friday sets the stage for delicate talks with U.S. allies over potential new American missile deployments. In explaining his decision, which he had foreshadowed...

  • Donald Trump Feb 1, 2019

    US Withdraws From Nuclear Arms Treaty With Russia

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty with Russia, saying Russia has “shamelessly” violated the Cold War-era pact. Withdrawing will allow the U.S. to develop and test missiles banned by the pact.

  • Donald Trump Apr 24, 2018

    Aimed at China, Trump's Tariffs Are Hitting Closer to Home

    President Donald Trump’s escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his “America First” agenda hit home. The Commerce Department has received more than 2,400 applications from companies seeking waivers from the administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, which may result in duty payments of millions of dollars for larger...

  • Donald Trump Aug 3, 2015

    Greek Stock Market Tumbles After Reopening for First Time in Weeks

    The Athens stock exchange plunged nearly 23 percent after it reopened Monday for the first time in five weeks. Traders were expecting volatility on the first day back since June, when capital controls on Greek banks forced the market to close amid questions about the country’s financial fate. Greek banks opened on July 20 after Greece and its lenders came...

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