NATO Allies Prepare to Push Back at Trump (but Not Too Much)

NATO Allies Prepare to Push Back at Trump (however Not Too Much)

Robin Niblett, director of Chatham House, mentioned that the Europeans ought to reply by telling Mr. Trump that “NATO is a success story, with increased military spending across the board and two new commands.” But one other worry, he and others mentioned, is that Mr. Trump will search to cut price — “to conflate trade […]

Pompeo Arrives in North Korea to Try to Curb Its Nuclear Program

Pompeo Arrives in North Korea to Try to Curb Its Nuclear Program

PYONGYANG, North Korea — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in North Korea on Friday for a collection of talks aimed toward persuading the nation to surrender its nuclear and ballistic missile applications — a mission that in his conversations with no less than two exterior specialists he has stated was doomed from the outset. […]

Trump and Putin Will Meet One-on-One in Finland, Officials Say

Trump and Putin Will Meet One-on-One in Finland, Officials Say

WASHINGTON — President Trump will communicate one-on-one with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia this month after they meet in Helsinki, Finland, the administration confirmed Thursday, injecting a component of unpredictability and thriller into an encounter that White House advisers describe as an opportunity to reset a tense relationship. Jon M. Huntsman Jr., the United […]

How Trump Went From ‘Fire and Fury’ to Dismissing North Korean Nuclear Advances

How Trump Went From ‘Fire and Fury’ to Dismissing North Korean Nuclear Advances

“There’s not any starry-eyed feeling among the group doing this,” John R. Bolton, the nationwide safety adviser, insisted Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” saying that many of the major steps toward denuclearization could possibly be taken in a 12 months. In non-public, Trump administration officers say, Mr. Bolton’s view is identical because it was […]

In a Fox-Inspired Tweetstorm, Trump Offers a Medley of Falsehoods and Misstatements

In a Fox-Inspired Tweetstorm, Trump Offers a Medley of Falsehoods and Misstatements

WASHINGTON — The string of insults, misstatements, exaggerations and outright falsehoods emanating from the White House started simply after dawn. In the area of some hours, President Trump on Tuesday took credit score for averting a war with North Korea, charged with out proof that President Barack Obama had secretly granted citizenship to 1000’s of […]

In Meeting With Putin, Experts Fear Trump Will Give More Than He Gets

In Meeting With Putin, Experts Fear Trump Will Give More Than He Gets

“Every time he sees me, he says, ‘I didn’t do that,’ and I really believe that when he tells me that, he means it,” Mr. Trump stated of Mr. Putin. “I think he is very insulted by it, which is not a good thing for our country.” Mr. McFaul predicted Mr. Putin can be a […]

U.S. Military Prepares to Receive Soldier’s Remains from North Korea

U.S. Military Prepares to Receive Soldier’s Remains from North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — More than six many years after the tip of the Korean War, the American army is getting ready for the stays of a few of its troopers killed within the battle to finally return home. On Saturday, the United States army in South Korea mentioned it had moved 100 wood coffins […]

Is North Korea a Nuclear Threat or Not? The President Now Says It Is

Is North Korea a Nuclear Threat or Not? The President Now Says It Is

WASHINGTON — The gulf between President Trump’s rhetoric and a thorny geopolitical actuality widened a bit additional on Friday, when the White House mentioned it could lengthen a decade-old government order declaring a nationwide emergency over the nuclear menace from North Korea. The announcement got here days after Mr. Trump declared to the world that […]

North and South Korea Agree to Hold Reunions of Families Divided by War

North and South Korea Agree to Hold Reunions of Families Divided by War

SEOUL, South Korea — North and South Korea agreed to carry momentary reunions in August of households separated by the Korean War, officers stated on Friday, an indication of bettering ties between the nations. The officers stated that 100 older residents from every nation would meet with a whole lot of relations from the opposite […]

Fact Check: What Trump Says About North Korean Denuclearization

Fact Check: What Trump Says About North Korean Denuclearization

SEOUL, South Korea — President Trump stated on Thursday that North Korea had already begun to denuclearize, as he continued to trumpet the outcomes of his summit assembly final week with the North’s chief, Kim Jong-un. At the June 12 assembly in Singapore, Mr. Kim agreed to “work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.” […]