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Pompeo Offers Sweeping View of US Foreign Policy at Economic Club Forum Foreign Affairs
Pompeo Offers Sweeping View of US Foreign Policy at Economic Club Forum
2019-07-30 14:53:47
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that President Donald Trump has ordered him to reduce the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan by the 2020 election and begin the closing chapter of the nearly two-decade-old conflict. "That's... Read More

Trump’s Impromptu Approach to North Korea Divides His Administration North Korea
Trump’s Impromptu Approach to North Korea Divides His Administration

WASHINGTON — The impromptu nature of President Donald Trump’s forays into foreign policy led to another display of showmanship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but it also exposed divisions within the administration and uncertainty about its goals. In... Read More

Negotiations Are Underway for a Third Trump-Kim Summit, Seoul Says North Korea
Negotiations Are Underway for a Third Trump-Kim Summit, Seoul Says

SEOUL, South Korea — The United States and North Korea are holding “behind-the-scenes” discussions to set up a third summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un and revive nuclear disarmament talks that stalled early this year, South Korea’s... Read More

US Officials Say New North Korean Missile Appears Aimed at Evading US Defenses North Korea
US Officials Say New North Korean Missile Appears Aimed at Evading US Defenses

WASHINGTON — A newly tested North Korean short-range ballistic missile appears to be a copy of an advanced Russian design that could greatly improve Pyongyang’s ability to evade U.S. missile defense systems, according to U.S. officials. President Donald Trump, who... Read More

US Announces Seizure of North Korean Cargo Ship for Violating Sanctions North Korea
US Announces Seizure of North Korean Cargo Ship for Violating Sanctions

WASHINGTON — U.S. authorities have taken custody of a North Korean cargo ship for the first time for allegedly violating sanctions, announcing the seizure Thursday shortly after Pyongyang fired two short-range ballistic missiles, its second weapons test in less than... Read More

Pompeo Sees Path Forward With North Korea Despite Weapons Launch North Korea
Pompeo Sees Path Forward With North Korea Despite Weapons Launch

WASHINGTON — The U.S. still sees a path toward negotiating a deal with Kim Jong Un to give up North Korea’s nuclear weapons even though he may have launched a missile over the weekend, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said.... Read More

Trump Officials Chafe at Second-Guessing of North Korean Missile Sites North Korea
Trump Officials Chafe at Second-Guessing of North Korean Missile Sites

WASHINGTON — When workers at North Korea’s Sohae rocket facility began rebuilding the dormant site’s launch pad and engine test stand this month, U.S. spy satellites orbiting overhead quickly detected the construction. So did Joe Bermudez, a freelance North Korea... Read More

Analysis: 3 Things to Watch: Kim Lets Trump Know Their ‘Mysteriously Wonderful’ Chemistry Isn’t Enough North Korea
Analysis: 3 Things to Watch: Kim Lets Trump Know Their ‘Mysteriously Wonderful’ Chemistry Isn’t Enough

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump once claimed he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “fell in love.” But the dictator he once called “Little Rocket Man” on Friday let him know their “mysteriously wonderful” relationship might not be enough... Read More

North Korea Trading in Arms, Oil and Luxury Goods Despite Sanctions, UN Panel Finds North Korea
North Korea Trading in Arms, Oil and Luxury Goods Despite Sanctions, UN Panel Finds

SEOUL, South Korea — Selling arms to rebels in Yemen, Libya and Sudan. Smuggling coal and oil from ship to ship in the middle of the ocean. Diplomats and ship captains carrying bulks of cash. Cyberattacks, including one involving more... Read More

Soldiers Give Way to Computers After Trump Slashes Korea Drills North Korea
Soldiers Give Way to Computers After Trump Slashes Korea Drills

TOKYO — In recent years, thousands of U.S. and South Korean soldiers met face-to-face on a mock battlefield to prepare for a potential attack from North Korea. Now, after President Donald Trump scrapped the biggest joint exercises, the bulk of... Read More

Trump-Kim Talks or Not, North Korea’s Nuclear Arsenal Apparently Continues to Grow North Korea
Trump-Kim Talks or Not, North Korea’s Nuclear Arsenal Apparently Continues to Grow

SEOUL, South Korea — President Donald Trump traveled more than 8,000 miles to Vietnam and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un trekked more than 2,000, arguably for little more than a photo and a handshake. In announcing the anticlimactic no-deal... Read More

Vietnam Greets Trump and Kim Jong Un With Flowers, Giant Portraits and Press at Arm’s Length North Korea
Vietnam Greets Trump and Kim Jong Un With Flowers, Giant Portraits and Press at Arm’s Length

HANOI, Vietnam — President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un arrived in Vietnam’s capital on Tuesday for a second summit that could determine whether the high-profile diplomatic outreach will do anything to roll back... Read More

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