Five things to watch for in deteriorating US-Saudi relations

U.S.-Saudi relations are weakening following the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post journalist and critic of the Saudi government.Lawmakers on Capitol Hill were already losing patience with Saudi A…

Senators warn Trump that Saudi relationship is on the line

Senators are making clear that key aspects of the U.S.-Saudi relationship are on the line as they ramp up pressure on the royal family and President Trump over the disappearance of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi….

Senators warn Trump that Saudi relationship is on the line

Senators are making clear that key aspects of the U.S.-Saudi relationship are on the line as they ramp up pressure on the royal family and President Trump over the disappearance of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi….

US terminates 1950s treaty with Iran after court orders ease in sanctions

The United States is officially terminating a 1955 treaty with Iran after an international court issued a ruling based on the treaty this week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday.”I’m announcing tha…

Five changes Democrats will seek at Pentagon if they win power

Democrats are pledging to rein in or reverse President Trump’s defense agenda if they take back Congress in November. From seeking to ensure that transgender troops can continue to serve to blocking the administrat…

Senate emerges as obstacle to Trump’s Space Force

The Senate has emerged as a major impediment to President Trump’s hopes for a new Space Force.While the House GOP has been largely supportive of the idea of a creating a new military branch for space, skeptics in t…

Pentagon, GOP breathe sign of relief after Trump cancels parade

The Pentagon is off the hook – at least for the time being – for planning President Trump’s display of military might down Pennsylvania Avenue. Trump cancelled his desired military parade after its $92 million pric…

Trump reimposes Iran nuclear deal sanctions

The Trump administration announced Monday the reimposition of sanctions on Iran that were lifted as part of a nuclear agreement with the country.The sanctions will take effect at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday and follow throu…

Trump poised to re-impose sanctions on Iran

The Trump administration on Monday is set to re-impose the first batch of Iran sanctions since the U.S. withdrew from the nuclear deal. The more significant tranche of sanctions, including on oil sales, won’t come…

Trump looks to make more history, this time with Putin

Fresh off a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that saw history-making images plastered on screens around the globe, President Trump is zeroing on another headline-making summit – one with Russian President Vlad…

Five takeaways from Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un

It was a moment that will surely live on in history books: President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shaking hands in front of a row of six American and six North Korean flags. The first ever summit betwe…

Trump defends results of summit with Kim, announces end of joint war games with South Korea

President Trump on Tuesday defended his joint statement with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying a shift in language on denuclearization was “not at all” a concession by the United States.Speaking to reporters…

Trump says one-on-one Kim meeting was ‘very, very good’

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have finished their one-on-one meeting and started a meeting with their advisors, with Trump saying the summit is “very, very good” so far.”Very, very good,” Trum…

Trump: ‘It’s my honor’ to meet Kim

President Trump predicted he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will have a “terrific relationship” as the two leaders started their historic summit in Singapore on Tuesday.”I feel really,” Trump told reporters. “…

Trump and Kim fight PR war as summit talks collapse

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are locked in an international public relations battle after Trump cancelled their planned summit.Pyongyang responded to Trump’s cancelation with uncharacteristic…

Five takeaways on the canceled Trump summit with Kim

President Trump’s decision to cancel a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has left a sense of unease over the region’s future that many had hoped wouldn’t return after a tumultuous 2017.The cancela…

Kim Jong Un surprises with savvy power plays

“He’s certainly better at playing to world media than his father or grandfather,” said one expert.

Trump roils the globe with Iran deal withdrawal

The move has caused a major rift with European allies and raised tensions in the Middle East.

Trump glows in Nobel Peace Prize chatter

President Trump is basking in the glow of chatter that he deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts on the Korea peninsula.Trump’s supporters – and even the South Korean president – say that getting North Korea…

Trump glows in Nobel Peace Prize chatter

President Trump is basking in the glow of chatter that he deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts on the Korea peninsula.Trump’s supporters – and even the South Korean president – say that getting North Korea…