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Crisis at the border and in Washington

June 22, 2018
Discussing the immigration crisis.

Recapping President Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un

June 15, 2018
The president suspends “war games” on the Korean peninsula.
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Going it alone: Trump increasingly relies on unilateral action to wield power

June 11, 2018
Ashley Parker | The Washington Post
President Trump unilaterally levied new steel and aluminum tariffs on U.S. allies, including the European Union, Canada and Mexico. He granted clemency to convicted felons while touting the view that he also has the ability to pardon himself. He reinstated the coming summit with North Korea in Singapore as abruptly as he canceled it. And he upended a cornerstone of the existing world order via Twitter tantrum as he departed the Group of 7 summit in Canada. And that was just in the past two weeks.
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Trump clashes with friends while flirting with foes

June 9, 2018
Michael Crowley | POLITICO
President Donald Trump is confounding foreign policy norms by turning his back on some of America’s closest friends — even as he reaches out to longtime U.S. rivals.
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Special report: A new era of global trade wars

June 9, 2018
Jonathan Swan, Jim VandeHei | Axios
No single shot in President Trump’s trade wars matters much. But the wild, simultaneous spraying of shots at a half dozen U.S. allies — unprecedented in modern America — is changing the balance of trade politics and power before our eyes.

President Trump meets with world leaders at the G-7 summit in Canada

June 8, 2018
President Trump meets with world leaders in Canada.
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Jim Mattis Warns of Consequences If Beijing Keeps Militarizing the South China Sea

June 2, 2018
Nancy Youssef | The Wall Street Journal
The U.S. and China appear to be headed for a more confrontational relationship in Southeast Asia as Washington warns of a more aggressive response to the militarization of disputed islands in the South China Sea.
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