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Striking at Assad Carries Opportunities, and Risks, for Trump

April 7, 2017
David Sanger | The New York Times
In launching a military strike just 77 days into his administration, President Trump has the opportunity, but hardly a guarantee, to change the perception of disarray in his administration.
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The Trump Administration Warned Russia About the U.S. Missile Attack on Syria

April 7, 2017
Michael Scherer | TIME
The Trump administration notified Russia in advance of missile strikes on Syria Thursday night.
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Trump Aims to Push Xi on Trade, North Korea at China Summit

April 7, 2017
Peter Nicholas, Carol Lee, Bob Davis | The Wall Street Journal
President Donald Trump said Thursday he expects to secure a commitment from China to pressure North Korea to curb the nation’s nuclear ambitions.
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Trump’s View of Syria and Assad Altered After ‘Unacceptable’ Chemical Attack

April 6, 2017
Mark Landler, David Sanger, Michael D. Shear | The New York Times
President Trump warned on Wednesday that he would not tolerate the “heinous” chemical weapons attack in Syria.
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Bannon Taken Off Trump National Security Council in Shake-Up

April 6, 2017
Jennifer Jacobs | Bloomberg Politics
President Donald Trump reorganized his National Security Council on Wednesday, removing chief strategist Stephen Bannon from a key committee.
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Trump Calls North Korea ‘Big Problem,’ That Will Be Focus of Meeting With China’s Xi

April 6, 2017
Carol Lee, Rebecca Ballhaus | The Wall Street Journal
President Donald Trump said a response to the threat posed by North Korea will be a central focus of his meeting this week with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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Syria attack tests Donald Trump in real time

April 5, 2017
Kimberly Atkins | Boston Herald
Yesterday’s horrendous chemical attack in Syria was likely the brutal dictator’s way of pushing the envelope in the early days of Donald Trump’s presidency.
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