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Trump signals he will choose approach on Iran that preserves nuclear deal

September 15, 2017
David Sanger | The New York Times
President Trump kept the Iran nuclear deal alive on Thursday as a critical deadline lapsed, a sign that he is stepping back from his threat to abandon an agreement he repeatedly disparaged. He is moving instead to push back on Iran’s ambitions in the Middle East in other ways.
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UN Security Council unanimously approves new sanctions against...

September 12, 2017
Jeff Zeleny | CNBC
The UN Security Council unanimously voted for stronger sanctions against North Korea, which aim to cut the rogue nation’s annual export revenue by $1.3 billion.
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North Korea fires missile over Japan

August 29, 2017
Eamon Javers | CNBC
North Korea launched an "unprecedented" missile over Japanese airspace where it broke into three pieces before landing in the Pacific Ocean.
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U.N. ambassador says Trump has not decided his next move on Iran nuclear deal

August 23, 2017
Anne Gearan | The Washington Post
The Trump administration is not looking for a pretext to junk the international nuclear deal with Iran, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday, despite the president’s sharp criticism of the agreement and reports that he has been reluctant to certify that Tehran is meeting its obligations.
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Trump eyes China sanctions while seeking its help on North Korea

August 14, 2017
Peter Baker, Jane Perlez | The New York Times
In a diplomatic gamble, President Trump is seeking to enlist China as a peacemaker in the bristling nuclear-edged dispute with North Korea at the very moment he plans to ratchet up conflict with Beijing over trade issues that have animated his political rise.
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Trump’s threat to North Korea was improvised

August 10, 2017
Peter Baker, Glenn Thrush | The New York Times
President Trump’s aides knew he planned to deliver a tough message to North Korea on Tuesday, but they did not expect a threat that rivaled the apocalyptic taunts often used by his target, Kim Jong-un.
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North Korea calls Trump’s warning ‘nonsense’

August 10, 2017
Eamon Javers | CNBC
Eamon Javers reports the latest on the escalating war of words between the U.S. and North Korea as well as President Trump's tweets about Mitch McConnell.
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Trump signs Russia sanctions bill, but makes clear he’s not happy about it

August 3, 2017
Abby Phillip, Karoun Demirjian | The Washington Post
President Trump signed into law Wednesday legislation that will impose new sanctions on Russia, but he immediately expressed doubts about its constitutionality and criticized Congress for giving itself greater powers to prevent him from rolling back penalties aimed at Moscow.
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