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Politics Sep 11What led up to Trump’s firing of John Bolton
President Donald Trump and his national security adviser rarely saw eye to eye on global hotspots. The national security adviser held far more hawkish views than the "America first" president.
Nation Sep 10Trump fires national security adviser John Bolton
The two men offered opposing accounts on Bolton's less than friendly departure.
World Sep 09WATCH: Trump says U.S.-Taliban peace talks are ‘dead’
What had seemed like a potential deal to end America's longest war has unraveled, with President Donald Trump and the Taliban blaming each other for the collapse of nearly a year of U.S.-Taliban negotiations in Doha, Qatar.
Politics Sep 08Pompeo: Taliban ‘overreached’ in attack that killed American
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that Taliban "overreached" with a car bomb attack in Kabul that killed an American soldier, leading President Donald Trump to call off closely-held Afghanistan peace talks planned for Camp David.
Politics Sep 07Trump calls off secret meeting with Taliban, Afghan leaders
President Trump said Saturday he canceled a secret weekend meeting at Camp David with Taliban and Afghanistan leaders after a bombing this week in Kabul that killed 11 people, including an American soldier, and has called off peace negotiations with…
World Aug 02Trump praises North Korea after missile tests rattle region
Despite widespread skepticism that Kim will give up his nuclear weapons program, Trump is attempting to coax Kim back into negotiations with flattery and by offering to help him achieve a better economic future for his country.
Politics Jul 29Trump’s pick for U.S. intelligence chief has less national security experience than predecessors
Rep. John Ratcliffe's dearth of relevant experience — a departure from the decades of intelligence and foreign policy bona fides of past position holders — may especially matter at a time when current and former government officials expect Russia to…
Politics Jun 27Senate to vote on restricting Trump’s authority to order military strikes
The measure, which is not expected to pass, is being considered amid escalating tensions with Iran.
Politics Jun 26Trump blames Democrats for deaths of migrants, and Dems fire back
President Trump said the deaths could have been prevented and castigated Democrats for failing to pass legislation he claimed would stop people from trying to make the dangerous trek.
World Jun 20Trump suggests Iran’s shootdown of drone was accidental
On Twitter, President Donald Trump responded to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard attack on a U.S. drone Thursday morning, declaring that "Iran made a very big mistake."…