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British-operated oil tanker seized by Iranian forces

July 20, 2019
Hallie Jackson | NBC News
Tehran had pledged retaliation after Great Britain seized one of its ships last month. It’s the latest in the already-volatile Persian Gulf, where the U.S. downed an Iranian drone on Thursday.
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United Kingdom Ambassador Kim Darroch resigns after criticism of Trump surfaces

July 12, 2019
The panelists discussed the resignation of British Ambassador to the United States Kim Darroch after cables leaked in which he called the Trump administration “inept” and “dysfunctional."
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‘It Could Have Been Any of Us’: Disdain for Trump Runs Among Ambassadors

July 11, 2019
David Sanger | The New York Times
Ask members of the Washington diplomatic corps about the cables that Sir Kim Darroch, the British ambassador who resigned Wednesday, wrote to London describing the dysfunction and chaos of the Trump administration, and their response is uniform: We wrote the same stuff.
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British ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch resigns after Trump criticism

July 10, 2019
Josh Dawsey, William Booth, Karla Adam | The Washington Post
After several days of intense criticism by President Trump, who called the British ambassador to Washington a “pompous fool” and said his administration would no longer work with him, Kim Darroch on Wednesday resigned his post.
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Leaked British Cables Critical of Trump Lead to Diplomatic Uproar

July 9, 2019
Mark Landler | The New York Times
On Monday, Mr. Trump said the White House would no longer deal with the British ambassador to the United States after the envoy described the Trump administration as “clumsy and inept” in confidential cables that were leaked. The president also accused Prime Minister Theresa May of botching Britain’s negotiations to leave the European Union, reviving a critique he first leveled against her a year ago.
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Iran Announces New Breach of Nuclear Deal Limits and Threatens Further Violations

July 8, 2019
David Sanger, David D. Kirkpatrick | The New York Times
Iran said on Sunday that within hours it would breach the limits on uranium enrichment set four years ago in an accord with the United States and other international powers that was designed to keep Tehran from producing a nuclear weapon.
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Here's a recap of what happened at the G-20

July 1, 2019
Kayla Tausche | CNBC
President Trump had an eventful three days in Asia that eased geopolitical tensions, made history and could give the bull market another leg. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports from Washington.
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Trump and Xi Agree to Restart Trade Talks, Avoiding Escalation in Tariff War

June 29, 2019
Peter Baker, Keith Bradsher | The New York Times
President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China agreed on Saturday to resume trade talks after a seven-week breakdown, averting for now an escalation of their multibillion-dollar tariff war that has roiled global markets and threatened the future of the world’s two largest economies.
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Trump appears to joke about election meddling

June 28, 2019
Paula Reid | CBS News
President Trump appeared to make light of Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit. Putin is one of five world leaders who've met with Mr. Trump in Japan so far.
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