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South Korea Says It Will Scrap Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan

The withdrawal, he said, will “foreclose the option of deepening political and security ties for a long time to come.” Under the agreement, known as the General Security of Military Information Agreement, Japan and South Korea exchange [...]

Nancy Pelosi warns cuts in foreign aid could jeopardize budget deal

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s letter further noted that several Republicans have warned the administration against the rescissions package | Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Speaker Nancy Pelosi [...]

Sudan Signs Landmark Power-Sharing Deal After Months of Tumult

Sudan’s military and civilian leaders signed a landmark power-sharing deal at a joyous ceremony in the capital, Khartoum, on Saturday, signaling a new chapter after eight tumultuous months in which the sprawling African country was [...]

‘Green New Deal in Africa’ on Trump’s list of foreign-aid cuts

Money for a “Green New Deal in Africa” and a solar panel project for Central Asia are among the targets for the Trump White House as it aims to slash what it sees as a bloated U.S. foreign aid budget. The Washington Times obtained a list [...]

As U.S. Nears a Pullout Deal, Afghan Army Is on the Defensive

KABUL, Afghanistan — As the United States appears to be nearing a deal with the Taliban on pulling its troops from Afghanistan, the country’s security forces are in their worst state in years — almost completely on the defensive [...]

Lindsey Graham announces bipartisan deal on red flag laws

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he’s struck a bipartisan deal to write legislation that would encourage states to adopt “red flag” laws allowing guns to be taken from potentially dangerous individuals, and he vowed action in the wake [...]

Senate set to vote on massive 2-year budget deal

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has been one of the Republicans targeted by GOP leaders to support the bipartisan budget deal. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Congress The legislation lifts the debt ceiling for two years and raises spending [...]

Iran Links British Seizure of Oil Tanker to Ailing Nuclear Deal

BRUSSELS — Iran for the first time tied the British seizure of an Iranian oil tanker to the ailing nuclear deal on Sunday, calling it illegal and a violation of the agreement. By making that link, Iran appeared to be trying to press the [...]

Trump fumes over border wall as budget deal advances

President Donald Trump has expressed frustration that border barriers going up haven’t gotten adequate media attention. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President Donald Trump is still fixated [...]

White House, congressional leaders urge lawmakers to support $1.37 trillion budget deal

The White House and congressional leaders in both parties urged lawmakers Tuesday to support a two-year, $ 1.37 trillion budget deal that dramatically increases spending and faces opposition among conservatives and some liberals. Two of President [...]