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Distrusting Both Iran and U.S., Europe Urges ‘Maximum Restraint’

These kinds of attacks are what Europeans predicted when Mr. Trump pulled out of the Iran deal, said Ellie Geranmayeh, an Iran expert with the European Council on Foreign Affairs. “Most European governments are surprised how long Iran [...]

Trump likely to shift 2,000 U.S. troops to Poland

President Trump said Wednesday he’ll likely agree to move 2,000 troops in Europe to Poland at the request of President Andrzej Duda, who met with Mr. Trump at the White House. Mr. Trump said the move “would certainly be a statement” by [...]

In Iowa, Joe Biden to call Donald Trump an ‘existential threat’ to U.S.

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden plans to take on President Trump directly in a blistering speech on Tuesday in Iowa, where both men will be for various events. In a speech in Davenport, Mr. Biden plans to say he believes Mr. Trump is [...]

Iran Says It Will Release U.S. Resident Charged With Spying

Though Mr. Zakka’s son met with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo this year to urge him to help secure his father’s release, American officials have not acknowledged any efforts on Mr. Zakka’s behalf by the United States. Iran’s [...]

Mexico Sets Domestic Priorities Aside to Meet Terms of U.S. Trade Deal

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s president came to office promising a fresh approach to combat record-high homicide rates: a new National Guard made up of soldiers and police. Now, in a deal to assuage his American counterpart and avert a [...]

U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank

As for whether the plan envisions a Palestinian state, he said, “What’s a state?” Israel retaining security control in the West Bank should not be an impediment, he argued: Just as American troops are stationed in Germany, Japan [...]

Russian and U.S. Navy Ships Narrowly Avoid Collision in Philippine Sea

MOSCOW — After years of increasing assertiveness by Russia’s military in waters and airspace around its borders, a Russian destroyer nearly collided on Friday with a United States warship in the Philippine Sea. Each side blamed [...]

Thomas Donohue to step down as U.S. Chamber CEO in 2022

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday that longtime President and CEO Thomas Donohue will step down in June 2022, and will relinquish his title as president immediately. The chamber’s board of directors also said that senior executive [...]

Boris Snubs Trump: Would-Be PM Rejected Meeting U.S. President

FOREIGN AFFAIRS The pair were going to hold private one-to-one talks today in London, but it is understood they had a 20-minute phone call. on June 4, 2019 Tweet reddit Whatsapp Email Share Share Print Would-be Prime Minister [...]

Donald Trump talks trade on Day 2 in London, pledges ‘very substantial’ post-Brexit deal with U.S.

President Trump said Tuesday the U.K. and U.S. have an opportunity to strike a “substantial” post-Brexit trade deal, even joking that departing Prime Minister Theresa May ought to stick around for it. Speaking at a business roundtable, [...]