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South Korea’s Moon Jae-in will work toward completing U.S.-NoKo deal

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 4:00pm 3/2/2019 at 4:00pm
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We have been chronicling how South Korea has been teaming up with North Korea on a number if different projects in an apparent effort geared toward eventually opening up the rogue nation in a way that will not be a severe economic strain on its southern neighbor.

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Russia Pushes Ahead with New Gas Pipeline to Europe

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 1, 2019 at 1:00pm 3/1/2019 at 1:00pm
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Weeks after getting the European Union’s approval for a gas pipeline across the Baltic Sea, Russia is moving ahead with its plans to construct a new Black Sea pipeline into Western Europe. Moscow intends to extend the existing Turk Stream pipeline that links Russia and Turkey to supply Western Europe with gas,...

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What’s Next After the North Korea Nuclear Summit Breakdown?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 1, 2019 at 7:00am 3/1/2019 at 7:00am
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Now that the Hanoi nuclear summit talks have ended in failure, the two crucial questions are (1) whether there will be a major escalation of tensions and (2) whether the North Koreans have made a fundamental decision to keep their nuclear program, despite the pressures.

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Trump and Kim Jong Un Hanoi Summit Collapses: ‘No Agreement Reached at This Time’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 11:00am 2/28/2019 at 11:00am
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Given the Democratic-staged drama of the Cohen hearings, one would be forgiven for not recognizing another historic summit occurred yesterday between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Dictator Kim Jong Un.

Perhaps the American press will turn its attention to Hanoi today, as President Donald Trump cut short the summit with North...

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India Vows Revenge After Deadly Islamist Terror Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 3:00pm 2/16/2019 at 3:00pm
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India vowed revenge against Pakistan after a suicide attack killed 44 Indian soldiers in the Muslim-majority region of Kashmir on Friday. The Pakistan-based terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed, or the Army of Mohammed, claimed responsibility for the car bombing. The Indian media called it the worst attack on armed forces in recent decades.

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Merkel’s Government “Deliberately Helped” Terrorist Escape Justice, U.S. Attorney General Says

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 2:00pm 2/9/2019 at 2:00pm
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The United States has accused the German government of letting a convicted terrorist escape American justice. Turkish national Adem Yilmaz, responsible for the murder of two U.S. servicemen, was deported to Turkey despite an American extradition request to face trial in a New York court.

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Germany, EU ‘Aghast’ as U.S. Withdraws from Missile Treaty with Russia

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 4:00pm 2/2/2019 at 4:00pm
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The Trump administration’s decision to suspend the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty with Russian triggered sharp responses from Germany and the European Union. “Europeans aghast as end to INF treaty looms,” the German state broadcaster Deutsche Welle reported, adding that the “EU leaders are concerned that the US withdrawal from the INF treaty could...

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NATO Members Will Increase Defense Spending After Trump Calls Them Out

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 7:00am 1/29/2019 at 7:00am
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Ever since he announced his presidential campaign, President Donald Trump has applied pressure on NATO members to increase their defense spending.

It’s now happening. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the organization heard Trump “loud and clear.”

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Venezuela in Chaos: Juan Guaido Proclaims Himself Interim President, Military Backs Maduro

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 5:00pm 1/24/2019 at 5:00pm
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Venezuela’s downward spiral gained some speed on Wednesday after National Assembly President Juan Guaido declared himself as the interim president. He claimed it’s the only way “to rescue Venezuela from ‘dictatorship.'”

Guaido did this, even though Nicolas Maduro was sworn in a few weeks ago for another term, “after the Venezuelan National...

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Germany Bans Iran’s Terror-Linked Mahan Air

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2019 at 3:30pm 1/21/2019 at 3:30pm
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German authorities have banned the Iranian airline Mahan Air from operating in the country amid fears of espionage and terrorism.  Iran’s second largest airline has been linked to regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard, a U.S.-designated terrorist group.

The German Federal Aviation Office, equivalent of the U.S. FAA, has barred the airline from landing in the country...

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Ahead of Summit #2, North Korea says it wants to transform peninsula into “Peace Zone”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/20/2019 at 12:00pm
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As a follow-up to the historic Singapore Summit, we noted that President Donald Trump plans to hold a second summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in February.

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Europe ‘Tiptoes’ Towards Trump’s Iran Policy, Reuters Reports

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/19/2019 at 2:00pm
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In what can only be described as another foreign policy win for President Donald Trump, the European countries are ‘tiptoeing’ towards Washington’s position on Iran, Reuters reported Friday. Describing the recent shift in European diplomacy, the news agency noted that the “new approach moves Europe closer to U.S. President Donald Trump’s...

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Trump Will Hold Second Summit With Kim Jong Un in February

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 18, 2019 at 2:51pm 1/18/2019 at 2:51pm
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President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in February. From Politico:

The announcement came minutes after Trump met with a top North Korean official in the Oval Office for over an hour. The North Korean official was reported to be carrying a letter for...

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EU-Iran Trade in Decline as US Sanctions Bite

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 4:00pm 1/12/2019 at 4:00pm
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Trade between Iran and the European Union is in sharp decline, official Iranian figures show. The drop comes despite EU’s ongoing efforts to bypass the U.S. sanctions. In November, President Donald Trump imposed a new round of sanctions on Iran’s oil, shipping and banking sectors.

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During visit to China, Kim Jong-un commits to denuclearization & second U.S summit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/12/2019 at 2:00pm

Chinese officials are currently planning to send their top trade negotiator to Washington, D.C., next month for trade talks designed to end the tariff battle between the two nations.

Ahead of the meetings, the Chinese are appearing to leverage their influence with North Korea to optimum benefit. North Korea’s Chairman Kim Jong-un...

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Pompeo Rejects Obama’s Policy in Egypt: ‘The Age of Self-Inflicted American Shame is Over’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/10/2019 at 1:00pm
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Back in 2009, former President Barack Obama delivered a speech at American University in Cairo, Egypt, that “promised a new beginning with Muslim and Arab countries.” The right criticized Obama “for placing too much blame on the U.S. for strife in the region.”

On Thursday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo rejected Obama’s...

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Germany Wants UN Security Council Seat for the EU

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 9:00am 1/3/2019 at 9:00am
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Berlin will be lobbying the United Nations to secure a permanent seat at the Security Council for the European Union, German state media said.

“Over the next two years, Germany’s main concern will be to try and ensure that the European Union as a whole is given a permanent seat,” public broadcaster Deutsche ...

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