Tensions are rising as nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan both said they shot down each other’s fighter jets on Wednesday, prompting international powers to urge restraint as relations between the two Asian nations showed no signs of improvement
A U.S. Navy warship sailed in waters claimed by Russia in the Sea of Japan Wednesday as tensions increase over the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from a decades-old arms control treaty.
The Trump administration on Saturday accused Iran of test-firing a medium-range ballistic missile, with the capability to strike parts of Europe and the Middle East — a move the U.S. says is in violation of a U.N. Security Council resolution.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Wednesday that he is willing to hold up Congress’ agenda — including a spending bill meant to avert a partial government shutdown — until the Senate hears from the CIA about the murder of Saudi activist Jamal Khashoggi.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be traveling to New York on Thursday to meet with his North Korean counterpart, Kim Yong Chol.
Mohammed bin Salman, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, ordered that Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi be lured to that country from his home in the U.S. and detained, the paper reported Wednesday evening.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview with Fox News to air Sunday that officials not on board with helping to achieve President Trump’s mission “ought to find something else to do.”
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasted predecessor John Kerry on Friday for “actively undermining” the U.S. by holding meetings with Iranian officials — although he stopped short of endorsing President Trump’s view that the meetings were illegal.
Former Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday decried what he described as incessant, politically-motivated efforts to take down American presidents as soon as they take office, which he argued has been a defining characteristic of politics in the U.S. since the Whitewater investigation dogged former President Bill Clinton’s administration.