Iran is complying with the nuclear deal. Trump, on the other hand, is risking a war – and torching US credibility.
Many of Obama’s comments appeared to be thinly veiled swipes at Trump, whose combative style and inflammatory rhetoric have led to frequent controversy and stoked political tensions.
The Iranian people want the US to fulfill the economic promises it made in the nuclear deal, not to foment internal unrest and radical political change.
Activists who call for pluralism are regularly jailed and criticism of China’s authoritarian system silenced.
India Becomes Newest Outpost for US Crude Exports as Modi Looks to Secure Supply Outside Middle East
US exports recently set a weekly record with nearly two million barrels of crude a day sent overseas. But shipments to India have been rare.
Almost immediately after saying he empathised with the effort by his former strategist Steve Bannon to back challenges against Republican senators in next year’s congressional elections, Trump stood with Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell.
Pakistan’s hegemonic design in Afghanistan is clear, but what is subtle is that it seeks to leverage its use of jihadist proxies to convince the US to help resolve the Kashmir dispute with India.
US officials said Trump was expected to announce that he will not certify the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, believing the agreement is not in the national interests of the US.
His decision is likely to please those among his political base who detest the Obamacare system, which many Republicans have attacked for years as an unneeded government intrusion in Americans’ healthcare.
While the ultimate objective still remains political reconciliation in Afghanistan, the route by which the parties get there will be vastly different under the Trump administration.
“He concerns me. He would have to concern anyone who cares about our nation,” the senator, who announced his retirement last month, said.
The Trump administration on Tuesday expelled 15 diplomats to protest Communist-run Cuba’s failure to protect US embassy staff in Havana.
The US president is also expected to roll out a broader US strategy on Iran that would be more confrontational.
A former British spy who compiled a dossier with allegations that Russia helped Donald Trump in the 2016 US election has met with investigators working for the special counsel.
White House officials believe John Kelly’s personal cellphone was compromised, raising concerns that hackers or foreign governments may have had access to data on the phone.
Sources with knowledge of Mueller’s probe said his investigators have assumed control of multiple inquiries into allegations by US intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in the election.
Rushdie offers no easy answers, but the spirit of questions The Golden House helps provoke, makes it a great book and a worthwhile investment.
While Narendra Modi has frozen out the free press and not held a single press conference during his time as prime minister, journalists seen to be on his side have been adequately rewarded.
While the rapid rise of the far-right Alternative for Germany party is alarming, the tide of populism visible elsewhere in the world has not quite swept over Germany.
The party was unable to win enough support from its own senators for a bill to repeal the 2010 Affordable Care Act and decided not to put it to a vote.
From Trump and Brexit to Black Lives Matter, people are recording protests around the world to create a new soundtrack of dissent.
We’re not sure if the cure, the populist outsider, will work and make life better. but we are willing to experiment as the old certainties of representative politics wither.
The second major hurricane to rage through the Caribbean this month, Maria has killed at least 32 people and devastated several small islands.
As the US deploys 3000 additional troops to Afghanistan, Trump’s “regional approach” to security and tough talk on Pakistan has won a stamp of approval from President Ghani.
“We don’t foresee any political or military role for India in Afghanistan. I think it will just complicate the situation and it will not resolve anything.”
While Trump on Tuesday called a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran an “embarrassment” and the “worst ever”, Macron staunchly defended it as “good” and labelled its opponents as “irresponsible.”
In addition to querying applications more often, the Donald Trump administration is targeting entry-level jobs offered to skilled foreigners.
All embankments along the India-Nepal border are controlled by India, which means that during a cross-border flood, one side will drain itself by drowning the other.
The British PM responded after Trump raised speculations about the bombers “being in the sights” of intelligence agencies, even as investigations are underway.
The trade deficit and market access question could potentially become a problem between the two countries and start seeping into other better-managed bilateral issues.
A recent IMF paper finds that while tax cuts for the very wealthy may stimulate growth, they also have the polarising effect of increasing inequality.
This week, the Time Machine looks at how in the aftermath of 9/11, the narrative of grief was appropriated into one of patriotic vengeance.
Despite controversy, lawmakers had rushed to approve the legislation, which provides $15.25 billion for emergency disaster aid.
In Washington, whatever the constitution may say about civilian control of the military, the generals – at least at present – control the civilians, and the deep state has become the all-too-visible state.
Cohn crossed Trump last month when he criticised the president in a Financial Times interview for his response to the violence at a rally.
The action was announced not by Trump but by Jeff Sessions, his attorney general, who called the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme an unconstitutional overreach by Obama.
“The president’s action would upend the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people who have only ever called America their home.”
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said North Korea’s Kim Jong Un was “begging for war” and urged the 15-member UN Security Council to impose the “strongest possible” sanctions to deter him.
In a repeat of the Amritsar ‘Heart of Asia’ declaration, the BRICS statement at Xiamen names the Lashkar, Jaish, TTP and other terrorist groups.
Earthquakes of 6.3 and 4.6 magnitude were felt just hours after the country said it had developed an advanced hydrogen bomb that possesses “great destructive power”.