Heads of states from leading developed nations on Friday were arriving in the Italian town of Taormina for a two-day G7 summit focusing on security and economic growth.
Apparent progress in bilateral relations between the two countries seems to have faded after North Korea rejected the U.S. attitude in the talks following the historic meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un.
There has been much focus on Donald Trump’s erratic foreign policy -- the outlandish positions, the many flip-flops, the mistakes. But far more damaging in the long run might be what some have termed the Trump effect -- the impact of Trump on the domestic politics of other countries. That effect appears to be powerful, negative and enduring. It could undermine decades of American foreign policy successes.
Parece que todos tienen una enérgica opinión sobre el muro fronterizo de Donald Trump. Pero al menos deberíamos hablar del tema en la forma correcta. Es decir, con claridad, pragmatismo y sentido común.
Failing to receive approval for his budgetary whims, President Donald Trump has called for the "shutdown" of the government.
President Donald Trump on Sunday said that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a "smart cookie," but insisted that military options remains on the table in the face of continuing provocations from Pyongyang.
In an interview with the Reuters news agency to celebrate his 100 days in office, Mr. Trump said that a “major, major conflict” with North Korea was possible and that the U.S. was losing a “tremendous amount of money” defending Saudi Arabia.
The last thing President Trump now needs is for the stock market to go south on him. After all, he’s got worries aplenty: abroad, North Korea, Syria, Russia and Brexit; at home, the stalled effort to repeal Obamacare; and uncertainty surrounding “tax reform.” Compared with this tapestry of troubles, the stock market has been a splendid blessing.
Every American administration takes a while to settle into a basic approach to the world. President Trump’s team has had a rockier start than most, with many important positions in every key agency still unfilled.
Meeting in the middle of the conflict, China appealed to the parties involved in the tension of the Korean Peninsula to avoid "provocative actions."
President Trump appears to have softened his position on NATO, free trade, the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, the advice of generals, and whether China is a currency manipulator.
It just came to light that the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier was actually sailing in the opposite direction. But it is now heading to the Sea of Japan and should arrive sometime next week.
During a meeting Tuesday, the Japanese prime minister told the vice president of the United States that he supported the stance taken by the US to keep all options open for countering threats posed by North Korea. But not much can be done without the support of China.
Trump's new international policies are a radical change in the electoral proposals he championed for more than a year. Perhaps the new president is not so far from his predecessor as to the priorities of the United States.
The vice president of the United States on Monday visited the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas at a moment of heightened tension with Pyongyang amid repeated weapons tests.
GBU-43/B device is the largest non-nuclear bomb US has used in combat. The bombing killed at least 36 members of the Islamic State (IS) and also destroyed several important installations, the Afghan Ministry of Defense announced on Friday.
Xi assured Trump that Beijing remains committed to the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and to maintaining peace and stability in the region.
While Tillerson is attending a G7 summit in Italy to discuss Syria and ways to counter the Islamic State terror organization, North Korea says 'ready for war' after US redeploys navy strike team
US President also said that China was a "world champion" in terms of currency manipulation and trade. On Thursday and Friday, Trump will hold his first meeting with President Xi Jinping, whom he will welcome to his Mar-a-Lago country club.
This week, we have watched the perfect example of a country fighting the last war.
Escuchar a Donald Trump exclamar “¡Fuego y furia!” es creer que EE. UU. está a punto de borrar a Corea del Norte de la faz de la Tierra.
To hear Donald Trump cry “Fire and fury!” is to think the U.S. is about to erase North Korea from the face of the Earth -- the horror of a nuclear conflagration be damned.
It seems everyone has a strong opinion about Donald Trump’s border wall. But we should at least talk about it in the right way. That is, with clarity, pragmatism and common sense.