The UN Security Council on Thursday added two armed groups in Syria, two money exchange businesses and four individuals to a sanctions blacklist for their alleged ties to the Islamic State group and Al-Qaeda. The eight names were contained in an annex to a US-drafted resolution on combating terrorism that was adopted unanimously by the council. Show More Summary
Time: “On Nov. 1, the White House went so far as to war-game an Election Day attack. Over the course of five hours, the National Security Council ran a fictionalized sequence of events to rehearse how federal agencies would communicate [...]
The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al-Qaida. The eight additions to the U.N. … Click to Continue »
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States and Russia are waging rival campaigns at the United Nations Security Council over the type of ballistic missile fired by North Korea earlier this month as the U.S. pushes to impose stronger sanctions on Pyongyang over the test.
President Donald Trump had another, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Germany this month. White House spokesman Sean Spicer and National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton confirmed that Trump and Putin spoke at a dinner for world leaders and their spouses at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, […]
White House spokesman Sean Spicer and National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton confirmed that Trump and Putin spoke at a dinner for world leaders and their spouses at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. The two world...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump had another, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Germany this month. White House spokesman Sean Spicer and National Security Council spokesman … Click to Continue »
Revenge attacks against Iraqis accused of siding with the Islamic State group in Mosul are on the rise after Iraqi forces recaptured the city, the UN envoy warned Monday. Jan Kubis told the UN Security Council that he was concerned by...Show More Summary
At a noon conference call today on how the Trump administration plans to certify the nuclear deal with Iran (the JCPOA) for a second time, National Security Council director H. R. McMaster spoke at length about why the JCPOA is a bad deal and how it has not changed Iran’s behavior. Show More Summary
David Remnick: “Mike Pence, Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz, business leaders such as Stephen Schwarzman and Carl Icahn, and a raft of White House advisers, including the bulk of the National Security Council, cannot fail to see the chaos, [...]
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday it will take "corresponding measures" if the U.N. Security Council adopts another sanctions resolution in response to the North's test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) last week.
July 13--Work can resume on Novato's downtown Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit station with funding at last secured for the controversial project. The $3.1 million second phase of work is expected to get underway this fall on the city's thir
by Sydney Brownstone King County Council member Larry Gossett describes being stopped by a security officer for "loitering" outside the King County Superior Court last week. King County Council Broken windows theory may be making a local comeback. Show More Summary
The United States on Tuesday threatened sanctions against the Democratic Republic of Congo if elections are not held this year and urged the UN Security Council to punish those responsible for a flareup of violence. Under a deal reached...Show More Summary
When everything goes to hell, only one adviser tells the president what he wants to hear. When Donald Trump removed his chief strategist from the National Security Council on April 5, political pundits all but declared the end of Steve...Show More Summary
An investor group headed by a former Chicago city council member and includes labor unions has secured enough money to buy the Chicago Sun-Times. Edwin Eisendrath told the Sun-Times (http://bit.ly/2tI2xn8) … Click to Continue »
The Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday authorizing a new U.N. political mission in Colombia to focus on reintegrating leftist rebels into society after more than 50 years of … Click to Continue »
The UN Security Council on Monday decided to establish a new mission in Colombia to help FARC rebels reintegrate in society as the peace deal moves to a challenging phase after the laying down of weapons. After the historic agreement...Show More Summary
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley aims to put to a vote within weeks a U.N. Security Council resolution to impose stronger sanctions on North Korea over its long-range ballistic missile test, said several senior U.N. diplomats.
The leaders of Sweden and Japan have demanded that North Korea halts missile tests, and pledged increased cooperation in the U.N. Security Council. During a visit to Sweden by Japanese … Click to Continue »