The president announced to the world this week that the U.S. is a rogue state. For a red-state campaign rally, President Trump’s speech to the United Nations was a stirring package of moralistic rhetoric, nationalistic posturing, and self-righteous rage. Show More Summary
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 8:00 a.m. Former Secretary of State John Kerry says President Donald Trump's United Nations speech may have put America in isolation and danger. Appearing...Show More Summary
Americas The US Army has contracted Raytheon Missile Systems $127 million contract modification for additional Excalibur 155mm guided artillery rounds. Work will be performed at locations throughout the United States, England and other locations, with the production expected to wrap up by April 30, 2019. The M982 Excalibur is an extended-range GPS-guided shell used by […]
Speaking before the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump reiterated that he will place the interests of the United States first in any international dealings. Trump said during his speech that he would follow a policy of “principled realism” to guide his strategy. Show More Summary
President Trump tells member states at the United Nations they should put their countries first as well, but says the United States “can no longer be taken advantage of” with international deals.
As heads of state gather at the annual United Nations General Assembly this week, we asked North Korea experts to answer some frequently asked questions. Here are the experts, followed by the answers to our questions
Dave Majumdar Security, How did he do? Speaking before the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump reiterated that he will place the interests of the United States first in any international dealings. Trump said during...Show More Summary
Cities, towns and counties across the United States are struggling to deal with the financial costs of a drug addiction epidemic that killed 33,000 people in 2015 alone.
Pittsburgh, once a site of heavy industry, could soon be home to the biggest urban farm in the United States. The 23-acre Hilltop Urban Farm will be located in the city's Southside, an area underserved by supermarkets, where it could help supply nutritious, fresh produce to those who otherwise would have little access.[...]
Right now, the #2 song in the United States of America is "Bodak Yellow," an unlikely street-turned-crossover smash from unlikely great rapper Cardi B. Cardi's song title is a reference to Kodak Black, the troubled young Miami rapper, and the title serves as a tacit admission that she patterned her flow on the song after…
Automation is a huge social problem for the United States, but it’s going to be even more so for Asia and Latin America. Prophets of free trade and capital mobility laud American corporate investment in nations such as Bangladesh and Sri Lanka like Jesus spreading the true religion to the heathens. It will SAVE THEM! […]
Authored by Stephen Kinzer via The Boston Globe, In a democracy, no one should be comforted to hear that generals have imposed discipline on an elected head of state. That was never supposed to happen in the United States. Now it has. Among the most enduring political images of the 20th century was the military junta. Show More Summary
After eight unflappable months of steadfast leadership, you may be surprised by the latest apparent reversals in the fundamental tenets of what we all call the Trump Doctrine. The 45th president of the United States may have left you...Show More Summary
“As President Trump faces a collection of world leaders at his first United Nations General Assembly this week, U.S. officials are working behind the scenes to allay fears among foreign delegations that America’s foreign policy decisions have become too dominated [...]
Eradication and interdiction are not foreign impositions, but essential pillars of any counternarcotics strategy, augmenting and working in concert with prevention and treatment-oriented policies.
Dave Majumdar Security, Asia Get the hint, Kim. The United States, the Republic of Korea and Japan have conducted yet another combined airpower exercise over the Korean peninsula in response to North Korea’s latest provocations. Coming...Show More Summary
Those who fought to make the United States a more humane and inclusive country often go unacknowledged. The current controversy over whether to dismantle statues of some prominent Confederate figures is a battle over whom we admire and consider as heroes. Show More Summary
Christopher A. Preble Politics, North America There has been neither a major retrenchment, nor even a debate over whether such a retrenchment is warranted or wise. “The United States needs a new set of ideas and principles to justify...Show More Summary
In an unexpected event, a school bus interrupted the second Formula 4 United States race at the Circuit of the Americas. No one…
Authored by Jim Rickards via DailyReckoning.com, Right now, the United States is officially $20 trillion in debt. Over half of that $20 trillion was added over the past decade. And it looks like annual deficits will be at the trillion...Show More Summary