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Dec 03 2019
We’re gaining momentum in our standoffs with China, Iran, and North Korea. So expect dangerous provocations.
Donald Trump promised to shake up U.S. foreign policy. He has certainly done that from the Middle East to Asia. The U.S. is currently engaged in a three-front, maximum-pressure standoff with China, Iran, and North Korea — involving everything from tariffs to possible militaryVictor Hanson
Oct 14 2019
President Donald Trump announced Monday that he will sign an executive order giving his administration the authority to impose sanctions on Turkish government officials over the country’s invasion of Syria.
The administration first mulled sanctions during a Friday press briefing with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.
“President Trump … will be signing a new executive order givingThe Daily Caller
Jul 15 2019
President Donald Trump moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants who cross the U.S. southern border as he steps up a crackdown on immigration.
Migrants who fail to apply for protection from persecution or torture while in a third country before entering the U.S. would be ineligible for asylum, under a rule set to be published Tuesday in the Federal Register byBloomberg
Aug 01 2015
Friday without resolving contentious disputes over Canadian dairy tariffs, the protection of cutting-edge drugs known as “biologics” and Japanese access to the North American automobile market.
Negotiators said they would continue to seek agreement over the coming months, but the failure to wrap up the accord, known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, was a setback for President Obama,Washington Post
Jan 16 2020
The Trump administration's "phase one" deal with China will keep many tariffs in place, but Democrats don't seem to have the guts to stand up for freer trade.
Whether President Donald Trump wins re-election this year, his protectionist economic views and skepticism about the benefits of foreign trade are likely to continue guiding federal policy for the foreseeable future.
Jul 13 2019
Under pressure from President Trump's tariffs threat, Mexico reached a deal with the United States on June 7 to step up immigration enforcement and let more asylum-seekers wait in Mexico while their cases are pending in the U.S.
The agreement reads: "Given the dramatic increase in migrants moving from Central America through Mexico to the United States, both countries recognize theNPR (Online News)
Oct 14 2019
President Trump announced Monday that he would “soon” issue an executive order to authorize sanctions against the highest levels of the Turkish government, as the situation on the ground in northern Syria continued to deteriorate Monday following the recent withdrawal of U.S. forces in the region.
Trump did not specify when the sanctions would be leveled against Turkey, but said in aWashington Post
Jul 31 2019
Plodding progress in trade negotiations between the U.S. and China this week is partly the result of a new tactic from Beijing, which increasingly thinks waiting may produce a more-favorable agreement.
U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators held four hours of talks Wednesday, after a dinner the night before, and then wrapped up their first face-to-face meeting since negotiations founderedWall Street Journal (News)
Jun 06 2019
Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with a government delegation from Mexico at the White House Wednesday afternoon about the country's failure to stop the flow of illegal immigration from Central America to the United States. Mexico faces tariffs on Monday if it can't work out a deal with the Trump administration on the issue, with concrete promises to stem theTownhall
Mar 18 2021
Top administration officials will meet with their Chinese counterparts for the first time on Thursday as the United States shifts to a more competitive posture with Beijing.
President Biden is engineering a sharp shift in policy toward China, focused on gathering allies to counter Beijing’s coercive diplomacy around the world and ensuring that China does not gain a permanent advantageNew York Times (News)