Mixed Messages from Pompeo’s Most Recent Trip to North Korea

Conflicting messages have arisen from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s most recent visit to North Korea just concluded on Saturday. At the conclusion of the meetings, Pompeo told reporters that conversations he had with a high-ranking North Korean official were “productive” and conducted in “in good faith.” “I think we made progress in every element […]

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Canada Responds with $13 Billion in Tariffs on U.S. Goods

Canada has responded to American tariffs on steel and aluminum imports by slapping $16.6 billion Canadian dollars, or about $12.5 billion U.S. dollars, worth of taxes on U.S. imports. The levies went into effect yesterday. The U.S. has placed 25% and 10% tariffs on steel and aluminum imports respectively, from Mexico, China, Turkey, India, the […]

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War of Words Erupts Between Trump and Canadian Prime Minister

A war of words has erupted between President Trump and his senior advisers and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the wake of comments Trudeau made at the end of the recent G7 summit in Quebec. “I personally negotiated with Prime Minister Trudeau, who by the way, I basically like working with, but not until […]

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U.N. Harshly Criticizes U.S. Policy Toward Immigrant Children

The Office of the Human Rights of the United Nations harshly criticized the U.S. this week for the policy of separating young immigrant children from their parents at its southern border. Spokesperson for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Ravina Shamdasani called the policy a violation of human rights. “We are deeply concerned that […]

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North, South Korea Hold Surprise Meeting – Summit with U.S. Reinstated

The leaders of North and South Korea met for two hours along the border between the countries in the area known as the Demilitarized Zone over the weekend. The surprise meeting came just 24 hours after U.S. President Donald Trump announced he was terminating a planned summit between he and North Korea’s Leader Kim Jong […]

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