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Pentagon Considers Plan To Send Up To 10,000 Troops to Middle East
By Lolita C. Baldor, AP
The Pentagon will propose to the White House to send thousands of American soldiers overseas to defend against potential Iranian threats, officials said.
Iranian Proxies Play A Key Role In Trump's Hawks Push For Armed Conflict
Experts warn that treating a wide array of groups as official Iranian actors is dangerous and misinformed.
Pete Buttigieg Calls Out Trump Administration's 'Saber-Rattling' With Venezuela And Iran
The South Bend Mayor also called the Iraq War, which he said national security adviser John Bolton helped create, one of the worst foreign policy mistakes in U.S. history.
Trump vs. China: What About The 1 Million People In Internment Camps?
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
The president hasn't used new powers on human rights sanctions granted by Congress or mentioned a crisis that experts describe as akin to ethnic cleansing.
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Iran Claims Rights To Respond To 'Unacceptable' U.S. Sanctions, Escalation
By Aya Batrawy and Mari Yagamuchi, AP
At the root of the recent spike in tensions appears to be Trump’s decision a year ago to pull out of the nuclear deal.
Trump's Foreign Policy Challenges Are Mounting Around The World
By Catherine Lucey and Robert Burns, AP
The mounting challenges show the limits of Trump's self-touted ability to make a deal.
Pompeo Going To Russia Amid Disputes Over Venezuela, Arctic
The secretary of state will visit Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
U.S.-Iran Tensions Rise Ahead Of Anniversary Of Deal Pullout
By Jon Gambrell, AP
The White House suddenly announced a U.S. aircraft carrier and a bomber wing would be deployed in the Persian Gulf.
What To Know About The Uprising In Venezuela
Opposition leader Juan Guaidó has called on his supporters to rise up against President Nicolás Maduro.
French Ambassador On Donald Trump: ‘A Big Mouth’ Who ‘Reads Basically Nothing’
Gérard Araud also called former President Barack Obama the “ultimate bureaucrat” and “a bit aloof."
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Chinese Ambassador Says Mike Pompeo 'Lost His Mind' In Clash Over Venezuela
Leaders battle over future of South American nation as Pentagon "explores options," CNN reports.
Beto O’Rourke Calls Benjamin Netanyahu A ‘Racist,’ Says U.S.-Israel Relationship Must 'Transcend' Him
The former Texas congressman and presidential hopeful said the Israeli prime minister does not represent the "best interests" of the U.S.-Israel relationship.
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In Dramatic Shift, Netanyahu Vows To Annex West Bank Settlements If Re-Elected
By Karin Laub, AP
The policy shift is apparently aimed at rallying Netanyahu's nationalist base in the final stretch of the tight Israeli Prime Minister race.
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Trump Suggests U.S. Will Formally Recognize Israeli Control Over Golan Heights
By Steve Holland and Matt Spetalnick, Reuters
Recognition of the disputed land would mark a dramatic shift in U.S. policy and boost Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election bid.
Dick Cheney Hammers Mike Pence On Trump’s Foreign Policy: Reports
The vice president reportedly seemed caught off guard by his predecessor's pointed questions at a closed-door GOP event.
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Furor Surrounding Ilhan Omar Remarks Intensifies National Debate Over Israel
By David Crary, AP
Activists have been criticizing Israeli policies towards Palestinians long before the Minnesota congresswoman.
U.S. Closes Jerusalem Consulate, Demoting Palestinian Mission
The downgrade is just the latest in a string of divisive decisions by the Trump administration that have backed Israel and alienated the Palestinians.
She Found Success In The Army, But A Glass Ceiling Back Home
As a woman of color, Asha Castleberry felt isolated both in the U.S. Army and in the workforce, upon her return home.
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The U.S. Is Moving Closer To Military Intervention In Venezuela
The Trump administration has hinted it wants to intervene to oust Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.
George Conway Names The Donald Trump Character Trait That Now Drives U.S. Foreign Policy
Kellyanne Conway's husband said it was driving U.S. foreign policy more than "the national interest and rational consideration of intelligence assessments."
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Says Syrian Dictator Bashar Assad Isn't Enemy Of U.S.
The congresswoman and Democratic presidential contender was engaged in a tense discussion on "Morning Joe."
Read Donald Trump's 2019 State Of The Union Speech
Alana Horowitz Satlin
The president addressed immigration, foreign policy, abortion and other issues.
2020 Democratic Hopefuls Quietly Endorse Trump's Middle East Withdrawals
A big, bipartisan majority voiced opposition to a "precipitous" military drawdown in Syria and Afghanistan. Democratic presidential contenders sided with Trump.
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Where Democratic Presidential Contenders Stand On The Venezuelan Crisis
Some of them agree with President Trump’s decision to recognize the country's opposition leader as the legitimate president.
Joe Scarborough Sums Up Trump's 'Weakness Across The Globe' With 6 Little Words
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" host pulled no punches with his dissection of the president's foreign policy pronouncements.
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Trade Trump To The U.K.? Ex-White House Economic Adviser Floated Joke 'Deal'
Gary Cohn reportedly made the crack at Davos meeting.
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