16 Nov 2018

Trump administration greenlights $324M border wall in Arizona

“The Arizona border will have 32 miles of existing wall replaced starting next April. The $324 million project has been given the green light by federal immigration officials, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Thursday. The project will switch out an old barrier that runs from the Border Patrol’s Tucson

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07 Sep 2018

North Korea’s Kim sets denuclearization time line, prompting thanks from Trump

North Korea has announced a denuclearization time line for the first time, set for the end of President Donald Trump’s first term in 2020. Trump has lauded the announcement and declared that the U.S. and North Korea would “get it done together.” North and South Korean Presidents will meet in

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06 Sep 2018

Here’s the blueprint for Erik Prince’s $5 billion plan to privatize the Afghanistan war

Erik Prince has continued to advocate the privatization of the war in Afghanistan through a plan that will allegedly cut costs and make gains that have remained illusive over the past 17 years. Prince has betted on President Trump’s longstanding opposition to the significant U.S. presence in Afghanistan, a bet

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31 Aug 2018

Trump considers pulling the US out of WTO

“US President Donald Trump said in an interview on Thursday that he was thinking about pulling the United States out of the World Trade Organization if ‘they don’t shape up.’ The president has often complained that the United States is treated unfairly in global trade, and has blamed the WTO for allowing

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07 Aug 2018

‘Strong possibility’ of second Trump-Kim summit before year’s end: report

“Momentum for a second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly gained steam, with a source close to Pyongyang’s position telling CNN that there is a ‘strong possibility’ of another meeting before the year’s end.” Source: ‘Strong possibility’ of second Trump-Kim summit

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19 Jun 2018

Trump issues executive order to create space force

President Trump signed an executive order on Monday that directed the Pentagon to create a “Space Force.” While the President and the Pentagon are able to research, recommend, and establish working groups for the creation of a new military branch, experts have noted that the ultimate approval must still go

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14 Jun 2018

The video President Trump showed Kim on his iPad

In a 4-minute video presented as a movie trailer, President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are portrayed as protagonists in a story of “two men, two leaders, one destiny,” where Kim is faced with a choice that will echo throughout history. The clip depicts two starkly different

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09 Jun 2018

Uncovering Trump’s drone war policy

“Over three administrations and 16 years, there has been nothing as iconic in the United States’ forever war on terror as the matchstick-with-wings silhouette of the modern drone. Understanding the drone program has never been easy; the covert nature of some of the program, as well as a strong executive

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10 Dec 2017

Trump: Accidental Nuclear Genius?

Love him or hate him, when it comes to North Korea, Trump just may be frustratingly suited for nuclear negotiations. Unpredictability, emotional outbursts, irrationality, and other descriptors that have been applied to the sitting president are likely qualities a president should not have in general. According to Cold War-era nuclear

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