Foreign policy

2020 Iowa Caucus satellite location at Houston Hall on Penn’s campus
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Andrew Kramer
February 04, 2020 - 7:20 am
Registered Iowa voters didn't have to be in the Hawkeye State to take part in the first caucus of the Democratic primary election. One of the satellite locations was right here in Philadelphia, at Houston Hall, on the University of Pennsylvania campus, where 14 people came to debate and endorse...
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Democratic presidential candidates former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., talk while Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., heads off stage at a break Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020
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AP News
January 15, 2020 - 9:11 am
Here are some key takeaways from Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate in Des Moines, the final forum before the Iowa caucuses. Read more.
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An Afghan boy stands on a wall near a horse tied up at a camp for internally displaced people in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019.
Altaf Qadri/AP Photo
AP News
December 09, 2019 - 7:05 pm
The U.S. government across three White House administrations misled the public about failures in the Afghanistan war, often suggesting success where it didn't exist, according to thousands of pages of documents obtained by The Washington Post. Read more here.
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A day after two North Korean missile launches rattled Asia, the nation announced Friday that its leader Kim Jong Un supervised a test of a new-type tactical guided weapon that was meant to be a "solemn warning" about South Korean weapons introduction and
Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP
July 30, 2019 - 7:15 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Wednesday fired several unidentified projectiles off its east coast, South Korea's military said, less than a week after the North launched two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea in a defiance of U.N. resolutions. Observers say the launches were...
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry testifies during a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
March 28, 2019 - 8:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has approved seven applications for U.S. companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia, the Energy Department said Thursday. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the Energy Department has...
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From left, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, meet before holding a news conference on the Senate vote on ending U.S. support for the Saudi Arabian-led coalition fighting in Yemen, at the Capitol in Washingt
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
March 13, 2019 - 7:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Wednesday to end U.S. support for the Saudi Arabian-led coalition's war in Yemen, bringing Congress one step closer to a unprecedented rebuke of President Donald Trump's foreign policy. Lawmakers have never before invoked the decades-old War Powers Resolution to...
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The Worldwide Threat Assessment, released by Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats Tuesday, also states that with the recent loss of territory, "ISIS will seek to exploit Sunni grievances, societal instability, and stretched security forces."
Getty Images via CNN
January 29, 2019 - 11:07 am
By Zachary Cohen, CNN (CNN) -- Despite repeated claims by the Trump administration that ISIS has been defeated, US intelligence assesses that the terror group "very likely will continue to pursue external attacks from Iraq and Syria against regional and Western adversaries, including the United...
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COMBO - This combination of two pictures shows U.S. President Donald Trump, left, on July 22, 2018, and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Feb. 6, 2018. In his latest salvo, Trump tweeted late on Sunday, July 22 that hostile threats from Iran could bring dire consequences. This was after Iranian President Rouhani remarked earlier in the day that “American must understand well that peace with Iran is the mother of all peace and war with Iran is the mother of all wars.” Trump tweeted: “NEVER EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKE OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE.” (AP Photo)
July 24, 2018 - 12:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's explosive Twitter threat to Iran's leader comes as his administration is ratcheting up a pressure campaign on the Islamic republic that many suspect is aimed at regime change. No one is predicting imminent war. But Trump's bellicose, all-caps challenge...
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Time Trump and Putin face smash
Time Magazine via CNN
July 19, 2018 - 11:45 am
By Doug Criss, CNN (CNN) -- For the second month in a row, Time magazine has put a provocative photo illustration of President Donald Trump on its cover -- this time, morphing him into Russian President Vladimir Putin. In it, Trump's distinctive blonde hair, wispy eyebrows and pursed lips merge...
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