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Jul 13, 2018
Trump tweets 'very nice note' from North Korea's Kim Jong-un; says 'great progress being made!'US President Donald Trump on Thursday tweeted a letter to him from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un heralding "epochal progress" in U.S.-North Korea relations, despite signs that path-finding diplomacy between the adversaries is running into problems.
Jul 02, 2018
Delay in India-US 2+2 dialogue not indicative of plunge in ties; foreign policy commentary should strive to avoid political biasPostponement of US-India 2+2 dialogue has become a grand spectacle of confirmation bias, with some interpreting it as a cataclysmic end to bilateral ties.
Jun 29, 2018
James Mattis says US-Japan alliance a cornerstone of Indo-Pacific stability, vital to maintaining peace in AsiaThe US-Japan alliance is vital to peace in Asia and Washington remains committed to the partnership, US defence secretary James Mattis said.
Jun 27, 2018
Xi Jinping says China not 'expansionist' but won't give up territory in South China SeaChinese president Xi Jinping told US defence secretary James Mattis China has no plans to create chaos in the world: Although he defended his country's claim to disputed islands in the South China Sea
Jun 25, 2018
US defence secretary Jim Mattis to visit China this week to take stock of Beijing's 'strategic ambitions'US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis will travel to China to discuss military cooperation and gather support for denuclearisation talks with North Korea
Jun 16, 2018
US defence secretary Jim Mattis slams Vladimir Putin for trying to break up NATO, attacking western democracyUS defence secretary Jim Mattis accused Putin for trying to break up NATO and for trying "to undercut and compromise our belief in our ideals."
Jun 14, 2018
Trump tags US 'Fake News' media as nation's 'biggest enemy' after Singapore summit, challenges skeptical media coveragePresident Donald Trump challenged skeptical media coverage of his historic summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un on Wednesday, declaring that "Fake News" is the nation's "biggest enemy."
Jun 13, 2018
Donald Trump retreats from US moral leadership stance, defends cold pragmatism: 'I mean this is what we have, and this is where we are'Trump, who quickly left for the long journey home after his whirlwind summit with Kim, made clear that his main interest — almost his sole interest — was taking a first step toward denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula. There was no lecturing of Kim over how to treat his own people in a nation that is estimated to have between 80,000 and 120,000 political prisoners and remains one of the world's most closed and oppressive societies.
Jun 12, 2018
US - North Korea summit day in Singapore: Excitement high, expectations lower ahead of historic Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un handshakeThe eyes of the world upon them, US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un headed on Tuesday into their historic summit balancing the elusive promise of peace against the specter of a growing nuclear threat. Yet even before they met, Trump announced plans to leave early, raising questions about whether his aspirations for an ambitious outcome had been scaled back.
Jun 11, 2018
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un summit in Singapore: What's the stuffing inside US-North Korea negotiation pie?While swooning anchors, harassed cameramen and the world’s leading foreign policy pundits scratching their heads about the historic Trump-Kim meeting pick Trump’s one liners to the bone, the meeting itself has gone from being about nukes to the political equivalent of a first date. And, nobody, except Donald Trump, knows what the negotiation pie is.