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Aug 29, 2018
China's conquest of economies at full steam as Beijing spreads tentacles of debt across cash-starved African, Pacific Island nationsIf economic conditions continued to worsen in countries like Zambia and Kenya owing to and despite the Chinese debt “aid”, Beijing is going to have a very hard time selling BRI projects to countries having slightest capacity to stand up on their own.
Jul 05, 2018
Donald Trump pressed aides on Venezuela invasion in 2017, held unofficial discussions with Latin American allies, says US officialAlthough Trump gave no indication he was about to order up military plans to invade Venezuela, he pointed to what he considered past cases of successful gunboat diplomacy in the region, according to the official, like the invasions of Panama and Grenada in the 1980s
May 24, 2018
India-US ties: Narendra Modi's China, Russia visits have brought underlying tensions in bilateral ties to surfaceSimmering tension with the US has bubbled to the surface following India's decision to undertake some outreach initiatives to Russia, North Korea and China.
May 02, 2018
Mike Pompeo, on first day as Secretary of State, vows to reinvigorate diplomacy, restore US 'swagger'U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, arriving for his first day at the State Department, said on Tuesday he would help the U.S. diplomatic corps in "getting back our swagger" but offered few details about his plans for the agency
Apr 27, 2018
Ex-CIA director Mike Pompeo sworn in as US secretary of state, dashes off to Brussels to attend NATO meetingsThe new secretary of state immediately dashed off to Europe in an energetic start befitting the high-stakes issues awaiting him from Iran to North Korea.
Apr 25, 2018
Donald Trump praises North Korea leader Kim Jong Un as 'very honorable', flipping earlier view of 'Little Rocket Man'President Donald Trump on Tuesday said Kim Jong Un wants a historic, high-stakes meeting as soon as possible and suggested the North Korean dictator has been "very open" and "very honorable," a sharply different assessment of a leader he once denounced as "Little Rocket Man."
Apr 24, 2018
Mike Pompeo, Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, narrowly avoids US Senate committee rebukeUS President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has cleared the Senate Foreign Relations Committee with a favorable recommendation, narrowly avoiding a rare rebuke as his confirmation heads to the full Senate.
Apr 23, 2018
US Senate poised to reject Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State in rare rebuke as Donald Trump rages on TwitterThe full Senate is still expected to consider Pompeo's nomination later this week. But the rare rebuke expected from the panel Monday, even after Pompeo's recent visit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, would be the first time in years that a nominee for the high-level Cabinet position did not receive a favorable committee vote.
Apr 20, 2018
US says it will work on projects with India, Japan in Indo-Pacific region to counter China's 'predatory economic behaviour'The US, India and Japan intend to work together on high-standard projects in the Indo-Pacific region "that make economic sense" amidst China's "predatory" economic behaviour, according to a senior Trump administration diplomat
Apr 12, 2018
Russian probe, Stormy Daniels and more: Tempests buffeting White House now threaten to engulf Donald TrumpTempests like the Russia collusion probe, Stormy Daniels allegations and tensions with Moscow have merged into a threatening maelstrom for Donald Trump