March 20, 2018
The US levies financial sanctions on Venezuela's state-run Petro cryptocurrency. Geoff Ramsey of the Washington Office on Latin America thinks those sanctions are at best "redundant," and at worst politically self-defeating.
March 19, 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin wins reelection for another six years, and European countries lobby for new Iran sanctions in last-ditch effort to save nuclear deal.
March 16, 2018
North Korea's foreign minister pays a surprise visit to Sweden as preparations for a possible Trump-Kim summit continue, and Angela Merkel gets cold feet about boycotting the Russian World Cup.
March 15, 2018
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says Russia's involvement in a chemical nerve agent attack on British soil is a 'defining moment' for the U.N. Security Council, as one permanent member attacks another.
March 12, 2018
Chinese President Xi Jinping is no longer bound by term limits, and American allies clamor for exemptions from recently-announced steel and aluminum tariffs.
March 8, 2018
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned African countries this week about the harsh terms that accompany Chinese infrastructure financing, saying they could endanger national sovereignty.
March 7, 2018
The E.U.'s trade commissioner said Wednesday that the regional bloc is still trying to persuade President Trump to abandon his tariff threat or give the E.U. an exemption.
March 6, 2018
North Korea's Supreme Leader meets face-to-face with South Korean envoys as the two countries schedule further talks, and there were few signs at this week's AIPAC conference that Israel or the U.S. is ready to kick off serious Mideast peace talks.
March 1, 2018
It's up to the US to decide whether to tag along on diplomatic talks in North Korea later this year, someone forged a Nobel Peace Prize nomination for President Trump and Russia unveils new ICBMs.
February 28, 2018
The EU pressures the UK to speed up the Brexit process, Russia is reinstated by the International Olympic Committee and 110 Nigerian school girls remain missing after the latest Boko Haram kidnapping.
February 27, 2018
The US Special Representative for North Korea will step down on Friday, and Singapore weighs a law banning photo and video coverage of the aftermath of terror attacks.
February 26, 2018
It didn't take long for a 30-day Syrian ceasefire called for by the U.N. Security Council to be violated by multiple parties, and China's Communist Party recommends the scrapping of presidential term limits to allow Xi Jinping to rule the country beyond 2022.
February 23, 2018
President Trump calls on Mexico to stop Central American migrants from passing into the U.S., citing the threat posed by MS-13 gang members. And the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem will reportedly open much earlier than expected.