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Weapons Of Mass Disruption: America is deploying a new economic arsenal to assert its power

•That is counterproductive and dangerous When donald trump arrived in the Oval Office he promised to restore America’s might. His method has turned out to be a wholesale weaponisation of economic tools. The world can now see the awesome force that a superpower can project when it is unconstrained by rules or

Trump backs Boris Johnson as next British Prime Minister

United States (US) President Donald Trump has said Boris Johnson would be an “excellent” choice to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, days ahead of a state visit to London. “I actually have studied it very hard. I know the different players,” he said in an interview with the Sun tabloid

Nuclear Threat: US, Russia and China in tit-for-tat nuclear arms race accusations

Editor's Note: The Trump administration has already pulled back from one nuclear non proliferation agreement (INF) with Russia accusing Moscow of violations with a nuclear expanding China not included in the initial arrangements. This has attracted counter accusations from both Moscow and Beijing with Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

Mueller: Charging Trump with obstruction ‘was not an option’

Masood Farivar Special counsel Robert Mueller reiterated Wednesday that charging U.S. President Donald Trump with obstruction of justice was not an option his office could consider under Justice Department guidelines. Mueller also announced the closure of his office after concluding in late March a two-year probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election

Trump says he is not seeking ‘regime change’ in Iran

Michael Kranish   President Trump on Monday denied that the United States is seeking regime change in Iran, dialing back hawkish rhetoric days after ordering 1,500 additional U.S. troops to the region. Actions by the Trump administration had heightened questions about whether the president was seeking a military confrontation with Iran, starting with

Why nuclear diplomacy needs more women

•A homogenous group of policymakers make innovation less likely Elena Souris After months of “fire and fury,” a summit, “beautiful” love letters and a promise the North Korean threat was resolved, the latest nuclear weapons negotiation between the United States and North Korea failed. This isn’t surprising. We haven’t seen a U.S.-North Korea agreement because nuclear policy is