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Trump vows military build-up, hammers nationalist themes

Posted on: February 25th, 2017 | No Comments
President Donald Trump said he would make a massive budget request for one of the “greatest military buildups in American history” on Friday in a feisty, campaign-style speech extolling robust...

Exclusive: Trump calls Chinese ‘grand champions’ of currency manipulation

Posted on: February 25th, 2017 | No Comments
President Donald Trump declared China the “grand champions” of currency manipulation on Thursday, just hours after his new Treasury secretary pledged a more methodical approach to analyzing Beijing’s foreign exchange...

Trump wants to make sure U.S. nuclear arsenal at ‘top of the pack’

Posted on: February 24th, 2017 | No Comments
The treaty permits both countries to have no more than 800 deployed and non-deployed land-based intercontinental and submarine-launched ballistic missile launchers and heavy bombers equipped to carry nuclear weapons, and...

China military says aware of U.S. carrier in South China Sea

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
China’s defense ministry said on Thursday it was aware of the presence of a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group in the South China Sea and China respected freedom of navigation...

Exclusive: China finishing South China Sea buildings that could house missiles – U.S. officials

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017 | No Comments
China, in an early test of U.S. President Donald Trump, is nearly finished building almost two dozen structures on artificial islands in the South China Sea that appear designed to...

Facebook CEO warns against reversal of global thinking

Posted on: February 17th, 2017 | No Comments
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg laid out a vision on Thursday of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism, writing in a letter to users that the...

Trump backs Middle East peace, even if not tied to two-state solution

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 | No Comments
U.S. President Donald Trump supports the goal of peace between Israel and the Palestinians, even if it does not involve the two-state solution, a senior White House official said on...

China upset at disputed islands mention in Japan-U.S. meeting

Posted on: February 14th, 2017 | No Comments
China’s Foreign Ministry expressed concern on Monday after Japan got continued U.S. backing for its dispute with Beijing over islands in the East China Sea during a meeting between U.S....

China gets an early win off Trump, but many battles remain

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 | No Comments
Combining public bluster with behind-the-scenes diplomacy, China wrested a concession from the United States as the two presidents spoke for the first time this week, but Beijing may not be...

North Korea tests ballistic missile; U.S. to avoid escalation

Posted on: February 12th, 2017 | No Comments
North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea early on Sunday, the first such test since U.S. President Donald Trump was elected, and his administration indicated that Washington would...