South Korea’s military said a missile launch by North Korea early Sunday from the port city of Sinpo “is presumed to have failed.” South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff did not provide details of the launch, and it was not […]
by Jeff Seldin, VOA News WASHINGTON — The new U.S. spy chief blasted the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks in his first public comments, labeling it a hostile intelligence organization out to damage the United States as much as any terrorist organization. “It’s time […]
by Steve Herman, VOA News White House Bureau Chief WHITE HOUSE — North Korea’s military on Friday directly responded to U.S. President Donald Trump’s renewed threats to take “care of” Pyongyang’s nuclear threat amid expectations of a new nuclear test that could […]
By Robert Reich, robertreich.org The starkest difference between dictatorships and democracies is that democracies are ruled by laws, and dictatorships are ruled by dictators. The “rule of law,” as it’s often referred to, stands for laws that emerge from a process […]
After less than three months in office, President Donald Trump has abruptly shifted his stance on an array of foreign policy issues from the U.S. relationship with Russia and China to the value of the NATO alliance.
by Steve Herman, VOA News WHITE HOUSE — U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday declared the North Atlantic Treaty Organization “no longer obsolete,” three months after he said the alliance had outlived its usefulness because it had not defended against terrorist attacks. […]
by William Gallo, VOA News WASHINGTON — Just one week ago, U.S. President Donald Trump stood before a crowd of construction workers and made the same promise he did hundreds of times during his presidential campaign. “I’m not, and I don’t want […]
U.S. Defense Department officials tell VOA that the U.S. has fired dozens of precision guided missiles at Sharyat Airfield in Syria in response for a gruesome chemical weapons attack blamed on President Bashar al-Assad’s forces that killed about 100 civilians.
Addressing the United Nations Security Council today, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley pulled no punches, strongly condemning Russia, Iran and the Syrian government Wednesday over the chemical weapons attack on civilians. Signaling a shift in tone, if […]
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday removed his chief political strategist, Stephen Bannon, from the National Security Council, reversing an early appointment that had drawn the ire of foreign policy experts in Washington. Some lawmakers and others steeped for years […]