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Trump’s two-faced foreign policies

With North Korea, President Donald Trump puts on the charm. But with Iran, he cranks up the pressure with economic sanctions and a stronger...

Trump’s actions reveal an ‘unreliable partner’

President Donald Trump’s abrupt decision against military strikes may have prevented open military conflict with Iran, but it also showed him anew to be...

Pentagon: Lousy place to depend on ‘acting’ leaders

It’s a perilous time to have temps running the Pentagon. President Donald Trump’s brinkmanship with Iran is on the boil, spilling beyond diplomacy to a...

Trump ordered strike against Iran, then backed off

The United States abruptly called off preparations for a military strike against Iran over the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, a U.S. official...

Lies by Trump on Iran, trade and ‘that wall’

In President Donald Trump’s reckoning, an Iran tamed by him no longer cries “death to America,” the border wall with Mexico is proceeding apace,...

Iran unimpressed by Trump’s threats

Iranians on Monday shrugged off the possibility that a bellicose exchange of words between President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart could escalate into...

More questions than answers on Trump’s summit claims

President Donald Trump’s triumphant assertions about the success of the unprecedented Singapore summit are being met with skepticism and outright derision from critics seizing...

Trump’s goal: Create chaos

Unable or unwilling to completely erase his predecessor’s signature initiatives, President Donald Trump this week turned to another approach: wreaking havoc. Trump’s back-to-back body blows...

Republicans & the Iran mess

Republicans demanded a major say on the Iran nuclear agreement two years ago and never got it from Democrat Barack Obama. Now that President...

Prisoner exchange frees Americans

Four Americans and seven Iranians got tickets to freedom in a prisoner swap playing out alongside the kick-start of an accord lifting heavy international...