On Monday, North Korea’s foreign minister, Ri Yong Ho, declared that Pyongyang sees President Trump’s statements on Twitter as a declaration of war, and threatened to shoot down U.S. military aircraft in international airspace. The intensifying crisis surrounding the North Korean weapons program makes the risk of a strategic miscalculation, a situation in which one side misinterprets an […]
The recent U.S.-Russian tit-for-tat—the expulsion of diplomats and the closing of consulates—appears to be resulting in more parity of representation between the two global powers…. Read More
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In the coming days, Congress will vote on major spending legislation that will include funding cuts for foreign policy and defense programs. Among the items… Read More
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The State Department’s special envoys have long needed reform. That reform could be just around the corner if Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s new proposal… Read More
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President Donald Trump said Thursday that his previous “fire and fury” warning to North Korea’s dictator may not have been strong enough. Trump also turned… Read More
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President Donald Trump needs to get tougher with North Korea by using existing legal options after the communist regime’s weekend progress in improving its capability… Read More
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In May, media reports indicated the Trump administration was considering returning two compounds—one in Maryland and one in New York—to Russia. Those compounds were seized… Read More
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Much has been written about what President Trump might or should do in his meeting with President Vladimir Putin on Friday in Germany. Here are six areas to watch, along with a roundup of previous Monkey Cage coverage of related issues. 1. Ukraine Perhaps nothing underlies current U.S.-Russian relations more than differences between the Obama and […]
A scholar of Ronald Reagan’s presidency says that by publicizing Moscow’s role in the 1981 attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II, he hopes to… Read More
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