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President Donald Trump lays out a national security strategy that envisions nations in perpetual competition, reverses Obama-era warnings on climate change, and de-emphasizes multinational agreements, in Washington, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Trump’s National Security Strategy: Economic Strength, Border Security, Ideological Warfare

Senior administration officials describe President Trump’s National Security Strategy, which will be formally unveiled by the president in a speech Monday afternoon, as a statement of “principled realism” that takes “a clear-eyed view of the threats that we face and the fact that we live in an ever-competitive world” in which “the global balance of power has shifted in unfavorable manners to American interests.”

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Presidents Trump and Xi Announce ‘Miracle’ of $250 Billion in U.S.-China Deals

President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced over $250 billion in deals between American and Chinese companies on Thursday, an accomplishment hailed by Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan as “truly a miracle.” Critics immediately began picking the deals apart as less than meets the eye.

Prime Minister Theresa May Hosts Talks With DUP Leader Arlene Foster

Remainer Hammond Draws Up Plans for Soft Brexit

Britain’s Chancellor Phillip Hammond is drafting detailed plans for a “soft Brexit” whereby Britain will retain associate membership of the single market, foregoing the opportunity to forge her own bilateral trade deals. Under his bespoke plans, Mr Hammond hopes Britain

World Trade Organization chief Roberto Azevedo, facing hostility from the US, has responded with an olive branch

No Americans Need Apply: U.S. Government Twice as Open to Foreign Business as Five Top Trading Partners Put Together

American businesses can run up against walls when trying to sell goods and services to foreign governments, which often prevent businesses from outside their own countries from taking part in government contracts, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. By contrast, the U.S. government is far more open to allowing foreign businesses to receive government contracts.

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Britain in Line to Sign Major Trade Deals After Brexit

Britain could strike free trade deals with South Korea, the U.S. and Brazil within a year of leaving the European Union (EU), according to a new report. The Trade Prospects Index, launched by former government adviser Matthew Oakley, names the

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EU Leaders Slap Down Britain Over U.S. Trade Talks

European Union leaders have reacted angrily to the news that Britain wants to strike a brisk trade deal with the U.S., reminding Britain that no official deal can be done while she remains within the EU.

A supporter of Republican vice-presidential nominee Indiana Gov. Mike Pence holds a sign at a rally on the Rockingham County Fairgrounds Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, in Harrisonburg, Va. (Nikki Fox/Daily News-Record via AP)

Mike Pence Invigorates Michigan Crowd with Talk of Manufacturing, Automotive Jobs

LANSING, Michigan — Just one day after taking the stage with Sen. Ted Cruz in the West Michigan City of Portage, Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence addressed a group of his hard-working supporters at an airport hangar in Lansing, where he assured the crowd that a Trump-Pence presidency would reinvigorate America’s manufacturing and automotive industries.

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Brexit Boost: Australia And U.S. Seek Free Trade Deals With UK

The British government has already begun preparatory work for trade deals with America and Australia set to be worth billions of pounds, less than a month after the British people voted to leave the European Union. Britain’s new Secretary of

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UK Launches Bilateral Trade Talks for Post-Brexit Deal With India

Reuters – Britain said it would start preliminary talks with India on Friday about an eventual bilateral trade deal after last month’s referendum vote to leave the European Union, which has forced London to rethink its trade ties with the

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Chinese Officials Look to Britain for Trade Deal

Chinese officials have indicated that they are open to launching trade negotiations with Britain following its decision to leave the European Union (EU) – ironically in part due to Chinese frustration with the EU. During the Brexit referendum campaign Remain

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Stephen Miller: Hillary Clinton a Corrupt ‘Economic Globalist’ Who Enriches Herself by ‘Selling Out America’

Trump Senior Policy Advisor Stephen Miller tells Breitbart News Sunday that “Hillary Clinton is not only a globalist, she’s also involved in global international corruption. It’s one thing to be an economic globalist and pursue policies to the detriment of the American people. It’s a whole other thing to be engaged in a scheme of international global corruption to personally and financially profit from selling out America.”

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REVEALED: EU To Bypass National Parliaments On Controversial TTIP Deal

The European Union (EU) plans to bypass national parliaments to implement controversial “free trade” deals, sources have revealed. A leaked letter to the EU’s trade commissioner reveals the Italian government supports blocking democracy on CETA, the “little sister” of the