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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 04: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), speaks to the media after meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump about ending the partial government shutdown, on January 4, 2019 in Washington, DC. The U.S government is going into the 13th day of a partial shutdown with Republicans and …

Nancy Pelosi Accuses WH of Leaking Afghanistan Commercial Flight Plans

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Friday canceled a visit to Afghanistan, accusing the White House of leaking commercial travel plans to the war zone after President Donald Trump denied her and other Democrats access to a military aircraft for a seven-day foreign trip.

Donald Trump Sanctions

Trump: ‘If I Were Popular in Europe, I Wouldn’t Be Doing My Job’

U.S. President Donald Trump has rejected criticism his approval ratings in foreign countries are low, pointing out that he was elected by the United States, and if he pursued policies that were popular in European capitals he’d be failing in his job as President.

US warships sail through Taiwan Strait

Report: U.S. Warships to ‘Challenge’ Russia in Both Eastern, Western Waters

The U.S. Navy deployed its guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell near Russia-contested waters in the Sea of Japan on Wednesday as it begun taking the necessary steps to sail a warship into the Black Sea, west of Russia, amid increased tensions in the wake of the Kremlin’s seizure of three Ukrainian military vessels.

The Associated Press

Russia Holds Naval War Games, Missile Drills in Black Sea near Ukraine

Russia is holding naval war exercises and surface-to-air missile drills in the Black Sea region amid tensions with Ukraine and a U.S.-led alliance over the capture of three Ukrainian naval vessels and their crew off the coast of Moscow-annexed Crimea last month, the Kremlin’s defense ministry reportedly announced on Tuesday.

The Associated Press

Poroshenko Wants NATO Ships to Defend Ukraine Against Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gave an interview to Germany’s Bild newspaper on Thursday in which he urged NATO to deploy warships in the Sea of Azov to forestall a possible Russian invasion of his country.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping meet in the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow, on March 22, 2013. Xi Jinping arrived today in Moscow on his first foreign trip, to cement ties between the two countries by inking a raft of energy and investment accords. …

Chinese State Media Advises Ukraine to Cooperate with Russia

China’s state-run Global Times on Monday weighed in on the increasingly serious conflict between Russia and Ukraine, advising the Ukrainians their best interests lie in playing along with their huge, belligerent neighbor instead of counting on the Western world for rescue.

French Tigre attack helicopter supports Dutch Landing Crafts as they carry Finnish and Dutch Marines during a Joint demonstration as part of the NATO Trident Juncture 2018 exercise in Byneset near Trondheim, Norway, October 30, 2018. - Trident Juncture 2018, is a NATO-led military exercise held in Norway from 25 …

Finland Summons Russian Ambassador Over GPS Signal Jamming

Finland has summoned the Russian ambassador to express “concern regarding GPS signal disruption” that occurred during NATO’s vast Trident Juncture military drills in Norway “and the security risks it causes.”

Race to stop Norway frigate sinking after oil tanker collision

Norwegian Frigate Rammed By Oil Tanker, Listing in Shallow Water

An oil tanker rammed a Norwegian navy frigate Thursday in a harbor on the country’s western coast, tearing a large hole in its side, the military said. The frigate’s 137 crew members were evacuated amid fears that it may sink.

Youth in Badakhshan in northeast of Afghanistan close a green fabrics to arm the security forces and announced their were supporting from ANSF. In Badakhshan two districts under Taliban control and the youth with the support of security forces to asked them to work on crack down on Taliban in …

Afghan Soldier Kills NATO Service Member, Wounds 2 Others

A member of Afghanistan’s National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) turned his gun on his allies on Monday, killing a U.S.-NATO coalition service member from the Czech Republic and wounding two others in the second insider attack in less than a week.

The American Worker

Donald Trump: The Republican Party Now Includes the American Worker

“The party is a much bigger party now, and it’s like really a party for the working men and women in this country, in addition to plenty of others,” Trump said in an interview with TIME magazine about the future of the Republican party.

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Pay Your Way: Trump Seeks End to U.S. ‘Subsidizing’ Foreign Militaries

President Donald Trump on Saturday hit out at countries that rely on the U.S. “subsidizing” their military capabilities, pointing to Saudi Arabia, as well as Japan and South Korea as culprits. In doing so he linked them to NATO allies in Europe that rely on U.S. defense capabilities while neglecting their own.