The United States is expected to announce Tuesday that it will withdraw from the U

U.S. expected to withdraw from U.N. human rights council


TOP STORY … THE BORDER … “‘Grim sight’: Migrants await uncertain future at strained Border Patrol facility,” by Elana Schor in McAllen, Texas: “Sitting on government-issued green mattresses and huddled under Mylar sheets, more than 1,100 migrants awaited an uncertain future at a U

POLITICO Playbook: Politics at the border


Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer is often referred to as “Bibi’s brain,” for his close relationship with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Where Jared’s words came from


GOP’S 2018 PROBLEM, ENCAPSULATED: DES MOINES REGISTER FRONT PAGE: “COST OF TARIFFS BEGIN TO ADD UP FOR IOWA FARMERS: State could lose up to $624M from soybean sales to China” http://bit

Trump’s tariff problem


Last October, the U

Trump ambassador blocks scrutiny of Israel


From the beginning of his presidency we have found most of Donald’s Trump foreign policy initiatives to be imprudent, unwise, unduly politicized and almost willfully counter to America’s national interests

Why Trump Was Right to Sit Down With Kim Jong Un


When candidate Barack Obama said in a 2007 debate that he’d meet with the leaders of rogue states – including North Korea – without preconditions, critics pounced: Fox News host Sean Hannity ripped his “lack of foreign policy expertise” and called the idea “disturbing” and “naïve

How Trump Made Diplomacy Great Again


SECRETARY OF STATE MIKE POMPEO briefed reporters around 5:45 this morning in Singapore

Playbook: Pompeo says he’s ‘very optimistic’ about talks between Kim and Trump


Commenting on the upcoming summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un, the president’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, claimed that Kim begged for the summit “on his hands and knees

What Do Americans Think of Trump’s Summit With Kim Jong Un?


If war, as Carl von Clausewitz argued, is politics by other means, then so too is fiction

When Presidents Write Fiction, Sometimes Things Get Weird