Property billionaire Donald Trump has announced he will run for the White House in the 2016 election. Mr Trump, a Republican, has never formally run for president before, but has often talked about it.
In the homestretch of a 41-year U.S. Army career shaped by war and the scars of war, Gen. Martin Dempsey sounds unconvinced that Iraq has found its path to lasting victory over the Islamic State group.
China’s claim to the South China Sea is based in history, dating back to records from the Xia and Han dynasties. China delineates its claims via the nine-dash line, which Chiang Kai-shek advanced in 1947.
US planning increase in Iraq training deployment, additional base to strengthen Sunni involvement against IS
The Obama administration is preparing a plan to set up a new US military base in Iraq’s Anbar province and send several hundred additional trainers and advisers to help bolster Iraqi forces that have struggled in the fight against Islamic State militants.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations have been hijacked by lobbyists from America’s biggest manufacturing and agribusiness corporations, Silicon Valley high-tech firms and Wall Street’s “too-big-to-fail” banks.
KFC has filed a lawsuit against three companies in China whose social media accounts spread false claims about its food, including that its chickens have eight legs. (AP)
U.S. President Barack Obama asked Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to deal cautiously with Russia at their summit in Washington in April, Japanese government sources said Saturday.
While hosting the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Washington on Wednesday and at Camp David on Thursday, President Barack Obama faces a hard sell: assuring that the United States has an Iran policy that encompasses their security needs.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership: another Obama disaster for the working class, a heaven-sent for multinationals
Things are not quite square in Washington when the biggest backer of President Barack Obama’s current legislative priority is the Senate’s top Republican and its archfoe is the Democratic leader.
Cuban President Raul Castro paid a call Sunday on Pope Francis at the Vatican to thank him for working for Cuban-U.S. detente — and said he was so impressed by the pontiff he is considering a return to the Catholic church’s fold.