The U.S. and China have reportedly settled on the terms of a phase-one trade deal, though no legal text has been signed.
If North Korea's "Christmas gift" turns out to be a nuclear or long-range missile test, Harry Kazianis says "get ready for maximum pressure 2.0: More sanctions, more nasty tweets and threats of nuclear war."
NATO leaders recently said they are "further strengthening our ability to deter and defend with an appropriate mix of nuclear, conventional, and missile defense capabilities."
The United States has more aircraft than Russia and China combined, making up a quarter of the world's military air fleet.
Iran has vowed to defy "hegemonic powers" trying to limit its naval capabilities and has sought to court major Eastern powers amid tensions with the West.
"Secretary Pompeo seemed to say that extension of the New START could be a step backward in terms of strategic stability," expert Lynn Rusten said. "That is, of course, completely wrong."
Officials warned that such a move could crash the South Korean stock market, but the president reportedly ordered staff, "Go do it!"
The president previously described a construction project in Istanbul as "a little conflict of interest" in his dealings with Turkey.
Chris Van Hollen said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is being allowed to cozy up to Putin "with impunity."
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he wants to extend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) "as soon as possible, before the end of this year, without any preconditions."
North Korea is running out of patience with President Donald Trump as supreme leader Kim Jong Un's year-end deadline rapidly approaches with no set meeting date, much less a deal.
Trump spent his two days in London lashing out at allies and creating new rifts, but host Boris Johnson avoided the worst of the flak by limiting his interaction with the president.
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson denied her country held over 1,000,000 Uighurs in detention camps, instead criticizing the U.S. for "killing, expelling and persecuting" Native Americans.
U.S. military and intelligence personnel told Newsweek that Iran and its allies have been increasingly conducting reconnaissance and gathering intelligence near U.S. positions, raising major concerns.
Trump cancelled a press conference and left the meeting earlier amid a spat with Justine Trudeau, but Jens Stoltenberg said unity within the alliance was "iron-clad."
Trump told reporters he had done enough press conferences and that he would "probably" leave the London meeting early.
The U.S. and Iran have a decades-long history of legal dispute, with both countries largely ignoring one another's domestic rulings.
The Iraqi military said several rockets landed inside Ayn al-Asad Base, where U.S. troops have been deployed to both fight ISIS and deter Iran.
Turkey's invasion of northeastern Syria has prompted protests from other NATO nations and opened up cracks in the alliance.
Canada is among the NATO nations spending less than 2 percent of GDP on military investments, much to Trump's frustration.
Jens Stoltenberg said he remains a believer in a dual approach of deterrence and dialogue towards Russia.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's team is bracing for a possible intervention from Trump, who is widely unpopular in the U.K.
Iran has sought to improve troubled relations with Arab states, while boosting military ties with Russia and China, both of which oppose a U.S.-led campaign to isolate the Islamic Republic.
A new international gas pipeline and bridge between Russia and China are hoped not only to boost bilateral trade, but also to transform the economic outlook of the East amid tensions with the West.
Two people were killed last week when an Islamic extremist launched a knife attack in central London.
Trump has nominated Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan to fill the position, pending a full Senate vote.
The U.S. will cut its contribution to the direct NATO budget, which covers maintenance of the NATO headquarters, joint security investments and some combined military operations.
The bill will allow the U.S. to sanction Hong Kong and Chinese officials accused of human rights abuses and undermining the autonomy of the territory.