August 25, 2017

This week, President Trump announces his long awaited strategy for resolving the war in Afghanistan without specifying details; two shipments from North Korea destined for the Syrian government agency responsible for chemical weapons are intercepted; the U.S. embassy in Moscow will halt all non-immigrant visas from Russia; and more.

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August 18, 2017

This week, the British government says it intends to avoid a hard border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland after Brexit; the United States, Mexico, and Canada open negotiations to reform NAFTA; the Taliban tells President Trump to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan; and more.


August 7, 2017

On U.S.-Africa policy, Congress must continue defending foreign assistance that supports development in African countries, expand the financing and insurance tools that American companies need to compete with foreign companies in Africa, and insist on good governance abroad and at home, writes Grant Harris.

August 4, 2017

This week, Nawaz Sharif resigns as prime minister of Pakistan after being disqualified by the country’s Supreme Court in a Panama Papers-related corruption probe; President Trump signs the Russia sanctions bill but calls it "unconstitutional"; the U.S. government imposes sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro; and more.

July 28, 2017

This week, new footage suggests the Russian government may be arming Taliban militants in Afghanistan; French President Emmanuel Macron gets Libya’s two main rivals to agree to a ceasefire; a U.S. Navy surveillance plane is intercepted by two Chinese fighter jets over the East China Sea; and more.

July 21, 2017

This week, at least 20 civilians were killed in Yemen in an air strike led by Saudi Arabia; Italy considers issuing temporary visas that would allow migrants to travel around the European Union; an upsurge in violence and human right abuses in the Central African Republic displaces thousands of people; and more.


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