The US military on Tuesday said it will deploy more troops to the US Embassy in Baghdad after supporters of an Iranian-backed militia stormed the compound while chanting “Death to America,” lighting fires and hurling rocks. “We have taken appropriate force protection actions to ensure the safety of American citizens, military personnel and diplomats in
We can see the ongoing importance of the petrodollar in US foreign policy which had continued to antagonize and threaten any major oil-exporting state that moves toward ending its reliance on dollars
U.S. military acknowledges terror attack on U.S. base in Kenya
U.S. stock index futures were higher Thursday morning ahead of another batch of corporate earnings.
A trade agreement signed Wednesday in Washington commits the United States to scaling back economic sanctions on China
The United States and China signed an initial trade pact Wednesday, easing tensions between the world's two largest economies. A look at highlights of the 86-page deal. U.S. EXPORTS: China agreed to increase purchases of U.S. services and manufactured, energy and farm products by $200 billion this year and next.
The United States and China signed an initial trade pact Wednesday, easing tensions between the world's two largest economies.A look at highlights of the 86-page deal.U.S. EXPORTS: China agreed to increase purchases of U.S. services and manufactured, energy and farm products by $200 billion this year and next. The arrangement means that China is supposed to buy $40 billion a year in U.S. farm exports. It's an ambitious goal. China has never bought more than $26 billion in U.S. [
The Iranian officials targeted for the sanctions "have advanced the regime's destabilizing objectives," the Treasury Department said in a statement.
The US airstrike that killed Iran Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani generated starkly different reactions along party lines Thursday night, with Republicans heaping praise on President Donald Trump and Democrats expressing concerns about the legality and consequences of the attack.
NBC News Security Correspondent Courtney Kube explains the implications of a targeted US assassination of the top Iranian general, and how Iranians could coalesce and rally around the flag as a result.
WASHINGTON (AP) " The New Year's Eve attack on the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad has exposed a deepening divide between the United States and Iraq over Iran's role there, even as the Pentagon embarks on a more aggressive mission to counter Iranian influence across the Mideast.'The game has changed,' Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Thursday, telling reporters that violent acts by Iran-backed Shiite militias in Iraq " including a rocket attack on Dec. 27 that killed one American " [
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