Posts tagged as Donald Trump

Donald Trump vetoes bid to end US aid for Saudi-led coalition in Yemen war

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Many in Washington want Mr Trump to distance himself from Saudi Arabia after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Donald Trump has vetoed a motion that would have stopped the US providing military aid to Saudi Arabia for their ongoing war in Yemen. Congress had passed a never-before-used war powers resolution in a bid to change White House policy on the conflict, which has raged for four years. Many in…

Congress has new questions for Donald Trump Jr

By John Santucci on Friday, March 8, 2019

Congressional investigators are making plans to ask Donald Trump Jr. to return to Capitol Hill, in part, to ask why he told lawmakers under oath that he knew “very little” about a deal with Russian developers in 2016 to put the Trump brand on a skyscraper in Moscow, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News. Sworn testimony from the president’s eldest son appears to conflict with testimony from former Trump Organization attorney…

Why World War 3 could happen in 2019 – threats from North Korea, Syria and Putin

By Patrick Knox on Thursday, February 28, 2019

RISING tensions around the globe along with spectacular war games and weapons testing have increased fears of a major military conflict breaking out in 2019. Here we look at trouble spots which could be potential World War 3 flash points. Why is 2019 such a dangerous year? Our map shows the flashpoints where there are currently military standoffs which could suddenly turn nasty and bring the major powers into conflict…

Trump buys Lithuania, EU cannot stop it

By Adomas Abromaitis on Wednesday, February 6, 2019

The US President Donald Trump is no doubt a successful businessman who rules his country as if it is a huge enterprise. And this kind of management, to his mind, should lead to success. And very often it really works. As a wise leader he uses different tools to reach his goals. Thus, the most cunning one, which the US exploits in Europe – is indirect influence on the EU…

The five key takeaways from Trump’s State of the Union address

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Donald Trump delivered his second State of the Union address on Tuesday before a divided Congress and the American electorate, urging unity despite giving a speech that often reflected the country’s bitterly polarized political climate. The president attempted to cast his agenda as bipartisan amid rising tensions over immigration following the longest government shutdown in US history last month. Trump’s remarks came as the White House and Democrats in Congress remain gridlocked…

European Defense: Time for a Higher Level of Ambition

By Alexander Vershbow on Tuesday, February 5, 2019

President Donald Trump’s address to the UN General Assembly in September 2018 was a fresh reminder of the United States’ abdication of leadership and rejection of “globalism.” On more and more issues – trade, climate change, the International Criminal Court and, most recently, the Iran nuclear deal – the United States is becoming increasingly estranged from its traditional allies and partners. So far, NATO and transatlantic security have managed to…

From Alaska to Outer Space: Key Takeaways of New US Missile Defence Review

By Matthew Montgomery on Saturday, January 19, 2019

US President Donald Trump has unveiled the country’s new missile defence strategy, aimed at destroying enemy missiles “anywhere, anytime, anyplace”. Here are the highlights of the review, which has been the first to be presented since 2010. “Our strategy is grounded in one overriding objective: to detect and destroy every type of missile attack against any American target, whether before or after launch,” President Trump said on Thursday when presenting…

US exit from NATO

By Jonas Dringelis on Friday, January 18, 2019

Last year, US President Donald Trump suggested a move tantamount to destroying NATO: the withdrawal of the United States. over the course of 2018, Mr. Trump several times privately said he wanted to withdraw from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. D.Trump repeatedly accused Europe of exploiting the United States, because most NATO members spend less than 2 percent of GDP on defence. He especially annoyed with Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel…

Blind mystic Baba Vanga who foresaw 9/11 and Brexit predicted worldwide gloom in 2019

Thursday, December 27, 2018

A blind mystic who predicted Brexit, the Twin Towers attacks and the rise of ISIS has predicted “worldwide gloom” for the whole of 2019. Baba Vanga has been dubbed the “Nostradamus of the Balkans” for her predictions, which seem to strike with eerie regularity. And her life-changing occurrences for the next 12 months have been branded “gloomy and miserable”, and will blight 2019 in woe. Vladimir Putin will come from…

U.S. announces end to its international role of global policeman

Thursday, December 27, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump has declared the end of U.S. international role of a global policeman making unannounced visits to U.S. soldiers stationed in Iraq and Germany. U.S. state media organisation Radio Free Europe, reports that on Thursday, December 27, the U.S. President visited American troops at the Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany. On Wednesday, December 26, Trump paid a surprise visit to the Al-Asad Air Base in Iraq.…