SINGAPORE — Lloyd J. Austin III, the American defense secretary, sought on Tuesday to reassure Southeast Asian nations that the United States was still invested…View More After Years of Chinese Influence, U.S. Tries to Renew Ties in Southeast Asia
BAGHDAD — Iraq’s prime minister is heading to Washington this weekend to demand that President Biden withdraw all U.S. combat troops from Iraq, announcing to…View More U.S. to Announce Troop Drawdown From Iraq
In the early months of the Trump administration, prosecutors say another alleged Emirati agent named Rashid Sultan Rashid Al Malik Alshahhi — also indicted on…View More A Foreign Agent in Trump’s Inner Circle?
WASHINGTON — The United States conducted a drone strike against Shabab militants in Somalia on Tuesday, the first such military action against the Qaeda affiliate…View More U.S. Military Conducts a Drone Strike Against Shabab Fighters in Somalia
The Chinese government rarely passes up a chance to accuse the United States of military adventurism and hegemony. In the case of Afghanistan, though, it…View More China Criticized the Afghan War. Now It Worries About the Withdrawal.
BERLIN — Angela Merkel is scheduled to arrive at the White House on Thursday for talks with the fourth U.S. president she has known since…View More Legacy and Policy Mix as Merkel Takes a Bow in Washington
PARIS — Battered by gang violence and corruption, its Parliament near vacant, its judiciary in tatters, its Constitution subject to dispute, its poverty crushing and…View More Dueling Claims to Power. Broken Institutions. How Does Haiti Fix This?
Even limited military deployments come with risks. A small American peacekeeping deployment to Somalia in 1992 led to an October 1993 gun battle in the…View More Biden Shows Little Appetite for Haiti’s Troop Request
Absent unanimous approval among the members of the European Union, an accord would stall. Establishing a minimum tax would require an E.U. directive, and directives…View More Global Tax Overhaul Gains Steam as G20 Backs New Levies
Friday’s call came only three weeks after the onslaught of ransomware attacks dominated their first summit, in Geneva. Immediately after that meeting, Mr. Biden said…View More Biden Warns Putin to Act Against Russian Ransomware Group