Pompeo heads to Thailand to cement U.S. influence as China gains more power
Tracy Wilkinson Los Angeles Times Against a backdrop of China’s rising economic and military power, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo arrived in the Thai capital of Bangkok this week with a difficult mission: Try to win back lost ground in Southeast Asia, a region once dominated by the... Read more
Kushner, other aids, head to Middle East this week to push Israeli-Palestinian peace deal
Tracy Wilkinson Los Angeles Times After numerous false starts, the Trump administration is finally preparing to unveil its long-promised Mideast peace plan in coming weeks, and initial indications suggest it is aimed at pleasing Israel while offering financial incentives to the Palestinians but no pathway to statehood, their primary... Read more
Trump administration designates Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a terrorist group
Tracy Wilkinson Los Angeles Times In an effort to tighten pressure on Tehran, the Trump administration on Monday branded Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a foreign terrorist organization, a first-time designation against another nation’s military force that could create problems for U.S. forces abroad. President Trump issued the announcement from the... Read more
Trump says it’s time for US to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights
By Tracy Wilkinson Los Angeles Times President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the United States will recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, a fertile expanse of land Israel seized from Syria decades ago, handing the government of Benjamin Netanyahu another prize and angering the international community. In a... Read more

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