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Merkel’s Allies Hit With Worst Election Showing Since 1950

October 15, 2018 |

Germany’s political fragmentation deepened after allies of Angela Merkel took a beating in a crucial regional election in Bavaria, raising questions about how long the chancellor can keep control of her brittle coalition government. What’s News Europe

Trump’s hardball tactics may win trade battles while losing the loyalty of allies

October 11, 2018 |

Shortly after Canada agreed to new terms for the North American Free Trade Agreement, the Trump administration held up the deal as vindication of the president’s bare-knuckles negotiating style.

And the administration was certainly right about the tactics: During 13 months of talks, Trump imposed…

L.A. Times – Business

Trump warns Assad, Syrian allies on reported plan for Idlib province offensive

September 4, 2018 |

President Trump late Monday warned Syria’s Bashar al-Assad and his allies in the region not to attack rebels in the country’s Idlib province, warning that “hundreds of thousands” could be killed.
FOX News

‘Unite with the devil’: Yemen war binds US, allies, al-Qaida

August 7, 2018 |

Again and again over the past two years, a military coalition led by Saudi Arabia and backed by the United States has claimed it won decisive victories that drove al-Qaida militants from their strongholds across Yemen and shattered their ability to attack the West.
FOX News

Trump Allies Take Aim at Michael Cohen After Fallout

July 31, 2018 |

President Trump’s allies sought to discredit his former attorney, Michael Cohen, after a week of escalating clashes that raised the question of how much Mr. Cohen may be prepared to divulge about his former boss. What’s News Asia

Trump Pressures NATO Allies Ahead of Summit

July 11, 2018 |

President Donald Trump leveled fresh criticism against allies over their military spending as he kicked off a seven-day tour through Europe that begins with a NATO gathering and ends with a summit with President Vladimir Putin. What’s News Europe


The United States begins the world’s largest naval exercises in the Pacific as it seeks to impress allies and counter China

July 1, 2018 |

The Pentagon kicked off the world’s largest naval war games last week, the biennial, month-long Rim of the Pacific exercises, known as RIMPAC, bringing together 46 ships and submarines, 200 aircraft and 25,000 troops from 25 nations. – RSS Channel – World

EU trade tariffs take effect in latest rift between U.S. and its closest allies

June 23, 2018 |

After months of escalating trade tensions between Europe and the United States, the European Union’s retaliatory tariffs took effect Friday, ushering in a new era of hostility between the Trump administration and some of America’s closest allies.

The tariffs — on goods worth $ 3.2 billion, including…

L.A. Times – Business

Trump departs early from a tense G-7 summit after rattling allies with trade threats

June 9, 2018 |

President Trump departed early from the Group of 7 summit in Canada on Saturday after alienating many of the United States’ closest allies who joined him there with his aggressive trade declarations and surprising suggestion that Russia be readmitted to the exclusive group of major economic powers.

L.A. Times – Business

NATO Allies Bristle Over U.S. Tariffs Pinned to Security Threats

June 7, 2018 |

Trans-Atlantic tensions threaten to disrupt a gathering of NATO defense ministers this week, after the U.S. labeled its allies national security threats in a trade dispute. What’s News Europe