U.S. should have direct talks with North Korea, experts say

U.S. should have direct talks with North Korea, experts say

As North Korea continues its threats and missile tests while the U.S. reroutes the USS Carl Vinson and other ships toward North Korea, the tit-for-tat makes direct talks between the two countries unlikely, especially because the two leaders are trapped in their commitments to shows of strength, experts say.

U.S. should have direct talks with North Korea, experts say

As North Korea continues its threats and missile tests while the U.S. reroutes the USS Carl Vinson and other ships toward North Korea, the tit-for-tat makes direct talks between the two countries unlikely, especially because the two leaders are trapped in their commitments to shows of strength, experts say.

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South Korea’s new old problem

South Korea’s new old problem

by Jingnan Huo WASHINGTON -- The Mar-a-Largo summit between Chinese leader Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump is sending ambiguous signals about North Korea at best, but what is clear is that Trump has changed the equation for China and put South Korea in a...

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Subcommittee Weighs Iran’s Nuclear Threat

At a House subcommittee meeting Wednesday, the deep partisan divisions over the Obama administration’s Iran nuclear deal were on display once again as Republican-selected witnesses criticized the deal as allowing Iran to continue its nuclear capabilities and destabilizing the region.

Next Steps For U.S. Arms Sales To Taiwan

Washington— The U.S. has a long history of selling weapons to Taiwan, but China always opposes those arms sales. Thursday President Donald Trump's meeting with China's President Xi Jingping reignites a discussion about U.S. arms sales to Taiwan. Wen-Yee Lee reports....

Washington state working on what comes after a cyberattack

Federal and the state governments should emphasize planning for recovering after a cyberattack rather than focusing so much on preventing the attacks, the commander of Washington National Guard’s cyber unit has told a Senate committee.

Energy executives press for security clearances to fight cyberattacks

The Energy Department must give companies adequate security clearances so they can provide information about cyberattacks as well as get data on what the government and other companies know about combatting attacks, top energy company executives told a Senate committee Tuesday.

Senate probe into Russian influence moves onto interviews

The Senate Select Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election will move into the interview phase next week, with 20 people expected to talk to Senate investigators about Russia’s role in President Donald Trump’s win and possible ties to the campaign, the heads of the committee said Wednesday.

Syrian-Americans to Commemorate Revolution Anniversary

“People went down to the streets with one slogan: ‘The revolution unites us,’” he said. “That was a clear message to the international community: As soon as you stop the military campaigns, people will continue their civil resistance.”

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