Philippines' Duterte says 'not a fan' of US, plots own course

Sep 10, 2016

Philippines' Duterte says 'not a fan' of US, plots own course

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, saying he was "not a fan" of the United States, vowed Saturday to steer an independent course for the key Asian ally and refrain from confronting territorial rival China. The incendiary leader made the comments after a controversial first foreign trip ...

James Baker: A Trump presidency would make world 'far less stable'

/ May 13, 2016

James Baker: A Trump presidency would make world 'far less stable'

Former Secretary of State James Baker told a U.S. Senate hearing that Donald Trump's foreign policy proposals would make the world a less stable place on Thursday, just as the Republican presidential candidate met with party congressional leaders. Under questioning from Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, ...

White House on damage control after aide's magazine profile

/ May 10, 2016

White House on damage control after aide's magazine profile

The White House on Monday worked to contain the damage caused by one of President Barack Obama's closest aides, who, in a seemingly candid, behind-the-curtain magazine story, ripped the Washington press corps, boasted of creating an "echo chamber" of supporters to sell the Iran ...

Trump's 'truthful hyperbole' on foreign policy misses the mark

/ Apr 28, 2016

Trump's 'truthful hyperbole' on foreign policy misses the mark

By his own admission years ago, Donald Trump likes to speak with "truthful hyperbole" at times. Here's what that mix of reality and exaggeration looked like in the Republican presidential contender's foreign policy pronouncements on Wednesday. TRUMP: Islamic State militants are "making millions and millions ...

World to watch as Trump outlines his foreign policy

/ Apr 27, 2016

World to watch as Trump outlines his foreign policy

Donald Trump will set aside his bad-boy antics, and with the help of a teleprompter to keep him on message, outline on Wednesday his vision for foreign policy if elected U.S. president in November, campaign aides say. Governments alarmed at the prospect of a Trump ...