With John Bolton out, Trump can now go soft on Iran

World / Politics Sep 11, 2019

With John Bolton out, Trump can now go soft on Iran

by Eli Lake

President Donald Trump's decision to part ways with his national security adviser, John Bolton, was overdetermined. They disagreed on Afghanistan. They differed on North Korea. There was tension between them over Venezuela. They couldn't even agree on whether Bolton quit or was fired. Their most ...

U.S. Congress probes Trump's bid to host G7 at his resort

World / Crime & Legal Aug 29, 2019

U.S. Congress probes Trump's bid to host G7 at his resort

U.S. Democratic lawmakers announced an investigation Wednesday into Donald Trump's offer to host next year's G7 summit at one of his golf courses, calling it the latest sign of presidential "corruption." The U.S. leader prompted concerns about potential conflicts of interest by touting his Trump ...

World Aug 27, 2019

Brazil slams aid offer from G7 as Amazon fires rage

Brazil on Monday rejected aid from G7 countries to fight wildfires in the Amazon, with a top official telling French President Emmanuel Macron to take care of "his home and his colonies." More than 80,000 forest fires have broken out in Brazil since the beginning ...