Natalie Johnson

Trump Admin. to Slash Support for UN Peacekeeping Missions in Africa

Bolton calls missions 'unproductive, unsuccessful, and unaccountable'

John BoltonThe Trump administration plans to significantly cut U.S. support for United Nations peacekeeping missions in Africa as part of a broader strategy that seeks to better promote American interests on the continent, National Security Adviser John Bolton said Thursday.

State Dept. Warns of Rising Extremist Threat in Africa

'It's creeping into places and countries where it has not existed before'

A Malian firefighters stand beside a destroyed building in Gao, after a suicide car bomb attackTerrorist groups pose an increasing threat in Africa, according to the top U.S. diplomat there, who testified before a House panel one day before the Trump administration is expected to unveil a new Africa strategy that pivots away from counterterrorism operations.

U.S. to Address Impending INF Withdrawal at NATO Summit

DNI Coats: Slim chance U.S. will remain in INF treaty

Director of National Intelligence Daniel CoatsSenior U.S. officials will soon brief allies on plans to withdraw from a bilateral nuclear arms control treaty with Russia in the wake of repeated violations by Moscow, the nation's top intelligence officer said Tuesday.