MUNICH, Germany—The Trump administration’s top Iran envoy is denying online reports that he engaged in a secret meeting on Friday with former Secretary of State John Kerry, who himself has engaged in shadow diplomacy with Iranian officials since leaving his post.
In the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, specifically the Pulwama district, a suicide bomber rammed a vehicle with explosives into a convoy carrying Indian paramilitary forces.
Speaking in the White House Rose Garden Friday morning, President Donald Trump announced that he would declare a national emergency in order to construct a barrier on the southwestern border.
“We’re talking about an invasion of our country, with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs,” Trump said. “I’ll sign the final papers as soon as I get into the Oval Office, and we’ll have a national emergency.”
MUNICH, Germany—Iran’s top diplomat boasted that the Trump administration’s international gathering this week to galvanize the globe against Tehran was a colossal failure that only served to further isolate the United States and its Israeli allies.
China’s military is expected to deploy a laser weapon capable of destroying or damaging U.S. military satellites in low earth orbit in the next year, the Pentagon’s Defense Intelligence Agency disclosed in a report on space threats.
Two U.S. destroyers sailed into waters of some of China’s militarized islands in the South China Sea this week in a challenge Beijing’s expansive maritime claims, the Pacific Fleet said.
Israel’s campaign of airstrikes against Iranian military targets in Syria has led Iran to move the bulk of its soldiers and bases away from the Israeli border toward Iraq.
WARSAW, Poland—Vice President Mike Pence, speaking before leaders from more than 50 countries, offered a stinging rebuke of leading European nations for their back-door efforts to help Iran skirt U.S. sanctions, demanding these countries follow the White House’s lead and scrap the landmark nuclear deal, which has been on life support since President Donald Trump abandoned the Obama administration’s chief foreign policy achievement.
A former Air Force counterintelligence official has defected to Iran and supplied Tehran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps with secrets, including information on how spy agencies communicate secretly with recruited agents.