May 19, 2017 | Defense News
WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Department is expected to take a significant cut in Foreign Military Financing under the Trump administration’s fiscal 2018 budget request, but Congress has quietly introduced legislation that could slow a planned move to switch some funding to a loan program.
May 17, 2017 | The Atlantic
The Pentagon will spend the next several months gearing up for a mission so complicated that many officials doubt it can be pulled off, an undertaking so immense that the military hasn’t once dared to try it before. -snip-
May 16, 2017 | World Politics Review
U.S. President Donald Trump’s first overseas trip will begin in Saudi Arabia and Israel, two countries whose leaders have vocally welcomed Trump’s shift in approach to the region compared to his predecessor, Barack Obama.
May 16, 2017 | Maine Public
The latest news out of our nation’s capital: We’ll discuss the firing of the FBI director, the fate of Obamacare, potential tax cuts, and more. Guests: Jeanne Cummings, national political reporter for The Wall Street Journal
May 15, 2017 | Voice of America
Historic rivals China and Vietnam are working on substantive agreements that could cover trade, investment and maritime resource sharing despite a bitter sovereignty dispute that had snarled relations less than a year ago. -snip-