Some of the Chinese enterprises caught up in the latest U.S. sanctions were on the Defense News Top 100 list this year, which ranks defense companies around the world based on their defense-related revenue.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pledged on Wednesday that the Trump administration will continue to support Iraq as it confronts the threat posed by the Islamic State group, but he also called for the Baghdad government to redouble efforts to rein in pro-Iran militias.
Stephen Akard announced his resignation just two days after Democrats issued subpoenas for several of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's top aides to answer questions about the shakeup in the watchdog's office.
Should former Vice President Joe Biden win the White House in November, America will likely be in for a foreign policy about-face as Biden reverses, dismantles or severely curtails many of President Donald Trump’s most significant and boldest actions.
Matthew Lee, The Associated Press and Will Weissert, The Associated Press
The Trump administration escalated its actions against China on Monday by stepping squarely into one of the most sensitive regional issues dividing them and rejecting outright nearly all of Beijing’s significant maritime claims in the South China Sea.
Matthew Lee, The Associated Press and Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press
Criticized for inaction, President Donald Trump and top officials on Wednesday stepped up their defense of the administration’s response to intelligence assessments that Russia offered bounties for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
Mary Clare Jalonick, The Associated Press, Matthew Lee, The Associated Press, James LaPorta, The Associated Press