The Korean Peninsula is no longer on the brink of war, which seemed like a real possibility in 2017, and the memory of U.S. President Donald Trump’s “fire and fury” rhetoric has faded. Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore last year set a different tone.
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When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said “no wall” — not now, not ever — she meant it. But unlike President Donald Trump, who seems to change the name and definition of the border wall by the day, “the wall” means something very specific to Pelosi.
WASHINGTON — There are few things that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia desires more than the weakening of NATO, the military alliance among the United States, Europe and Canada that has deterred Soviet and Russian aggression for 70 years.