Gain a global perspective on the US and go beyond with curated news and analysis from 600 journalists in 50+ countries covering politics, business, innovation, trends and more.
Michael Kovrig, a former Canadian diplomat who is the organization’s northeast Asia senior adviser, has been working with the group since February 2017, a statement said. The Chinese government hasn’t commented on Kovrig or his possible whereabouts.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu said Beijing would reduce tariffs on U.S. autos to 15%, down from 40%, during a call with U.S. officials that opened the latest round of trade talks.
Though it has been a full year since the defeat of the Islamic State, the United States has yet to define how it will prevent the return of the militant organization and the emergence of other violent extremist groups. This task merits top consideration for the new U.S.
This week the U.S. Congress will hold hearings focusing on the Defense Department’s progress on artificial intelligence, a critical technology area.