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Trump’s On-Again, Off-Again Summit Style Unnerves Asian Allies

Trump’s On-Again, Off-Again Summit Style Unnerves Asian Allies Image President Moon Jae-in of South Korea had staked a lot on brokering a meeting between President Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.CreditDoug Mills/The New York Times By Motoko Rich May 25, 2018 TOKYO — Leaders in Asia have grown ...

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U.S. Takes a Risk: Old Iraqi Enemies Are Now Allies

MOSUL, Iraq — Iraq’s interior minister, Qassim al-Araji, has a troubled history with the United States. He was detained twice by the Americans at the notorious Camp Bucca prison during the Iraq war and held for 23 months, accused of smuggling Iranian-made bombs that had become effective killers of American ...

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U.S. Allies Jostle to Win Exemptions From Trump Tariffs

Advertisement FRANKFURT — South Korea made an impassioned appeal to the American secretary of defense and national security adviser, reminding them of its role trying to defang North Korea. Europe pointed out that it was, in fact, a longstanding military ally of the United States. But it was Australia that ...

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Allies Fear Trump Is Eroding America’s Moral Authority

PARIS — When the State Department released its annual human rights report last week, it contained many of the usual tough American judgments of other countries. Iran was criticized for restricting freedom of religion and the media; Russia for discriminating against minorities; Eritrea for using torture; Bulgaria for violence against ...

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