Tag: United States International Relations

Critic’s Notebook: Melania Trump on Display, Dressed in Ambivalence and Armor

That’s why what she wore received so much more attention than what Ivanka Trump wore (the fascinator at the Western Wall and the weirdly bridal black tulle veil at the…
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Pope Francis and Donald Trump Meet at the Vatican

Mr. Trump, wearing a dark suit, a white shirt and a black-and-white stripe tie, entered the Clementine Hall of the palace behind a dozen attendants and was accompanied by Archbishop…
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Cuts to AIDS Treatment Programs Could Cost a Million Lives

“We will currently maintain those patients on the treatment,” Mr. Sastry said. He did not explain how that would happen if funding dropped by roughly 20 percent, but the programs…
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Writers From the Right and Left React to Trump’s Riyadh Speech, and More

It’s not just Democrats and the politically correct who suffer from “Trump derangement syndrome.” Conservative writers and politicians who criticize the president are often also accused of the distinctly partisan…
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News Analysis: In Saudi Arabia, Trump Reaches Out to Sunni Nations, at Iran’s Expense

Iran and its proxies have effectively found themselves on the side of the United States in fighting the Islamic State in Iraq, while in Syria, they have been adversaries in…
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Preparations for Trump’s Visit Expose Political Rifts in Israel

Expectations are low for any major breakthrough during Mr. Trump’s nearly 36-hour visit to Israel and the West Bank, but neither Mr. Netanyahu nor President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian…
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As Trump Arrives in Israel, His Deal-Making Skills Face a Test

The Israeli prime minister repeated his longstanding position that his country “shares the commitment to peace” but outlined his usual formulation, which the Palestinians have yet to agree to. Continue…
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Trump Urges Muslim Leaders to Purge Their Societies of ‘Foot Soldiers of Evil’

While he has criticized President Barack Obama and others for not using the phrase “radical Islamic terrorism,” his staff sought to ensure that he not use it in the speech…
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Having Trouble Keeping Up With All the Trump News? Here Are the Must-Reads

“I hope you can let this go,” the president said, according to the memo, parts of which were read to The Times by an associate of Mr. Comey’s. Mr. Trump…
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