Trump Focuses on Defending Saudis, Not Striking Iran, for Now
The administration is not ruling out military strikes. But, for now, President Trump is content to remain within the parameters of defense, not offense.
Criminal Charges Urged in Brazil Dam Collapse
The dam collapse killed nearly 250 people in January, unleashing a torrent of mining waste on a nearby town and roiling global iron ore markets.
Trump Calls China a ‘Threat to the World’ as Trade Talks Approach
The president says he will not accept an interim trade deal and accused China of building up its military with funds earned through unfair trade practices.
The Violence That Followed Iraq’s Post-Invasion Spiral
James Verini is out with “They Will Have to Die Now,” a book about the battle of Mosul and its consequences.
Germany Unveils $60 Billion Climate Package
Angela Merkel’s government is seeking to meet the country’s climate-protection goals with new measures.