Monthly Archives: July 2018

Trump Presses Demand for Wall Along US-Mexico Border

U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Congress again Monday to approve the controversial construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border to thwart illegal immigration.

“Border security is national security,” the U.S. leader told a White …

US Confirms Deployment of Armed Drones in Niger

U.S. forces started deploying armed drones in the west African country of Niger earlier this year to attack Islamist militants, the U.S. military said Monday.

Niger’s government granted American forces permission last November to arm …

US Confirms Deployment of Armed Drones in Niger

U.S. forces started deploying armed drones in the west African country of Niger earlier this year to attack Islamist militants, the U.S. military said Monday.

Niger’s government granted American forces permission last November to arm …

Mali Presidential Election Marred by Violence

Malians went to the polls Sunday, in what’s widely expected to be the first round of Mali’s presidential elections. The atmosphere was calm in the capital but instances of violence were reported in other parts …

Report: Revive Cold War Contacts to Stop Spread of Nuclear Weapons

The United States and Russia urgently need to revive Cold War-era cooperation to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons, according to a new report.

The International Institute for Strategic Studies report, entitled “Once and Future …