03 July 2020

Uproar over Russian bounties intelligence casts a shadow over Trump’s progress in ending Afghanistan war


Open this photo in gallery President Donald Trump speaks during a news briefing at the White House, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in Washington. The Associated Press For a president with few tangible foreign policy accomplishments under his belt, Afghanistan had come to look something like a bright spot. His nuclear talks with North Korea have proved fruitless; his “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran has produced no concessions from Tehran; Palestinians declared his Middle East peace plan dead [...]