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The Early Edition: November 17, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TRUMP-RUSSIA

Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner failed to hand over a document about a “Russian backdoor overture” to the Senate Judiciary Committee, according to a letter sent by committee chairman Sen.…   continue »

The Early Edition: November 16, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TRUMP ASIA TRIP

“America is back,” Trump said yesterday following his 12-day tour of Asia, claiming that the days of the U.S.…   continue »

The Early Edition: November 15, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TRUMP-RUSSIA

Attorney General Jeff Sessions appeared before the House Judiciary Committee yesterday and maintained that he had “always told the truth” about connections between the Trump campaign and Russia, saying that he had “no recollection” of a campaign round-table at which the aide George Papadopoulos was present until he saw the news reports and added that he had “pushed back” against the aide’s suggestion of a meeting between Trump and the Russian President Vladimir Putin.…   continue »

The Early Edition: November 14, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TRUMP-RUSSIA

Donald Trump Jr. communicated with WikiLeaks during the 2016 presidential campaign via direct messages on Twitter, the messages advised Trump Jr.…   continue »

The Early Edition: November 13, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TRUMP ASIA TRIP

President Trump highlighted his “great relationship” with the Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during remarks to reporters at the A.S.E.A.N.…   continue »

The Early Edition: November 10, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TRUMP ASIA TRIP

President Trump employed a mix of flattery and tough talk when meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing yesterday during his tour of Asia, the talks focused on the U.S.-China trade relationship and the threat posed by North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson saying that the strong personal rapport between Trump and Xi allowed the two leaders to communicate more effectively, especially when discussing the Pyongyang regime.…   continue »

The Early Edition: November 9, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TRUMP ASIA TRIP

Trump called on China’s President Xi Jinping to exert more pressure on North Korea and its nuclear and missile programs, saying in Beijing in a joint appearance with the Chinese leader today that “we have it in our power to liberate the world” from the North Korean “menace.” Trump also congratulated Xi on recently achieving an exalted status within China’s Communist Party and told reporters that Xi is a “very special man,” Mark Landler reports at the New York Times.…   continue »

The Early Edition: November 8, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TRUMP ASIA TRIP

“Do not underestimate us, and do not try us,” President Trump said in a speech to the South Korean National Assembly today about the threat posed by North Korea, warning Pyongyang of the consequences of failing to halt its ballistic and nuclear weapons programs, but saying that “we will offer a path to a much better future.” Michael C.…   continue »

The Early Edition: November 7, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TRUMP ASIA TRIP

President Trump has landed in South Korea’s capital of Seoul today accompanied by a show of power by U.S.  continue »

The Early Edition: November 6, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TRUMP ASIA TRIP

“The era of strategic patience is over,” Trump said today at a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the second day of his Asia trip, referring to the threat posed by North Korea and emphasizing the need to take a hard line against the Pyongyang regime.…   continue »