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Trump-era national security adviser sees China attacking Taiwan by 2024

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China might launch a military operation against Taiwan before the 2024 presidential election in the United States, according to Robert O’Brien, a national security a...

Former US national security advisor joins Taiwan think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Robert O’Brien, who served as former United States President Donald Trump’s national security advisor, has joined the Washington, D.C.-based Global Taiwan Inst...

Biden presses Iran diplomacy as new special envoy tapped

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration says it’s going to revamp and enhance diplomacy toward Iran as the U.S. looks at restoring constraints on the country's nuclear program and reining in its re...

Reaction from leaders pours in after mob breaks into Capitol

A mob of violent protesters made its way into the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, forcing police to evacuate lawmakers and delaying the constitutional process to affirm Joe Biden’s victory in the November ...

Netanyahu: 'Business as usual with Iran' will be mistake

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said it would be a mistake “to go back to business as usual with Iran,” signaling Israeli resistance to an expected push by Preside...

Trump skips Southeast Asia summit for third year in a row

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump skipped a virtual summit with his Southeast Asian counterparts on Saturday, the third year in a row that the U.S. is being represented at a lower leve...

White House official guarantees freedom of navigation in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien has promised that the American government will ensure freedom of navigation in the Taiwan Strait in response to Beijing&#...

Trump tests limits as Cabinet members fan out to key states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos planned a “Moms for Trump” rally in her home state of Michigan. The Department of Homeland Security's top official was in Texas to celebrate completio...

US official says amphibious assault of Taiwan difficult for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It would be tough for China to conduct a successful amphibious landing in Taiwan due to the distance and lack of accessible beaches, United States National Security Advise...

2 US citizens released by Iran-backed militants in Yemen

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American humanitarian worker and a U.S. businessman held captive by Iranian-backed militants in Yemen were released on Wednesday in the Middle Eastern country's capital, President...

Bolton lawyers seek to question Trump officials over book

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for former national security adviser John Bolton told a judge Thursday they want to interview White House officials following new allegations that a pre-publication review of...

Alone among nations, US moves to restore UN Iran sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States slapped additional sanctions on Iran on Monday after the Trump administration's unilateral weekend declaration that all United Nations penalties that were eased und...

Kosovo awards Trump with Order of Freedom for peace efforts

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's awarded U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday with one of the country's highest honors for his government's efforts on peace and reconciliation in the former war-torn ...

Book: Kim Jong Un told Trump about killing his uncle

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's comments about the threat from the novel coronavirus attracted widespread attention after excerpts from journalist Bob Woodward's book “Rage” were released. ...

Taliban return to Doha setting stage for Afghan peace talks

Islamabad (AP) — Taliban officials say a senior delegation returned early Saturday to Qatar, paving the way for the start of peace talks with the Afghan government that are expected to take place in t...