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Mattis to decide troop levels in Afghanistan

Mattis to decide troop levels in Afghanistan

John McCain , R-Ariz., expressed frustration that the strategy is still unfinished, after promises from President Trump that a new play for America's longest war would be finished in the first few months of the new administration. "The Afghan government , with worldwide help, will be able to handle the violence [and] drive it down to a level local security forces can handle it", said Mattis.


Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'

Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'

Democratic Senator Jack Reed said Sunday "there's a real question of the propriety" of Sessions's involvement in Comey's dismissal, because Sessions had stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.



Jim Mattis warns North Korea is 'most urgent' threat to peace

A Bloomberg report on May 17 said the US would be required to send at least 50,000 troops to tackle Taliban , as per a new Afghanistan war strategy approved last month by President Donald Trump's top military and national security advisers.


Environment G7 working to overcome US No

Environment G7 working to overcome US No

Thus far, the article has not been changed. While it will take years for the U.S.to completely withdraw from the deal, Monday's statement is the first tangible sign - other than Mr. It's understandable, perhaps, that having just pulled out of the Paris agreement, the United States would not endorse statements that sing its praises and call for its implementation.


As Brexit looms, May nears unionist deal

As Brexit looms, May nears unionist deal

The prospect of a deal has caused consternation in Dublin, with Irish premier Enda Kenny warning such an alliance could upset Northern Ireland's fragile peace. The Prime Minister did not mention the ongoing deliberations as she addressed MPs but called on Parliament to "come together in a spirit of national unity" to deal with the challenges facing the country.



Massive fire engulfs 27-storey building in West London

Some British media reported that some people were trapped in the fire. "All our warnings fell on deaf ears and we predicted that a catastrophe like this was inevitable and just a matter of time". Residents said repairs, including the addition of some sort of cladding, had been made to the exterior of the block recently. "The potential for a fire to break out in the communal area on the walkway does not bear thinking about as residents would be trapped in the building with no way out", ...