NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 15: US President Donald Trump delivers remarks following a meeting on infrastructure at Trump Tower, August 15, 2017 in New York City. He fielded questions from reporters about his comments on the events in Charlottesville, Virginia and white supremacists. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Trump's Vague New Afghanistan Strategy Continues An Endless War

WASHINGTON ― After a months-long interagency review, President Donald Trump was supposed to announce to a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan on Monday. Instead, he made vague promises of victory...
22/08/2017 12:28 PM AEST
Riot police protect members of the Ku Klux Klan from counter-protesters as they arrive to rally in support of Confederate monuments in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S. July 8, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trump Aide Helped End Funding For Group That Fights White Supremacy

WASHINGTON ― Weeks before a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, led to three deaths and 19 injuries, the Trump administration revoked a grant to Life After Hate, a group that...
15/08/2017 11:59 PM AEST
Christopher Wray is seated prior to testifying before a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination to be the next FBI director on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 12, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Trump’s Pick For FBI Director Vows To Stand Up To President

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump's pick to replace James Comey as FBI director emphasized the independence of the law enforcement agency during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday and pledged to...
13/07/2017 6:20 AM AEST
This picture taken and released on July 4, 2017 by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (2nd R) inspecting the test-fire of the intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 at an undisclosed location.North Korea declared on July 4 it had successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile -- a watershed moment in its push to develop a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the mainland United States. / AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS / STR / South Korea OUT / REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT 'AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTSTHIS PICTURE WAS MADE AVAILABLE BY A THIRD PARTY. AFP CAN NOT INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, LOCATION, DATE AND CONTENT OF THIS IMAGE. THIS PHOTO IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY AFP. / (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Twists In The Wind As North Korea's Nuclear Capability Grows

WASHINGTON ― When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned in early January that his country was in the "final stages" of preparing an intercontinental ballistic missile, President-elect Donald Trump tw...
06/07/2017 2:19 PM AEST