On August 19, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wenmade an official visit to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston Texas, the first time a leader of Taiwan has visited a U.S. federal government facility in an official capacity
By withdrawing from the multilateral 2015 Iran nuclear deal and re-imposing all U.S. secondary sanctions on Tehran, the Trump Administration seeks, at the least, to curb Iran’s regional influence and, at most, to perhaps even bring down the Islamic Republic’s regime
In December 2017, the spokesman for the U.S.-led Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve—the coalition fighting the so-called Islamic State—stated, ‘there's about 1,000 across Iraq and Syria’ in terms of Islamic State fighters
The Turkish lira briefly halted its free fall after hitting a new low against the U.S. dollar on August 13, 2018