– – – Tearline – – – Sept. 14, 2017

In this week's Tearline: Trump seeks to undermine the Iran Deal, tensions rise with upcoming the Kurdish independence referendum, devastation in the Caribbean after Hurricane Irma, and a look at the Russian government's use of Facebook during the 2016 election.

– – – Tearline – – – Aug. 31, 2017

In this week's Tearline: A face off in the Doklam Plateau, Mexico offers assistance for Hurricane Harvey, civilian casualties continue to mount in Syria, and Trump's plans to unravel the Iran Deal.

– – – Tearline – – – Aug. 24, 2017

In this week's Tearline: Trump's announcement on Afghanistan raises more questions than answers, U.S. foreign assistance faces cuts on World Humanitarian Day, and how to counter violent extremism.

– – – Tearline – – – Aug. 17, 2017

In this week's Tearline: Trump sympathizes with white supremacists after a terrorist attack in Charlottesville and effectively sews alarm at home as well as abroad in Iran, Venezuela, North Korea, and China with increasingly inflammatory rhetoric.

– – – Tearline – – – Aug. 10, 2017

In this week's Tearline: Trump's threats to North Korea backfire and leave Guam in the crosshairs, an increase in migrant deaths, three elections in Africa that the Trump Administration should be watching, and Mueller impanels a grand jury in Washington, D.C.

– – – Tearline – – – Aug. 3, 2017

In this week's Tearline: Trump shouts at China over North Korea's latest ICBM launch, the yet-to-be-seen U.S. response to the South China Sea Dispute, and the possible depths of collusion between the Trump Campaign and Russia.

– – – Tearline – – – Jul. 27, 2017

In this week's Tearline: Trump tweet declares via Twitter the intention to bar trangender individuals from military service without telling anyone in the Defense Department, Poland's President surprises the world with a veto, and the Pentagon ignores efforts to cut wasteful spending in the defense budget.

– – – Tearline – – – Jul. 20, 2017

In this week's Tearline: Trump certifies the Iran nuclear deal that he trashed, chaos in Venezuela, closings at the U.S. Department of State, and the famine that you haven't heard about.