National Security

Latest

– – – Tearline – – – Aug. 31, 2017
cap-action-social-share

– – – 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
cap-action-social-share

– – – 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.

Michael Fuchs, Meredith Leal, Abigail Bard

– – – Tearline – – – Aug. 17, 2017
cap-action-social-share

– – – 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.

Michael Fuchs, Meredith Leal, Abigail Bard

– – – Tearline – – – Aug. 10, 2017
cap-action-social-share

– – – 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.

Michael Fuchs, Meredith Leal, Abigail Bard

– – – Tearline – – – Aug. 3, 2017
cap-action-social-share

– – – 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.

Michael Fuchs, Meredith Leal, Abigail Bard

Russiagate: The Depth of Collusion Report
President Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit, Friday , July 7, 2017 (AP/Evan Vucci)

Russiagate: The Depth of Collusion

It is now clear there was collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government during the 2016 elections. But to what end? This report lays out what we know about collusion and explores the depths to which it may have gone.

Max Bergmann

– – – Tearline – – – Jul. 27, 2017
cap-action-social-share

– – – 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.

Michael Fuchs, Stefanie Merchant, Meredith Leal, 1 More Abigail Bard

– – – Tearline – – – Jul. 20, 2017
cap-action-social-share

– – – 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.

Michael Fuchs, Stefanie Merchant, Meredith Leal

– – – Tearline – – – Jul.13, 2017
cap-action-social-share

– – – Tearline – – – Jul.13, 2017

In this week's Tearline: Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer, an iceberg the size of Delaware, and other giant messes.

Michael Fuchs, Stefanie Merchant, Meredith Leal

– – – Tearline – – – Jul. 6, 2017
cap-action-social-share

– – – Tearline – – – Jul. 6, 2017

In this week's Tearline: A tale of firsts. North Korea's first intercontinental ballistic missile, Trump's first G-20 summit, and Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladmir Putin.

Michael Fuchs, Stefanie Merchant

Show More