Under Trump, US foreign policy is increasingly being left to the generals
Qatar is home to the US's largest military base in the Middle East and a long-time US ally. Since its Gulf neighbors, led by Saudi Arabia, imposed a blockade two weeks ago, president Donald Trump has enthusiastically praised the blockade and attacked ...
Donald Trump praised for Qatar scolding by Saudi Arabia and Bahrain as Russia calls for talks
SAUDI Arabia and Bahrain welcomed US President Donald Trump's demand for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism, but did not respond to a US Department of State call for them to ease pressure on the Gulf state. After severing ties with Qatar on Monday, ...
The Observer view on Donald Trump's Middle East visit
One of the key questions posed by Donald Trump's presidency is whether you can believe what he says and even whether he believes it himself. This dilemma was evident last week during his visits to the Middle East and Europe. In a speech in Saudi Arabia ...
The Boston Globe
A (mostly) presidential Trump on display while abroad
The Boston Globe
WASHINGTON — Candidate Donald Trump demanded a “total and complete shutdown” of Muslim immigration and blamed 9/11 on Saudi Arabia. He labeled the pope “disgraceful,” tweeted an anti-Semitic image, and called Brussels “a hellhole.” But during ...
BREAKINGVIEWS-OPEC caught in vicious Permian cycle
By Lauren Silva LaughlinDALLAS, May 19 (Reuters Breakingviews) - OPEC is caught in a vicious Permian cycle. As President Donald Trump heads to Saudi Arabia, the oil cartel looks set to extend last year's production cuts. Efficient U.S. wells in the ...
Donald Trump's Invigorating Speech in Riyadh
President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Let's play “One of these things is not like the other one.
Trump leaves three words out of his Saudi Arabia speech
President Donald Trump gave a highly-anticipated address to Arab and Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia during his first trip abroad on Sunday. One phrase candidate Trump repeated countlessly on the campaign trail was missing: "radical Islamic terrorism.".
Live: Watch Donald Trump's speech on Islam in Saudi Arabia
US President Donald Trump addressed an audience of leaders of Muslim-majority countries in Saudi Arabia on Sunday in a major speech that is being viewed as an effort to reset relations between the US and the Muslim world. Trump addressed the ...
Trump's Saudi speech to condemn violence in name of religion
US President Donald Trump is expected to underline the need to confront extremism in Islam when he makes a speech in Saudi Arabia later on Sunday. A leaked version of his speech says the fight against extremism "is not a battle between different faiths ...
Donald Trump signs $110 billion arms deal with nation he accused of masterminding 9/11
Donald Trump has signed the largest arms deal in history with Saudi Arabia despite warnings he could be accused of being complicit in war crimes and after blaming Saudi Arabia himself for producing the terrorists behind 9/11. The President confirmed he ...