WASHINGTON — A wave of leaks from government officials has hobbled the Trump administration, leading some to draw comparisons to countries like Egypt, Turkey and Pakistan, where shadowy networks within government bureaucracies, often referred to as “deep states,” undermine and coerce elected governments.
QUITO, Ecuador — The drug trafficker was sitting in a Colombian prison cell, but he claimed to have a very valuable connection — the interior and justice minister of Venezuela.
JERUSALEM — The huge billboard images appeared overnight in Tel Aviv: a menacing crowd of Palestinians making the V for victory sign and bearing a legend in Arabic, “Soon we will be the majority.
UNITED NATIONS — Twenty-four hours after President Trump swatted away at a broad international consensus on how to achieve peace between Israelis and Palestinians, his
Daniel Ramirez Medina, who was brought to the US illegally at age 7, was arrested at his home in Des Moines, Washington, on February 10 during an ICE raid targeting his father who was in the country illegally and was a “prior-deported felon.
TrendsRussia-NATO relations Wrapping up NATO Defense Minister’s two-day meeting in Brussels, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg outlined the new steps the alliance has taken to counter so-called ‘Russian aggression.’ Part of the strategy adopted at the meeting was to increase NATO’s naval presence in the Black Sea to complement its “regional posture in the air and…