Tag Archives: Contemporary history

06Jan/17

Germany says can’t figure out Trump’s foreign policy goals

A German foreign ministry spokesman says it remains unclear what kind of foreign and security policy U.S. President-elect Donald Trump wants to pursue once he takes office.

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09Dec/16

China ready to outplay Trump: analyst

Beijing says cooperation between the U.S. and China must continue despite critical comments made about China by President-elect Donald Trump. One analyst says, “if Trump thinks he’s going to out-negotiate the Chinese he’s got another thing coming”. Mana Rabiee reports. Continue reading

29Nov/15

Highlights of world events from October and November 2015

World events during October and November include a disaster at a Romanian nightclub which saw tens of thousands protest on the streets, simultaneous attacks at several locations in Paris and the re-taking of the Iraqi town of Sinjar from Islamic State.
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11Feb/15

Obama seeks war authorization from Congress to fight Islamic State

U.S. President Barack Obama sends Congress a letter seeking the authorization of military force against Islamic State militants, limiting operations to three years.
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