Even before US President Donald Trump’s racist tweets toward four Democratic congresswomen of color, Americans considered race relations in the United States to be generally bad — and said that Trump has been making them worse.
Turkey has been moving away from America’s sphere of influence and improving its relationship with Russia, which was underscored by Turkey’s purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense system despite US threats, says a political analyst in Virginia.
The US general in charge of special operations forces has cautioned against talk of "winning" against the Daesh terrorist group in Syria, contradicting President Donald Trump’s claim that the group had been defeated.
Former US Vice President Joe Biden says white Americans must acknowledge that “systemic racism” still exists and must be rooted out, as the country marked Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a holiday honoring the 90th birthday anniversary of the African American civil rights leader.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’ speech in Cairo, Egypt on Thursday was a futile attempt to curb Iran’s influence in the Middle East and reclaim America’s diminished role in the region, a US writer and academic says.