US Politics in Trump era Public date: 14.11.2019 12:15:01

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17 Aug 2018

Officials worry Trump may back Erik Prince plan to privatize war in Afghanistan

President Donald Trump is increasingly venting frustration to his national security team about the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and showing renewed interest in a proposal by Blackwater founder Erik Prince to privatize the war, current and former senior administration officials said.
President Donald Trump is increasingly venting frustration to his national security team about the U.S. strategy in...
29 Jul 2017

Mnuchin: More Sanctions For Iran Due To ‘Provocative Space Launch’

The United States punished Iran on Friday for launching a  satellite-carrying rocket into space by hitting six Iranian entities with sanctions targeting the country’s ballistic missiles program. The sanctions hit six Iranian subsidiaries of the Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group, described by the Treasury Department as “central” to Iran’s ballistic missiles program. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin cast the sanctions as part of an ongoing U.S. effort to aggressively oppose Iran’s ballistic missile activity, including what he called a “provocative space launch” carried out by the Islamic Republic on Thursday.
The United States punished Iran on Friday for launching a  satellite-carrying rocket into space by hitting six...

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