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VIF News Digest: International Developments (30 July-5 Aug, 2018)

USA
Ahead of Asia trip, business lobby gives Pompeo an earful on Trade War, 1 Aug 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pledged on Monday to ramp up the Trump administration’s diplomatic engagement with...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (23-29 July, 2018)

USA
Senate and House lawmakers reach deal on NDAA, 23 July 2018

A panel of House and Senate lawmakers on Monday reached a deal on a massive defense policy bill that includes a 2.6 percent pay raise for...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (16-22 July, 2018)

USA
Trump, at Putin’s side, questions US Intelligence on 2016 Election, 16 July 2016

President Trump stood next to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia on Monday and publicly challenged the conclusion...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (9-15 July, 2018)

Nato Summit: Donald Trump and Angela Merkel wage war of words, 12 July 2018

The Nato Summit opened in Brussels with Donald Trump attacking German Chancellor Angela Merkel over military spending and her...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (2-8 July, 2018)

USA
India and US Strengthen Strategic Partnership, 3 July 2018

The recent visit of Nikki Hailey, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, to India has once again highlighted that the...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (25-30 June, 2018)

USA
US postpones high-level dialogue with India as Donald Trump’s tariff threats ratchet up global tensions

28 June 2018

The United States has announced postponement of a high-...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (18-24 June, 2018)

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council, 20 June 2018

The US withdrew from the UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday, dealing a blow to human rights campaigners and efforts by US allies to keep...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (11-17 JUNE, 2018)

USA
US visit: Suresh Prabhu to walk a tightrope, 12 June 2018

The two-day US visit of Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu, his first such high-level engagement since the US...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (04-10 JUNE, 2018)

USA
Hawkish John Bolton sidelined for Trump-Kim summit amid Mike Pompeo’s rise but will lurk in the wings
7 June 2018

Just weeks after John Bolton’s hard-line rhetoric infuriated...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (28 May- 3 June, 2018)

USA

GOP leaders scramble to contain immigration rebellion, 28 May 2018

Grand Old Party’s (GOP) Republican leaders are facing long odds as they scramble to thwart an...

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