How Terrorism Can Alter Elections – New York Times

New York Times How Terrorism Can Alter ElectionsNew York TimesA French police officer at a demonstration on Saturday in Paris to support French security forces. Credit Emilio Morenatti/Associated Press. If Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's far-right National Front, found herself hoping that Thursday's …Democracy's dyin', who's got the will? What France's election tells […]

French election could bring a jolt to Western security, no matter who wins – Washington Post

Washington Post French election could bring a jolt to Western security, no matter who winsWashington PostPARIS — Of the four candidates with a realistic chance to become France's next president, three oppose Western sanctions against Russia. Two would take France out of NATO's military command, or perhaps remove it from the alliance altogether. And the …Paris […]

Officials: Police had Champs-Elysees attacker in their grasp

LORI HINNANT, Associated Press JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — The Champs-Elysees gunman who shot and killed a police officer just days before France’s presidential election was detained in February for threatening police but then freed, two officials told The Associated Press on Friday. He was also convicted in 2003 of attempted homicide in […]

VP Pence praises Indonesia’s democratic, tolerant values

KEN THOMAS, Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence praised Indonesia’s democracy and moderate form of Islam on Thursday alongside the president of the world’s most populous Muslim nation, reinforcing his message with a visit to the region’s largest mosque. Pence’s comments, though routine, had significance for Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” […]

A youth revolt in France boosts the far right – Washington Post

Washington Post A youth revolt in France boosts the far rightWashington PostSongbirds flitted among the redbud trees. The wind tickled yellow flowers in fields of rapeseed. The medieval church clock clanged on the hour. Otherwise all was still in this one-boulangerie town in the French countryside when Marine Le Pen strode to …Your Complete Guide […]

Theresa May Calls General Election in UK, Seeking Stronger ‘Brexit’ Mandate – New York Times

New York Times Theresa May Calls General Election in UK, Seeking Stronger 'Brexit' MandateNew York TimesPrime Minister Theresa May of Britain announced on Tuesday that she would call an early election, seeking to strengthen her government's mandate while it negotiates the country's withdrawal from the European Union. By UK POOL, VIA REUTERS. Photo by …UK Prime […]

Trump talks tough on North Korea, says Kim ‘gotta behave’

KEN THOMAS, Associated Press JILL COLVIN, Associated Press PANMUNJOM, South Korea (AP) — The White House displayed a tough and unyielding approach to North Korea and its nuclear ambitions Monday, with President Donald Trump warning that Kim Jong Un has “gotta behave” and Vice President Mike Pence sternly advising Kim not to test America’s resolve […]

Pence warns NKorea ‘era of strategic patience is over’

KEN THOMAS, Associated Press PANMUNJOM, South Korea (AP) — In a trip full of Cold War symbolism, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea and warned Pyongyang that after years of testing the U.S. and South Korea with its nuclear ambitions, “the era of strategic patience is […]

Pence, in South Korea, Calls North Korea Missile Launch ‘a Provocation’ – New York Times

New York Times Pence, in South Korea, Calls North Korea Missile Launch 'a Provocation'New York TimesVice President Mike Pence, center, and his wife, Karen Pence, greeted soldiers and their family members on Sunday at an Easter dinner at a military base in Seoul, South Korea. Credit Lee Jin-Man/Associated Press. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Vice …North […]

North Korean test missile explodes on launch

FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean missile exploded during launch Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, a high-profile failure that comes as a powerful U.S. aircraft supercarrier approaches the Korean Peninsula in a show of force. It wasn’t immediately clear what kind of missile […]

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