The president’s policy goals are murky, even as he triggers crises, raising the risk of conflict.
Some officials question whether pressure on Iran exceeds President Trump’s specific goal of preventing the country from acquiring a nuclear weapon.
Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan lays out criteria for providing operational plans to lawmakers.
Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan is expected to approve exceptions to rules barring troops from interacting with migrants.
For the first time in decades, U.S. politicians and billionaires ask whether American-style capitalism can survive.
The Mueller report demonstrates the depth of Russian efforts, which are still paying off as President Trump and Bernie Sanders play off grudges.
A report that was supposed to reveal indisputable facts for partisans on both sides, creating some certainty, instead leads to new arguments
The combative conservative has redefined the job of national security adviser from synthesizer of different views to arbiter of what the president needs to hear.
Heated rhetoric about armed conflict raises a question: At what point do words increase the danger?
He also served in the Gulf War as an infantry officer.