Foreign Policy and National Security

Trump Moves To Strip Hong Kong Of Special Trading Status

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he signed an executive order revoking Hong Kong’s preferential trade status with the U.S., in addition to signing legislation aimed at bolstering sanctions against China amid persistent tensions between the two nations…

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Judge Explains Partial Denial Of Roger Stone Prison Delay Bid

A D.C. federal judge on Monday unsealed the full version of her decision last week to give Roger Stone an extra two weeks to report to prison while denying the longtime conservative operative’s request to extend the surrender date even further to September…

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Defiant Berman Says He Isn’t Quitting Manhattan US Atty Post

The Trump administration announced plans late Friday to replace Geoffrey Berman as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and nominate U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton to take his place, but the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan said he didn’t quit and won’t immediately step down…

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