The same investigators who arrested Paul Whelan appointed his lawyer, who's talking up a trade. Now a new twist: Whelan's a citizen of the U.K. as well as the U.S.The Daily Beast
Britain ‘in need of leadership’ said President Trump’s ambassador.www.politico.com
Get to know investor-state dispute settlement clauses.www.washingtonpost.com
U.S. Ambassador to the UK Woody Johnson has said that a "quick, very massive" American-British bilateral trade deal "doesn't look like it would be possible" if MPs support Prime Minister Theresa May's EU Withdrawal Agreement in the New Year.Breitbart
The United States has no timeline for the withdrawal of American troops from Syria but does not plan to stay indefinitely, a senior State Department official said on Friday.U.S.
State Department reports on terrorism have expressed more concern about Canada, which unlike Mexico has been home to “violent extremists inspired by terrorist groups,” as it said in 2017.Global News
President Trump said China is feeling the pain from U.S. tariffs, but talks so far on a trade deal between the two nations haven’t yielded concrete results.WSJ