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  • The Guardian view on Trump in Asia: the crisis is in Kashmir

    While the US president preens himself in Hanoi, the pressing issue is the escalating tension between India and Pakistan As the crisis between two nuclear-armed states mounts in south Asia, the US president, Donald Trump, sits a few thousand miles away in Vietnam, playing at fixing another that was largely of his creation. Neither India nor Pakistan want war. Both believe they are calibrating their responses. This is familiar terrain: their 1999 clash over Kashmir was only the most recent. Yet...

    the Guardian
  • Britain could ask EU for Brexit delay shortly before deadline

    Britain could ask the European Union for a Brexit delay even after the bloc's March 21-22 summit, a senior diplomat said, suggesting that the decisive moment for the stalled divorce deal might still be some time ahead.

    U.S.
  • Cohn talks Trump administration chaos, tariff negotiations

    President Donald Trump's former top economist Gary Cohn describes in a new interview a chaotic end run by two administration rivals to enact punishing tariffs on steel and aluminum that led to his eventual resignation. Speaking to the Freakonomics podcast, Cohn recalled futile attempts to dissuade Trump from applying the new tariffs, which helped launch a global trade war. Instead, he said two economic hawks -- trade adviser Peter Navarro and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross -- skirted White House...

    WPLG
  • Cohn talks Trump administration chaos, tariff negotiations

    President Donald Trump's former top economist Gary Cohn describes in a new interview a chaotic end run by two administration rivals to enact punishing tariffs on steel and aluminum that led to his eventual resignation.

    CNN