Trump’s Hong Kong Caution Isolates Him From Congress, Allies and Advisers

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s cautious distance from Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement has left him politically isolated…

Split Emerges in Administration Over Approach to North Korea Talks

WASHINGTON — As President Trump reveled in his historic weekend stroll into North Korea, administration officials…

European Talks With Iran End, Leaving Nuclear Issue Unsettled

WASHINGTON — A last-minute effort by European powers to persuade Iran not to breach limits on…

Netanyahu Presses Superpowers to Remove Iranian Forces from Syria

JERUSALEM — Hosting an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday of the Russian, American and Israeli national security…

Trump Imposes New Economic Sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON — President Trump announced on Monday that he is imposing new sanctions on Iran, after…

Trump Expected to Announce New Economic Sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON — President Trump is expected to announce on Monday that he is imposing new sanctions…

Bolton Warns Iran Not to ‘Mistake U.S. Prudence and Discretion for Weakness’

JERUSALEM — President Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, warned Tehran on Sunday not to “mistake…

Facing Intensifying Confrontation With Iran, Trump Has Few Appealing Options

President Trump’s last-minute decision to pull back from a retaliatory strike on Iran underscored the absence…

Urged to Launch an Attack, Trump Listened to the Skeptics Who Said It Would Be a Costly Mistake

WASHINGTON — He heard from his generals and his diplomats. Lawmakers weighed in and so did…

Trump said ‘Judgment Time Is Coming’ How to Respond to Iran attack

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s tenure as commander in chief came to a dramatic turning point on…

In Face-Off With Iran, Escalation May Depend on Who Prevails Inside Washington and Tehran

WASHINGTON — As Iran and the United States face off in the Gulf of Oman, the…

U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid

WASHINGTON — The United States is stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric power grid in…

The U.S. Has Turned Up Pressure on Iran. See the Timeline of Events.

WASHINGTON — The attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday have again…

After Placing Blame for Attacks, Trump Faces Difficult Choices on Confronting Iran

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s accusation on Thursday that Iran was behind an attack…

Pompeo Says Intelligence Points to Iran in Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that intelligence reviewed by American officials showed…