US President Donald Trump has set off a firestorm of criticism for a series of tweets banning transgender troops from the US military. Can the ban, which throws the lives of 15,000 active service members into legal limbo, effectively be enforced?
US-Russia policy is now wholly in the hands of Congress, which bodes badly for the Kremlin. It has lost its ability to intimidate the West as sanctions and international isolation take a toll, writes Konstantin Eggert.
Alleged waterboarding of a cadet at Sandhurst, Britain's elite military academy, is being probed by military police, British media report. The Sun newspaper claims two cadets pinned down another and simulated drowning.
The bill puts watered-down controls on US government contract with China's ZTE Corp and Huawei Technologies. Nevertheless, China has expressed concerns about new measures in the defense act.
Since becoming US president, Donald Trump has not been shy to dispense with convention. Criticizing the Federal Reserve is one such area he has crossed into, particularly when it comes to the raising of interest rates.
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