Jeff Glor of CBS Evening News asked US President Trump to name his "biggest foe globally right now." Trump’s answer surprised many: "Well, I think we have a lot of foes. I think the European Union is a foe, what they do to us in trade
NATO summit was held in Brussels, the capital of Belgium and the capital of the European Union, on 11 and 12 /7/2018. It was attended by the American president and the leaders of the 29 member states of the alliance. The debate between them and Trump intensified and almost was confined to the issue of increasing military spending to 2% of the total domestic income. Why does America do that? And what is the fate of this alliance?
New York Times Newspaper reported that the Trump administration has told its top diplomats to seek direct talks with the Taliban, a significant shift in American policy in Afghanistan, done in the hope of jump-starting negotiations to end the 17-year war.
The tax proposals submitted through the 2018 Finance Bill are designed to generate an additional Ksh 27.5 billion in tax revenue for the FY 2018/19. The 2018/2019 budget deficit of Ksh 558.9 billion (equivalent to 5.7 percent of GDP) will be financed by net external financing amounting to Ksh 287.0 billion (equivalent to 3.0 percent of GDP)
The NATO Summit Declaration was issued on the first day, and there was nothing surprising in it; the surprises came later. Trump has been chiding European countries for not contributing enough money for their defense since his 2016 election campaign, but at the NATO summit in Brussels on the 11th and 12th of July, he raised the temperature to boiling point.