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Since right after World War II, the president’s national security adviser has an unparalleled ability to influence events worldwide

The influence of national security advisers has largely depended on the dynamic between them and the president they served under.

Iran could be risking war over the Saudi oil fields because it deliberately wants to spike up the price of oil

If Iran was responsible for the shocking attack, it falls in line with a pattern of dangerous escalations to harm the US for its harsh sanctions.
Donald Trump speaks as Dr. Ben Carson and Sen. Ted Cruz look on during the Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas on December 15, 2015.

Presidential debates have always been political theater. Here are some of their most memorable moments.

Style typically matters more than substance in debates, and candidates who are able to deliver one-liners and not get rattled tend to dominate.

Photos show the moment President George W. Bush learned of the 9/11 attacks

Photos from the US National Archives show the moment when President George W. Bush learned that his nation was under attack.
Former CIA officer Valerie Plame is running for Congress.

Ex-CIA operative Valerie Plame just launched a run for Congress, and her new video looks like a ‘Fast & Furious’ outtake

The campaign video features Valerie Plame at the wheel of a Chevy Camaro racing down a dirt road backward, then she pulls off a stunt move.
Donald Trump speaks in Warsaw on Thursday.

36 criminal suspects have used Trump’s name in connection with violent acts or threats

In 29 of the 36 cases, the perpetrator or suspect was supportive of the president, while in seven cases the person was opposed to Trump, ABC reported.
US President Donald Trump (L) and China's President Xi Jinping leave a business leaders event at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017.

The world is less confident in US leadership since Trump became president, and is now more confident in China, a new report shows

Global confidence in US leadership experienced a "precipitous drop" after President Donald Trump was elected, according to a new report.
Daenerys Targaryen burned King's Landing down.

People think ‘Game of Thrones’ season 8, episode 5 was a big metaphor for the US’s disastrous Iraq War

In the latest episode, a lot of people think Daenerys Targaryen essentially turned into former President George W. Bush. Warning, spoilers ahead.

Trump shares video about Ilhan Omar’s 9/11 comments as she faces death threats

A New York man was recently arrested and charged with threatening to assault and murder Omar.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

NATO secretary general’s unprecedented speech to Congress downplays disagreements with Trump, but sends ‘powerful reminder’ to the p...

"The strength of NATO is that despite our differences, we have always been able to unite around our core task: to defend each other," Stoltenberg said.