Theresa and Trump’s new era: May prepares for historic day at the White House after landmark speech pledging an end to ‘failed’ wars wins her huge plaudits in the US
- PM flew to Washington to prepare for today’s White House talks over a future UK-US trade deal post-Brexit
- Earlier tore up 20 years of ‘failed’ liberal interventionist foreign policy when she spoke to politicians
- She said she predicted a close relationship with Donald Trump because ‘sometimes opposites attract’
- But Mrs May also warned the U.K. could limit intelligence sharing if the new president reintroduces torture
- Warned Trump to beware of Vladimir Putin and called NATO ‘the cornerstone of the West’s defence’
Theresa May arrived in Andrews Air Force base outside Washington DC late Thursday US time ahead of Friday’s crucial trade talks with President Trump
Theresa May is preparing for historic talks with Donald Trump after winning huge plaudits for a speech to top Republicans last night.
The PM and the President will lay the groundwork for a wide-ranging post-Brexit trade deal when they meet at the White House later.
Mrs May will also attempt to secure Mr Trump’s commitment to supporting NATO after calling it ‘the cornerstone of the West’s defence’.
The premier has enjoyed a storming start to her visit, with Republicans lavishing praise on her address to their conference in Philadelphia.
January 27, 2017 4:59 am
The Chinese government is engaged in a systematic cyber-economic campaign across industries in the United States, according to expert testimony before a congressional commission.
Jeffrey Johnson, president and CEO of SquirrelWerkz, a company that analyzes these Chinese-affiliated campaigns, described them as a “holistic” attempt by the Chinese government to infiltrate information technology, finance, media, and the entertainment industry.
“These cyber-economic campaigns are persistent, intense, patiently executed and include the simultaneous execution of such a large and diverse set of legal and illegal methods, individuals and organizations, there’s little chance the targeted U.S. competitors can effectively defend or compete in the future without significant support of the U.S. government,” Johnson said in prepared testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on Thursday.
Iraqi forces discover terrifying arsenal of weapons including mustard gas and dozens of aging rockets in ISIS arms warehouse
- Iraqi soldiers say they found mustard gas among a huge cache of weapons
- Pictures show rockets recklessly piled on top of each other by fleeing jihadists
- Iraqi forces found haul of missiles in a warehouse in Mosul abandoned by ISIS
Iraqi forces say they have uncovered a terrifying arsenal of weapons including mustard gas at an ISIS arms warehouse in Mosul.
The weapons were found among dozens of rockets hidden in a storage unit in the city with Iraqi troops claiming the haul presented a ‘huge chemical threat’.
Pictures show officials examining piles of missiles which had been recklessly dumped on top of each other by fleeing jihadists.
Mattis orders review of F-35, Air Force One programs
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More than a thousand pro-Israel supporters from across the country bombarded the offices of Senate Whip Dick Durbin (Ill.) with phone calls, urging the Democratic leader to stop holding up a key congressional initiative to rebuke the United Nations following its recent action against Israel, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Durbin’s offices in Washington, D.C., and Chicago were so overwhelmed by phone calls that staffers were forced to take the phones off the hook for a short time, sources told the Washington Free Beacon.