The U.S. has demonstrated its willingness to assist the Philippines. However, Duterte wants to have assistance from Washington only when it suits him.
Turkey's invasion of northern Syria is close to sparking a crisis at the world's biggest military alliance. But NATO has seen tense times before.
A former Danish prime minister on Thursday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending.
North Korea said Friday that negotiations with the U.S. will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from demands for disarmament.
Russian President Vladimir Putin told the annual military Victory Day parade on Thursday that the country will continue to strengthen its armed forces.
The Trump administration issued new sanctions against Iran. This comes one year after Trump withdrew the United States from the 2015 nuclear agreement.
North Korea fired two suspected short-range missiles on Thursday. The launch was a possible warning that missile talks with Washington could be in danger.
Bolton believes that to protect itself and project its power, the United States must be aggressive, unilateral and militant, sharing worldview that animated Richard B. Cheney, who after 9/11 spoke openly about the need to "use any means at our disposal, basically, to achieve our objective."
The State Department is concerned that North Korea will use its criminal capabilities—particularly in cybercrime —while it is under U.N.-led sanctions.