Merkel's decision to wade into UK-EU trade talks by demanding "flexibility" from Boris Johnson has prompted a furious reaction on social media - with users urging the Prime Minister to pull the plug and walk away from negotiations.
UK companies could be banned from exporting goods into the European Union if they don't have the correct clearance from tax authorities under crucial post-Brexit plans being drawn up by the Government.
The Defense Department said late Monday that there is “no corroborating evidence” to support the explosive New York Times report last week that said the Russian military offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
The U.S. may be spending more on defense, but it lacks a meaningful and well-focused approach to strategy, force planning, and dealing with its strategic partners in virtually every area of national security.
The focus on high levels of direct conflict with China and Russia is a fundamental misreading of the challenges the U.S. actually faces from Chinese and Russian competition as well as a misinterpretation of their strategy and capabilities.
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