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China urges U.N. focus on militants using poison gas in Syria

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Thursday urged U.N. Security Council members to back a draft resolution demanding states report when militants are developing chemical weapons in Syria.<p>Some diplomats have dismissed the proposed resolution as a bid to distract from accusations the Syrian government uses …

Middle East

Donald Trump vs. Barack Obama on Nuclear Weapons in East Asia

Stephen Sestanovich, a professor at Columbia University and senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, is the author of “Maximalist: America in the World From Truman to Obama.” He is on Twitter: @ssestanovich. broke a lot of foreign-policy crockery last week. President Barack Obama dressed …

Barack Obama

G-7 foreign ministers push nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries, meeting Monday in the atomic-bombed Japanese city of Hiroshima, called for a renewed push for flagging nuclear disarmament efforts as they wrestled with some of the intractable global problems facing their …