The Trump administration announced new restrictions for US citizens who wish to travel to Cuba and blacklisted a number of Cuban companies with ties to the military. Short of cutting off relations, the new restrictions hope to end the flow of US money to the Cuban military.
US commanders say NATO troop numbers fall short of what is needed to promote security and train police forces in Afghanistan.
During his visit to China, Trump is expected to focus on the nature of trade relations between the two countries and to promote unity when dealing with the threat from North Korea.
The Trump administration will announce more sanctions to deprive Pyongyang of funds for its nuclear and missile programs after adding North Korea on the US terror blacklist.
United States officials allowed importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport one month before President Trump reversed the ban on elephant trophies.
USS Nimitz Logistics Spc. 3rd Class Michael Zegarra swings his wife Caterina into the air as they embrace on the pier at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, Wash., on Dec. 10. The USS Nimitz returned from a six-month deployment.
While in Seoul, Mr. Trump calls North Korea to "make a deal," but says will not rule out the military option.
During his visit to Japan, President Trump announced that the US will help arm Japan with state of the art missile defense systems. The move further cemented the friendship between the two leaders and presented a unified front against North Korea.
United States secretary of defense Jim Mattis joins South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo in committing to a diplomatic solution to the North Korea problem as they visit the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Indian officials in New Delhi, India on Oct. 25, 2017. The meetings aimed to deepen relations between the two democracies and discuss series of issues across Asia.
The US owes about $550 million in back payments since it stopped funding the educational, scientific, and cultural agency of the United Nations after UNESCO voted to include Palestine as a member state in 2011.
US officials are focusing on finding a way for Trump to avoid looking as if he is approving the accord every 90 days.
Following by a series of mysterious attacks on US spies based in Cuba, the Trump administration is expected to ask Cuba cut down its embassy staff by 60 percent.
In an effort to eradicate terrorism and stabilize Afghanistan, the US and India are working out a deal to expand India's navy to shore up surveillance in the Indian Ocean, among other initiatives.
The Trump administration announced a new set of travel restrictions which include more countries and were crafted with more input from outside the White House.