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A man pauses by a banner showing U.S President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shaking hands next to the words 'Welcome to Vietnam' hung opposite the Marriott Hotel where President Trump is expected to stay during the forthcoming DPRK-USA summit. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Security Brief: Trump, Kim Head to Vietnam; DOD’s Long Term Plans at the Border

U.S. leader seeks tangible progress on North Korean denuclearization at highly anticipated summit.

People gather on the U.S.-Mexico border barrier on the beach at the Pacific ocean on February 15, 2019 in Tijuana, Mexico. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Security Brief: Constitutional Crisis Over Trump’s Wall; India, Pakistan on Edge

States sue to block construction of border wall; India, Pakistan military tensions ramp up following Kashmir attack.

U.S. President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House after arriving on Marine One in Washington, D.C., February 8, 2019. Photo by Olivier Douliery/ Abaca Press

Security Brief: Shutdown, Rinse and Repeat; Acting SecDef Lands in Afghanistan

Washington prepares for a week of budget negotiations as another shutdown looms.

Former US ambassador to Afghanistan and Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad gives a press conference at Serena Hotel in Kabul on October 14, 2009. A spokesperson confirmed Khalilzad had met with both incumbent president Hamid Karzai and main rival Abdullah Abdullah who are waiting for the results of fraud allegation-tainted elections held August 20.   AFP PHOTO/Massoud HOSSAINI (Photo credit should read MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Security Brief: Afghan Peace Talks Take Step Forward; The 5G Race With China

American and Taliban negotiators agree to a framework for peace deal, and Washington pushes allies to ban Chinese telecom equipment.

An employee works on a laptop at BuzzFeed headquarters, December 11, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Security Brief: The Mueller Scoop That Wasn’t; McGurk Speaks Out

Special Counsel Robert Mueller issued a rare statement disputing reporting on his investigation, and Trump's former envoy to the anti-Islamic State coalition speaks out.

House Intelligence Committee ranking member Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) stands next to a photograph of President Donald Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol May 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Security Brief: Trump, Russia Bombshells Shake Washington; Prepping for War with Iran

The FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation targeting the president, Trump seized notes from talks with Putin, and the White House requested military options on Iran.

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis arrives for a closed intelligence briefing at the U.S. Capitol with members of the House of Representatives on December 13, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Security Brief: Pentagon Exodus Continues After Mattis’s Departure

Senior officials head for the exits at Defense Department, Trump walks back Syria withdrawal plans, American Islamic State fighters captured, North Korea turns toward coal.

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer listen while the presumptive House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, and U.S. President Donald Trump argue while making statements to the press before a meeting at the White House December 11, 2018 in Washington, DC.  BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Security Brief: The Shutdown Showdown; Negotiating with the Taliban

Catch up on everything you need to know about the looming shutdown over President Trump’s border wall, a planned Monday meeting of U.S. and Taliban officials in the UAE, Amazon’s Russia connections, and more.

Then-Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly testifies during a hearing before the Homeland Security Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee May 24, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Security Brief: Kelly Is Out but No Replacement in Sight; Milley Set to Replace Dunford

John Kelly’s departure as White House chief of staff marks the beginning of a turbulent new era for Trump.

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Russia's President Vladimir Putin attend the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on November 30, 2018. ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP/Getty Images

Security Brief: Khashoggi Report Hangs Over Talks at Reagan Defense Forum; Mattis Accuses Putin of Election Meddling

Dispatch from the Reagan National Defense Forum, UK Defense Minister on Russia’s arms treaty violation, remembering George H.W. Bush.

A vehicle runs down the 19 km road-and-rail Crimean Bridge passing over the Kerch Strait and linking southern Russia to the Crimean peninsula on May 15, 2018, in Kerch, prior to the opening ceremony.  ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images

Security Brief: Stand-Off in the Kerch Strait; Chaos and Tear Gas at the Border

A stand-off in the Kerch Strait marks a new phase in an undeclared war between Russia and Ukraine, the caravan arrives in Tijuana, U.S. troops are now authorized to use lethal force against migrants, if necessary, and more.

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