U.S. Military Readies to Pay for Trump’s Border Wall
The Pentagon is looking through its accounts for spare change in case the president declares a national emergency.
Our Best Weekend Reads
Including Trump’s surprising comments on Syria and Afghanistan and a game of musical chairs at the Pentagon.
Will Pelosi Be the First to Out-Bully Trump?
Their clash over the wall represents two irreconcilable views of America—portending no end to the shutdown.
Theresa May’s Government Is Steering Britain Toward an Iceberg
The Conservative Party's negotiating strategy is premised on telling the EU one thing and British voters another. Doublespeak won't deliver a deal; it will lead to economic and political disaster.
Spain Rescued a Ship. It Won’t Rescue Europe.
The new Spanish prime minister has refused to follow Italy in a race to the bottom, but that doesn’t mean that Madrid will lead the EU to adopt more humane migration policies.
Trump Is Playing Chicken With Children’s Lives
The U.S. child welfare system is strained to its limits. Family separation could push it over the edge.
The U.S.-Mexico Relationship Has Survived and Thrived Under Trump
Contrary to conventional wisdom, the neighbors are finding ways to make it work.
Draft DHS Report Called for Long-Term Surveillance of Sunni Muslim Immigrants
Those fitting broad “at-risk” profiles would be targeted for continuous vetting.
Trump Administration Blindsided Palestinian Leaders on Jerusalem Designation
U.S. officials failed to mention the impending recognition of the holy city as Israel's capital just days before Trump's announcement.
Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem Is Not a Disaster
But the Trump administration needs to walk a very fine line with Palestine and Arab states.
Will Apple’s New iOS 11 Make Border Searches More Difficult?
New privacy controls could frustrate immigration officials — and protect citizens from unwarranted searches.
The China-India Border Standoff: What Does Beijing Want?
And why has the Trump administration been so conspicuously silent in supporting a key ally?
Trump Says Border Wall Will Stop Drugs. Here’s What a DEA Intel Report Says.
Many of the illegal drugs flowing into the United States come by air or sea.
Trump’s Budget Would Leave U.S. Ports Open to Nuclear Threat
The administration is putting money toward a border wall, but giving short shrift to America’s other borders.
Final Selection Process for Border Wall Kicks Off
With no clear funding plan in place, Customs and Border Patrol will start reviewing prototypes of President’s Trump’s “big, beautiful wall.”
Sessions Announces ‘New Era’ in Treatment of Undocumented Immigrants
The United States will go after undocumented immigrants for identify theft and document fraud and will prosecute immigrants with felonies if they re-enter the country illegally.
The Other Dispute on the U.S.-Mexico Border
In 1848 the United States invaded and forced Mexico to cede almost half its territory. Now some Mexicans want their land back.
Trump’s Border Surge Set to Collide With Overloaded Courts
Plans to shrink the undocumented immigrant population are missing a crucial ingredient: enough judges to process the cases.
Trump Administration Seeks to Loosen Hiring Requirements to Beef Up Border Patrol
According to an internal memo, laxer standards are needed to expand the number of Border Patrol agents, but that could come at a cost in security.