Richard Grenell: Trump names his Germany ambassador to top intelligence post | World News

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Wednesday named the current ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, as his top intelligence advisor, immediately drawing criticism that the politically outspoken figure is unsuited to such a sensitive position. Grenell was named acting director of national intelligence, a temporary status which means he will not face a Senate confirmation process […]

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White House proposes $1.5 billion for Indo-Pacific

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration has proposed $1.5 billion in budgetary allocation for 2021 fiscal for the crucial Indo-Pacific region, which it said was part of its efforts to ensure that the region remains “free, open, and independent of malign Chinese influence”. “The future of the Indo-Pacific, which contains roughly half the world’s population and many […]

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