Critics of the agreement between the three countries have called President Trump’s claims that they will produce wider peace in the Middle East to be overblown.
And — yes — a triumph for Trump, too.
The trade deal is providing a rare point of stability as relations between the United States and China fray over Hong Kong, the coronavirus and accusations of espionage.
Governments, companies and academic labs are accelerating their efforts amid geopolitical crosscurrents, questions about safety and the challenges of producing enough doses for billions of people.
The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty has mostly succeeded in keeping more countries out of the nuclear club. But as U.S. alliances fray, its future success is not assured.
Europe bought time after the migrant crisis of 2015. It just didn’t use it very well. Now it may pay a price.
The number of deaths from the virus outbreak rose to 259 and the number of cases soared to nearly 12,000. Australia and Japan joined the United States in imposing travel restrictions.