Timothy McGrath is a digital editor at PRI.
Timothy McGrath is a digital editor at PRI, where he focuses on stories about international security, conflict and migration. Prior to joining the PRI team, he was the social media editor at GlobalPost. He earned a PhD in American Studies in 2013 from Harvard University and was a lecturer in the History & Literature Program there. He also taught courses in cultural history at Boston College and Wellesley College.
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Trump has promised to "make America safe again." Does he think deep cuts to US funding for the United Nations' humanitarian and peacekeeping missions will achieve that goal?
The new administration has already faced questions about whether it's doing enough to limit civilian casualties. Will Trump's beefed-up military be one with looser rules of engagement?
President Donald Trump's first executive order temporarily restricting travel from seven Muslim-majority countries and banning refugees was blocked in federal court. His revised order is narrower in scope, but will his administration expand on it in coming months?
America's invasion of Afghanistan began as a military operation to strike back at al-Qaeda after 9/11 and capture or kill Osama bin Laden. It turned into the longest war in US history. It's Trump's responsibility now.
Barack Obama campaigned for the presidency promising to close Guantanamo Bay prison. Donald Trump, on the other hand, promised during his campaign to "load it up with some bad dudes, believe me, we're gonna load it up." What does that mean?
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President Donald Trump has been very clear about his plans for ISIS. He's going to "destroy" the group. But it's less clear what Trump wants to see happen in ISIS' home base: Syria.
The White House did not take kindly this week to reports that Iran tested a ballistic missile over the weekend. The Trump administration wasn't ready to explicitly accuse Tehran of breaching the deal, but the president did fire a warning shot. A very vague warning shot.
The world is watching, and it seems like everybody has an opinion on President Donald Trump's controversial executive order.