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Trump Heads to UN With Long List of Deals Yet to Close

Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns announces his retirement at the State Department in Washington, Friday, Jan. 18, 2008.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

President Donald Trump, a self-described deal-maker, is saddled with a long list of unresolved foreign policy deals he has yet to close heading into his U.N. visit this coming week.

There are challenges with Iran, North Korea, the Afghan Taliban, Israel and the Palestinians — not to mention a number of trade pacts. Some are inching forward. Some have stalled.

Trump has said repeatedly that he is in “no rush” to wrap up the deals. But negotiations take time. He is nearly three years into his presidency and the 2020 election looms, which will crimp his ability to tend to unfinished foreign read more >>>

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