Thu May 18, 2017 8:53AM
US President Donald Trump arrives at the commencement ceremony at the US Coast Guard Academy, in New London, Connecticut, May 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
US President Donald Trump arrives at the commencement ceremony at the US Coast Guard Academy, in New London, Connecticut, May 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
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These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this episode of On the News Line:

US permanent wars

US President Donald Trump is facing a major test as he will soon have to decide about America’s future course in Middle East wars. During his presidential campaign, Trump was highly critical of previous administrations for their wars thousands of miles from home. Trump pledged to “put America first” instead of spending on lengthy wars.



The EU army

Europe is thinking about its own army:  The European Union's joint Military Planning and Conduct Capability is set to open soon. It’s mission? Increasing security and defense cooperation among EU member states. The center is set to function under the political control and strategic guidance of the Political and Security Committee.