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    Merkel gets support (of sorts) from Poland
    Feb07

    Merkel gets support (of sorts) from Poland

    WARSAW — Angela Merkel met with Poland’s leaders Tuesday, gauging support for her vision of Europe at a time when the EU is beset with internal crises, wary of Russian intervention and uncertain of how to deal with Donald Trump. Relations between Warsaw and Berlin have been chilly since the Law and Justice (PiS) party of...

    Trump: ‘Haters are going crazy’ over Russia double standard
    Feb07

    Trump: ‘Haters are going crazy’ over Russia double standard

    President Donald Trump said Tuesday morning that his presidency is being evaluated by an unfair double standard that has allowed critics to attack him over his promises of a warmer relationship with Russia while his predecessor cut deals with Iran, a longtime U.S. foe. “I don’t know Putin, have no deals in Russia, and the haters...

    Flynn to recommend Trump back NATO membership for Montenegro
    Feb06

    Flynn to recommend Trump back NATO membership for Montenegro

    National security adviser Michael Flynn will recommend that President Donald Trump support allowing the small Balkan nation of Montenegro to join NATO, POLITICO has learned — despite strong opposition from Russia. The move will be a major test of the new administration’s policy toward Moscow, which considers any further eastward...

    Ex-acting CIA chief suggests Trump has ‘some special bond’ with Putin
    Feb06

    Ex-acting CIA chief suggests Trump has ‘some special bond’ with Putin

    Former acting CIA Director Michael Morell said President Donald Trump’s statements on Russia have been “very bizarre” and suggested there is “some special bond” between Trump and Vladimir Putin that is undermining U.S. interests. “It suggests that he doesn’t have a good...

    Survivor: Special EU edition
    Feb06

    Survivor: Special EU edition

    Who will make it through the challenges ahead? Who will be voted out of the group? Welcome to 2017 and “Survivor” — the European politics edition. Appropriately enough, a preview of this new reality show aired Friday on an island, as EU leaders gathered in Malta. But it will run throughout the year. French President François...

    Trump expresses ‘strong support’ for NATO, will meet leaders in May
    Feb06

    Trump expresses ‘strong support’ for NATO, will meet leaders in May

    U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to meet NATO leaders in Europe in late May during a phone call with NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Sunday, according to the White House. Trump — who has pledged to force NATO members to pay their fair share for their own defense and caused alarm by calling the military alliance “obsolete”Â...

    Trump’s plan to fight ISIL with Putin isn’t just futile. It’s dangerous
    Feb06

    Trump’s plan to fight ISIL with Putin isn’t just futile. It’s dangerous

    America and Russia fighting on the same side against ISIL: This is the radical realignment that U.S. President Donald Trump has been dangling as the linchpin of his promised reboot of the global war on terror. In one of his first executive actions, Trump signed a presidential memorandum on January 28 giving the Secretary of Defense until the end...

    Republicans denounce Trump’s defense of ‘killer’ Putin
    Feb05

    Republicans denounce Trump’s defense of ‘killer’ Putin

    Donald Trump’s defense of Vladimir Putin’s homicidal history isn’t sitting well with fellow Republicans. Three Republican senators and several other conservatives were quick to condemn or distance themselves from the president seeming to put Putin on equal standing with the United States when it comes to...

    Trump lashes out at the ‘so-called judge’ who rebuked his travel ban
    Feb04

    Trump lashes out at the ‘so-called judge’ who rebuked his travel ban

    President Donald Trump on Saturday lashed out at the federal judge who issued a broad block of his executive order restricting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, calling his ruling “ridiculous.” “The opinion of this so-called judge, which essentially takes law-enforcement away from our country,...

    Judge issues broad block against Trump’s travel ban
    Feb04

    Judge issues broad block against Trump’s travel ban

    President Donald Trump’s travel ban executive order suffered its most severe legal blow to date Friday, as a federal judge in Seattle blocked the impact of the directive nationwide. U.S. District Court Judge James Robart ruled in favor of the attorneys general of Washington state and Minnesota on a lawsuit they brought seeking to overturn...

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