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    What exactly would it mean to have Trump’s finger on the nuclear button?
    Jun11

    What exactly would it mean to have Trump’s finger on the nuclear button?

    Donald Trump, December 15, 2015: “The biggest problem we have is nuclear—nuclear proliferation and having some maniac, having some madman go out and get a nuclear weapon. That’s in my opinion that is the single biggest problem that our country faces right now.” Hillary Clinton, June 2, 2016: “This is not someone who should ever have the...

    Romney: Trump will cause ‘trickle-down racism’
    Jun11

    Romney: Trump will cause ‘trickle-down racism’

    Mitt Romney argued on Friday that Donald Trump’s rhetoric could make racist and misogynistic sentiments more permissible in America. The 2012 Republican nominee hammered the presumptive Republican nominee’s past comments on race, saying on CNN’s “The Situation Room” that if Trump were to become president, his words would pose an...

    Why Obama waited
    Jun10

    Why Obama waited

    Democrats are finally getting their dream ticket, Clinton-Obama, eight years after many expected — and months later than some on Clinton’s campaign would have hoped. From the start of the 2016 cycle, two things were clear: First, Barack Obama was fully behind Hillary Clinton and more than happy to raise her spirits with cheerful...

    Plan for life after Vladimir Putin
    Jun10

    Plan for life after Vladimir Putin

    Europe faces important milestones in the next few weeks. Will the European Union continue sanctions against Russia? Will Britain withdraw from the union? Both decisions have the potential to weaken the European project, and could alter, whether directly or indirectly, the Continent’s relations with Russia. At this crucial juncture, Europe...

    Inside the bitter last days of Bernie’s revolution
    Jun08

    Inside the bitter last days of Bernie’s revolution

    There’s no strategist pulling the strings, and no collection of burn-it-all-down aides egging him on. At the heart of the rage against Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party, the campaign aides closest to him say, is Bernie Sanders. It was the Vermont senator who personally rewrote his campaign manager’s shorter statement after the...

    Trump and the world: What could actually go wrong
    Jun03

    Trump and the world: What could actually go wrong

    To hear Hillary Clinton tell it, letting Donald J. Trump anywhere near the Oval Office would be tantamount to inviting a nuclear apocalypse. The address she delivered from San Diego Thursday opened up a new front in the 2016 campaign: whether Trump can be trusted as leader of the free world. Calling Trump’s ideas “dangerously incoherent,”...

    Sweden is the best at doing good: report
    Jun02

    Sweden is the best at doing good: report

    Support for global prosperity, equality, health and wellbeing helped Sweden dethrone Ireland atop the latest Good Country index. The table ranks 163 countries’ net contribution to humanity relative to the size of their GDP, based on 35 indicators from international organizations including the United Nations and World Bank. The Swedes’...

    Russia’s top enemies: US, Ukraine, Turkey and Poland
    Jun02

    Russia’s top enemies: US, Ukraine, Turkey and Poland

    Russians believe their main enemies in the world are the U.S., Ukraine and Turkey, and 62 percent have a poor opinion of the EU, according to a Levada Center poll that measures sentiments towards other countries. Belarus, Kazakhstan, China, India and Armenia are Russia’s five best friends in the world, according to the poll. The majority of...

    MEPs say Juncker’s Russia trip will ‘strengthen’ Putin
    Jun01

    MEPs say Juncker’s Russia trip will ‘strengthen’ Putin

    A group of MEPs from the center-right European People’s Party said Wednesday that Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker should reconsider a trip to Russia planned for this month, claiming it will “strengthen” Vladimir Putin. In an email obtained by POLITICO, six lawmakers, representing several countries, wrote to the leader of the EPP...

    Follow the leader on Twitter
    Jun01

    Follow the leader on Twitter

    David Cameron, Matteo Renzi and François Hollande are the EU leaders with the most Twitter followers, but a new study of digital Goliaths out Wednesday cautions that “a massive following does not always translate into influence.” The 2016 “Twiplomacy” report by PR firm Burson-Marsteller analyzed 795 Twitter accounts of heads of state and...

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