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    Trump admires Putin, but he doesn’t understand him
    Jul11

    Trump admires Putin, but he doesn’t understand him

    President Trump made many mistakes during Friday’s summit with Vladimir Putin, beginning by saying it was an “honor†to meet with the Russian strongman. But the most disheartening takeaway from the meeting is that, like Barack Obama and John Kerry before them, Trump and his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson,...

    Does Trump have a point about Obama and Russia?
    Jul10

    Does Trump have a point about Obama and Russia?

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here. | Subscribe via Stitcher. Did President Obama “choke,†as his successor has now taken to claiming, by failing to respond more aggressively to the Russian hacking of the 2016 elections? For President Trump to say so carries more than a whiff of hypocrisy given that even now he...

    Trump’s cyber tweets cause dismay, confusion
    Jul10

    Trump’s cyber tweets cause dismay, confusion

    U.S. President Donald Trump floated, then seemingly disavowed, a deal for greater cybersecurity cooperation with Russia — an idea that drew dismay and mockery from lawmakers of both parties, and which numerous cyber analysts warned could even make the U.S. less secure. Trump cryptically declared on Twitter early Sunday that he and Russian...

    Trump’s cyber tweets cause dismay, confusion
    Jul10

    Trump’s cyber tweets cause dismay, confusion

    U.S. President Donald Trump floated, then seemingly disavowed, a deal for greater cybersecurity cooperation with Russia — an idea that drew dismay and mockery from lawmakers of both parties, and which numerous cyber analysts warned could even make the U.S. less secure. Trump cryptically declared on Twitter early Sunday that he and Russian...

    Trump: I discussed ‘impenetrable cybersecurity unit’ with Putin
    Jul09

    Trump: I discussed ‘impenetrable cybersecurity unit’ with Putin

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin talked about “forming an impenetrable Cyber Security unit†to safeguard against election-hacking when the two leaders met in Germany last week. Trump tweeted Sunday that he “strongly pressed†Putin...

    Trump vows ‘to move forward’ with Putin
    Jul09

    Trump vows ‘to move forward’ with Putin

    WASHINGTON — After confronting Russian President Vladimir Putin on the Kremlin’s election meddling, President Donald Trump declared Sunday that “it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia!†Trump alarmed allies and critics alike on Sunday after announcing that he and Putin...

    Vladimir Putin: Television Trump is very different from the real person
    Jul08

    Vladimir Putin: Television Trump is very different from the real person

    HAMBURG, Germany — Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Saturday that he and U.S. President Donald Trump successfully established a personal relationship during their more-than-two-hour meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit. “As I see it, Television Trump is very different from the real person,” Putin said at a news...

    Trump handed Putin a stunning victory
    Jul08

    Trump handed Putin a stunning victory

    President Donald Trump needed to accomplish two things this week during his visits to Poland and the G20 Summit in Hamburg. First, he needed to reassure America’s allies that he was committed to collective defense and the core set of values and principles that bind us together. Second, he needed to demonstrate that he understands...

    When Donald met Vladimir
    Jul08

    When Donald met Vladimir

    HAMBURG — In one of the most highly-anticipated political confrontations since the end of the Cold War, U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin pow-wowed for more than two hours Friday on the sidelines of the G20 summit. They agreed to work together to implement a new ceasefire in southwest Syria, to...

    US names former ambassador to NATO as Ukraine crisis envoy
    Jul07

    US names former ambassador to NATO as Ukraine crisis envoy

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appointed Kurt Volker, a former U.S. ambassador to NATO, as special representative to Ukraine, the State Department said Friday. In a statement, the department said Volker will take responsibility for advancing U.S. efforts to achieve the objectives set out in the Minsk agreements, and accompany the...

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