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    Britain’s new centrist pin-up is … a Frenchman
    Apr04

    Britain’s new centrist pin-up is … a Frenchman

    LONDON — Britain’s beleaguered centrists have found their champion — and they’re sending the troops across the English Channel to help him win. The new golden boy for the Liberal Democrats is Emmanuel Macron, whom opinion polls favor to win the French presidential election in early May over far-right leader...

    Russia, Belarus Heal Ties in Shadow of Metro Bombing
    Apr04

    Russia, Belarus Heal Ties in Shadow of Metro Bombing

    The presidents of Russia and Belarus said on Monday they had resolved all disputes over energy, signaling a rapprochement at a time when both leaders are grappling with street protests and the threat of new Western sanctions hangs over Minsk. At a meeting in St. Petersburg, held while the Russian city was reeling from a deadly bombing on a metro...

    Why Is Kim Jong-un Our Problem?
    Apr04

    Why Is Kim Jong-un Our Problem?

    “If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will.” So President Donald Trump warns, amid reports North Korea, in its zeal to build an intercontinental ballistic missile to hit our West Coast, may test another atom bomb. China shares a border with North Korea. We do not. Why then is this our problem to “solve”? And why is North Korea building...

    IMF releases US$1b loan for cash-strapped Ukraine
    Apr04

    IMF releases US$1b loan for cash-strapped Ukraine

    [KIEV] The International Monetary Fund will release the next US$1 billion loan payment to Ukraine, which had been postponed following the blockade imposed on the separatist east of the country, the Ukrainian president said Monday. …read more Source: The Business...

    Kushner Iraq trip part of wider Pentagon outreach to Trump
    Apr04

    Kushner Iraq trip part of wider Pentagon outreach to Trump

    The arrival in Iraq on Monday of Jared Kushner as part of a senior U.S. military delegation is the latest example of a conscious outreach campaign by the Pentagon to President Donald Trump and his inner circle, according to several administration officials with direct knowledge.Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Marine Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of...

    Whose Responsibility Is It To Deal With The North Korean Threat?
    Apr04

    Whose Responsibility Is It To Deal With The North Korean Threat?

    Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will meet at Mar-a-Lago April 6-7, with the Chinese trade surplus and the North Korean threat highest on the agenda. Which country should take the lead in dealing with Kim Jong-un’s regime is the more consequential by far.Beijing, to everyone’s dismay, has refused to act decisively against the...

    IMF approves $1bn aid tranche to Ukraine
    Apr04

    IMF approves $1bn aid tranche to Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund has approved a one-billion dollar loan payment to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The Beneficiaries of Conflict With Russia
    Apr04

    The Beneficiaries of Conflict With Russia

    Photo by SSgt Ian Houlding GBR Army On January 30 NBC News reported that “On a snowy Polish plain dominated by Russian forces for decades, American tanks and troops sent a message to Moscow and demonstrated the firepower of the NATO alliance. Amid concerns that President Donald Trump’s commitment to NATO is wavering, the tanks fired salvos...

    Haley eclipses Tillerson on Trump’s foreign policy ladder
    Apr03

    Haley eclipses Tillerson on Trump’s foreign policy ladder

    In Donald Trump’s first meeting with Nikki Haley, on Nov. 17, he asked her to serve as his secretary of state. Haley turned him down, according to two sources familiar with the conversation, telling the president-elect that she lacked the requisite foreign policy experience for the job. The former South Carolina governor ended up...

    Canada, Ukraine formalize defense cooperation (AFP)
    Apr03

    Canada, Ukraine formalize defense cooperation (AFP)

    Ottawa (AFP) – Canada and Ukraine formalized a defense pact Monday that would see Canada continue to offer military training and share combat expertise. …read more Source: The West...