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    Chess players from Kyrgyzstan won gold medal in the tournament in Kazakhstan
    Nov11

    Chess players from Kyrgyzstan won gold medal in the tournament in Kazakhstan

    Bishkek, November 11 / Kabar /. Chess players from Kyrgyzstan won the first place at the tournament in Kazakhstan, the sports agency V-Sport told Kabar Agency. The second tournament for the prizes of akim of Karaganda is held in Karaganda (Kazakhstan) from 2 to 9 November. The tournament was attended by chess players from Kazakhstan, Russia,...

    Trump’s foreign policy approach almost same as that of Putin: Kremlin
    Nov11

    Trump’s foreign policy approach almost same as that of Putin: Kremlin

    US President-elect Donald Trump greets supporters during his election night rally in Manhattan, New York, US, on November 9, 2016. Photo: Reuters MOSCOW: The Kremlin said on Thursday US President-elect Donald Trump’s foreign policy approach was “phenomenally close” to that of President Vladimir Putin, giving Russia hope that tattered...

    Mapping the Trump factor: 10 countries and regions feeling the heat
    Nov11

    Mapping the Trump factor: 10 countries and regions feeling the heat

    Our writers outline what is at stake for those around the world likely to be immediately affected by Donald Trump’s presidency … …read more Source: The...

    German defense minister says Trump can’t treat NATO like a business
    Nov11

    German defense minister says Trump can’t treat NATO like a business

    German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen speaks to Kurdish Peshmerga and German Bundeswehr soldiers during her visit to the educational centre Banslawa near Erbil, Iraq, on September 23, 2016. Photo: Reutes US president-elect Donald Trump needs to clarify his views on Russia, and to understand that NATO must be treated as an alliance of...

    Trump team warns Obama not to make major moves on foreign policy
    Nov11

    Trump team warns Obama not to make major moves on foreign policy

    Before Donald Trump won the presidency, Democratic foreign policy circles hummed with talk that an outgoing President Barack Obama could take a last stab at peace talks between the Israelis and the Palestinians. There also was a strong expectation that Obama would push hard for Congress to approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.But now...

    5 Foreign-Policy Flashpoints That Await Donald Trump
    Nov11

    5 Foreign-Policy Flashpoints That Await Donald Trump

    Presidential elections tend to be all-consuming in America, overshadowing everything else that’s happening in the world for months on end. But the world has a way of marching on regardless. Below are five developments in international affairs that haven’t been getting much media coverage recently, but could reach inflection points...

    Kremlin: Trump Foreign Policy ‘Phenomenally Close’ to Putin
    Nov10

    Kremlin: Trump Foreign Policy ‘Phenomenally Close’ to Putin

    A spokesman for the Kremlin said Thursday that Donald Trump’s foreign policy approach is “phenomenally close” to that of Russian President Vladimir Putin. “They [Putin and Trump] set out the same main foreign policy principles and that is incredible,” Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin spokesman, said in New York on Thursday, Reuters reported....

    Donald Trump needs to clarify his position on NATO before something scary happens
    Nov10

    Donald Trump needs to clarify his position on NATO before something scary happens

    In mid-July, Donald Trump startled American allies and adversaries with a single startling statement: if elected president, he wouldn’t necessarily defend America’s allies in NATO if they were attacked by a foreign power. This extended, Trump said, to the Baltic countries right on Russia’s border — the very countries Russia...

    What I Learned About War by Having a Cup of Tea With a Taliban Veteran
    Nov10

    What I Learned About War by Having a Cup of Tea With a Taliban Veteran

    KYIV, Ukraine—In July 2010, I left a decade-long career in the Air Force, which included combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as a special operations pilot. I was 29 years old and set to begin studies at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism the following January. Rather than idle away the intervening months, I had a plan—I...

    The Lessons of Henry Kissinger
    Nov10

    The Lessons of Henry Kissinger

    Author’s note (November 10, 2016): Over the past several months, I’ve interviewed Henry Kissinger, the former secretary of state, numerous times on the subject of America’s role in the world. Our conversations took place before this week’s election, but were informed by the foreign-policy differences between the...