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    Cohn: White House won’t roll back Russia sanctions
    May26

    Cohn: White House won’t roll back Russia sanctions

    The White House will not move to reduce U.S. sanctions on Russia and may even pursue further action against Moscow, top White House adviser Gary Cohn told reporters on Friday, clarifying previous remarks. “We’re not lowering our sanctions on Russia,†said Cohn, Trump’s chief economic adviser and one...

    Trump confirms Europe’s worst fears
    May26

    Trump confirms Europe’s worst fears

    BRATISLAVA — If “hope dies last,†as a favorite German aphorism goes, Europe needs to find a Plan B for dealing with Donald Trump. For months, Europe’s leaders quietly hoped the American president’s bark wasn’t as bad as his bite, that his cartoonish public persona was...

    US rules out easing sanctions on Russia
    May26

    US rules out easing sanctions on Russia

    TAORMINA: Washington will not ease sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine and may even get tougher on Moscow, the White House said Friday, ending uncertainty over the US position on the thorny issue.”We are not lowering our sanctions on Russia,” Gary Cohn, US President Donald Trump´s top economic advisor, told reporters at...

    Edgy Eastern Europe seeks reassurance in Trump’s NATO talk
    May26

    Edgy Eastern Europe seeks reassurance in Trump’s NATO talk

    KIEV — These are worrying times for those members on NATO’s eastern edge, especially for countries such as Ukraine that are dependent on the alliance for support against a newly assertive Russia. And Donald Trump’s comments at this week’s summit in Belgium did little to alleviate their...

    US will not ease sanctions on Russia, White House says
    May26

    US will not ease sanctions on Russia, White House says

    Washington will not ease sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine and may even get tougher on Moscow, the White House said Friday, ending uncertainty over the U.S. position on the thorny issue. “We…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    US rules out easing sanctions on Russia
    May26

    US rules out easing sanctions on Russia

    Washington will not ease sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine and may even get tougher on Moscow, the White House said Friday, ending uncertainty over the US position on the thorny issue …read more Source: The Daily...

    President of European Commission: We Had a ‘Very Frankly Constructed Meeting’ With Trump
    May26

    President of European Commission: We Had a ‘Very Frankly Constructed Meeting’ With Trump

    Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, appeared to confirm Friday that President Donald Trump had complained privately about Germany, but he pushed back against the notion that Trump was aggressive in his criticism. Juncker instead described a “very frankly constructed meeting” with Trump in Brussels and said that...

    Trump’s Transactionality on Display in Brussels
    May26

    Trump’s Transactionality on Display in Brussels

    It was a day full of mixed signals and tense handshakes in Brussels on Thursday. President Trump began the last leg of his world tour, making the rounds at NATO, where he failed to articulate a strong U.S. commitment to Article 5, while at the same time lecturing allies for not living up to their commitments to defense spending over the...

    Trump’s Moral Holiday
    May26

    Trump’s Moral Holiday

    In the annals of the Trump era, May 25, 2017, will deserve a special mark. Four remarkable things happened on Thursday, each of which marks a way that this presidency is changing the nation.The first remarkable thing was President Trump’s speech at the NATO summit in Brussels. Many European governments had hoped—which is a polite way to say...

    Ukraine Offers Military Equipment to the Philippines
    May26

    Ukraine Offers Military Equipment to the Philippines

    Defense export agency plays up opportunities in the defense realm. …read more Source: The...