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    Lack of Diplomacy No Barrier for Canada’s New Top Diplomat Chrystia Freeland
    Jan12

    Lack of Diplomacy No Barrier for Canada’s New Top Diplomat Chrystia Freeland

    OTTAWA—At a glance, Chrystia Freeland’s background in deconstructing the world’s super-wealthy and pugnaciously critiquing Russia’s president wouldn’t appear to be an ideal resume for the job as Canada’s top diplomat dealing with Donald Trump’s White House. But as the former journalist was elevated to the post...

    Trump’s secretary of state pick hits out at China
    Jan12

    Trump’s secretary of state pick hits out at China

    WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s secretary of state pick Rex Tillerson hit out at China during his Senate confirmation hearing, warning the US would send a “clear signal” that the Asian giant must abandon its artificial islands in the South China Sea. “We’re going to have to send China a clear signal that, first the island building stops,...

    Cyber security workshop held in Tashkent
    Jan12

    Cyber security workshop held in Tashkent

    TASHKENT (TCA) — On January 9 and 10, the United States and German Embassies in Uzbekistan supported a two-day workshop in Tashkent focused on cyber security strategy and best practices. The event was organized by the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies and featured subject matter experts from Azerbaijan, Germany, Portugal,...

    Trump’s pick for top diplomat takes tough line on Moscow
    Jan12

    Trump’s pick for top diplomat takes tough line on Moscow

    FILE – In this Friday, March 27, 2015 file photo, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on the release of a report by the National Petroleum Council on oil drilling in the Arctic, in Washington. President-elect Donald Trump selected Tillerson to lead the State Department on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)...

    Rex Tillerson: ‘I do not oppose TPP’
    Jan12

    Rex Tillerson: ‘I do not oppose TPP’

    WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state signaled Wednesday he is prepared to diverge from the US president-elect on numerous key issues, notably nuclear non-proliferation, climate change and Russia, which he branded a “danger.” Despite accusations of being too cozy with the Kremlin, former ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson...

    Senate Committee Advances Montenegro NATO Bid to Vote
    Jan12

    Senate Committee Advances Montenegro NATO Bid to Vote

    Soon after President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, left the hot seat in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearings, the committee voted in a business meeting to advance Montenegro’s bid to join NATO to the Senate floor. In December, the Senate failed to approve the treaty...

    Rex Tillerson Says China Should Be Denied Access to Islands in the South China Sea
    Jan12

    Rex Tillerson Says China Should Be Denied Access to Islands in the South China Sea

    (WASHINGTON) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state set a course for a potentially serious confrontation with Beijing on Wednesday, saying China should be denied access to islands it has built in the contested South China Sea. In comments expected to enrage Beijing, Rex Tillerson told his confirmation hearing...

    The Trump-Russia dossier: What we know
    Jan12

    The Trump-Russia dossier: What we know

    WASHINGTON: An explosive but unsubstantiated political research dossier on Donald Trump’s links to Russia alleges that his aides colluded with the Kremlin ahead of the US election, and that Russia has compromising information of a sexual nature about Trump. American media and politicians have been in possession of versions of the 35-page...

    Ukraine’s Plan to Manufacture U.S. M16 Combat Rifles Hits a Snag
    Jan12

    Ukraine’s Plan to Manufacture U.S. M16 Combat Rifles Hits a Snag

    Nolan Peterson Security, Ammo seems to be the problem. KYIV, Ukraine—Kalashnikov assault rifles are among the most iconic symbols of the Soviet military. Weapons such as the AK-47, the AKM, the AK-74, and the AK-103 are ubiquitous reminders of the Red Army’s legacy among the modern militaries of former Warsaw Pact countries and Soviet...

    The top takeaways from Tillerson’s rocky Hill performance
    Jan12

    The top takeaways from Tillerson’s rocky Hill performance

    Rex Tillerson will only need Republican votes to become secretary of state — and the GOP was largely kind to him during Wednesday’s audition to be Donald Trump’s top diplomat.Everyone, that is, except for Marco Rubio. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is narrowly divided, with the GOP holding just a one-seat advantage. And most...