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    The Foreign Policy Challenges That Will Fill Up President Trump’s Inbox
    Nov17

    The Foreign Policy Challenges That Will Fill Up President Trump’s Inbox

    As a general philosophy, we should expect the pragmatic, antitrade and somewhat isolationist themes of the campaign to become the core elements of President Donald Trump’s foreign policy. Discussions will return of abandoning NATO, building a “big, beautiful wall” on the Mexican border, working more closely with Russian President Vladimir...

    Stand up to Russia, Obama Advises Trump
    Nov17

    Stand up to Russia, Obama Advises Trump

    BERLIN—Offering some pointed foreign policy advice to his successor, President Barack Obama expressed hope Thursday that President-elect Donald Trump would stand up to Russia when it deviates from U.S. “values and international norms.” Obama, in a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during his final presidential visit to...

    Obama says hopes Trump will ‘stand up’ to Russia (AFP)
    Nov17

    Obama says hopes Trump will ‘stand up’ to Russia (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – US President Barack Obama said Thursday he hoped his successor Donald Trump would “stand up” to Russia when it breaches international norms, citing the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine blames Russian security service for prank call to president
    Nov17

    Ukraine blames Russian security service for prank call to president

    KIEV – Ukraine on Thursday blamed the Russian state security service for orchestrating a prank call to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko from someone pretending to be the president of Kyrgyzstan. Earlier in November, Poroshenko’s office… …read more Source:...

    These Are the Likely Winners and Losers of Trump’s Foreign Policy
    Nov17

    These Are the Likely Winners and Losers of Trump’s Foreign Policy

    Elections, as the saying goes, have consequences. As always, the presidential race will prove to be particularly impactful ― especially beyond our shores. As we embark on a brave new world of foreign policy, it is worth thinking through big themes that may emerge over the next four years. Who are the winners and losers?Winners1. Russian President...

    IOC strips 10 athletes of Olympic medals in doping retests
    Nov17

    IOC strips 10 athletes of Olympic medals in doping retests

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee on Thursday stripped 10 athletes of medals from the 2008 Olympics after banned substances were found during retests of samples from the games. The IOC says the 10, nine of whom hail from former Soviet nations, had all tested positive for various steroids. No gold medalists were...

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    Nov17

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    The European Union has finally but conditionally approved a visa-free travel program for Ukraine as tensions intensify between the Western-backed state and neighboring Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukrainian territories. Peter Javorcik, the EU ambassador for Slovakia, which now holds the bloc’s rotating presidency, said Thursday that...

    5 Potential Quick Victories for President Donald Trump
    Nov17

    5 Potential Quick Victories for President Donald Trump

    Donald Trump has an uphill battle to convince other world leaders that he knows what he’s doing. But there are important U.S. relationships that, for better and for worse, the next President might actually be able to improve. Here are 5 of the most important: 1. Russia Let’s begin with the most obvious. The “Russia Reset” was the...

    Obama says hopes Trump will ‘stand up’ to Russia
    Nov17

    Obama says hopes Trump will ‘stand up’ to Russia

    U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday he hoped his successor Donald Trump will “stand up” to Russia when it breaches international norms, citing the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    PH may join Russia in ‘new world order’
    Nov17

    PH may join Russia in ‘new world order’

    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he would join Russia and China in establishing a “new world order,” hitting the United Nations anew for failing to prevent wars. OFF TO PERU President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech prior to his departure for the APEC summit in Peru, at the Davao airport on Thursday. Duterte threatened to do a Russia...