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    Will Trump Defy John McCain and Marco Rubio?
    Dec13

    Will Trump Defy John McCain and Marco Rubio?

    When word leaked that Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson, a holder of the Order of Friendship award in Putin’s Russia, was Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, John McCain had this thoughtful response: “Vladimir Putin is a thug, a bully, and a murderer and anybody else who describes him as anything else is lying.” Yet, Putin is...

    Trump to announce top diplomat pick Tuesday
    Dec13

    Trump to announce top diplomat pick Tuesday

    President-elect Donald Trump said he will announce his choice to fill the prized post of secretary of state on Tuesday, ending weeks-long speculation over the globally significant vacancy. “I will be making my announcement on the next Secretary of State tomorrow morning,” Trump said Monday evening, using his favored medium, Twitter. Trump has led...

    Putin heads to Japan for hot spring meet on disputed islands
    Dec13

    Putin heads to Japan for hot spring meet on disputed islands

    Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to Japan Thursday to meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the latest bid to reach an elusive deal on a territorial dispute that has prevented their nations signing a formal treaty to end World War II. Abe will host Putin at the hot springs in his ancestral city of Nagato in the hope of breaking the ice on an...

    EU seeks quick Brexit at dinner without UK PM
    Dec13

    EU seeks quick Brexit at dinner without UK PM

    British Prime Minister Theresa May will be left out in the cold as her European counterparts have dinner without her in Brussels this week to push for a quick Brexit. All the EU leaders including May will discuss key issues including sanctions against Russia, Ukraine and Syria at the one day-summit on Thursday, as well as meeting the new Italian...

    EU foot-dragging fuels sense of betrayal in Ukraine
    Dec13

    EU foot-dragging fuels sense of betrayal in Ukraine

    Pro-western citizens feel let down by bloc they saw as a model and mentor …read more Source: Financial...

    5 roadblocks that might trip up Tillerson
    Dec13

    5 roadblocks that might trip up Tillerson

    Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson’s ties to Russia represent only one of the obstacles that could block his path into Donald Trump’s Cabinet — and each of them offer Democrats a chance to inflict some political damage on the potential secretary of State.Tillerson would also face certain grilling in the Senate about the investigations...

    Gorbachev says US was short-sighted on Soviets
    Dec13

    Gorbachev says US was short-sighted on Soviets

    MOSCOW (AP) — As the Soviet Union was breaking up 25 years ago, Mikhail Gorbachev expected the United States and its Western allies to provide vital aid. The former Soviet president thinks their failure to offer significant help wasted a chance to build a safer world and resulted from short-sighted gloating at a Cold War rival’s demise. In...

    Putin: Russian president heads to Japan for meet on disputed islands
    Dec13

    Putin: Russian president heads to Japan for meet on disputed islands

    Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to Japan Thursday to meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the latest bid to reach an elusive deal on a territorial dispute that has prevented their nations signing a formal treaty to end World War II.Abe will host Putin at the hot springs in his ancestral city of Nagato in the hope of breaking the ice on an...

    Tillerson boosters have Russia, Exxon business ties
    Dec13

    Tillerson boosters have Russia, Exxon business ties

    Former government officials are lining up to vouch for ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Donald Trump’s secretary of state and they all have something in common – a financial stake in the outcome.James Baker, the Reagan secretary of state who MSNBC reported advised Donald Trump to pick Tillerson, is a partner at a law firm that has...

    Trump names Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state: Reports
    Dec13

    Trump names Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state: Reports

    Tillerson, 64, has driven Exxon’s expansion in Russia for decades and opposed U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia for its seizure of Crimea. …read more Source: Channel...