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    Pentagon chief to Trump: Don’t expect Russian thaw
    Jan18

    Pentagon chief to Trump: Don’t expect Russian thaw

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter has some parting advice for Donald Trump as the president-elect tries to improve relations with Russia: Don’t get your hopes up. Trump is likely to find exceedingly few areas where Washington and Moscow’s interests still align, the outgoing Pentagon chief told POLITICO on Tuesday. And it may be most...

    Why is Donald Trump so cozy with the Kremlin? A political scientist and Russia expert breaks down the theories
    Jan18

    Why is Donald Trump so cozy with the Kremlin? A political scientist and Russia expert breaks down the theories

    (Credit: Getty/Alexsey Druginyn/Christopher Furlong/Mireia Triguero Roura) As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to ban Muslims from the entering the country and to make Mexico pay for a border wall. He pledged to level the economic playing field with China and to renegotiate the “very bad” Iran deal. These policies were red meat for...

    ‘Are we getting what we pay for?’ Trump’s UN pick Nikki Haley criticises world body
    Jan18

    ‘Are we getting what we pay for?’ Trump’s UN pick Nikki Haley criticises world body

    Indian-American Nikki Haley, tapped by US President-elect Donald Trump to be UN ambassador, believes that the world body is doing “more harm than good” as she is expected to push for reconsideration of America’s whopping funding. The South Carolina Governor is expected to rap the UN for its treatment of Israel and question...

    Trump shakes postwar order, in blow to Europe
    Jan18

    Trump shakes postwar order, in blow to Europe

    BRUSSELS, – Europe must pull together or risk being sidelined as Donald Trump signals the end of a postwar transatlantic partnership credited with keeping the peace for the past 70 years, analysts and officials say, reports BSS. Fears about the US president-elect’s isolationist stance became a reality this week when Trump challenged basic...

    Banning the bomb: we’ll all go together
    Jan18

    Banning the bomb: we’ll all go together

    The mushroom cloud over Nagasaki, after the second atomic bomb was dropped there in 1945 ©Cultura/Rex/Shutterstock Barack Obama was a cautious president, given to the odd audacious speech. In 2009, he stood on a podium in Prague’s Hradcˇany Square and declared America’s commitment to a world free from nuclear weapons. “Human destiny...

    People smearing Donald Trump are ‘worse than prostitutes’: Putin
    Jan18

    People smearing Donald Trump are ‘worse than prostitutes’: Putin

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin took a parting shot at the Obama administration, the other day, accusing it of trying to undermine Donald Trump’s legitimacy with fake allegations and “binding the president-elect hand and foot to prevent him from fulfilling his election promises.” In his first public remarks about an unsubstantiated dossier...

    Three-person IVF baby for infertile couple
    Jan18

    Three-person IVF baby for infertile couple

    Infertile couple in Ukraine use three-person IVF to have baby after more than a decade of trying. …read more Source:...

    In War, China Supports Russia? Beijing Will Help Solve Ukrianian Crisis, Calls Kiev China’s Friend
    Jan18

    In War, China Supports Russia? Beijing Will Help Solve Ukrianian Crisis, Calls Kiev China’s Friend

    China announced late Tuesday it will play a practical role in helping to find a political solution to the Ukrainian crisis, calling the eastern European nation Beijing’s friend. The Asian powerhouse has previously avoided playing any direct role in solving the crisis for fear of alienating Russia, one of China’s biggest allies....

    Pentagon chief to Trump: Don’t expect Russian thaw
    Jan18

    Pentagon chief to Trump: Don’t expect Russian thaw

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has some parting advice for Donald Trump as the president-elect tries to improve relations with Russia: Don’t get your hopes up. Trump is likely to find exceedingly few areas where Washington and Moscow’s interests still align, the outgoing Pentagon chief told POLITICO on Tuesday. And it may be most...

    Estonia, Lithuania Sign Deals With U.S. To Allow Troop Deployments
    Jan18

    Estonia, Lithuania Sign Deals With U.S. To Allow Troop Deployments

    Estonia and Lithuania moved on January 17 to shore up military relations with the United States ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...