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    Trump careens off script on Russia after Putin meeting
    Nov12

    Trump careens off script on Russia after Putin meeting

    DANANG, Vietnam — President Donald Trump stayed on script for more than a week as he crisscrossed Asia — and then Russian President Vladimir Putin showed up. After chatting with Putin on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit here, Trump abandoned the diplomatic tone the White House had carefully scripted for his...

    Taking Putin’s Word For It
    Nov12

    Taking Putin’s Word For It

    When asked on Saturday about his conversation with Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific economic summit in Vietnam, President Donald Trump reported that the Russian president denied interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. That, of course, directly contradicts the conclusions of the U.S. intelligence community. “Every...

    Trump melts down on Twitter yet again—White House staff, you’re still OK with this?
    Nov12

    Trump melts down on Twitter yet again—White House staff, you’re still OK with this?

    It’s a weekend, and that means that incompetent manchild Donald Trump is out of his damn gourd. Again. And since there is apparently nobody in his entire circle of would-be leaders and so-called brilliant minds who can convince him that the world does not need to know each and every one of his On The Toilet Thoughts, it means we’re...

    Trump’s latest tweetstorm called Kim Jong Un “short and fat”
    Nov12

    Trump’s latest tweetstorm called Kim Jong Un “short and fat”

    He also defended better ties with Russia. President Donald Trump has mostly stayed on message during his nearly two-week trip to Asia, focusing on trade and the North Korean nuclear threat. But this weekend, from Hanoi, Vietnam, Trump took to his favorite platform — Twitter — to return to some familiar, petulant themes: defending Russia and...

    Trump Mocks Kim Jong Un: I Would Never Call Him ‘Short and Fat’
    Nov12

    Trump Mocks Kim Jong Un: I Would Never Call Him ‘Short and Fat’

    President Donald Trump fired back at North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Twitter Sunday by sarcastically saying that he would never call him “short and fat” after the dictator said that Trump was an “old” person. Trump sent out the tweet after he attended the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam....

    Hundreds Of Saakashvili Supporters Rally In Central Kyiv
    Nov12

    Hundreds Of Saakashvili Supporters Rally In Central Kyiv

    Supporters of the Movement of New Forces, the political party led by Mikheil Saakashvili, are demonstrating in central Kyiv on November 12 to call for reforms. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump careens off script on Russia after Putin meeting
    Nov12

    Trump careens off script on Russia after Putin meeting

    DANANG, Vietnam — President Donald Trump stayed on script for more than a week as he crisscrossed through Asia — and then Russian President Vladimir Putin showed up.After chatting with Putin on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit here, Trump abandoned the diplomatic tone the White House had carefully scripted for his...

    Putin very insulted by allegations of Russian meddling – Trump
    Nov12

    Putin very insulted by allegations of Russian meddling – Trump

    Danang — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he believed President Vladimir Putin was sincere in his denials of interference in the 2016 presidential elections, calling questions about Moscow’s meddling a politically motivated “hit job” that was hindering cooperation with Russia on life-or-death issues. Speaking after meeting...

    Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Good morning, Vietnam
    Nov12

    Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Good morning, Vietnam

    For a while there it seemed that international travel was having a slight edifying effect on Donald Trump’s tone and language. However, after leaving South Korea, it turns out that the effect was better defined as “being in artillery range.” Now that Trump is having cool PJ parties with Putin and smiling over the miracle of visiting...

    How does an authoritarian regime celebrate a revolution?
    Nov12

    How does an authoritarian regime celebrate a revolution?

    Vladimir Putin (Credit: AP/Alexander Zemlianichenko) “And what, exactly, is there to be celebrating?” snapped Vladimir Putin’s press secretary on Oct. 25, a little more than a week before the 100th anniversary of what, in Soviet times, was lauded as the country’s greatest victory. On Nov. 7, 1917, Vladimir Lenin seized power in St....