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    Michael Flynn’s Sacking Alters The Course Of Trump’s NATO Policy
    Feb21

    Michael Flynn’s Sacking Alters The Course Of Trump’s NATO Policy

    The Trump administration seems to be reassuring European countries that a more rational attitude by the U.S. toward NATO is on the horizon after Trump himself described the trans-Atlantic alliance as obsolete.Europeans are also reassured by developments that have shone a more scrutinizing and politically realistic light on US-Russian relations....

    Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dead at 64
    Feb21

    Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dead at 64

    NEW YORK: Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, who for years fended off Western criticism and skillfully defended Moscow’s actions in Ukraine and Syria, died Monday in New York. He was 64. Churkin collapsed while at work at the Russian mission to the United Nations Monday morning and was rushed to a Manhattan...

    Choice of McMaster likely to quell GOP hawks
    Feb21

    Choice of McMaster likely to quell GOP hawks

    President Donald Trump has picked one of the military’s leading warrior-scholars to restore order to the National Security Council — but also one who has staked out a decidedly more hawkish position on Russia and gone out of his way to assert that the war against terrorism must not be morph into a war against Islam.Lt. Gen. H.R....

    Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser
    Feb21

    Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser

    By CATHERINE LUCEY and ROBERT BURNS PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a prominent military strategist known as a creative thinker, as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Flynn. Trump announced the pick Monday at his Palm Beach, Florida, club and said McMaster is “a...

    Pence reassures Europe, demands NATO pay up
    Feb21

    Pence reassures Europe, demands NATO pay up

    BRUSSELS: US Vice President Mike Pence told nervous Europeans Monday that Donald Trump will remain committed to transatlantic ties, but warned NATO allies they must boost their defence spending in return. Capping a European trip aimed at allaying fears about the new administration’s support, Pence said Washington’s backing for the EU...

    NYT: Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan
    Feb21

    NYT: Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan

    NEW YORK: President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, a business associate and a Ukrainian lawmaker have drawn up a peace plan for the Russia-Ukraine conflict, presenting the proposal to the administration’s former national security advisor, the New York Times reported Sunday. According to the report, Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen...

    Trump Lawyer Confirms Meeting Ukrainian, Denies Carrying Peace Plan
    Feb21

    Trump Lawyer Confirms Meeting Ukrainian, Denies Carrying Peace Plan

    Michael Cohen said he did meet with a Russian-born ex-Trump associate and a Ukraine lawmaker, but didn’t carry a peace plan to Mike Flynn. …read more Source:...

    Trump Decapitates the Russia Peace Initiative
    Feb21

    Trump Decapitates the Russia Peace Initiative

    Photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo Trump folds under totalizing corporate media and war-state pressures today. The resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn decapitates his presidency’s peace initiative with Russia after years of campaigning for it. General Flynn is not another Trump slob. He is the most advanced military intelligence...

    Russia’s ambassador to United Nations dies in NYC at 64
    Feb21

    Russia’s ambassador to United Nations dies in NYC at 64

    Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent and personable voice for his country’s interests as he sparred with his Western counterparts, died suddenly after falling ill Monday in his office at the mission. Vitaly Churkin, 64, was taken to a hospital in New York, where he died, Russia’s deputy...

    Kremlin: Trump associates’ peace plan for Ukraine ‘absurd’
    Feb21

    Kremlin: Trump associates’ peace plan for Ukraine ‘absurd’

    US president’s lawyer Michael Cohen helped craft proposal calling for referendum on leasing Crimea to Russia for 50 or 100 years …read more Source: The Times of...