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    Trump fires Tillerson, replaces him with hawkish spy chief Pompeo
    Mar14

    Trump fires Tillerson, replaces him with hawkish spy chief Pompeo

    LEFT: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo in Capitol Hill, Washington, US, May 11, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/Files; RIGHT: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Washington, US, March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/Files WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday after a series of...

    Where is Real Statesmanship When We Need it Most?
    Mar14

    Where is Real Statesmanship When We Need it Most?

    The view that America is the indispensable leader in efforts to make a better world has long been so dominant in American foreign policy thinking as to seem axiomatic. Much of the current hostility to the Donald Trump presidency originated within the foreign policy networks that connect government, think tanks, media, and academia. Trump’s...

    Britain and Russia brace for showdown as deadline expires for nerve attack explanation
    Mar14

    Britain and Russia brace for showdown as deadline expires for nerve attack explanation

    Members of the emergency services wearing protective clothing work near the bench where former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found poisoned in Salisbury, Britain, March 13, 2018. (Reuters pic) LONDON: Britain braced for a showdown with Russia on Wednesday after a midnight deadline set by Prime Minister...

    Roma Beats Shakhtar 1-0 to Reach CL Quarterfinals
    Mar14

    Roma Beats Shakhtar 1-0 to Reach CL Quarterfinals

    Roma overcame a dismal first-half performance and a first-leg deficit, to beat Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 and reach the quarterfinals of the Champions League on the away goals rule. …read more Source: U.S....

    Politics: A key player in the Russia investigation has walked back a major claim about Putin
    Mar14

    Politics: A key player in the Russia investigation has walked back a major claim about Putin

    Felix Sater, who exchanged emails with Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, admitted he was exaggerating when made a major claim about Putin in 2015. A key player in the Russia investigation, businessman Felix Sater, has walked back a claim he made in an email in 2015 that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin could get President Donald Trump elected....

    Russia’s Use of Nerve Agent Calls for Unified Western Response
    Mar13

    Russia’s Use of Nerve Agent Calls for Unified Western Response

    Last week, according to experts at the United Kingdom’s premier defense laboratory, the world witnessed the debut of a new and extraordinarily deadly weapon—the chemical agent known as “Novichok.” According to British Prime Minister Theresa May, Novichok was used in the Mar. 4 assassination attempt on former Russian intelligence officer...

    Putin expected to win re-election with 69% of vote, final survey by state pollsters shows
    Mar13

    Putin expected to win re-election with 69% of vote, final survey by state pollsters shows

    Vladimir Putin will return to the Kremlin with 69% of the vote, according to the last survey by state pollsters before the Russian presidential election on Sunday.The figure has dipped from highs of 77% shortly after Putin announced his candidacy in December, but there is little doubt he will win in a landslide even after a lacklustre...

    Farewell to Chrystia Freeland’s man in Washington
    Mar13

    Farewell to Chrystia Freeland’s man in Washington

    Everything is flux and adaptation. Nothing is forever. As Harry Truman is thought to have said, “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” (He probably never said it, because he wasn’t fond of dogs.) So there’s every reason to believe Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s resourceful foreign minister, will find other ways to advance...

    Pelosi Saw Both Tillerson’s Hiring and Firing as Proof Trump Obeys Putin
    Mar13

    Pelosi Saw Both Tillerson’s Hiring and Firing as Proof Trump Obeys Putin

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) cast both President Donald Trump’s nomination and firing of outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson as evidence of Trump’s acquiescence to Russian President Vladimir Putin. When Trump first tapped the Exxon Mobil CEO for secretary in December 2016, Pelosi issued a press release...

    Tillerson made a mess at State, but his departure leaves Trump “unleashed”
    Mar13

    Tillerson made a mess at State, but his departure leaves Trump “unleashed”

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson diminished the organization he led during the first year of President Donald Trump’s administration while fending off personal attacks from his own president. Now, he’s passing a weakened institution to a man with no diplomatic record, who observers said appears far less likely to restrain...