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    Why Tillerson has his hands full with Russian counterpart
    Apr12

    Why Tillerson has his hands full with Russian counterpart

    When Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with Vladimir Putin’s top diplomat in Moscow tomorrow, he’d better come prepared.Tillerson’s counterpart, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, is a wily veteran of world diplomacy who has dueled—and routinely infuriated—no less than four of Tillerson’s predecessors as...

    Tillerson asked European diplomats why U.S. taxpayers should care about Ukraine
    Apr12

    Tillerson asked European diplomats why U.S. taxpayers should care about Ukraine

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson asked European diplomats during a Tuesday meeting why American taxpayers should care about Ukraine, according to … …read more Source: The...

    G-7 Foreign Ministers Close Meeting in Italy
    Apr12

    G-7 Foreign Ministers Close Meeting in Italy

    Rome.- With an aggressive speech against Syria, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Russia and, to a lesser extent, Iran, G-7 foreign ministers closed Tuesday their two-day meeting in the Italian city of Lucca. The fight against terrorism, the confrontation with the Islamic State and a general review of the situation in Iraq, Libya,...

    A western ultimatum to Putin: Drop Assad, or remain a pariah
    Apr12

    A western ultimatum to Putin: Drop Assad, or remain a pariah

    WASHINGTON — Western countries are presenting a high-stakes ultimatum to Russia: Allow regime-change in Syria and cut loose Bashar Assad, or remain a pariah moored on the fringes of the international community. Different U.S. allies articulated different versions of that warning Tuesday, including Canada. During a G7 meeting in Italy, Foreign...

    Rex Tillerson asks why ‘American taxpayers’ should care about Ukraine conflict in G7 meeting
    Apr11

    Rex Tillerson asks why ‘American taxpayers’ should care about Ukraine conflict in G7 meeting

    “You don’t want a weak Europe, broken into bits and feeble.” …read more Source: Business...

    Sean Spicer: ‘Someone as despicable as Hitler didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons’
    Apr11

    Sean Spicer: ‘Someone as despicable as Hitler didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons’

    By Callum Borchers, (c) 2017, The Washington Post White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday tried to emphasize the depravity of Syria’s use of chemical weapons on civilians, but the way he did it – by crediting Adolf Hitler with a measure of restraint – struck many journalists as confusing and insensitive. “We didn’t use...

    G7 states reach no deal on UK call for further Syria and Russia sanctions
    Apr11

    G7 states reach no deal on UK call for further Syria and Russia sanctions

    LUCCA, ITALY // Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) major industrialised nations reached no agreement on a British suggestion that sanctions be tightened against Syria and Russia.Before the two-day meeting, British foreign secretary Boris Johnson had said he wanted to discuss imposing fresh sanctions over last week’s chemical...

    A western ultimatum to Putin: Drop support for Assad, or remain a pariah
    Apr11

    A western ultimatum to Putin: Drop support for Assad, or remain a pariah

    WASHINGTON — Western countries are presenting a high-stakes ultimatum to Russia: Allow regime-change in Syria and cut loose Bashar Assad, or remain a pariah moored on the fringes of the international community. Different U.S. allies articulated different versions of that warning Tuesday, including Canada. During a G7 meeting in Italy, Foreign...

    No US-Russia package deal over Ukraine, Syria: Kiev
    Apr11

    No US-Russia package deal over Ukraine, Syria: Kiev

    The US has assured Ukraine that Washington will not consider any deal with Russia linking the fates of Ukraine and Syria, the Ukrainian president’s office says. …read more Source: Iran...

    How Just One Bomb Could Take America and Russia to the Brink of World War III
    Apr11

    How Just One Bomb Could Take America and Russia to the Brink of World War III

    Harry J. Kazianis Security, Middle East Clearly all the bombs in the world won’t put Syria back together again — but could spark a military showdown not seen in decades. So how easy would it be to start World War III with Russia over Syria? Over at the Week, I have a new piece out today the explores just that. Partially based on various war...