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    Poland weighs benefits of surge in migrants from Ukraine
    May28

    Poland weighs benefits of surge in migrants from Ukraine

    Influx of almost 1.3m last year is proving both politically and economically useful …read more Source: Financial...

    [Ticker] G7 back Russia sanctions but not climate pact
    May28

    [Ticker] G7 back Russia sanctions but not climate pact

    The G7 group of wealthy nations said in a communique in Italy on Saturday that sanctions on Russia should stay in place until it leaves east Ukraine and that they “stand ready to take further restrictive measures” if need be. US leader Trump declined to recommit to the Paris Agreement on climate change. The US “is not in a...

    Moldova’s ‘frozen conflict’ over breakaway Transnistria has lessons for east Ukraine
    May28

    Moldova’s ‘frozen conflict’ over breakaway Transnistria has lessons for east Ukraine

    The country Nikolai Klimkin serves does not officially exist and has lingered in a limbo of impoverished stagnation for decades. The 32-year-old is a solider … …read more Source: The Japan...

    Kushner’s alleged Russia backchannel attempt would be serious break from protocol
    May28

    Kushner’s alleged Russia backchannel attempt would be serious break from protocol

    Jared Kushner’s alleged discussions with Russia’s ambassador about potentially establishing backchannel communications during the transition would have been viewed as not only highly improper but possibly even illegal, according to former national security officials. President Donald Trump’s team on...

    Trump’s foreign trip: 5 takeaways
    May28

    Trump’s foreign trip: 5 takeaways

    President Donald Trump ended his first overseas trip on a buoyant note Saturday, telling a crowd of American sailors at a naval base in Sicily: “I think we hit a home run.†But aside from closing a $110 billion weapons deal with Saudi Arabia on the first day of his nine-day tour, it wasn’t entirely clear what...

    US worried about losing global leadership
    May28

    US worried about losing global leadership

    Top Pentagon officials say that because of Russian and Chinese advances, the U.S. military’s “overmatch” has diminished. Planners can no longer guarantee a president that the United States could prevail in the early days of a conventional conflict; they fear that the United States might lose, in a future confrontation. The economic,...

    Trump to decide soon on climate accord
    May28

    Trump to decide soon on climate accord

    TAORMINA, Sicily — Seven wealthy democracies ended their summit Saturday in Italy without unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time to say whether the U.S. is going to remain in the Paris accord on limiting greenhouse gas emissions. The other six nations in the Group of Seven agreed to stick with...

    Trump’s foreign trip: 5 takeaways
    May28

    Trump’s foreign trip: 5 takeaways

    President Donald Trump ended his first overseas trip on a buoyant note Saturday, telling a crowd of American sailors at a naval base in Sicily: “I think we hit a home run.” But aside from closing a $110 billion weapons deal with Saudi Arabia on the first day of his nine-day tour, it wasn’t entirely clear what concrete goals the president...

    G7 ready to beef 

up Crimea curbs 

against Russia
    May28

    G7 ready to beef up Crimea curbs against Russia

    TAORMINA: G7 nations including the United States said on Saturday that they stood ready to strengthen sanctions imposed against Russia after its annexation of Crimea if Moscow’s actions warranted it. “We recall that the duration of sanctions is clearly linked to Russia’s complete implementation of its commitments in the Minsk...

    Kushner’s alleged Russia backchannel attempt would be serious break from protocol
    May28

    Kushner’s alleged Russia backchannel attempt would be serious break from protocol

    Jared Kushner’s alleged discussions with Russia’s ambassador about potentially establishing backchannel communications during the transition would have been viewed as not only highly improper but possibly even illegal, according to former national security officials.President Donald Trump’s team on Saturday tried to downplay...