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    Kushner Iraq trip part of wider Pentagon outreach to Trump
    Apr04

    Kushner Iraq trip part of wider Pentagon outreach to Trump

    The arrival in Iraq on Monday of Jared Kushner as part of a senior U.S. military delegation is the latest example of a conscious outreach campaign by the Pentagon to President Donald Trump and his inner circle, according to several administration officials with direct knowledge.Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Marine Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of...

    Whose Responsibility Is It To Deal With The North Korean Threat?
    Apr04

    Whose Responsibility Is It To Deal With The North Korean Threat?

    Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will meet at Mar-a-Lago April 6-7, with the Chinese trade surplus and the North Korean threat highest on the agenda. Which country should take the lead in dealing with Kim Jong-un’s regime is the more consequential by far.Beijing, to everyone’s dismay, has refused to act decisively against the...

    IMF approves $1bn aid tranche to Ukraine
    Apr04

    IMF approves $1bn aid tranche to Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund has approved a one-billion dollar loan payment to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The Beneficiaries of Conflict With Russia
    Apr04

    The Beneficiaries of Conflict With Russia

    Photo by SSgt Ian Houlding GBR Army On January 30 NBC News reported that “On a snowy Polish plain dominated by Russian forces for decades, American tanks and troops sent a message to Moscow and demonstrated the firepower of the NATO alliance. Amid concerns that President Donald Trump’s commitment to NATO is wavering, the tanks fired salvos...

    Haley eclipses Tillerson on Trump’s foreign policy ladder
    Apr03

    Haley eclipses Tillerson on Trump’s foreign policy ladder

    In Donald Trump’s first meeting with Nikki Haley, on Nov. 17, he asked her to serve as his secretary of state. Haley turned him down, according to two sources familiar with the conversation, telling the president-elect that she lacked the requisite foreign policy experience for the job. The former South Carolina governor ended up...

    Canada, Ukraine formalize defense cooperation (AFP)
    Apr03

    Canada, Ukraine formalize defense cooperation (AFP)

    Ottawa (AFP) – Canada and Ukraine formalized a defense pact Monday that would see Canada continue to offer military training and share combat expertise. …read more Source: The West...

    IMF Urges Kyiv to Do More on Corruption, Pensions After New Aid
    Apr03

    IMF Urges Kyiv to Do More on Corruption, Pensions After New Aid

    The International Monetary Fund urged Ukraine on Monday to raise the pension age and do more to tackle corruption after announcing the payout of $1 billion in new aid to the war-torn country. The IMF is propping up Ukraine’s economy with a $17.5 billion bailout, helping it climb out of recession following the annexation of Crimea by Russia...

    IMF Board of Directors approve allocation of $ 1 billion to Ukraine
    Apr03

    IMF Board of Directors approve allocation of $ 1 billion to Ukraine

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    Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Joins RNC’s Finance Team
    Apr03

    Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Joins RNC’s Finance Team

    The Republican National Committee announced Monday that Michael Cohen, longtime attorney and ally to President Donald Trump, will join its financial team. Cohen, who remains Trump’s personal attorney, will serve as one of several national deputy chairmen. The brash, New York-based lawyer is a central figure in Trump world, serving as...

    Politics: Baltic states think Russia is laying the groundwork for looming ‘kinetic operations’
    Apr03

    Politics: Baltic states think Russia is laying the groundwork for looming ‘kinetic operations’

    Officials in Lithuania are sounding the alarm over suspected Russian information campaigns reminiscent of the lead-up to the Crimean annexation. Signs of an intensifying Moscow-led information campaign have the Lithuanian government worried that Russia is laying the groundwork for “kinetic operations” like those recently seen in...