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    Hopefully Trump Will Ignore Bad Advice on Putin
    Jul07

    Hopefully Trump Will Ignore Bad Advice on Putin

    President Donald Trump flew off for his first meeting with Vladimir Putin — with instructions from our foreign policy elite that he get into the Russian president’s face over his hacking in the election of 2016. Hopefully, Trump will ignore these people. For their record of failure is among the reasons Americans elected him to office. What...

    Why Trump’s UN Ambassador Nikki Haley is Dangerous
    Jul07

    Why Trump’s UN Ambassador Nikki Haley is Dangerous

    I went to a meeting the other night with some Donald Trump supporters who, like me, had voted for him based on expectations of a more rational foreign policy. They were suggesting that the president’s attempts to move in that direction had been sabotaged by officials inside the administration who want to maintain the current warfare state....

    Russian Gas Trumps American Sanctions
    Jul07

    Russian Gas Trumps American Sanctions

    Nikolay Pakhomov Security, Europe Russian gas will inevitably remain part of the mix in Europe’s future energy market. A reinvigorated discussion of Russia’s energy policy in Europe has recently become part of the debate in Washington over new sanctions against Moscow. This discussion is worth having: on the one hand, it shows that...

    In Poland, Trump chides Russia on eve of Putin meeting
    Jul07

    In Poland, Trump chides Russia on eve of Putin meeting

    JUDY WOODRUFF: President Trump faced dramatically different crowds as he made his way across Europe today. His second overseas trip began in Poland, before he moved on to Hamburg, Germany, the site of the summit of leaders of the major industrialized nations. Special correspondent Ryan Chilcote reports. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) RYAN CHILCOTE: President...

    What did European allies hear in Trump’s Poland speech?
    Jul07

    What did European allies hear in Trump’s Poland speech?

    JUDY WOODRUFF: As we’ve heard, President Trump has voiced, at times, contradictory views on the U.S.’s relationship with its European allies and with Russia. To parse out where things stand after the first full day of the president’s trip abroad and the road ahead, we turn to Paula Dobriansky. She was under secretary of state...

    Donald Trump diverges from Vladimir Putin before first meeting
    Jul07

    Donald Trump diverges from Vladimir Putin before first meeting

    President Trump on Thursday sharpened the lines of division between Washington and Moscow a day ahead of his highly anticipated first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, criticizing Russia’s military actions in Ukraine and Syria and praising NATO for its vital role in defending Europe against aggression. Speaking to tens …...

    Past US-Russia Summit Hangs Over Trump-Putin Talks in Hamburg
    Jul07

    Past US-Russia Summit Hangs Over Trump-Putin Talks in Hamburg

    The international community is watching in anticipation as Donald Trump, five months into his presidency, holds his first meeting with the man seen as his rival for the title of “most powerful leader” on the planet, Russian President Vladimir Putin. Their formal bilateral discussion late Friday is overshadowing the two-day gathering...

    Canada supports Ukraine’s ‘faltering’ reforms with nearly $7M in new funding
    Jul07

    Canada supports Ukraine’s ‘faltering’ reforms with nearly $7M in new funding

    Canada announced an additional $6.89 in aid to Ukraine to fund “democratic reforms, human rights and peace,” while the United Kingdom noted “worrying signs that reform is faltering” in the former Soviet republic. The funding announced at the conclusion of the Opportunity Ukraine conference in London, England, on Thursday will focus on support of...

    The Hamburg G20: What could possibly go wrong?
    Jul07

    The Hamburg G20: What could possibly go wrong?

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets U.S. President Donald Trump on the eve of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 6, 2017. (Matthias Schrader/Reuters) In Germany, all fingers are crossed for a harmonious G20 meeting on Friday and Saturday in Hamburg. Even Angela Merkel’s staff are leaking hopeful messages of bonne entente. The...

    Poland Offers Warm Welcome as Trump Backs NATO, Pledges to Defend Borders, Defeat Terror
    Jul07

    Poland Offers Warm Welcome as Trump Backs NATO, Pledges to Defend Borders, Defeat Terror

    U.S. President Donald Trump warns that the values of the West are under attack and questions whether its people have the will to fight for them. During a speech in Poland to mark his second trip to Europe, Trump delivered some of his strongest remarks yet about Russia, warning Moscow that it must stop what he termed its ‘destabilizing’...