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    Trump warns against Russian aggression in Ukraine
    Jul06

    Trump warns against Russian aggression in Ukraine

    A day before his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump warned against Russian aggression in Ukraine and elsewhere. …read more Source: United Press...

    Reading Putin in Hamburg
    Jul06

    Reading Putin in Hamburg

    George W. Bush famously looked Vladimir Putin in the eye and “found him very straightforward and trustworthy.” That’s the “business pragmatism”—and naïveté—Russia’s ruler undoubtedly hopes for when he meets President Donald Trump at the G20 summit in Hamburg this week. John McCain says when he looks into Putin’s eyes he sees “a...

    Donald Trump’s latest handshake fail: Poland’s First Lady snubs him to shake hands first with Melania
    Jul06

    Donald Trump’s latest handshake fail: Poland’s First Lady snubs him to shake hands first with Melania

    Many might do the same thing if they were in the position of Poland’s first lady Agata Kornauser-Duda — given Donald Trump’s record of awkward handshakes with other world leaders or the challenges he’s faced in even getting his wife Melania Trump to touch his hand on the tarmac in Israel. Related Articles Maybe Melania Trump...

    In Warsaw, Trump sends mixed signals on Moscow
    Jul06

    In Warsaw, Trump sends mixed signals on Moscow

    WARSAW —President Donald Trump’s visit to Poland produced mixed signals about his Russia policy a day before Trump’s first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.At a Thursday morning press conference with Polish Prime Minister Andrzei Duda, Trump again declined to say clearly that he believes the Kremlin interfered in the 2016...

    Trump: Russia must stop ‘destabilizing activities in Ukraine and elsewhere’
    Jul06

    Trump: Russia must stop ‘destabilizing activities in Ukraine and elsewhere’

    Ahead of a scheduled bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump on Thursday called on Russia to “cease its destabilizing activities in Ukraine and elsewhere” and to end its support for “hostile” governments in Syria and Iran.Western nations, he added, must also be vigilant against terrorism and keep their...

    Trump Delivers a Chilling Nod to the Far Right During Warsaw Address
    Jul06

    Trump Delivers a Chilling Nod to the Far Right During Warsaw Address

    The president echoes Steve Bannon in call for West to “preserve our civilization.” President Donald Trump spoke ominously about the threat of Islamic terrorism, mass immigration and growing government bureaucracy in his first major speech ahead of the G20 summit in Germany. Echoing the worldview of his top White House advisors, the...

    Merkel hopes for G-20 win-win solutions; protests expected
    Jul06

    Merkel hopes for G-20 win-win solutions; protests expected

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump and other leaders of the Group of 20 top industrial and developing countries arrived Thursday in Hamburg as police in Germany’s second-biggest city braced themselves for a major protest by anti-globalization activists. Merkel said leaders would address regulating financial markets,...

    ‘Morning Joe’: Trump’s Speech ‘Tedious,’ Full of Platitudes, But Had Positive News for European Allies
    Jul06

    ‘Morning Joe’: Trump’s Speech ‘Tedious,’ Full of Platitudes, But Had Positive News for European Allies

    MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Joe Scarborough said that President Donald Trump’s speech in Poland on Thursday was “extremely disappointing” for anybody trying to score policy points. “You know the first half of this speech was packed with platitudes and trite, obvious talking points and it was an...

    Trump borrows the far-right’s rallying cry while in Europe: The West must have the “courage to preserve our civilization”
    Jul06

    Trump borrows the far-right’s rallying cry while in Europe: The West must have the “courage to preserve our civilization”

    (Credit: Getty/Win McNamee/AP/Evan Vucci/Muhamed Huwais) President Donald Trump spoke ominously about the threat of Islamic terrorism, mass immigration and growing government bureaucracy in his first major speech ahead of the G20 summit in Germany. Echoing the worldview of his top White House advisors, the president ripped a line from...

    Trump’s speech in Poland sounded like an alt-right manifesto
    Jul06

    Trump’s speech in Poland sounded like an alt-right manifesto

    “For family, for freedom, for country, and for God.” This morning in Warsaw, Poland, President Donald Trump issued a battle cry — for “family, for freedom, for country, and for God” — in a speech that often resorted to rhetorical conceits typically used by the European and American alt-right. It sounded, at times, not just like the...