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    Trump, Putin talk briefly ahead of planned meeting at G-20
    Jul07

    Trump, Putin talk briefly ahead of planned meeting at G-20

    Ahead of their scheduled bilateral meeting Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, have already spoken at the G-20 summit in Germany, the Associated Press reported.Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the Russian president and Trump “shook hands and told each other that they will shortly have a...

    A guide to what’s up at the Group of 20 summit
    Jul07

    A guide to what’s up at the Group of 20 summit

    HAMBURG — An assertive U.S. president willing to tear up existing deals. Clashing positions over trade and climate change. North Korea launching a long-range missile. A global economy that’s growing but leaves many people out. A lot is on the table at this year’s summit of world leaders from the Group of 20, a group of countries that...

    Russia’s Global Anti-Libertarian Crusade
    Jul07

    Russia’s Global Anti-Libertarian Crusade

    One of the surreal twists of the past year in American politics has been the rapid realignment in attitudes toward Russia. Democrats, many of whom believe that Russian interference was key to Donald Trump’s unexpected victory last November, are now the ones sounding the alarm about the Russian threat. Meanwhile, quite a few...

    DIA Reveals New Details of Russian Information Warfare
    Jul07

    DIA Reveals New Details of Russian Information Warfare

    Russian military forces are using information warfare tools to confront the United States, according to a new Defense Intelligence Agency report. “Moscow’s long-term goal is building a military prepared to conduct the range of conflicts from local war through regional conflict to a strategic conflict that could result in massive...

    As Trump meets Putin, fate of Russian dachas still in limbo
    Jul07

    As Trump meets Putin, fate of Russian dachas still in limbo

    WASHINGTON (AP) – As Donald Trump meets for the first time with Vladimir Putin, resolving a dispute over a pair of Russian diplomatic compounds seized by the United States last year could be a first step in repairing a relationship wracked by Syria’s civil war, Ukraine’s separatist violence and Moscow’s … …read...

    ‘Much to Discuss.’ Trump and Putin Set to Meet for the First Time at G20 Summit
    Jul07

    ‘Much to Discuss.’ Trump and Putin Set to Meet for the First Time at G20 Summit

    (HAMBURG, Germany) — After weeks of build-up, President Donald Trump will hold his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a sit-down that will be shadowed by the investigations into whether Trump’s campaign coordinated with Moscow during last year’s presidential election. The leaders are expected to delve into a series...

    Live Briefing: Hundreds Protest in Hamburg as G-20 Begins
    Jul07

    Live Briefing: Hundreds Protest in Hamburg as G-20 Begins

    Demonstrators tried to block major routes to the convention center, where leaders are expected to discuss global trade, climate change, North Korea, Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    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...