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    Trump’s New and Misguided Respect for NATO
    May25

    Trump’s New and Misguided Respect for NATO

    President Donald Trump is continuing his foreign odyssey with a stop in Brussels to meet leaders of other NATO members. The visit is primarily a meet-and-greet highlighted by dinner, but it illustrates the president’s apparent capture by Washington’s conventional wisdom. No international institution may better illustrate Public Choice...

    Russian Officials Discussed Influencing Trump Campaign Advisers: Report
    May25

    Russian Officials Discussed Influencing Trump Campaign Advisers: Report

    U.S. spies learned last summer that Russian intelligence and political officials were discussing ways to exert influence over Donald Trump through his presidential campaign advisers, the New York Times reported on May 24, citing anonymous U.S. officials. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    PM in Brussels for NATO summit, where terrorism, cost of defence top agenda
    May25

    PM in Brussels for NATO summit, where terrorism, cost of defence top agenda

    BRUSSELS — The new headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization — a massive, state-of-the-art facility that cost more than a billion euros to build — was designed to help the military alliance step boldly into the future. The building is not completely ready, but on Thursday it will nonetheless greet U.S. President Donald Trump for an...

    Canadian History Hall spanning 15,000 years opens for nation’s 150th birthday
    May25

    Canadian History Hall spanning 15,000 years opens for nation’s 150th birthday

    Inside the soon-to-open Canadian History Hall are potent national symbols like an astrolabe said to have belonged to explorer Samuel de Champlain, the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railroad and a T-shirt worn by Terry Fox. Visitors can shelter under a symbolic family tree that represents the more than 600 descendants of one of the brave...

    The Known Unknowns of the Russia Investigation
    May25

    The Known Unknowns of the Russia Investigation

    New reports about the initial stages of the Russia investigation last year are only raising more questions.A series of accounts published this week sheds some light on how the U.S. intelligence community discovered the country’s covert efforts to influence the American political process. The New York Times reported Wednesday that American...

    PM in Brussels for NATO summit, where terrorism. cost of defence top agenda
    May25

    PM in Brussels for NATO summit, where terrorism. cost of defence top agenda

    BRUSSELS — The new headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization — a massive, state-of-the-art facility that cost more than a billion euros to build — was designed to help the military alliance step boldly into the future. The building is not completely ready, but on Thursday it will nonetheless greet U.S. President Donald Trump for an...

    NYT: Russians Talked Last Year About Using Manafort, Flynn To Sway Trump
    May25

    NYT: Russians Talked Last Year About Using Manafort, Flynn To Sway Trump

    U.S. intelligence agents intercepted conversations between top Russian operatives and political officials discussing how they could use top campaign advisers to influence Donald Trump as early as summer 2016, the New York Times reported Wednesday. The Times report appeared to be the first indication that the U.S. intelligence community had...

    Trump Is Not Pro-Russia, Despite What the Media Says
    May24

    Trump Is Not Pro-Russia, Despite What the Media Says

    Politically, no story is hotter than the one about President Donald Trump and the Russians. Last week’s appointment of a special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the election keeps the story alive. But abroad, Trump hasn’t helped the Russians. In fact, he’s opposed them. Like many Americans, I completely rejected...

    It’s nearly impossible to know who’s working for a foreign government
    May24

    It’s nearly impossible to know who’s working for a foreign government

    Rep. Dana Rohrabacher can’t remember if he knew Paul Manafort was working for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine when the two old friends met in March 2013. But the California Republican lawmaker is sure Russia came up. “He invited me to join him for dinner to catch up,” said Rohrabacher, who had just become chairman of the House...

    Ukraine Arrests More Than 20 Former Tax Officials In ‘Biggest-Ever’ Corruption Crackdown
    May24

    Ukraine Arrests More Than 20 Former Tax Officials In ‘Biggest-Ever’ Corruption Crackdown

    Ukrainian law enforcement agents have arrested 23 former high-ranking tax-administration officials suspected of helping the government of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to defraud the state of nearly 97 billion hryvnyas ($4 billion) in what authorities called the largest-ever operation of its kind here. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe...