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    Trump Says U.S.-Russia Relations May Have Hit ‘All-Time Low’
    Apr13

    Trump Says U.S.-Russia Relations May Have Hit ‘All-Time Low’

    (WASHINGTON) — Laying bare deep and dangerous divisions on Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that U.S. relations with Russia “may be at an all-time low.” His top diplomat offered a similarly grim assessment from the other side of the globe after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. “Right now...

    Trump Adviser To Register After Lobbying For Pro-Russia Ukrainian Leader
    Apr13

    Trump Adviser To Register After Lobbying For Pro-Russia Ukrainian Leader

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman will register as a foreign agent for lobbying work he did on behalf of pro-Russia political interests in Ukraine, his spokesman said on April 12. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Don’t Start a New Cold War Over Syria
    Apr13

    Don’t Start a New Cold War Over Syria

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Moscow this week for his previously scheduled official visit with Russian officials. His journey came at a time when the chill in bilateral relations is especially acute following the U.S. missile strikes on Syria in response to the Assad government’s alleged use of chemical weapons. Kremlin...

    Trump allies: Syria strike proves he’s not in bed with Putin
    Apr13

    Trump allies: Syria strike proves he’s not in bed with Putin

    Donald Trump’s allies and aides are so eager to rebuff charges that the president is in Vladimir Putin’s pocket that they’re seizing on last week’s strikes on Syria as the latest proof for their case.Amid a seemingly never-ending stream of revelations about the Trump campaign’s Russia entanglements, White House...

    Another former Trump campaign member to register as a ‘foreign agent’
    Apr13

    Another former Trump campaign member to register as a ‘foreign agent’

    Another former Trump campaign member says they may registers as a “foreign agent” retroactively for work they did for the Ukrainian government – Paul Manafort, the campaign manager before the election. Sources told CNN that Manafort’s lawyers were consulting with the State Department about whether he should have registered for work he did...

    Don’t Blame Tillerson for Trump’s Chaotic Foreign Policy
    Apr13

    Don’t Blame Tillerson for Trump’s Chaotic Foreign Policy

    Christopher A. Preble Politics, Americas So far, Trump’s secretary of state has been virtually invisible. In his less than ten weeks on the job as secretary of state, Rex Tillerson has found himself subjected to almost daily criticism. Vladimir Putin initially refusing to meet with him. In the end, the two men did meet, but made little...

    Trump Says NATO Accepted His Demands, Declares It No Longer Obsolete
    Apr13

    Trump Says NATO Accepted His Demands, Declares It No Longer Obsolete

    WASHINGTON – Although candidate Donald Trump threatened to “dissolve” NATO if member nations didn’t pay up, President Trump on Wednesday praised the group as a “great alliance” – thanks, he suggested, to changes made because of his demands.Appearing beside NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at a White House news conference, Trump said...

    U.S.-Russia relations, trust ‘at a low point,’ says Tillerson in Moscow
    Apr13

    U.S.-Russia relations, trust ‘at a low point,’ says Tillerson in Moscow

    JUDY WOODRUFF: New tensions between the United States and Russia dominated this day. America’s top diplomat carried U.S. grievances over Syria and other issues to Moscow, while President Trump spoke out in Washington. Our chief foreign affairs correspondent, Margaret Warner, has our report. MARGARET WARNER: The discord was on display at the...

    News Wrap: Xi Jinping extends offer to work with Trump on North Korea
    Apr13

    News Wrap: Xi Jinping extends offer to work with Trump on North Korea

    JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: China’s leader, Xi Jinping, told President Trump that he’s willing to work with the U.S. to stop North Korea’s nuclear program peacefully. The two men spoke in a late-night phone call, after Mr. Trump’s Twitter warning yesterday that the U.S. might act alone. In Beijing today,...

    Paul Manafort to register as foreign agent
    Apr13

    Paul Manafort to register as foreign agent

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will register with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for lobbying work he did on behalf of political interests in Ukraine, led at the time by a pro-Russian political party, his spokesman said Wednesday.Manafort is the second Trump campaign adviser to have...