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    Trump, Merkel Confer On Conflicts In Afghanistan, Eastern Ukraine
    Apr06

    Trump, Merkel Confer On Conflicts In Afghanistan, Eastern Ukraine

    U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken by telephone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about issues of “mutual concern and interest,” including the conflicts in eastern Ukraine and Afghanistan, the White House says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Merkel, Trump talk over concerns over Afghanistan, Ukraine
    Apr06

    Merkel, Trump talk over concerns over Afghanistan, Ukraine

    Angela Merkel’s spokesman says the German chancellor has talked with U.S. President Donald Trump, exchanging thoughts on the current situation in Afghanistan and in eastern Ukraine. Steffen Seibert said in … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Merkel, Trump Discuss Afghanistan, Ukraine: German Spokesman
    Apr06

    Merkel, Trump Discuss Afghanistan, Ukraine: German Spokesman

    BERLIN (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in Afghanistan and eastern Ukraine on… …read more Source: U.S....

    Nuclear Deterrence: Still the Bedrock of US Security
    Apr06

    Nuclear Deterrence: Still the Bedrock of US Security

    Nuclear deterrence and the mission of those who work on the nuclear enterprise have never been far from my mind since I first worked in the Pentagon in 1981. In those Cold War days, when nuclear weapons and the need for deterrence often made newspapers headlines here and abroad, one of my first defense-related jobs was working as a physicist on...

    The Troubling Legacy of World War I
    Apr06

    The Troubling Legacy of World War I

    A hundred years ago this month, on April 6, 1917, the United States declared war against Wilhelmine Germany. Two pivotal events, dire in their execution and pernicious in their consequences, bracketed U.S. entry into the First World War: the Russian Revolution of March 8, 1917, resulting in the abdication of Czar Nicholas II; and later that year,...

    Nikki Haley Asks Russia ‘How Many More Children Have To Die’ After Syria Gas Attack
    Apr06

    Nikki Haley Asks Russia ‘How Many More Children Have To Die’ After Syria Gas Attack

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley issued sharp criticism Wednesday of Russian actions in Syria, asking the U.N. Security Council, “How many more children have to die before Russia cares?”Haley’s statement was a response to a chemical weapons attack the day before in Syria’s Idlib province that killed scores of people,...

    A Century After the US Entered World War I, Modern-Day Trench Warfare Continues in Ukraine
    Apr06

    A Century After the US Entered World War I, Modern-Day Trench Warfare Continues in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—On April 2, 1917, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson stood before a joint session of Congress, asking for a declaration of war against Germany so that the world would “be made safe for democracy.” “Neutrality is no longer feasible or desirable where the peace of the world is involved,” Wilson said. Four days later, on April 6, 1917,...

    Russia: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is headed to Moscow
    Apr05

    Russia: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is headed to Moscow

    AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, Pool Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State RexTillerson will discuss global security, including the Syria, North Korea and Ukraine situations, during the latter’s visit to Moscow, the ministry said on Wednesday. Tillerson is to visit Russia on April 11-12, and Russia’s foreign...

    How The Trump Budget Undercuts Security Risks Posed By Pandemics
    Apr05

    How The Trump Budget Undercuts Security Risks Posed By Pandemics

    By Maureen Miller, Columbia University Medical Center President Trump proposed a US$54 billion military budget increase to solidify the security of our nation. However, the government also recognizes pandemic threats as an issue of national security – one that knows no borders. In the last four years, we have faced the Ebola epidemic – contained...

    Olympic Officials Strip Three More Athletes Of 2008, 2012 Medals
    Apr05

    Olympic Officials Strip Three More Athletes Of 2008, 2012 Medals

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stripped three athletes of medals they won in the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics after reanalysis of samples returned positive for banned substances. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...