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    Krauthammer’s Take: Not Listening to America ‘Has Worked Out Rather Well for the Russians’
    Apr12

    Krauthammer’s Take: Not Listening to America ‘Has Worked Out Rather Well for the Russians’

    Charles Krauthammer pointed out the problem with American officials thinking that they know more about Russia’s interests than the Russians do, and he also said that such thinking has had negative consequences in the Middle East: I am always a little bit wary about American secretaries of state or defense trying to instruct the Russians on...

    ‘Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?,’ U.S. secretary of state asks G7 ministers
    Apr12

    ‘Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?,’ U.S. secretary of state asks G7 ministers

    The provocative remark suggested Rex Tillerson, the former chief of Exxon Mobil Corp., is still finding his footing in a world of diplomacy …read more Source: Vancouver...

    The Trump Team Is Still Searching for a Two-State Solution
    Apr12

    The Trump Team Is Still Searching for a Two-State Solution

    Daniel R. DePetris Politics, Middle East Jason Greenblatt has the difficult job of trying to convince Israeli officials and Palestinian authorities to work on a two-state solution. Washington, DC is dealing with a lot of problems these days. Drama over the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation into possible collusion between Trump...

    U.S., Mexico, Canada join forces for 2026 World Cup bid
    Apr12

    U.S., Mexico, Canada join forces for 2026 World Cup bid

    The World Cup might be coming to North America. President Donald Trump’s border wall has been dominating all conversation about the United States and Mexico, but North American soccer organizations want to change that. The United States, Mexico and Canada are joining forces to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The three nations made the...

    ‘Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?,’ U.S. secretary of state asks G7 ministers
    Apr12

    ‘Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?,’ U.S. secretary of state asks G7 ministers

    With one offhand remark, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson left European diplomats befuddled at a gathering in Italy. “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?” Tillerson asked foreign ministers discussing Russia’s intervention there at a Group of Seven gathering Tuesday in Lucca, Italy. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc...

    Tillerson asked European diplomats why U.S. taxpayers should care about Ukraine
    Apr12

    Tillerson asked European diplomats why U.S. taxpayers should care about Ukraine

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson asked European diplomats during a Tuesday meeting why American taxpayers should care about Ukraine, according to … …read more Source: The...

    Why Tillerson has his hands full with Russian counterpart
    Apr12

    Why Tillerson has his hands full with Russian counterpart

    When Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with Vladimir Putin’s top diplomat in Moscow tomorrow, he’d better come prepared.Tillerson’s counterpart, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, is a wily veteran of world diplomacy who has dueled—and routinely infuriated—no less than four of Tillerson’s predecessors as...

    A western ultimatum to Putin: Drop Assad, or remain a pariah
    Apr12

    A western ultimatum to Putin: Drop Assad, or remain a pariah

    WASHINGTON — Western countries are presenting a high-stakes ultimatum to Russia: Allow regime-change in Syria and cut loose Bashar Assad, or remain a pariah moored on the fringes of the international community. Different U.S. allies articulated different versions of that warning Tuesday, including Canada. During a G7 meeting in Italy, Foreign...

    Rex Tillerson asks why ‘American taxpayers’ should care about Ukraine conflict in G7 meeting
    Apr11

    Rex Tillerson asks why ‘American taxpayers’ should care about Ukraine conflict in G7 meeting

    “You don’t want a weak Europe, broken into bits and feeble.” …read more Source: Business...

    Sean Spicer: ‘Someone as despicable as Hitler didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons’
    Apr11

    Sean Spicer: ‘Someone as despicable as Hitler didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons’

    By Callum Borchers, (c) 2017, The Washington Post White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday tried to emphasize the depravity of Syria’s use of chemical weapons on civilians, but the way he did it – by crediting Adolf Hitler with a measure of restraint – struck many journalists as confusing and insensitive. “We didn’t use...