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    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...

    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...

    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,...

    Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent
    Apr13

    Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent

    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, … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    AP Exclusive: Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout
    Apr13

    AP Exclusive: Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout

    Last August, a handwritten ledger surfaced in Ukraine with dollar amounts and dates next to the name of Paul Manafort, who was then Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. …read more Source: CTV...

    AP Exclusive: Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout
    Apr13

    AP Exclusive: Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout

    Last August, a handwritten ledger surfaced in Ukraine with dollar amounts and dates next to the name of Paul Manafort, who was then Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. …read more Source: CTV...

    Rex Tillerson feels the chill in Moscow
    Apr13

    Rex Tillerson feels the chill in Moscow

    Just how awkward was Rex Tillerson’s first trip to Moscow as secretary of state? Very.Russia’s foreign minister publicly warned Washington’s top diplomat against any further U.S. military strikes on the Syrian regime, questioned Tillerson’s respect for history and even chided him for not filling State Department jobs...

    Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent
    Apr13

    Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent

    By JEFF HORWITZ, CHAD DAY and JULIE PACE WASHINGTON (AP) — 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...