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    Trump’s victory will put pressure on Liberals to boost defence spending say analysts
    Nov10

    Trump’s victory will put pressure on Liberals to boost defence spending say analysts

    Donald Trump’s election victory will put pressure on the Liberal government to boost defence spending, rethink participation in the U.S. missile defence shield, and could affect some of its high profile missions such as in eastern Europe. Department of National Defence officials in Ottawa are working on an analysis of what a Trump...

    World leaders react to Trump victory with apprehension and applause
    Nov10

    World leaders react to Trump victory with apprehension and applause

    HARI SREENIVASAN: Now the view from overseas. The election was watched closely, both with anticipation and fear. And, as chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports, today, the rest of the world awoke to an America profoundly changed. MARGARET WARNER: The stunning news ricocheted around the world from Tehran to Tokyo, Istanbul to...

    11 questions for President-elect Donald Trump
    Nov10

    11 questions for President-elect Donald Trump

    From his calls to jail his opponent to his conflicting statements about barring Muslims from the United States, America’s next president has provoked a striking number of questions about how he would govern. Here is an early — and surely incomplete — list of some of the biggest:1. Will he seek to prosecute Hillary Clinton?Trump has egged on...

    Another Opening for Russia, This Time in Estonia
    Nov09

    Another Opening for Russia, This Time in Estonia

    Moscow is getting a lot of good electoral news these days. On the same day that Donald Trump improbably won the U.S. presidential election, Estonia’s Prime Minister stepped down, creating an opening for a pro-Russian party to join the coalition. Financial Times explains: Estonia’s prime minister has resigned after losing a...

    What will foreign policy look like under President Trump?
    Nov09

    What will foreign policy look like under President Trump?

    Now that Donald Trump is becoming the 45th president of the United States, people are wondering if the U.S. will pull back on global trade. Will Trump roll back the nuclear agreement with Iran? How will he confront the Islamic State group? Will Russia become the U.S.’s new best friend? We asked a number of analysts for their thoughts on the...

    What happened to the rest of the world while America voted
    Nov09

    What happened to the rest of the world while America voted

    While the entire world may have seemed to stand still as Donald Trump claimed the most unlikely of victories to become the 45th president-elect of the United States, it didn’t. Here’s a few things that happened while the world turned its attention to Trump. ISIS human shields In Iraq, Islamic State militants are forcing 1,500 Iraqi...

    Russia Congratulates Trump, Hopes for Better Relations
    Nov09

    Russia Congratulates Trump, Hopes for Better Relations

    Russia warmly welcomed the presidential election victory of Donald Trump with officials, analysts, and ordinary citizens cautiously hoping it could turn a new page in relations between Russia and the United States. Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Trump on his win, saying he hoped to work together with the next American president to...

    Markets Right Now: Russia Rises Amid Hope for Sanctions End
    Nov09

    Markets Right Now: Russia Rises Amid Hope for Sanctions End

    Russia’s main share index closed up 2.2 percent, leading emerging markets, amid speculation that Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president could spell an eventual end to sanctions imposed over the Ukraine crisis …read more Source: ABC...

    Welcome to Trump’s New World Disorder
    Nov09

    Welcome to Trump’s New World Disorder

    LONDON ― So much for the end of history. Twenty-seven years to the day after the fall of the Berlin Wall heralded the collapse of communism in Europe, Donald Trump’s election as United States president endangers the liberal international order that his wiser, broader-minded predecessors crafted.Trump’s “America First,” anti-globalist...

    What Vladimir Putin Is Expecting From Donald Trump
    Nov09

    What Vladimir Putin Is Expecting From Donald Trump

    Vladimir Putin knows better than to expect too much of Donald Trump, who shocked the world by winning the U.S. presidential election last night. He’s been disappointed by new U.S. Presidents before. Two of them have take office during Vladimir Putin’s years in power, both with grand plans to mend ties with Russia—and both plans...