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    U.S. Vice President Biden Making Final Ukraine Visit
    Jan16

    U.S. Vice President Biden Making Final Ukraine Visit

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Ukraine for talks with the country’s leaders to underline U.S. support for Kyiv and also mark the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
    Jan16

    Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

    BANGKOK (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves: ___ EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a weekly look at the latest developments in the...

    Ukraine wants Canada to confirm soldiers will stay to help deter Russian aggression
    Jan16

    Ukraine wants Canada to confirm soldiers will stay to help deter Russian aggression

    With thousands of U.S. troops arriving in neighbouring countries to bolster NATO, Ukraine — not a NATO member — is anxious to see an extension of Canada’s commitment to it …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine wants Canada to confirm soldiers will stay to help deter Russian aggression
    Jan16

    Ukraine wants Canada to confirm soldiers will stay to help deter Russian aggression

    OTTAWA — Ukraine’s envoy says his country is growing concerned about whether Canada will continue its future military support to his country to help it deter Russian aggression. Canada has deployed 200 troops to Ukraine in a non-combat mission working with Ukrainian troops on marksmanship, communication, survival and ethics training. The...

    Donald Trump Says Brexit Will Be ‘A Great Thing’
    Jan16

    Donald Trump Says Brexit Will Be ‘A Great Thing’

    (NEW YORK) — Wading into foreign affairs days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump said Britain’s decision to leave the European Union would “end up being a great thing” and predicted the bloc would continue to break apart. The incoming president, in an interview published Sunday, said European countries are reacting to an...

    Trump Wants To Cut Russia Sanctions In Return For Nuclear Arms Deal
    Jan16

    Trump Wants To Cut Russia Sanctions In Return For Nuclear Arms Deal

    LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will propose offering to end sanctions imposed on Russia for its annexation of Crimea in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he told The Times of London.Trump, in an interview with the newspaper published online on Sunday, was deeply...

    Trump: Brexit ‘a great thing,’ EU to continue to break apart
    Jan16

    Trump: Brexit ‘a great thing,’ EU to continue to break apart

    NEW YORK — Wading into foreign affairs days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump said England’s decision to leave the European Union would “end up being a great thing” and predicted the bloc would continue to break apart. The incoming president, in an interview published Sunday, said European countries are...

    Five Reasons the Paris Conference Failed
    Jan16

    Five Reasons the Paris Conference Failed

    As we said repeatedly in the build-up to Sunday’s gathering in Paris of representatives of 70 countries to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian issue, AJC has long supported the search for an enduring peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians based on a two-state accord. It is precisely in that spirit that we voiced our concerns about...

    Trump: Brexit ‘a great thing’, NATO ‘obsolete’
    Jan16

    Trump: Brexit ‘a great thing’, NATO ‘obsolete’

    MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES NEW YORK – Wading into foreign affairs days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump said England’s decision to leave the European Union would “end up being a great thing” and predicted the bloc would continue to break apart. The incoming president, in an interview published Sunday, said European...

    Trump calls NATO ‘obsolete,’ promises to reward Putin for invading Ukraine … and whines about SNL
    Jan16

    Trump calls NATO ‘obsolete,’ promises to reward Putin for invading Ukraine … and whines about SNL

    Taking time out of his busy schedule of insulting civil rights icons with racist tweets, popular vote loser and Putin puppet Donald Trump has shared a few thoughts on foreign policy: On Russia, he suggested he might use economic sanctions imposed for Vladimir Putin’s encroachment on Ukraine as leverage in nuclear-arms reduction talks, while...