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    Nikki Haley, Trump’s pick for UN ambassador, doesn’t sound anything like Trump
    Jan18

    Nikki Haley, Trump’s pick for UN ambassador, doesn’t sound anything like Trump

    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to be the US ambassador to the United Nations, has virtually no experience on the world stage, and absolutely none in the high-stakes realm of international diplomacy. But in her Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, she didn’t hesitate to answer some of the...

    Ukrainian president: US should ‘be great again’ by confronting the ‘global threat’ of Russia
    Jan18

    Ukrainian president: US should ‘be great again’ by confronting the ‘global threat’ of Russia

    Thomson ReutersUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko called for a worldwide effort to counter the threat of Russian cyber warfare and urged the United States to “be great again” by demonstrating leadership on issues such as global security. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to improve ties with the Kremlin and open...

    Canada and Russia are ‘at war’ already, says Ukrainian envoy
    Jan18

    Canada and Russia are ‘at war’ already, says Ukrainian envoy

    The West — including Canada — needs to wake up to the fact that it’s already at war with Russia, and Canadian policymakers need to send clear signals to the Kremlin about which side they are on, says Ukraine’s ambassador to Canada. In a wide-ranging interview with iPolitics, Andriy Shevchenko said that while his country is optimistic...

    These 7 Countries Are Dreading Donald Trump’s Presidency the Most
    Jan18

    These 7 Countries Are Dreading Donald Trump’s Presidency the Most

    There are those outside the U.S. who will welcome Donald Trump’s arrival as the 45th President of the United States. Russia will cheer his skepticism of NATO’s value, and his suggestion of a thaw in relations. The Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte, Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Syria’s Bashar al-Assad will applaud...

    Key moments from Obama’s final news conference
    Jan18

    Key moments from Obama’s final news conference

    President Barack Obama strolled into the tightly packed White House briefing room Wednesday, a day after his controversial commutation of Chelsea Manning and less than two days before he will depart 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. for the final time as America’s commander in chief. Below are the highlights:Obama took a jab at the incoming...

    Obama pushes back against Trump’s suggestion on Russia sanctions
    Jan18

    Obama pushes back against Trump’s suggestion on Russia sanctions

    Sanctions leveled against the Russian government following its annexation of Crimea and invasion into eastern Ukraine should remain tied to those issues, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday, and should not be repealed in return for a reduction of nuclear arms as President-elect Donald Trump suggested.“I think it will probably best serve not...

    Trump’s Impending Presidency And Rising China Sea Tensions Are Putting Asia On Edge
    Jan18

    Trump’s Impending Presidency And Rising China Sea Tensions Are Putting Asia On Edge

    PERTH, Australia ― As the inauguration of Donald J. Trump approaches, a number of world leaders are making last minute moves, bracing for America’s new president and his unpredictable foreign policy methods before they’re fully solidified. Asia is no different. There is more going on in the region than Secretary of State-designate Rex...

    Donald Trump’s Nazi tweet and why it is so dangerous
    Jan18

    Donald Trump’s Nazi tweet and why it is so dangerous

    President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. (Evan Vucci/AP/CP) Donald Trump believes U.S. intelligence agencies are acting like Nazis. Let’s just pause and digest that. The man who will be president of the United States on Friday has compared the CIA, FBI...

    Trump’s UN pick Nikki Haley condemns Russian ‘war crimes’, states support for sanctions
    Jan18

    Trump’s UN pick Nikki Haley condemns Russian ‘war crimes’, states support for sanctions

    Niki Haley said she considered Russian actions in Syria such as bombing hospitals “war crimes” and condemned Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region. …read more Source: Global...

    Donald Trump’s very confusing thoughts on nuclear weapons, explained
    Jan18

    Donald Trump’s very confusing thoughts on nuclear weapons, explained

    Just days before his inauguration, Donald Trump made headlines by trashing America’s European allies in an interview with two of Europe’s biggest newspapers. The hubbub over Trump’s attack on Europe obscured one of the stranger comments in the interview — that he hoped to work with Russian strongman Vladimir Putin to reduce both...