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    Lesser-known walls: How Trump’s presidency is intensifying fear in the Baltics
    Jan29

    Lesser-known walls: How Trump’s presidency is intensifying fear in the Baltics

    Donald Trump isn’t the only one talking about walls as of late. In the Baltic region, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia are building walls along the Russian border — a sort of line in the sand in the face of renewed aggression. And like Trump’s effort, they may further stoke already simmering tensions, Don Murray writes. …read more...

    Division over America’s loss of global leadership: Fears of isolationism and fears of recklessness
    Jan29

    Division over America’s loss of global leadership: Fears of isolationism and fears of recklessness

    The UN is anxious and apprehensive about the new US president, his secretary of state, and his UN envoy, not just in terms of the relationship with the UN general secretariat under Antonio Guterres, but also in terms of the impact of bilateral US-Russian and US-Chinese relations on regional issues being examined by the international organization....

    B.C. father-son team developing technology to 3D print in space using moon dust
    Jan29

    B.C. father-son team developing technology to 3D print in space using moon dust

    VANCOUVER — For Alex and Sergei Dobrianski, the building blocks of an upcoming revolution in the space industry are found in moon dust. Over the past five years, the father-and-son team has been developing the technology to send a 3D printer to the moon that can extract and use the various fine-grained metals coating the lunar surface to build...

    How Trump Could Turn America’s Syria Policy Upside Down
    Jan29

    How Trump Could Turn America’s Syria Policy Upside Down

    Click here for reuse options! The Middle East expects big changes under Trump, and they’re likely to get them. DamascusNot for at least three quarters of a century have the American people elected a president who so openly disparages, discards and seemingly abhors the principles, standards, policies, ideas, and institutions at the center of...

    How Trump Could Turn America’s Syria Policy Upside Down
    Jan29

    How Trump Could Turn America’s Syria Policy Upside Down

    Click here for reuse options! The Middle East expects big changes under Trump, and they’re likely to get them. DamascusNot for at least three quarters of a century have the American people elected a president who so openly disparages, discards and seemingly abhors the principles, standards, policies, ideas, and institutions at the center of...

    Trump, Putin discuss ‘mutually beneficial’ trade, security
    Jan29

    Trump, Putin discuss ‘mutually beneficial’ trade, security

    var _ndnq = _ndnq || []; _ndnq.push([’embed’]); By JULIE PACE and VIVIAN SALAMA WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump had an hourlong discussion Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin — the first since Trump assumed office last week — raising questions over the fate of U.S. sanctions against Moscow and whether the two will...

    Trump and Putin connect over Middle East and repairing relationship
    Jan29

    Trump and Putin connect over Middle East and repairing relationship

    President Donald Trump had a “positive call” with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday, during which the two promised to cooperate on destroying ISIS in Syrian and repair U.S. and Russian relations.The discussion was part of a diplomatic effort to connect over the phone with foreign leaders from countries including Japan,...

    On first phone call Trump, Putin talk sanctions, says Kremlin
    Jan29

    On first phone call Trump, Putin talk sanctions, says Kremlin

    (Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images) WASHINGTON – Will President Donald Trump usher in a new era for U.S.-Russian relations, or are the two powers going to continue down the path as geopolitical foes? Now that Russian President Vladimir Putin has held his first conversation with America’s newly inaugurated leader, attention turns to the fate of...

    Trump, Putin Discuss ‘Mutually Beneficial’ Trade, Security
    Jan29

    Trump, Putin Discuss ‘Mutually Beneficial’ Trade, Security

    WASHINGTON—Will President Donald Trump usher in a new era for U.S.-Russian relations, or are the two powers going to continue down the path as geopolitical foes? Now that Russian President Vladimir Putin has held his first conversation with America’s newly inaugurated leader, attention turns to the fate of U.S. sanctions against Moscow and...

    Trump and Putin hold phone call amid warnings by GOP not to abandon sanctions
    Jan29

    Trump and Putin hold phone call amid warnings by GOP not to abandon sanctions

    President Donald Trump had a 50 minute phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday amid reports that Republican leadership had warned him not to go soft on Russian sanctions. According to the British daily newspaper The Telegraph, the call was intended to be “the first test of an embryonic reset of Russo-US relations that has...