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    Obama gathers key European leaders amid questions about Trump
    Nov18

    Obama gathers key European leaders amid questions about Trump

    President Barack Obama used a meeting with key European leaders Friday to urge them to work with the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump and to discuss steps necessary to resolve the conflicts in Syria and eastern Ukraine, the White House said. …read more Source: CTV...

    Trump Reportedly Taps Conservative Congressman To Head CIA
    Nov18

    Trump Reportedly Taps Conservative Congressman To Head CIA

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has reportedly offered the post of CIA director to Mike Pompeo, a conservative Republican congressman from Kansas. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Barack Obama Calls on Donald Trump to Stand Up To Vladimir Putin
    Nov18

    Barack Obama Calls on Donald Trump to Stand Up To Vladimir Putin

    President Barack Obama has warned U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to stand up to Russia if the country does not follow American “values and international norms.” Obama made his comments at a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Thursday as fears grow that Trump will grow increasingly close with his Russian...

    ‘Russia has to be deterred in its attempts to ruin the world order,’ Ukraine leader urges U.S.
    Nov18

    ‘Russia has to be deterred in its attempts to ruin the world order,’ Ukraine leader urges U.S.

    OTTAWA — The deputy prime minister of beleaguered Ukraine said on Thursday that appeasing Russian aggression in eastern Europe could doom world order, but she was careful not to criticize U.S. President-elect Donald Trump over fears he might do just that. Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze was en route to the annual Halifax International Security Forum,...

    Flynn: outspoken general, intelligence pro, Trump supporter
    Nov18

    Flynn: outspoken general, intelligence pro, Trump supporter

    WASHINGTON — Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the man Donald Trump has asked to be his national security adviser, built a reputation in the Army as an astute intelligence professional and a straight talker. What set Flynn apart after he shed his uniform in 2014 was the blistering public criticism he quickly levelled at the White House and...

    The Latest: Obama, European leaders focus on Syria, Ukraine
    Nov18

    The Latest: Obama, European leaders focus on Syria, Ukraine

    The Latest on President Barack Obama’s last official overseas trip (All times local): 1:15 p.m. The White House says President Barack and European leaders focused their talks Friday on the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    NATO ‘Absolutely Confident’ That Donald Trump Will Maintain Alliance Leadership
    Nov18

    NATO ‘Absolutely Confident’ That Donald Trump Will Maintain Alliance Leadership

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday he was certain that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will lead the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and he is hoping to speak to Trump soon.Trump questioned during his election campaign whether the United States should protect allies that have low defense spending, raising fears that he...

    The Latest: Obama, European leaders focus on Syria, Ukraine
    Nov18

    The Latest: Obama, European leaders focus on Syria, Ukraine

    The White House says President Barack and European leaders focused Friday on the need to secure a diplomatic resolution to the conflicts in Syria and eastern Ukraine …read more Source: U.S....

    The Latest: Obama, European Leaders Focus on Syria, Ukraine
    Nov18

    The Latest: Obama, European Leaders Focus on Syria, Ukraine

    The White House says President Barack and European leaders focused Friday on the need to secure a diplomatic resolution to the conflicts in Syria and eastern Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    The Latest: Obama, European leaders focus on Syria, Ukraine
    Nov18

    The Latest: Obama, European leaders focus on Syria, Ukraine

    The Latest on President Barack Obama’s last official overseas trip (All times local): 1:15 p.m. The White House says President Barack and European leaders focused their talks Friday on the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...