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    Barack Obama Ends Final State Visit To Europe By Doing Damage Control For Donald Trump
    Nov18

    Barack Obama Ends Final State Visit To Europe By Doing Damage Control For Donald Trump

    President Barack Obama spent Friday doing a first round of bidding for his successor, pleading with European leaders to work with president-elect Donald Trump once he assumes office.It’s a strange situation for all parties. During the election campaign, Obama and many of these leaders did not mince words about their distaste for Trump. The...

    NATO will survive Trump, say British and Canadian leaders
    Nov18

    NATO will survive Trump, say British and Canadian leaders

    (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) HALIFAX — The defence secretary of the United Kingdom and his Canadian counterpart kicked off an international security conference in Halifax Friday with reassurances they expect key military alliances will endure as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take power. During the summer, Trump said he wanted...

    Defence leaders at Halifax forum say Trump’s NATO criticisms nothing new
    Nov18

    Defence leaders at Halifax forum say Trump’s NATO criticisms nothing new

    HALIFAX — The defence secretary of the United Kingdom and his Canadian counterpart kicked off an international security conference in Halifax Friday with reassurances they expect key military alliances will endure as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take power. During the summer, Trump said he wanted changes in the North Atlantic...

    What Trump’s early picks say about his administration
    Nov18

    What Trump’s early picks say about his administration

    The Donald J. Trump administration is looking a whole lot like the coalition who brought him the White House win.On Friday, Trump rolled out three more picks for the most powerful jobs in Washington, and they offered up a little something for everyone.Establishment Republicans, many of whom are ambivalent about joining the Trump administration,...

    Your letters: Flocking to welcome the gray jay, supporting minority communities
    Nov18

    Your letters: Flocking to welcome the gray jay, supporting minority communities

    A perfect choice as Canada’s bird Re: Is the gray jay fit to be Canada’s national bird, or is that just loony? Nov. 17. Smart, friendly and hardy – a perfect description of this bird. In the late 1950s, as a university student, I was fortunate to work three summers for Ontario Hydro in northern Ontario. I spent a lot of time in the...

    IMF Team: Ukraine Shows Signs Of Recovery, Progress Depends On Reforms
    Nov18

    IMF Team: Ukraine Shows Signs Of Recovery, Progress Depends On Reforms

    An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team visiting Ukraine on a fact-finding mission says the country’s economy is showing signs of recovery but the strength and durability of the recovery depend on progress in implementing reforms. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vladimir Putin successfully launches nuclear test missile that can reach America in 12 minutes
    Nov18

    Vladimir Putin successfully launches nuclear test missile that can reach America in 12 minutes

    Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with leadership of the Defense Ministry and military-industrial complex in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. (Credit: Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) Vladimir Putin has successfully test-launched a new supersonic missile that could breach...

    Watch the Halifax International Security Forum 2016
    Nov18

    Watch the Halifax International Security Forum 2016

    Every year, you’ll find global movers and shakers on security and defence gathering on Canada’s east coast. The Halifax International Security Forum invites world leaders, military brass, academics, think-tank denizens and journalists to confront pressing international issues. Canada is usually in the room, and Defence Minister Harjit...

    Obama Urges European Leaders to Work With Trump
    Nov18

    Obama Urges European Leaders to Work With Trump

    BERLIN (AP) — 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. Obama’s meeting with the leaders of Germany, Britain, France,...

    Top 5 Big Foreign Conflicts Donald Trump Will Inherit (And What He Might Do About Them)
    Nov18

    Top 5 Big Foreign Conflicts Donald Trump Will Inherit (And What He Might Do About Them)

    Josh Siegel Security, So what will he do about them? When Donald Trump becomes president in January he will inherit challenges beyond America’s borders. Trump ran a campaign opposing the internationalism promoted by predecessors from both parties, and now he must decide how to deal with the realities of foreign policy and national security....