Tag: allies

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Will Putin OutSmart The U.S. And Its Allies?

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is no sloth when it comes to international relations and strategic moves in international affairs. The former KGB’s sleuth is canny and savvy in calling the right shots and toying with the West for the most part since he assumed the helm of Russia’s leadership. Mr. Putin’s latest move to bring Ukraine into his fold has […]

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China Tells NATO To Back Off

According to a press report, China has accused NATO of slandering its peaceful development after alliance leaders warned about “systemic challenges” coming from Beijing. China’s actions, including expanding its nuclear arsenal, threatened “rules-based international order,” NATO said. China took center stage for the first time at a NATO summit. For its part, China said its defense policy was “defensive in […]

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NATO Allies Raise Threats Concerns

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) leaders at their summit have warned of “challenges” presented by China’s growing reach and military strength around the globe. The group also addressed Russian actions in the region, climate change, and cybersecurity in its final summit communique. In a press interview, NATO’s Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said, “What we have seen is that during the […]

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Trump Turns Up The Heat Under European Allies

President Trump has set the cat among the pigeons by imposing on his European allies import tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum, causing the European Union to retaliate with similar amounts of tariffs on Harley-Davidson Inc motorcycles, Kentucky bourbon, and other products. Trump, who frequently criticizes Europe’s 10 percent car tariffs, is also studying adding […]

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Trump Triumphant While Russia Calls For U.N. Security Council Meeting

U.S. President Donald Trump turned to his favorite media platform – Twitter to praise France and the United Kingdom for carrying out perfectly targeted air strikes against the Bashar al-Assad led Syrian government. “A perfectly executed strike last night. Thank you to France and the United Kingdom for their wisdom and the power of their fine Military. Could not have […]