Day: 14/02/2018

Uranium One Is a Curious Case

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. . By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. The Wall Street Journal Feb. 13, 2018 6:26 p.m. ET President Obama sought better relations with Russia, in keeping with the policy of presidents at least since FDR. He…

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King says Jordanians ‘let down’ by international community

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AP | Published — Tuesday 13 February 2018 Jordan’s King Abdullah II said: Jordanians have paid a high price for shouldering a heavy refugee burden and he wished ‘the world was more sympathetic to t…

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Rebuilding Iraq and Buying Influence: U.S., Kuwait and Iran Among Donors

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2/13/18 AT 3:40 PM Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on allies in the fight against the Islamic…

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Fight Putin With Fire

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Moscow reportedly plans to interfere with another U.S. election. Russia has an election coming up too. . By Janusz Bugajski The Wall Street Journal Feb. 13, 2018 6:25 p.m. ET The Central Intelligen…

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France’s Macron threatens Syria strikes

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The French leader says he will attack Syria if proof emerges that the country is using chemical weapons.

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In long Afghan war, U.S. Army tries new way to deploy trainers

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Reuters FORT BENNING, Ga. (Reuters) – As a U.S. Army medic, Sergeant First Class Jonathan Ortega admits that when he gets to Afghanistan, his instinct will be to help care for any wounded Afg…

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Tillerson rejects Israeli official’s claim that US is ‘not in the game’ in Syria

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Secretary of state characterizes as ‘false’ Deputy Minister for Diplomacy Michael Oren’s assessment that Washington has ‘almost no leverage on the ground’

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