Monthly Archives: February 2018

Bashar al-Assad and Kim Jong Un: A tale of two dictators

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Since taking office the Trump Administration has found itself in confrontation with two dictators: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.
Since taking office the Trump Administration has found itself in confrontation with two dictators: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.
Bashar al-Assad and Kim Jong Un: A tale of two dictators

Five-hour ceasefire to start in Syria under Putin's orders

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The ability of Russian President Vladimir Putin to influence events in Syria will come to bear at 9 a.m. local time Tuesday (2 a.m. ET) when a five-hour ceasefire he ordered is due to start in Eastern Ghouta.
The ability of Russian President Vladimir Putin to influence events in Syria will come to bear at 9 a.m. local time Tuesday (2 a.m. ET) when a five-hour ceasefire he ordered is due to start in Eastern Ghouta.
Five-hour ceasefire to start in Syria under Putin's orders

Russia vetoes UN resolution linking Iran with terror activities in Yemen

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Russia vetoed a United Nations draft resolution Monday that would have linked Iran with the transfer of Iranian-made arms to Houthi militias in Yemen.
Russia vetoed a United Nations draft resolution Monday that would have linked Iran with the transfer of Iranian-made arms to Houthi militias in Yemen.
Russia vetoes UN resolution linking Iran with terror activities in Yemen

Russia state TV uses video game footage to illustrate war

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It aired for just a second, but footage purportedly showing a Russian jet attacking a truck in Syria immediately raised suspicions among users of social media Pikabu.
It aired for just a second, but footage purportedly showing a Russian jet attacking a truck in Syria immediately raised suspicions among users of social media Pikabu.
Russia state TV uses video game footage to illustrate war

Mexican President calls off visit after confrontational call with Trump about wall

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Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has called off an official trip to Washington to meet with President Donald Trump after a tense phone call brought the two leaders to a policy-driven standstill.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has called off an official trip to Washington to meet with President Donald Trump after a tense phone call brought the two leaders to a policy-driven standstill.
Mexican President calls off visit after confrontational call with Trump about wall