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News Analysis: For Putin, the ‘Summit He Has Dreamed of for 18 Years’

[unable to retrieve full-text content] President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia got what he wanted most from his meeting with President Trump: American affirmation of his status as a global power. Source: NYT > World
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News Analysis: Just Sitting Down With Trump, Putin Comes Out Ahead

[unable to retrieve full-text content] By attacking Europe and starting a trade war with America’s closest allies, President Trump has already advanced the agenda of President Vladimir V. Putin, analysts say. Source: NYT > World
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News Analysis: Vague on Details, Trump Is Betting on ‘Special Bond’ With Kim to Deliver Deal

1 month ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] It is a huge gamble, based on the assumption that the force of Mr. Trump’s personality, and the deal-making skills in which he has supreme confidence, will make all the difference. Source: [...]
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News Analysis: Trump Invitation to Russia Deepens Rift With America’s Allies

1 month ago | 0 comment
“There are disagreements,” conceded Larry Kudlow, the director of Mr. Trump’s National Economic Council. “My view? We can get through this.” That may be true in the long run. But for now, Mr. Trump’s actions have helped strengthen [...]
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News Analysis: In Pre-election Pakistan, a Military Crackdown Is the Real Issue

1 month ago | 0 comment
ImageGul Bukhari, who has been a staunch critic of the military in her newspaper columns and on social media, was abducted for nearly four hours by armed men late Tuesday night. Military officials would not comment on the record about [...]
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News Analysis: Trump Veers to a Korea Plan That Echoes Failures of the Past

2 months ago | 0 comment
“Trump apparently just agreed to a summit without any way forward on nuclear weapons or much of anything apart from a commitment to start a process whose purpose for now is ‘getting to know you,’” said Christopher R. Hill, who [...]
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News Analysis: With Demise of Nuclear Deal, Iran’s Foes See an Opportunity. Others See Risk of War.

2 months ago | 0 comment
Analysts said neither side wanted to escalate into a full-fledged war, which could quickly spiral into a regionwide conflagration, and by dawn, quiet had returned. But the risk of a broader war could not be ruled out. “We may be O.K. [...]
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News Analysis: Unlikely Champion of Democracy Rises in a Region of Strongmen

2 months ago | 0 comment
The story line is a familiar one these days: A populist strongman with a long record of racially divisive commentary prevails in the polls. But Mahathir Mohamad, who was sworn in as prime minister of Malaysia on Thursday, was not swept [...]
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News Analysis: Libya as a Model for Disarmament? North Korea May See It Very Differently

3 months ago | 0 comment
“I heard directly from the Chinese that the Libyan model did not inspire confidence in Pyongyang,” said Antony J. Blinken, a deputy secretary of state under Mr. Obama. “I would be very concerned that the combination of Libya and [...]
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News Analysis: Will Kim Jong-un Trade His Nuclear Arsenal to Rebuild Economy?

3 months ago | 0 comment
Despite lingering doubts about his nation’s ability to strike the continental United States with a nuclear weapon, Mr. Kim appeared to be making clear he intends to enter negotiations with Washington the way the Soviets did decades [...]