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President Barack Obama shakes hands with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

KLEIN – Trump-Russia Claims Rethought: How the Obama Administration Was Caught Politicizing Intelligence

TEL AVIV — Amid the news-making claims about Donald Trump and Russia emanating in recent months from intelligence agencies led by Obama administration appointees, it is instructive to recall the results of a damning investigation by House Republicans which recently found that Obama’s Defense Department routinely politicized intelligence to fit certain worldviews.

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Israeli Leaders Hail ‘New Era’ of Donald Trump

TEL AVIV – Israeli officials here welcomed the inauguration on Friday of President Donald Trump following eight years of Barack Obama’s leadership. Danny Danon, Israel’s ambassador to the UN, celebrated that a “true friend of Israel will enter the White

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France Set to Increase Forces in Ivory Coast

France will increase the number of its troops in Ivory Coast, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday on a trip to the African nation which hosts a regional base for French forces. “This summer the French forces in Ivory

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Iranian Official Warns U.S.: Don’t Cross Our ‘Red Lines’

Iran warned the U.S. on Monday that any attempt to encroach on the Islamic Republic’s ballistic missile program would constitute the crossing of a “red line.” “The US calculations about the Islamic Republic and the Iranian nation are fully incorrect,” Iranian Deputy Chief of Staff Brig-Gen Maassoud Jazzayeri was quoted by the Fars News Agency as saying.

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Syrian Army, With Russian Air Support, Advances Inside Palmyra

Syrian government forces advanced into Palmyra on Saturday with heavy support from Russian air strikes, taking control of several districts in a major assault against Islamic State fighters, Syrian state media and a monitoring group said. Television footage showed waves of