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Maher: Trump ‘Obviously Being Blackmailed by Putin’

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher stated President Trump is “obviously being blackmailed by Putin. It’s so obvious.” Maher said, “[I]f the president is not a Russian agent, he certainly acts like one. Because, once —

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Mike Pompeo: ‘Soft Policy’ Towards Russian ‘Aggression’ Is ‘Now Over’

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has abandoned the “soft policy” that has allowed Russia to “act aggressively” towards the United States, Mike Pompeo, the nominee for Secretary of State, declared during his Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday, suggesting that the former commander-in-chief treated the Kremlin with leniency.

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Assad Speaks: West Fears When Syrian Army ‘Achieves Victory’

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad condemned Western powers in remarks during a meeting with a top Iranian adviser on Thursday, asserting that “some Western countries” object to any success Assad’s forces have on the battlefield.

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World View: World Awaits Trump’s Promised Retaliation for Assad’s Chemical Weapons Attack

This morning’s key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com: The world awaits Trump’s promised retaliation for al-Assad’s chemical weapons attack; Israel braces for attack from Iran in retaliation for Sunday’s airstrike; Turkey to open a new border crossing to Syria’s Afrin; Yemen war escalates as Iran-backed Houthis launch missiles at Saudi targets.

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said unless a deal is reached with China, Trump will implement tariffs targeting sectors in which Washington says Beijing has stolen American technology

Treasury Sanctions More Russian Oligarchs, Companies, and Government Officials

The U.S. Treasury Department announced a new round of sanctions against Russian individuals and entities on Friday, including seven wealthy oligarchs, 12 of their companies, a state-owned weapons trading company called Rosoboroneksport, that company’s RFC Bank subsidiary, and 17 government officials.

In this May 27, 2016 file photo, Taliban fighters react to a speech by their senior leader in the Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan. With U.S. support, the Afghan government has made a surprising new peace offer to the Taliban, only to immediately run into a wall. The insurgents …

Report: Russian Support for Taliban Hindering U.S. Peace Process

The Taliban’s alleged benefactor, Moscow, is reportedly obstructing the Trump administration’s efforts to end the nearly 17-year war by intensifying support for the jihadist group as a means to pressure the United States into lifting sanctions on Russia.