U.S. and Europe Start Negotiations to Halt Trade Wars

In a surprising move, the European Union and the United States have agreed to stop what seemed to be an imminent trade war. U.S. President Donald Trump and European Commission leader Jean-Claude Juncker announced a future deal on Wednesday which will focus on lowering tariffs and “trade barriers.” It is unknown whether these negotiations willRead More

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Trump Confirms Follow-Up Meeting with Vladimir Putin This Coming Fall

In a surprising conclusion to a week filled with controversy, U.S. President Donald Trump has announced that he will invite Vladimir Putin to a follow-up meeting in Washington this fall. Trump’s statement came as a shock to U.S. officials, especially to the Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats. Coats found out about the President’s decisionRead More

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Voting Machine Agency ES&S Admits That It Installed Remote-Access Software

Amidst the controversy surrounding foreign interference in U.S. elections, the nation’s premier voting machine manufacturer has revealed to the federal government that it installed remote-access software in several of its machines. ES&S, the manufacturer in question, confessed in a letter to a federal lawmaker that remote-access software was reportedly installed in its election-management systems, which wereRead More

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Trump Blatantly Refused to Criticize Russia During Meeting with Putin

While U.S. President Donald Trump expressed his distrust of his own intelligence agencies during his recent meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, that fact was not the main takeaway of the summit. When Trump was asked by a reporter whether he blamed Russia for “anything in particular,” he responded that both countries had made mistakes butRead More

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Cambridge Analytica Reportedly Accessed Russian Data

According to British Parliament member Damian Collins, a large amount of data which was gathered by Cambridge Analytica included information accessed from Russia and other countries. Collins told CNN that his investigation regarding online misinformation has found Russian IP addresses on the devices which were responsible for the data gathering. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO),Read More

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German Foreign Minister: “We Can No Longer Completely Rely on the White House”

Germany’s foreign minister, Heiko Maas, recently stated that his country can no longer rely on the U.S. after President Trump called the European Union a “foe” of his administration. Heiko Maas told the German newspaper Funke: “We can no longer completely rely on the White House. To maintain our partnership with the USA we must readjust it.Read More

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Trump holds press conference with Putin after meeting, calls his administration into question

This Tuesday, the meeting between President Trump and Vladimir Putin took place. It came much anticipation from the entire political world to see the event unfold, since the leaders would discuss relevant topics, such as trade, foreign policy and possibly the allegations of collusion between the governments. The meeting came only a couple of daysRead More

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Trump signs NATO agreement in contradiction to his previous criticisms

President Trump seemed to adopt several different approaches to foreign politics during his summit with NATO countries, going from heavily criticizing the organization and its distribution of funds to saying that he and the U.S. remain committed to cooperate with its members. During a closing speech, he stated: “The United States’ commitment to NATO isRead More

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Russia Showcases Nuclear Torpedo

The Russian Ministry of Defense has recently released video of a nuclear-powered missile by the name of “Poseidon” that is specifically designed to avoid U.S defenses. Unlike a prototypical nuclear weapon, this missile is designed with an emphasis on the radioactive waste created as a byproduct of nuclear weaponry. This weapon has been designed toRead More

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Turkey becomes the riskiest economy in the world after Erdogan re-election

During the past couple of months, talks about the global economy have mainly focused on the relations between the U.S. and its former allies, with tariff-to-tariff trade wars and rising oil prices being the main topics of discussion. While that conversation must be continued in order to have a rational response to the Trump administration’sRead More

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