Obama praises Paris climate deal despite Trump’s withdrawal

Obama praises Paris climate deal despite Trump’s withdrawal Former President Barack Obama praised climate deal Monday in Paris, even after President Trump announced earlier this year that he would withdraw the pact from the United States. “The Paris agreement, even with the temporary absence of US leadership, remains a key factor in helping our children … [Read more…]

Narendra Modi leaves for Israel: Five reasons why Tel Aviv matters to New Delhi and PM

Narendra Modi leaves for Israel: Five reasons why Tel Aviv matters to New Delhi and PM Defense, agriculture, trade, diplomacy and water management will dominate the talks when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Israel from July 4 to 6 at the invitation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of India To visit the … [Read more…]

Trump hamstrung at home as he seeks closer ties with Moscow

Trump hamstrung at home as he seeks closer ties with Moscow During his presidential campaign, Republican Donald Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin as a “strong leader” with whom he wants to re-establish relations between the United States and strained Russians. But as Trump heads to his first face-to-face meeting with Putin as president in … [Read more…]