Robbie Gramer and Emily Tamkin, The Cable/Foreign Policy: 5 Takeaways From Trump’s Call With Putin
Today, President Donald Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The two leaders’ call was highly anticipated, not least because of the bizarre ongoing saga over Russia hacking its way through the U.S. presidential campaign to get Trump elected.
The official White House and Kremlin readouts from the call are vague, but what’s not in them is arguably as important as what is in them.
What they said they talked about:
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Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- May 2, 2017
What Do Syrians Want Their Future to Be? A Survey of Refugees in Turkey -- Kristin Fabbe, Chad Hazlett, and Tolga Sinmazdemir, Foreign Affairs
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad: Propped up by Tehran and Moscow -- Kersten Knipp, DW
How much of a shift is the new Hamas policy document? -- Yolande Knell, BBC
A US president hosts a Palestinian leader. Has anything changed? Maybe. -- Howard LaFranchi, CSM
Exporting North Korea’s Nukes -- Chris Douglas, The Strategist
The China–North Korea Relationship -- Eleanor Albert, Council on Foreign Relations
Averting Catastrophe: U.S. Policy Options for North Korea -- RCD
Time For Donald Trump to Welcome Kim Jong Un -- Jacob Heilbrunn, National Interest
Five Scenarios for Brexit – With Only One Good Outcome -- Yale Global
Italy Is Europe's Next Big Problem -- Ferdinando Giugliano, Bloomberg
Future of Europe Hinges on a Face-Off in France -- Lauren Collins, The New Yorker
Protests alone won’t fix Venezuela. This approach could. -- Jennifer McCoy, Reuters
New Cold War at Sea Is Brewing -- USNI
Trump Has Decided to Blame Canada -- Noah Feldman, Bloomberg
Trump's Embrace of Despots Is U.S. Norm, Not Departure -- Glenn Greenwald, Intercept