Barack Obama accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination for presidency at a Denver football stadium packed with adoring supporters on Thursday night. Amid raucous cheering Obama declared: “With profound gratitude and great humility, I accept your nomination for presidency of the US.”
US President Donald J. Trump is expected to meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at the Group of Twenty (G20) summit in Buenos Aires later this week. Is that a good idea in light of Russia’s latest aggression toward Ukraine and the somewhat stymied success of past meetings between the two leaders? In an interview with The Washington Post , Trump left open the possibility that he might, after all, cancel the meeting over the incident in the Kerch Strait. “Maybe I won’t even have the meeting,” he said.