In her first major interview since Sen. John McCain picked her as his running mate, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin all but proved her critics right as she fumbled through answers on questions of foreign policy. It is not likely, however, that her performance would put off her supporters, who relate to her social conservative beliefs.
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.