President Barack Obama wants assurances from Pakistan that rogue nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan is not involved in the nuclear proliferation activity that prompted his house arrest in 2004. The Islamabad High Court on Friday declared Dr Khan a free man.
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.