Pakistan is allegedly allowing representatives of the Inter Services Intelligence agency to meet directly with the Taliban in “secret strategy sessions” to organise militants fighting US troops in Afghanistan as well as plot the assassination of Afghan leaders, according to leaked US military field reports.
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.