Since her release from house arrest on November 13, pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi’s days have been jampacked with meetings and interviews. In a telephonic interview from Rangoon with Ashish Kumar Sen, The Tribune’s Washington Correspondent, Suu Kyi carefully chose her words as she held out an offer of reconciliation with the military rulers while admitting that it is too early to say if they had softened.
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.