US President Barack Obama has decided not to release photographs of a dead Osama bin Laden out of concern that the graphic images may incite acts of terrorism or be used as by terrorists as a propaganda tool. US officials have described the photographs as gruesome.
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.