The Pakistani government, under pressure from its army, appeased extremist groups and ignored human rights abuse by the army in 2011, while security in the country deteriorated dramatically as a consequence of a surge in attacks by militants, according to Human Rights Watch.
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.