Hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees who have fled the 22-month-old civil war in their country are straining Jordan’s resources and will exact a “humongous” cost on the kingdom, a top Jordanian official said Tuesday.
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.