Myanmar’s President Thein Sein met US President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday, becoming the first leader of the South-east Asian nation to visit Washington since Lyndon Baines Johnson hosted military strongman Ne Win in 1966.
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.