Dancing for the Cameras while Europe and Syria Burns

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President Donald Trump and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg had a brief visit at the White House on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, which was followed by all of the typical press conferences and media interviews expressing new found agreement and harmony. It is yet another example in the Presidency of Donald Trump where explicitly bold and brash campaign trail criticism ended up not just softened but utterly reversed.

Space Age: Rivalry and Cooperation

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The analysis of US-Russian space cooperation reveals that the two countries’ political will to seek compromises and to jointly address issues remains a deciding factor in ironing out differences. Moreover, the major powers’ willingness to surmount all difficulties will determine whether humanity will develop, benefiting from technological achievements and improving its quality of life, or it will be teetering on the brink of a nuclear war.