Leaders in Washington and throughout the West are urging President Trump to confront and stand up to Russian President Vladimir Putin on a range of issues, from Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election to its intervention in Syria and Ukraine. But some Russia experts worry that the novice president is unprepared for Putin, who is an ex-KGB agent.
In a final that delivered many of the same twists, turns and other riveting moments that characterized this year’s extraordinary tournament, France defeated upstart Croatia, 4-2, and became the sixth country to win multiple World Cup titles.
New details from a trove of Iranian nuclear documents stolen by Israeli spies early this year show that Tehran obtained explicit weapons-design information from a foreign source and was on the cusp of mastering key bomb-making technologies when the research was ordered halted 15 years ago.
Under court order, federal officials have begun to return the more than 2,500 immigrant children taken from their parents weeks or months ago under the Trump administration’s short-lived family separation policy.