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Trump’s new national security adviser H.R. McMaster called a soldier-scholar

Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster would remain on active military duty while leading the National Security Council, White House officials said Monday. He joined two retired generals — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly — already in Trump’s inn...

A Military Strategist for Trump's National Security Council

H.R. McMaster wrote a book about the duty to challenge a President. THE WALL STREET JOURNAL - President Trump likes government by billionaires and generals, and on Monday he chose another one as his National Security Adviser in Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster. This could b...

What McMaster needs to say to Americans

For days after the dramatic resignation of Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn -- followed by Ret. Vice Adm. Bob Harward's rejection of President Donald Trump's offer of the job -- America remained without a permanent national security adviser.Now, Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster has stepped up f...

Russian ambassador to United Nations dies suddenly

Vitaly Churkin, the tough-talking Russian ambassador to the United Nations, died suddenly Monday after falling ill at his country's consulate in New York City. Ch...

What McMaster needs to tell Americans

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of the New York Times best-seller, "Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Specia...

Former MP Russ Hiebert endorses Maxime Bernier for leadership

Former B.C. Conservative MP Russ Hiebert is throwing his weight behind Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier. “We cannot afford a second term of Trudeau as Prime Minister,” said...

General known for sharp questions will be Trump's new top security adviser

McMaster was listed as one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in 2014, partly because of his willingness to buck the system. WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Monday named Lie...

Oliver Stone warns of ‘death of this planet’

(INDEPENDENT) — It’s essentially expected of actors, writers and directors to slam Trump when accepting awards now, but Oliver Stone took it a step further at the Writers Guild Awards on Sund...

Trump names McMaster as national security adviser

Donald Trump has picked HR McMaster to be his national security adviser, replacing Michael Flynn, who was ousted just 24 days into the job. Mr Trump called Lieutenant General McMaster “a man o...

Trump appoints Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as new national security advisor

US President Donald Trump named Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security advisor on Monday (20 February). He replaces Michael Flynn who resigned last week over a potentially illegal ph...

Ukraine ceasefire largely holding in the east

A fragile ceasefire appears to be holding in eastern Ukraine, despite the reported death of one soldier. The agreement to halt fighting and withdraw heavy weapons from the front line came into f...

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