Political infighting hampering Trump’s ability to deal with Putin

On Tuesday, President Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin over his re-election victory earlier this week. In a phone call, Trump said he kept the focus of the call on what the White House said were “shared interests,” which reportedly went against the advice of national security officials who wanted him to raise the issue of [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.