Monday, July 10, 2017


"Trump and Putin’s closed-door meeting yields contradiction on election meddling" PBS NewsHour 7/7/2017


SUMMARY:  President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their first face-to-face meeting since Mr. Trump took office on Friday during the G20 Summit, discussing Syria and North Korea, as well as Russian meddling in the 2016 election.  Judy Woodruff learns more from special correspondent Ryan Chilcote.

"West must engage with Russia, but can’t be ‘business as usual,’ says U.K. defense secretary" PBS NewsHour 7/7/2017


SUMMARY:  President Trump plans to meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the G20 Summit, where they'll likely discuss the fight against the Islamic State, the role of NATO and more.  U.K. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon joins Judy Woodruff to discuss Russian election meddling, the promise of a Syrian cease-fire and how to counter the threat of North Korea.

"Global security and trade dominate G20 Summit" PBS NewsHour 7/8/2017


SUMMARY:  World leaders from 20 nations concluded their annual summit in Hamburg, Germany, on Saturday, a gathering that was dominated by discussions on trade as well as North Korea’s weapons testing.  The meetings also drew tens of thousands of demonstrators who protested a range of issues.  NewsHour Special Correspondent Ryan Chilcote joins Hari Sreenivasan from Germany.

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