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European nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela's acting president – Aljazeera.com

European nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela's acting president - Aljazeera.com

Some key European Union nations have recognised Venezuela‘s opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim president, heightening a global showdown over President Nicolas Maduro‘s rule. The coordinated move by France, Spain, Germany, Britain, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark, Austria and the Netherlands on Monday came a day after the expiry of an eight-day ultimatum for Maduro to […]

Meet Trump's acting Pentagon chief – POLITICO

Meet Trump's acting Pentagon chief - POLITICO

Patrick Shanahan, 56, has played a prominent role in crafting a new National Defense Strategy placing renewed emphasis on military competition with Russia and China. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images When Defense Secretary Jim Mattis wanted him to be his top deputy, Patrick Shanahan was instructed to focus “down and in,” as he describes the approach […]

Defense Secretary James Mattis to leave as of January 1; Trump taps Patrick Shanahan as acting secretary of… – Fox News

Pentagon reveals US observation flight over Ukraine - Fox News

President Trump announced Sunday that Defense Secretary James Mattis will be leaving the administration on January 1, weeks earlier than planned and just days after Mattis’ bombshell resignation letter made clear his policy disagreements with the White House. “I am pleased to announce that our very talented Deputy Secretary of Defense, Patrick Shanahan, will assume the title of Acting […]

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