VIF News Digest: International Developments (US) 01-15 Feb 2020

Bernie Sanders Scores Narrow Victory in New Hampshire Primary
11 Feb 2020

Senator Bernie Sanders narrowly won the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, consolidating support on the left and fending off a...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US and Russia), 01-15 Jan 2020

USA
Trump administration doesn’t want India to degrade its defence capabilities: US official on CAATSA
Financial Express, January 9, 2020

The Trump administration does not want to degrade...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, UK, Russia and Africa), 18 November- 3 December 2019

THE UNITED STATES
White House will not participate in Judiciary Committee hearing: CNN, 2 December 2019

Neither President Donald Trump nor his attorneys will participate in Wednesday's House...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, EU, Russia and Africa), 3 - 18 November 2019

The United States
Morgan Stanley sees U.S. underperforming in 2020 across markets: Bloomberg, 18 November 2019

Morgan Stanley predicted that American equities and corporate bonds will underperform...

VIF News Digest: International Events (US, Europe and, Russia and Africa), 3-18 October 2019

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Mulvaney outlines White House Ukraine defense: Quid pro quo was about 2016 not 2020: CNN, 17 October 2019

The White House has settled on its defense for President Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani's...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Russia, EU and Africa), 18 September - 3 October 2019

United States
Democrats’ plans to tax wealth would reshape U.S. economy: The New York Times, 2 October 2019

Washington — Progressive Democrats are advocating the most drastic shift in tax policy in...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Russia, Europe and Africa), 3-18 September 2019

United States
US lawmakers introduce bill to stop tear gas sales to Hong Kong: South China Monitoring Post, 11 September 2019

US congressional representatives announced legislation on Tuesday...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, EU, Russia and Africa), 19th August, 2019 – 3rd September 2019)

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Trump: 'Congress has a lot of thinking to do' on gun control after Midland-Odessa shooting: USA Today, 1 September 2019

A day after the country's latest mass shooting, the fourth high-profile one...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, EU, Russia and Africa), 3 – 18 August, 2019

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US expected to give Huawei another 90-day export license: ARS technical, 18 August 2019

Back in May, the US government placed an export ban on Huawei barring US companies (and companies using US-...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, EU, Russia and Africa), 19 July –3 August, 2019

United States
Blistering criticism of Obama highlights dramatic shift inside Democratic Party: CNN, 2 June 2019

Former President Barack Obama - the most popular figure in the Democratic Party by far...

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