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Tuesday, 23 May 2017 - Updated at 0635 hrs EDT

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Dana Milbank | The Washington Post
Trump’s budget is so cruel a Russian propaganda outfit set the White House straight

Michael Gerson | The Washington Post
Trump’s White House of betrayal

David Brooks | The New York Times
The Alienated Mind - More

Jonathan Marcus | BBC News
Why has Trump been so harsh on Iran?

Margaret Talev | Bloomberg View
With Three Words Missing, Trump Tries to Change Tone on Muslims

Mehdi Hasan | The Washington Post
Don’t be fooled by Trump’s Saudi Arabia speech. He’s still an Islamophobe.

Editorial Board | The New York Times
President Trump’s Middle East Contradictions

Marc A. Thiessen | The Washington Post
Leakers who revealed Israel as intelligence source did far more damage than Trump

Callum Borchers | The Washington Post
The real threat of phony leaks - More

Ana Veciana-Suarez | Tribune Content Agency
Did you hear that? News alerts are taking over our lives.

Jennifer Rubin | The Washington Post
Trump said what?!? - More

Richard Cohen | The Washington Post
Billy Bush was punished. Trump became president. What does that tell us?

Andrew West | The New York Times
When the Vietnam War Came Home

International News

The Miami Herald
Military veterans flock to Florida

The Charlotte Observer
Elvis Presley’s private jet being auctioned after 30 years on a runway in Roswell, New Mexico - Photo

The Washington Post
The Onion floods Internet with 700 ‘leaked’ Trump documents - More

The Washington Post
Sinkhole forms in front of Mar-a-Lago; metaphors pour in

The Associated Press
Flynn invokes Fifth Amendment in U.S. Senate’s Russia probe, attorneys say - More

The Washington Post
Trump asked top intelligence officials to publicly deny collusion between campaign, Russia, officials say

ABC News
Trump: ‘I never mentioned’ Israel to Russian officials

The Washington Post
Trump to poor Americans: Get to work or lose your benefits

Reuters News Agency
Scandal-plagued Fox News hit with more lawsuits in U.S. court

NPR News
Lies, Forgery and Skulduggery: The Long History of ‘Active Measures’

The Associated Press
UN-backed panel adopts draft treaty banning nuclear weapons

The Guardian
Ransomware attack hero condemns ‘super-invasive’ tabloids

Computer hacking stories: Too bad all the photos are so weird

Reuters News Agency
Leaked Facebook documents show types of content it allows, says report

ABC News
Manchester Arena: 22 killed, 59 injured after explosion at Ariana Grande concert - More - More

The Washington Post
Lone attacker blew self up at Manchester concert killing 22, including children, say police

The Associated Press
Search for loved ones follows Manchester concert blast

CBC News
After harrowing crossing, migrants forced into waiting game in Italy’s detention camps

NPR News
U.S.-Turkey Dispute Over Washington Protest Heats Up

BBC News
Trump tells Israel Iran will never have nuclear weapons

PBS NewsHour
After tone-shifting speech in Saudi Arabia, Trump broaches peace prospects in Israel

Trump inaugurates Global Center for Combatting Extremist Ideology

PBS NewsHour
On Iran and anti-extremism, Trump strikes different note from his predecessors

ABC News
Saudi Arabia and UAE pledge $100M to Women’s Entrepreneurs Fund - More

BBC News
Trump’s Saudi trip: Thumbs up and other ‘controversies’

BBC News
Brazil president retreats from attempts to suspend investigation

The New York Times
On This Day: May 23

Agence France-Presse
Affaire russe : l’ex-conseiller de Trump Michael Flynn invoque le droit au silence

Agence France-Presse
Malgré les scandales, les électeurs de Trump le voient comme une victime

Agence France-Presse
Chine et RDC pays les plus affectés par les déplacements intérieurs de population

Agence France-Presse
En Afrique du Sud, les soldats oubliés de l’apartheid

Agence France-Presse
Turquie : ouverture du procès des instigateurs présumés du putsch

Agence France-Presse
Amnistie accuse la Turquie de limogeages « arbitraires »

Agence France-Presse
Trump est arrivé sur le terrain du conflit israélo-palestinien - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Trump en Israël : entre symboles et substance

Agence France-Presse
Trump et le conflit israélo-palestinien

Belga News
Le Hamas accuse Trump d’attenter à la « résistance » palestinienne

Agence France-Presse
Israël adopte des mesures en faveur des Palestiniens avant l’arrivée de Trump

Agence France-Presse
Trump en Israël s’en prend à nouveau à l’Iran

La Libre
Les troupes d’élite belges observent Daech dans la fournaise irakienne

Agence France-Presse
Washington et Ryad s’allient contre le financement du terrorisme

Agence France-Presse
Trump veut « pomper » l’argent de l’Arabie, affirme l’Iran

Agence France-Presse
Le sommet de Riyad était un « show » sans «aucune valeur politique», dit l’Iranien Rohani

Agence France-Presse
Bombe dans un hôpital militaire de Bangkok : plus de 20 blessés

Agence France-Presse
Pyongyang revendique un nouvel essai de missile réussi


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Monica Lewinsky | The New York Times
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