US President Donald Trump is willing to hold a rare face-to-face meeting with Russian strongman Vladimir Putin despite growing evidence that Moscow poisoned an ex-spy and his daughter near their homes in the UK.
Key Points: Trump Invites Putin To US
- According to the US intelligence community, Putin personally ordered an influence campaign during the 2016 presidential election to help Trump win.
- Russia works against the United States in Syria by propping up Bashar al-Assad’s regime.
- Russia reportedly provides weapons and other assistance to the Taliban in Afghanistan, even though the US military currently helps Afghan forces fight the insurgent group