Beyond the palace, the U.S.-.UK. “special relationship” is in decline, with Germany and France playing larger roles in U.S. initiatives.
Source: Why Obama loves the queen more than her country – POLITICO
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif bowed to opposition demands that he ask Pakistan’s chief justice to set up an independent commission to investigate offshore accounts linked to his family.
Source: Pakistani Premier Says Will Resign If Inquiry Finds Wrongdoing
Meeting came at a time when relations between NATO and Russia are at their lowest since the Cold War, amid difference on Ukraine and military tensions
Source: NATO-Russia Talks Fail, But Raise Hopes