FROM Chris Fournier
Shootings In and Around Canadian Parliament After gunshots rang out this morning, the Canadian Parliament went into lockdown, along with other government buildings in downtown Ottawa. At least one soldier was killed and another was injured. Police shot and killed one suspect and are looking for possible other suspects. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and other political leaders are reported safe. Chris Fournier is an editor for Bloomberg News in Ottawa.
Trump plays scolder-in-chief with NATO allies At the opening of NATO’s dramatic new headquarters in Brussels today, President Trump acknowledged that Article 5 — promising that “an attack on one nation is an attack on all” -- has only been invoked one time: in the aftermath of September 11. But the President failed to provide what 27 other Alliance members have been waiting for: a re-commitment by America’s new leader to Article 5. Instead, they got a scolding.
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.