MESOP TODAYS HEADLINES OF NEW YORK TIMES / WITH NO COMMENT
A Subdued Vladimir Putin Calls for ‘Mutually Beneficial’ Ties With U.S.
By ANDREW HIGGINS – 2 Dec 2016 – The Russian leader lamented rising global “fractures,” even in affluent countries, but made no mention of the Kremlin’s efforts to stir up disorder.
|Dutch Ask E.U. to Pressure Turkey Over Crackdown
By JAMES KANTER – The Netherlands joined Austria in balking at membership talks with Turkey, which has purged thousands of people after a failed coup effort.