Wednesday's global agenda: Senate votes on Russia trade

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Gun smuggling: The Obama administration is set to announce a $3.43 million assistance program to combat illicit trafficking in firearms in the Caribbean as part of the Third Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Dialogue in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, which ends today.

Investing in China: Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment Robert Hormats is in China for the Ambassador's Investment Forum.

In other news

Iran says it has extracted data from a U.S. spy drone whose capture the Pentagon denies. [Reuters]

Clinton on Wednesday pressed America's European allies to follow through on their pledges to Afghanistan’s security after most international troops withdraw in 2014. [Associated Press]

Differing priorities between Afghanistan and the U.S. could undermine proposed security agreement. [The Washington Post]

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