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    What Leon Wieseltier’s Fall Reveals About Washington
    Nov03

    What Leon Wieseltier’s Fall Reveals About Washington

    The Beltway has a long history of excusing sexual abuse. Does anyone in Washington still remember Leon Wieseltier now that indictments and a guilty plea involving the political misdeeds of associates of the sexual harasser-in-chief have sidelined the national paroxysm over sexual harassment itself? Even so, we should ponder Wieseltier’s...

    U.S. Judge Turns Down Manafort Request To Ease Home Confinement
    Nov02

    U.S. Judge Turns Down Manafort Request To Ease Home Confinement

    A U.S. judge has turned down a request by Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, to release him from home confinement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Explainer: The Facts Behind The Now-Endangered U.S. ‘Diversity Visa’ Plan
    Nov02

    Explainer: The Facts Behind The Now-Endangered U.S. ‘Diversity Visa’ Plan

    The Uzbek man accused of killing eight people in the New York City terror attack first came to the United States in 2010 under the Diversity Visa Immigrant Program. Designed to provide permanent residency status to people from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States, the program is now under fire from President Donald Trump....

    Russian hackers had hundreds of targets, not just the DNC
    Nov02

    Russian hackers had hundreds of targets, not just the DNC

    By Raphael Satter, Jeff Down and Justin Myers | Associated Press WASHINGTON — It wasn’t just Hillary Clinton’s emails they went after. The hackers who disrupted the U.S. presidential election last year had ambitions that stretched across the globe, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense...

    YouTube and Facebook Are Removing Evidence of Atrocities, Jeopardizing Cases Against War Criminals
    Nov02

    YouTube and Facebook Are Removing Evidence of Atrocities, Jeopardizing Cases Against War Criminals

    Abdulsalam was in the middle of Friday prayer at his neighborhood mosque in al-Bab, Aleppo, when he heard a crash — a nearby bakery had just disintegrated under the force of a barrel bomb, a deadly metal container filled with shrapnel and explosives, favored by the Syrian military. Scanning the sky he saw the hovering chopper that had dropped the...

    Ukraine Wants To Question Manafort, But Says Requests To U.S. Have Been Unanswered
    Nov02

    Ukraine Wants To Question Manafort, But Says Requests To U.S. Have Been Unanswered

    Ukrainian prosecutors intend to ask the U.S. Justice Department for permission to interview President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, following his indictment earlier this week, an official said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Shine On: The Balfour Declaration at 100
    Nov02

    Shine On: The Balfour Declaration at 100

    Just as I felt obligated to comment back in May 2016 on “The Bullshistory of ‘Sykes-Picot’” on the occasion of its centenary, this past June I felt obligated to comment on the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War. In the course of doing so I reflected on the psychological power of anniversaries and the potential dangers they posed to...

    Russia hackers had targets worldwide, beyond US election
    Nov02

    Russia hackers had targets worldwide, beyond US election

    Washington – The hackers who upended the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton’s campaign, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense contractors and thousands of others of interest to the Kremlin, according to a previously unpublished digital hit list obtained by The...

    Football: European Champions League power rankings after week four
    Nov02

    Football: European Champions League power rankings after week four

    TOTTENHAM Hotspur rightly stole the headlines on the fourth week of Champions League action, beating Real Madrid 3-1 at Wembley to hand the Spanish giants their first group-stage defeat for five years. Mauricio Pochettino’s team now lead Group H and have secured their place in the knockout phase for only the second time in the Champions...

    Serbia Slates Ukraine Ambassador For BIRN Interview Attacking Russia
    Nov02

    Serbia Slates Ukraine Ambassador For BIRN Interview Attacking Russia

    Serbia’s Foreign Ministry has accused Ukraine’s ambassador of seeking to wreck Serbia’s warm relations with Russia with his strongly worded BIRN interview. …read more Source: Balkan...