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    Pence reassures Europeans of ‘unwavering’ US commitment
    Feb18

    Pence reassures Europeans of ‘unwavering’ US commitment

    MUNICH, Germany — US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday pledged an “unwavering” commitment to transatlantic ties, in an emphatic reassurance to allies including German Chancellor Angela Merkel who pleaded with nations not to go it alone. Capping a week of whirlwind diplomacy by American officials who have descended on Europe to calm nerves...

    Vladimir Putin signs order for Russia to recognize documents issued by separatist rebels in Ukraine
    Feb18

    Vladimir Putin signs order for Russia to recognize documents issued by separatist rebels in Ukraine

    The order effectively means that Russia is recognizing the rebel authorities and is abandoning a two-year-old stalemated plan to end the war between the government and the separatists …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine truce renewed at Munich security conference
    Feb18

    Ukraine truce renewed at Munich security conference

    Russia, Ukraine and allies agree to ensure peace in eastern Ukraine as Kremlin indirectly recognises breakaway regions. …read more Source: AL...

    Donald Trump Is the Bizarro Noam Chomsky
    Feb18

    Donald Trump Is the Bizarro Noam Chomsky

    In her famous 1984 speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, diplomat Jeane Kirkpatrick, at the time America’s ambassador to the United Nations, characterized the Democrats as the party with the tendency to “blame America first.” The Democrats, according to Kirkpatrick, habitually criticized the foreign policy of the United...

    Russia now recognizes Ukrainian rebel documents, passports
    Feb18

    Russia now recognizes Ukrainian rebel documents, passports

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order for Russia to recognize passports and other documents issued by separatist rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine.The signing, announced by the Kremlin on Saturday,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    A Wall Street performance coach who’s consulted on Showtime’s ‘Billions’ says too many people have the same misconception about success
    Feb18

    A Wall Street performance coach who’s consulted on Showtime’s ‘Billions’ says too many people have the same misconception about success

    Wall Street coach Denise Shull, one of the inspirations for the psychiatrist character in "Billions," explains how to bring yourself out of a slump. For some of Denise Shull’s clients, being in a slump might mean losing millions of dollars of other people’s money. Shull is the founder of the ReThink Group, a performance...

    Pence Says US Will Hold Russia Accountable; Moscow Calls for ‘Post-West’ Order
    Feb18

    Pence Says US Will Hold Russia Accountable; Moscow Calls for ‘Post-West’ Order

    In his first major foreign policy speech, U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence has said that America will be ‘unwavering’ in its support for the NATO alliance, but warned European allies that they must step up defense spending. “I bring you this assurance – the United States of America strongly supports NATO and will be unwavering in our...

    Germany: No plans to add US to group solving Ukraine crisis
    Feb18

    Germany: No plans to add US to group solving Ukraine crisis

    MUNICH (AP) ” Germany’s foreign minister says there are no plans to add the U.S. to the group of countries that have been meeting in efforts to help reduce tensions in eastern Ukraine.Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel met his French,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia seeks ‘post-West’ order as US vows loyalty to allies
    Feb18

    Russia seeks ‘post-West’ order as US vows loyalty to allies

    Munich // Russia on Saturday called for an end to what it said was an outdated world order dominated by the West after US vice president Mike Pence pledged Washington’s “unwavering” commitment to transatlantic allies in Nato.Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov offered a diametrically opposed global vision, just hours after Mr...

    ‘Before, Putin Was Unpredictable; Now It’s Trump’
    Feb18

    ‘Before, Putin Was Unpredictable; Now It’s Trump’

    Well, that didn’t last long. As President Donald Trump wrapped up his fourth week in office, the romance between him and Russian president Vladimir Putin seemed to have cooled suddenly. The week began with the resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn amid revelations that he lied about his phone calls to the Russian...