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    Admission: A Life in Brain Surgery by Henry Marsh – a handbook for giving up hope joyfully
    May28

    Admission: A Life in Brain Surgery by Henry Marsh – a handbook for giving up hope joyfully

    Globetrotting brain surgeon’s second memoir offers a frank asessment of man and medicine. I confess: I haven’t read Henry Marsh’s first memoir, Do No Harm, nor was I aware of the praise it had garnered or the prizes it received, before I read this, his second memoir. I did, however, have an encounter with Marsh some years ago:...

    US Senate Panel Advances Measure on Russian Propaganda, Election Meddling
    May28

    US Senate Panel Advances Measure on Russian Propaganda, Election Meddling

    FILE – Sen. Ben Cardin, right, holds a news conference with Sen. John McCain during a media availability on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 6, 2012. (Credit: VOA )WASHINGTON — A key U.S. Senate committee has moved forward on new legislation aimed at countering Russian propaganda and election meddling in the United States and elsewhere. The bill,...

    Does Vladimir Putin really own Donald Trump? It’s more likely than you think
    May28

    Does Vladimir Putin really own Donald Trump? It’s more likely than you think

    (Credit: Reuters/Maxim Shipenkov/Christopher Aluka Berry/Photo montage by Salon) Imagine the moment when Vladimir Putin first learned that his Russian hackers had struck gold by obtaining the emails of John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Shots of vodka all around, singing, dancing and hurling empty glasses...

    Macron to Meet Russia’s Putin to Settle Syria, Ukraine Disagreements
    May28

    Macron to Meet Russia’s Putin to Settle Syria, Ukraine Disagreements

    From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English. Paris – French President Emmanuel Macron will meet Russia’s Vladimir Putin at the palace of Versailles outside Paris on May … continue reading Macron to Meet Russia’s Putin to Settle Syria, Ukraine Disagreements …read more Source: ASHARQ...

    Amid Tatar Renaissance In Europe, An American Mosque Turns To Its Roots
    May28

    Amid Tatar Renaissance In Europe, An American Mosque Turns To Its Roots

    Separated from its homelands since 1938, Brooklyn’s 110-year-old Lipka Tatar community is finally reaching out to its European cousins. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland weighs benefits of surge in migrants from Ukraine
    May28

    Poland weighs benefits of surge in migrants from Ukraine

    Influx of almost 1.3m last year is proving both politically and economically useful …read more Source: Financial...

    [Ticker] G7 back Russia sanctions but not climate pact
    May28

    [Ticker] G7 back Russia sanctions but not climate pact

    The G7 group of wealthy nations said in a communique in Italy on Saturday that sanctions on Russia should stay in place until it leaves east Ukraine and that they “stand ready to take further restrictive measures” if need be. US leader Trump declined to recommit to the Paris Agreement on climate change. The US “is not in a...

    Moldova’s ‘frozen conflict’ over breakaway Transnistria has lessons for east Ukraine
    May28

    Moldova’s ‘frozen conflict’ over breakaway Transnistria has lessons for east Ukraine

    The country Nikolai Klimkin serves does not officially exist and has lingered in a limbo of impoverished stagnation for decades. The 32-year-old is a solider … …read more Source: The Japan...

    Kushner’s alleged Russia backchannel attempt would be serious break from protocol
    May28

    Kushner’s alleged Russia backchannel attempt would be serious break from protocol

    Jared Kushner’s alleged discussions with Russia’s ambassador about potentially establishing backchannel communications during the transition would have been viewed as not only highly improper but possibly even illegal, according to former national security officials. President Donald Trump’s team on...

    Trump’s foreign trip: 5 takeaways
    May28

    Trump’s foreign trip: 5 takeaways

    President Donald Trump ended his first overseas trip on a buoyant note Saturday, telling a crowd of American sailors at a naval base in Sicily: “I think we hit a home run.†But aside from closing a $110 billion weapons deal with Saudi Arabia on the first day of his nine-day tour, it wasn’t entirely clear what...