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    Ukraine Wants a Wall to Keep Russia Out
    Jan30

    Ukraine Wants a Wall to Keep Russia Out

    As rumors mount of a Trump-Putin deal on Ukraine, some in Kiev talk about walling off the Russian-sponsored east. For others, thats anathema. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kazakhstan Loses Censorship Battle in U.S. Courts — But Silences Opposition Website Anyway
    Jan30

    Kazakhstan Loses Censorship Battle in U.S. Courts — But Silences Opposition Website Anyway

    Image: Flag of Kazakhstan. Stock Photo. Kazakhstan has given up trying to use the U.S. court system to identify those who obtained and published a number of Kazakh officials’ embarrassing emails. The outcome in Kazakhstan’s nasty campaign was a victory for journalists and dissidents who have made a conscious decision to live overseas...

    The Iraq war ended the idea of Pax Americana: Emma Sky
    Jan30

    The Iraq war ended the idea of Pax Americana: Emma Sky

    Emma Sky, an officer of the British Empire (OBE), served as the political advisor to the US General Ray Odierno during the Iraq war. She was in India recently as part of the ZEE Jaipur Literary Festival. In an interview to DNA, she speaks about a host of things including her 2015 book, The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq....

    Will Trump be Prosecuted for War Crimes?
    Jan30

    Will Trump be Prosecuted for War Crimes?

    Consequences for President Donald Trump’s rhetoric differ substantively from those of Candidate Trump as such may affect his personal culpability over potential crimes under international law and now that he is Commander in Chief. Incitement may be enough to create criminal culpability. However, being in the chain of command, at the very...

    GOP warns Trump not to lift Russia sanctions after call with Putin
    Jan30

    GOP warns Trump not to lift Russia sanctions after call with Putin

    WASHINGTON — A day after Donald Trump’s first call as president with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, leading congressional Republicans made clear they oppose any attempt by the new administration to wipe away U.S. penalties imposed on Moscow by the Obama White House. “I’m absolutely opposed to lifting sanctions on the Russians,” Senate...

    The Latest: Thousands protest traveler ban in San Francisco
    Jan30

    The Latest: Thousands protest traveler ban in San Francisco

    LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, his travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries and other immigration actions (all times local): ___ 11:30 p.m. Thousands of people chanting “Trump Out, Refugees In!” have descended for a second day on the San Francisco International Airport to protest President Donald Trump’s ban of...

    Another possible reset with Russia? Trump should consider perils of Big Oil diplomacy first
    Jan30

    Another possible reset with Russia? Trump should consider perils of Big Oil diplomacy first

    Traditional Russian wooden dolls called Matryoshka depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, hours before Donald Trump is to be sworn in as president of the United States, are displayed for sale at a street souvenir shop in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky) (Credit: AP) Energy has long...

    What happens to Afghanistan now?
    Jan29

    What happens to Afghanistan now?

    AFGHANISTAN is America’s longest war, and it seems it could go on indefinitely, if only because, in shades of the Vietnam catastrophe, there is no face-saving way out, and national pride is very much at stake. President Trump says he will ‘pursue a new foreign policy that finally learns from the mistakes of the past’ but has inherited...

    3 Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist offensive
    Jan29

    3 Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist offensive

    KIEV: Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed when pro-Russian rebels attacked government positions in Avdiyivka on Sunday, cutting off power supplies to the eastern frontline town, Ukrainian officials said. The two-year-old Minsk peace agreement has failed to stop fighting in eastern Ukraine with each side accusing the other of violating the...

    Four Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Clashes With Separatist Fighters
    Jan29

    Four Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Clashes With Separatist Fighters

    Ukrainian authorities said four soldiers had been killed in fighting Russia-backed separatists, some of the worst violence in weeks in war-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...