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    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...

    Ukraine: Five killed in worst clash in weeks in rebel east
    Jan29

    Ukraine: Five killed in worst clash in weeks in rebel east

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Clashes in east Ukraine kill 3 soldiers, 1 pro-Russian
    Jan29

    Clashes in east Ukraine kill 3 soldiers, 1 pro-Russian

    Fresh clashes in eastern Ukraine have killed three government forces and one from the pro-Russia militants’ camp in what has been described as the bloodiest escalation of conflict in weeks in the war-torn region. …read more Source: Iran...

    Five killed in worst clash in weeks in Ukraine rebel east
    Jan29

    Five killed in worst clash in weeks in Ukraine rebel east

    Kiev, Jan 29 (AFP) Four soldiers and one rebel fighter were killed in fresh fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed insurgents toay, the bloodiest clash in weeks in the war-torn country’s east. The Ukrainian army said it had been hit by rebel fire in the battle for control of the key industrial town of Avdiivka. The outskirts...