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    Answers: the New Statesman Quiz of the Year, 2016
    Dec29

    Answers: the New Statesman Quiz of the Year, 2016

    The answers – no peeking! Here are the answers to the New Statesman Quiz of the Year 2016. Brexit 1 d Marine Le Pen 2 a Lambeth 3 c Mail on Sunday 4 b Prosecco 5 a Jim Royle US politics 6 c Tremendous 7 a John F Kennedy 8 a “A big silverback gorilla” 9 b Deplorables 10 d Virginia UK politics 11 a George Osborne 12 b Ed Balls 13 d Stephen...

    Israel urges Jews to leave France
    Dec29

    Israel urges Jews to leave France

    Netanyahu continues to lash out after UN vote criticising its settlements in the occupied West Bank By Raf Sanchez Israel’s defence minister has urged Jews to leave France and move to the Jewish state as the Israeli government continued to lash out at the international community in the wake of a UN resolution criticising its settlements in...

    US senator says Russia can expect sanctions after cyber attacks
    Dec29

    US senator says Russia can expect sanctions after cyber attacks

    RIGA/TALLINN: Russia and its president Vladimir Putin should expect tough sanctions after cyber attacks during the presidential election won by Donald Trump, US Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Wednesday. Earlier this month, Republican and Democratic senators including Graham called for a bipartisan panel to investigate cyber attacks...

    The 12 Canadian politics stories that mattered most in 2016
    Dec29

    The 12 Canadian politics stories that mattered most in 2016

    How many overseas trips did Prime Minister Justin Trudeau take in 2016 (leaving aside his five intracontinental jaunts to the United States)? How many MPs sat on the Special Committee on Electoral Reform, whose work was slammed, in no uncertain terms, by Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef (though she later apologized, saying she...

    Obama aide: Israel accusing US of being behind UN resolution is a ‘distraction’
    Dec29

    Obama aide: Israel accusing US of being behind UN resolution is a ‘distraction’

    Though Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the U.S., has pledged to share “clear evidence” the U.S. was behind last week’s anti-Israel United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, which bars the Jewish state from establishing settlements in territory claimed by Palestinians, one of President Barack Obama’s senior aides is...

    OSCE, international monitoring group, acknowledges ‘major security incident’
    Dec29

    OSCE, international monitoring group, acknowledges ‘major security incident’

    The Organization for Security Cooperation in Europe, a group tasked with monitoring the pro-Russian uprising in eastern Ukraine, admitted Wednesday to being the victim of a recent “major security incident.” “There was an attack. We found out about it at the beginning of November,” an OSCE spokeswoman told …...

    US set to move against Russia over vote meddling: reports
    Dec28

    US set to move against Russia over vote meddling: reports

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Barack Obamas administration is poised to announce a series of retaliatory measures against Russia over its cyber-meddling in the US election, reports said Wednesday.Obama has all but accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of personally ordering an audacious cyber hack that many Democrats believe damaged...

    U.S. to Expand Sanctions on Russia As Soon As Thursday, Report Says
    Dec28

    U.S. to Expand Sanctions on Russia As Soon As Thursday, Report Says

    The Obama administration is set to announce expanded sanctions on Russia this week—perhaps as soon as Thursday, according to one report—in response to the country’s tampering with this year’s U.S. presidential election. Russia said it is prepared to retaliate accordingly to what it deems any “hostile steps,” which,...

    Dear Secretary Kerry
    Dec28

    Dear Secretary Kerry

    I listened with rapt attention to your speech today on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. I did so as someone who has yearned for an end to this conflict for decades, who grasps that the essential Jewish mission has always been the all-too-elusive quest for peace, and whose organization, AJC, has advocated for a two-state solution for nearly 25...

    OSCE Says It Suffered Major Cyberattack
    Dec28

    OSCE Says It Suffered Major Cyberattack

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has suffered a “major” cyberattack, a spokeswoman has confirmed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...