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    Former reps: Increase support to Ukraine to deter Russia
    Jan17

    Former reps: Increase support to Ukraine to deter Russia

    After the popular Maidan uprising in Kyiv three years ago, Russia seized and illegally annexed Crimea from Ukraine and launched a war in the Donbas, Ukraine’s eastern region. In response, America and its allies sanctioned Russia and have aided… …read more Source: The...

    The Trump Administration’s Conflicts of Interest: Tom Price Edition
    Jan17

    The Trump Administration’s Conflicts of Interest: Tom Price Edition

    In terms of policy, Representative Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, is perhaps best known for his strident stance against the Affordable Care Act. The Republican congressman (and former orthopedic surgeon) from Georgia has been one of Obamacare’s most vocal opponents...

    Putin: Obama Administration Trying to Undermine Trump
    Jan17

    Putin: Obama Administration Trying to Undermine Trump

    MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin took a parting shot at the Obama administration Tuesday, accusing it of trying to undermine Donald Trump’s legitimacy with fake allegations and “binding the president-elect hand and foot to prevent him from fulfilling his election promises.” In his first public remarks about an unsubstantiated...

    No voter ID, no sex, urges Kenyan MP
    Jan17

    No voter ID, no sex, urges Kenyan MP

    A Kenyan opposition MP has urged fellow women to impose a sex boycott until their men register to vote in August’s general election.Mishi Mboko, who is married, said women should withhold sex until their menfolk present their credentials in the form of a valid voter ID card.“Women, if your husband has not been registered as a voter, you...

    Four Flashpoints
    Jan17

    Four Flashpoints

    Within months of taking office, President Donald Trump is likely to face one or more major international crises, possibly entailing a risk of nuclear escalation. Not since the end of the Cold War has a new chief executive been confronted with as many potential flashpoints involving such a risk of explosive conflict. This proliferation of crises...

    Ukraine files ‘terrorism’ case against Russia
    Jan17

    Ukraine files ‘terrorism’ case against Russia

    The Hague: Ukraine has urged the UN’s top court to order Russia to pay damages for attacks on civilians during its bloody conflict with separatist pro-Russia rebels, accusing Moscow of “sponsoring terrorism,” officials said on Tuesday. In its filing, Kiev accused Moscow of “intervening militarily in Ukraine, financing acts of terrorism, and...

    The Illusive Purposes of Toughness
    Jan17

    The Illusive Purposes of Toughness

    Paul R. Pillar Russia Ukraine, Eastern Europe An assortment of issues connecting the president-elect of the United States to Russia range from official Russian interference in the election that Mr. Trump won, to the incoming president’s business interests in Russia, to potentially more serious allegations compiled by a former British...

    Ukraine files suit against Russia in Hague court for ‘aggression’
    Jan17

    Ukraine files suit against Russia in Hague court for ‘aggression’

    Allen ConeJan. 17 (UPI) — Ukraine filed lawsuit against Russia with the International Court of Justice in the Hague, accusing it of “acts of terrorism and discrimination.” …read more Source: United Press...

    The Spies Who Love Putin
    Jan17

    The Spies Who Love Putin

    It’s tempting to look to the playbooks and historical traditions of the late Soviet Union to explain the audacity of today’s Russian intelligence activity, from its meddling in U.S. elections, to apparently killing Kremlin opponents abroad. But these activities are not just products of old ways or new geopolitics. They also stem from...

    Ukraine files ‘terrorism’ case against Russia at world court
    Jan17

    Ukraine files ‘terrorism’ case against Russia at world court

    Ukraine has urged the UN’s top court to order Russia to pay damages for attacks on civilians during its bloody conflict with separatist pro-Russia rebels, accusing Moscow of “sponsoring terrorism”, officials said yesterday.In its filing, Kiev accused Moscow of “intervening militarily in Ukraine, financing acts of terrorism, and violating...