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    Trump Must Banish the Era of Leading From Behind
    May19

    Trump Must Banish the Era of Leading From Behind

    Four months after taking office, President Donald Trump is taking his first foray onto the world stage. Over the course of the next seven days he will travel to Europe and the Middle East, visiting four countries as well as the Vatican: Saudi Arabia, Israel, Belgium, and Italy. Across the Atlantic, he will take part in a mini-summit in Brussels,...

    Through the Mist
    May19

    Through the Mist

    The Mist Procession: The Autobiography of Lord VansittartHutchinson, 1958 “A sure way of seeing ahead is to look back.” A cliché, perhaps, yet coming from a memoir by Lord Robert S. Vansittart, top British diplomat and resolute anti-appeaser of Hitler, it carries a powerful message. Principal Private Secretary at Number Ten from 1928 to 1930 and...

    Maxine Waters admits there is no evidence of Trump colluding with Russia
    May19

    Maxine Waters admits there is no evidence of Trump colluding with Russia

    California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Thursday that there is no proof of collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia. During a speech Tuesday at the Ideas Conference in Washington, D.C., Waters, who has been encouraging Democrats to talk more boldly about impeaching Trump, mocked fellow Democrats who...

    Ukrainian PM acknowledges threats on Israel, advises Jewish state to be vigilant
    May19

    Ukrainian PM acknowledges threats on Israel, advises Jewish state to be vigilant

    Ukrainian PM Volodymyr Groysman cautioned Israel against the threats it faces and said that he was convinced the Jewish state could identify with the Ukraine’s plight of dealing with terror. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Red Scare: Ukraine Launches Crimea-Related Probe Against Stalin

    According to a statement posted in the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine’s official website, the investigation into the 1944 “forced deportation of the Crimean Tatar people and other ethnic groups from the territory of the Crimean ASSR (Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic)” began in December 2015. “This is not just an act of...

    Belarus, Ukraine’s Lviv plan to ramp up tourist exchange
    May19

    Belarus, Ukraine’s Lviv plan to ramp up tourist exchange

    Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Ukraine Igor Sokol paid a visit to Ukraine’s Lviv Oblast and met with Lviv Mayor Andrei Sadovy. The sides discussed the ways to boost tourist exchange between Belarus and Lviv. …read more Source:...

    Nordica launches flights to summer destinations
    May19

    Nordica launches flights to summer destinations

    Estonian state-owned carrier Nordica launched its summer routes to destinations in France, Croatia, Germany and Ukraine this week. …read more Source:...

    Swastikas painted on synagogue, rabbi’s headstone smashed in Ukraine
    May19

    Swastikas painted on synagogue, rabbi’s headstone smashed in Ukraine

    (JTA) — Two swastikas were painted on the front door of a synagogue in western Ukraine and, in a separate incident, the headstone of a prominent rabbi’s grave was smashed. The incident involving the swastikas was discovered last week in Chernivtsi, a city located some 250 miles southwest of Kiev, according to the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress....

    Politics: Watch the NATO tank competition where the US lost to Austria and Germany

    "This is a competition, but it's not really about the competition… It's really about training, partnership, esprit de corps and interoperability." Austria, which didn’t participate in the challenge last year, took gold, while Germany came in second. The US came in a strong third, but given the purpose of the...

    House Republicans are worried more taped conversations will leak
    May19

    House Republicans are worried more taped conversations will leak

    (Credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon) A new report indicates that House Republican leaders are worried more secretly recorded conversations will leak to the press. On Wednesday descriptions of a taped conversation among House Republican leaders after meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman leaked, due to reporting by The Washington...