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    Pence breaks with Trump on Putin, attacking Assad
    Oct05

    Pence breaks with Trump on Putin, attacking Assad

    Mike Pence broke sharply with his own running mate on Tuesday, calling Russian President Vladimir Putin a “small and bullying leader” and saying the U.S. should consider striking the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad. On multiple occasions during his vice presidential debate with Democrat Tim Kaine, Pence took positions at odds with Donald Trump, who...

    Pence breaks with Trump on Putin, attacking Assad
    Oct05

    Pence breaks with Trump on Putin, attacking Assad

    Mike Pence broke sharply with his own running mate on Tuesday, calling Russian President Vladimir Putin a “small and bullying leader” and saying the U.S. should consider striking the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad.On multiple occasions during his vice presidential debate with Democrat Tim Kaine, Pence took positions at odds with Donald...

    Hopes for Syria die as US and Russia “have nothing more to talk about”
    Oct05

    Hopes for Syria die as US and Russia “have nothing more to talk about”

    BEIRUT// The halting of talks between the United States and Russia aimed at bringing a ceasefire to Syria comes amid a wider deterioration of US-Russian relations that will be difficult to overcome.As the two powers responsible for negotiating cessations in the violence in Syria, the impasse between Washington and Moscow means the prospects for...

    Tim Kaine, Mike Pence clash in their only vice presidential debate
    Oct05

    Tim Kaine, Mike Pence clash in their only vice presidential debate

    Farmville (Virginia), Oct 5 : Senator Tim Kaine from the Democratic party and Republican Governor Mike Pence had a feisty exchange of words over their running mates’ policies at the first and only vice presidential debate here as the two slammed each other with running a campaign filled with hatred. The moderator, Elaine Quijano of CBS...

    Pence Tries To Walk Back Donald Trump’s Bromance With Putin
    Oct05

    Pence Tries To Walk Back Donald Trump’s Bromance With Putin

    During the first vice presidential debate on Tuesday, Tim Kaine and Mike Pence spent nearly as much time talking about Russian leader Vladimir Putin as their own running mates.Pence took the first swing, perhaps wary of the fact that both he and Trump have compared Putin’s leadership favorably to U.S. president Barack Obama in the past:...

    Mike Pence brazenly contradicted Trump on Russia and Syria
    Oct05

    Mike Pence brazenly contradicted Trump on Russia and Syria

    Late in Wednesday’s vice presidential debate, Democrat Tim Kaine accused Republican Mike Pence of praising Russian President Vladimir Putin as a strong leader. Pence denied it. Kaine: Governor Pence said, inarguably, Vladimir Putin is a better leader than President Obama. Pence: That is absolutely inaccurate. Turns out, though, it was...

    Is Nuclear War Becoming Thinkable?
    Oct05

    Is Nuclear War Becoming Thinkable?

    People who make their living thinking about defense policy and national security like everything to fit into a nice framework, preferably one that can be visualized on a PowerPoint slide. If you are unfortunate enough to be standing next to two officials speaking Pentagonese during a reception, you will note that their language is full of...

    Gay Polish mayor becomes opposition icon
    Oct05

    Gay Polish mayor becomes opposition icon

    SŁUPSK, Poland — Poland’s right-wing government has put it on the fringes of Europe on issues that include abortion, migration and democracy. But a charismatic 40-year-old mayor is leading a counter-cultural charge from the Baltic coast city of Słupsk. Robert Biedroń, the country’s only openly gay mayor, has become one of the leading...

    Pence Upstages Trump
    Oct05

    Pence Upstages Trump

    For a summit derided as a showdown between two affable boring suits, Tuesday’s vice-presidential debate turned out to be an acrimonious affair. If this was a pair of dads, they were the type who get into near fist-fights on the sidelines of Pop Warner games, not the friendly ones who cheer for both teams.Mike Pence, the Republican...

    Radiation detection system launched at Bulgaria’s border checkpoints
    Oct05

    Radiation detection system launched at Bulgaria’s border checkpoints

    SOFIA, Oct. 5 — A radiation detection system that covers all of Bulgarian border checkpoints with non-European Union (EU) members was officially launched here on Tuesday. The equipment at a cost of some USD35 million, donated by the United States government, was deployed on 20 land, sea and air checkpoints as well as two sites on the border with...