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    President Trump mentions Ukraine in address to U.N. General Assembly
    Sep23

    President Trump mentions Ukraine in address to U.N. General Assembly

    Following is an excerpt from President Donald Trump’s address to the United Nations General Assembly on September 19. The text of his address was released by the White House, Office of the Press Secretary. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    After Charlottesville, The American Far Right Is Tearing Itself Apart
    Sep23

    After Charlottesville, The American Far Right Is Tearing Itself Apart

    When white nationalist Richard Spencer coined the term “alt-right” nearly a decade ago, his movement was marginal, impotent, and striving for respectability. The phrase was a useful euphemism for his genocidal ideology, a palatable alternative to “the Ku Klux Klan” or “the American Nazi Party” to go with his suit, tie, and military undercut. In...

    The Simple Reason why Russia’s Military Is Back
    Sep23

    The Simple Reason why Russia’s Military Is Back

    Dave Majumdar Security, North America And ready for anything. Overall, the DIA analysis—like its Cold War-era predecessor Soviet Military Power that was first published in 1981—is hawkish in its outlook. Only time will tell if the DIA’s analysis proves to be accurate, but as we learned after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of...

    Exhibition dedicated to 200th anniversary of Hovhannes (Ivan) Aivazovsky opened at 
National Art Museum of Ukraine
    Sep23
    NYT Lets Think Tank Funded by Gov’t and Arms Industry Claim Huge US Military Budget Isn’t Huge Enough
    Sep23

    NYT Lets Think Tank Funded by Gov’t and Arms Industry Claim Huge US Military Budget Isn’t Huge Enough

    The New York Times (9/18/17) gave an enormous platform to a hawkish think tank that is funded by the US government and by top weapons corporations, letting it absurdly claim, without any pushback, that the gargantuan US military—by far the largest in the world—has been “underfunded.” The New York Times (9/18/17) quoted CSIS’s Anthony...

    Explosion Injures Two Israeli Pilgrims At Rosh Hashanah Celebrations In Ukraine
    Sep21

    Explosion Injures Two Israeli Pilgrims At Rosh Hashanah Celebrations In Ukraine

    A celebration of Rosh Hashanah in the central Ukrainian city of Uman has been marred by an explosion that authorities say lightly injured two Israeli pilgrims. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UNSC greenlights peacekeeping reform
    Sep21

    UNSC greenlights peacekeeping reform

    REUTERSThe UN Security Council backed reforms Wednesday to reduce inefficiencies, corruption and abuse in the UN’s far-flung peacekeeping operations, The New York Times reports. There are currently 16 UN peacekeeping operations under way, with more than 100,000 personnel, at an annual cost of nearly $8 billion. The UN has said that,...

    Naftogaz resignations spark concern over Ukraine reforms
    Sep21

    Naftogaz resignations spark concern over Ukraine reforms

    Pressure from western backers to adhere to structural changes stipulated by IMF …read more Source: Financial...

    Watchdog Calls On Ukraine To Establish Independent Anticorruption Court
    Sep21

    Watchdog Calls On Ukraine To Establish Independent Anticorruption Court

    Transparency International on September 20 called on Ukraine to create an independent anticorruption court to strengthen the country’s efforts to fight corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Iranian president: Trump’s UN comments ‘ignorant, absurd’
    Sep21

    Iranian president: Trump’s UN comments ‘ignorant, absurd’

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s president warned Wednesday that his country will “respond decisively” to any violation of the agreement that reins in its nuclear program and called President...