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    16 Years of Presidents Talking About the War in Afghanistan
    Jan31

    16 Years of Presidents Talking About the War in Afghanistan

    President Trump said Tuesday the U.S. military would not be hamstrung by “artificial timelines” in Afghanistan, an acknowledgment of the deteriorating security situation there by a leader who previously called for a withdrawal of the American military from the country.“Our warriors in Afghanistan also have new rules of engagement,” Trump said in...

    Ukraine proposes a law that infuriates Russia

    AFTER nearly four years of war in eastern Ukraine, and more than 10,000 deaths, reports from international monitors in the region sound like a grim broken record. On January 19th: 340 explosions. On January 20th: 240 explosions. On January 21st: 195 explosions and two middle-aged civilians hit by rifle fire while travelling in a bus near a...

    The 5 Most Wanted Geopolitical Fugitives of 2018
    Jan31

    The 5 Most Wanted Geopolitical Fugitives of 2018

    It’s not always nice to be wanted. In a time of heightened geopolitical drama, here’s a look at a handful of the “most wanted” characters that have captivated the world’s attention, and what their specific stories tell us about the state of the globe in 2018: Carles Puigdemont When Spain emerged from the Franco years, it held a...

    U.S. Envoy: ‘More Openness’ From Russia, But No Ukraine Peacekeeper Deal
    Jan31

    U.S. Envoy: ‘More Openness’ From Russia, But No Ukraine Peacekeeper Deal

    Russia has shown more “openness” to U.S. suggestions on a possible UN peacekeeping mission in war-torn eastern Ukraine, but Washington and Moscow remain far from striking a deal, the U.S. special envoy for Ukraine says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Here’s an In-Depth Analysis of Trump’s Policy Proposals in His State of the Union Speech
    Jan31

    Here’s an In-Depth Analysis of Trump’s Policy Proposals in His State of the Union Speech

    President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night. Experts from The Heritage Foundation weighed in with responses on various policy fronts. Here’s what they had to say. Economy Law Immigration Defense & Foreign Policy Energy & Infrastructure Health Care Education Economy Tax Reform Is Delivering...

    Russian bank CEOs, metals magnates and gas chief named on U.S. ‘oligarch list’
    Jan31

    Russian bank CEOs, metals magnates and gas chief named on U.S. ‘oligarch list’

    MOSCOW – The U.S. Treasury Department named major Russian businessmen including the heads of the country’s two biggest banks, metals magnates and the boss of the state gas monopoly on a list of oligarchs close to the Kremlin. , The list of 210 people, including 96 ‘oligarchs’ with wealth of $1 billion or more, was drawn up as...

    At Raucous Hearing, Saakashvili Fights For Ukrainian Citizenship
    Jan31

    At Raucous Hearing, Saakashvili Fights For Ukrainian Citizenship

    Opposition politician Mikheil Saakashvili was in Ukraine’s Supreme Court on January 29 to seek the restitution of his Ukrainian citizenship, which was revoked by President Petro Poroshenko last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Here’s an In-Depth Analysis of Trump’s Policy Proposals in His State of the Union Speech
    Jan31

    Here’s an In-Depth Analysis of Trump’s Policy Proposals in His State of the Union Speech

    President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night. Experts from The Heritage Foundation weighed in with responses on various policy fronts. Here’s what they had to say. Economy Law Immigration Defense & Foreign Policy Energy & Infrastructure Health Care Education Economy Tax Reform Is Delivering...

    Russian bank CEOs, metals magnates and gas chief named on U.S. ‘oligarch list’
    Jan31

    Russian bank CEOs, metals magnates and gas chief named on U.S. ‘oligarch list’

    MOSCOW – The U.S. Treasury Department named major Russian businessmen including the heads of the country’s two biggest banks, metals magnates and the boss of the state gas monopoly on a list of oligarchs close to the Kremlin. , The list of 210 people, including 96 ‘oligarchs’ with wealth of $1 billion or more, was drawn up as...

    Ukraine shows solidarity  across nation on Day of Unity
    Jan31

    Ukraine shows solidarity across nation on Day of Unity

    KYIV – Ukraine’s ages-long pursuit of stable statehood came into focus on January 22, when the country commemorated the Act of Unity proclaimed 99 years ago between Ukrainian lands that were part of the Austro-Hungarian and tsarist Russian empires. Although short-lived, in 1919 the Ukrainian National Republic (UNR) based in Kyiv, which...