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    Ukraine Talks Seek Progress, But Donbas Elections Remain a Hurdle
    May18

    Ukraine Talks Seek Progress, But Donbas Elections Remain a Hurdle

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland’s surprise trip to Moscow is evidence of a new push for progress on implementing the peace deal for Ukraine signed last year in Belarus’ capital, Minsk. Nuland’s trip began Tuesday, just a day before the Trilateral Contact Group meets in Minsk to try to break a political deadlock...

    Documenting Theft on a Grand Scale
    May18

    Documenting Theft on a Grand Scale

    The Hudson Institute’s Kleptocracy Initiative launched its Kleptocracy Archive earlier today. As of 11 am, anyone interested can search for thousands of primary source documents on corruption in authoritarian regimes at kleptocracyarchive.org. The American Interest‘s Publisher, Charles Davidson, is the founder and Executive Director of the...

    6 Facts Highlight Why We Need to Rebuild Our Military
    May18

    6 Facts Highlight Why We Need to Rebuild Our Military

    The U.S. military seems to be breaking. Senior military leaders have made dire statements before Congress, and story after story is revealing the potentially deadly challenges facing our men and women in uniform. As Congress considers the annual defense authorization bill, here are six clear, real-world examples of why Congress needs to use the...

    Donald Trump Says He’d Meet With Kim Jong-un To Talk About North Korea’s Nukes
    May18

    Donald Trump Says He’d Meet With Kim Jong-un To Talk About North Korea’s Nukes

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear program, Trump told Reuters in an interview on Tuesday.In a wide-ranging discussion, Trump also said he disapproved of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions in eastern Ukraine, called for a...

    Donald Trump Says He Would Talk Directly To North Korean President Kim Jong Un
    May18

    Donald Trump Says He Would Talk Directly To North Korean President Kim Jong Un

    NEW YORK, May 17 (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear program, Trump told Reuters in an interview on Tuesday.In a wide-ranging discussion, Trump also said he disapproved of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions in...

    Eurovision winner Jamala criticizes Russian media
    May17

    Eurovision winner Jamala criticizes Russian media

    ‘I would like that people learn the truth about what is happening in Crimea,’ says Tatar singer from Ukraine …read more Source: Anadolu...

    ‘The Sound of God’: In Iraq, US Airpower Bolsters the Peshmerga’s Fight Against ISIS
    May17

    ‘The Sound of God’: In Iraq, US Airpower Bolsters the Peshmerga’s Fight Against ISIS

    MOSUL FRONT, Iraq—The old peshmerga general smiled at the sound of the U.S. fighter jets. “That’s the sound of God,” he said. Gen. Omar Hama Ali Farag held a pair of binoculars to his eyes, scanning Islamic State positions about a mile away, across the Great Zab River in the direction of Mosul. “There’s two Daesh fighters hiding...

    A tale of tulips, from ancient beginnings to contemporary spectacle
    May17

    A tale of tulips, from ancient beginnings to contemporary spectacle

    The other day I heard a radio contest in which the caller was asked to identify the country that embraced the tulip as its national flower: the Ukraine, Turkey or Holland. Naturally the caller guessed Holland and even the hosts seemed shocked when they revealed that the tulip is actually the national flower of Turkey. In fact, today 14 species of...

    People smugglers take advantage of Schengen to try to sneak Ukraine migrants into Britain
    May17

    People smugglers take advantage of Schengen to try to sneak Ukraine migrants into Britain

    FIVE people smugglers have been arrested for transporting migrants in yachts in a bid to reach the UK. …read more Source:...

    Eurovision 2016: Ukraine’s win rouses a chorus of anger and suspicion in Russia
    May17

    Eurovision 2016: Ukraine’s win rouses a chorus of anger and suspicion in Russia

    Russians are fulminating about an “information war” and blaming the United States after a Ukrainian beat their nation’s odds-on favourite in the song contest. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...