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    France says time to act on Libya, will push for EU sanctions
    Mar11

    France says time to act on Libya, will push for EU sanctions

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    U.S. To Blame Iran For Hack Of Small New York Dam: Sources
    Mar11

    U.S. To Blame Iran For Hack Of Small New York Dam: Sources

    The Obama administration is planning to publicly blame Iranian hackers for a 2013 cyber attack against a small dam in New York state, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.The Justice Department has prepared an indictment against the hackers, two of the sources said, and a public announcement could come as soon as next week.U.S....

    Obama’s Biggest Bet
    Mar11

    Obama’s Biggest Bet

    Jonathan Ernst / ReutersThe title of Jeffery Goldberg’s very fine essay notwithstanding, there is no Obama Doctrine. Indeed, over the course of his on-the-job education in statecraft, President Obama has developed a pronounced aversion to doctrines—grand statements of principle that subsequently provide an enduring basis for policy. Such,...

    One President’s Stand Against the Washington Herd
    Mar10

    One President’s Stand Against the Washington Herd

    Reuters / Pete Souza / White HouseIn October 2007, Senator Barack Obama, then a struggling Democratic presidential candidate, stood before a few hundred students at DePaul University in Chicago and delivered a speech that few in the foreign-policy world noticed. Five years after his famous statement against the disastrous Iraq invasion, Obama...

    Obama Is Not a Realist
    Mar10

    Obama Is Not a Realist

    A man waits for the arrival of President Obama in Nairobi, Kenya. Noor Khamis / ReutersTeaching U.S. foreign policy at Stanford, I had been waiting for a piece like “The Obama Doctrine” for seven long years. Missing among reams of adulation and vituperation directed at the president was an intimate, yet dispassionate look like Jeffrey...

    Ukraine’s corrupt oligarchs betray youths fighting for democracy
    Mar10

    Ukraine’s corrupt oligarchs betray youths fighting for democracy

    Corruption in Ukraine is the cancer that is slowly eating away at the rotting flesh of its dying democracy. In spite of the Orange Revolution of 2004 and the Maidan Revolution a decade later, when hundreds died and thousands more were wounded trying to change the political system, the oligarchs … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukrainians Call for Action, Not Words to End Corruption
    Mar10

    Ukrainians Call for Action, Not Words to End Corruption

    Ukraine’s war drags on and the country continues to suffer the worst crisis of its post-Soviet era – one that many Ukrainians say is owed to corruption that made them vulnerable to Russian aggression. Two years after the Maidan Revolution sought to end corruption, many Ukrainians say they see improvements – but they also say the leadership...

    Taking Aim at Russia’s ‘Underbelly’
    Mar10

    Taking Aim at Russia’s ‘Underbelly’

    Two hundred years after the “Great Game” for domination of Central Asia began with the Russo-Persian Treaty of 1813, Washington is maneuvering to increase its military presence on Russia’s underbelly, this time through a “counterterrorism partnership” with Tajikistan and its neighbors. Last month, the Pentagon...

    Ukranian pilot on  hunger strike starts drinking water
    Mar10

    Ukranian pilot on hunger strike starts drinking water

    KIEV: Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, on trial in Russia over the killing of two journalists, has started drinking water but will continue her week-long hunger strike until the verdict, her lawyer said on Thursday. “Nadezhda halted only a ‘dry’ hunger strike,” lawyer Mark Feigin told AFP. “She will be fasting until the verdict is...

    Obama, Seen as Reluctant Warrior, Addresses Limits of US Power
    Mar10

    Obama, Seen as Reluctant Warrior, Addresses Limits of US Power

    With less than a year left in his White House tenure, U.S. President Barack Obama says he has reached an overriding conclusion that the United States can be a force for good in world affairs, but by no means can it or should it try to control every uprising that does not threaten its national security. In a wide-ranging discourse about his...