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    The Politics of Rebellion
    Feb02

    The Politics of Rebellion

    Whoever wins the nominations, the most successful campaigns of 2016 provide us with a clear picture of where the center of gravity is today in both parties and, hence, where America is going. Bernie Sanders, with his mammoth crowds and mass support among the young, represents, as did George McGovern in 1972, despite his defeat, the future of the...

    Pentagon to hike spending request to fund fight vs Islamic State
    Feb02

    Pentagon to hike spending request to fund fight vs Islamic State

    US President Barack Obama speaks at an event honoring the 7th anniversary of the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act at the White House in Washington January 29, 2016. REUTERS WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama’s administration will seek a significant increase in funding for the fight against Islamic State as part of its 2017...

    Legalizing Marriage to Afghans | Financial Tribune Daily
    Feb02

    Legalizing Marriage to Afghans | Financial Tribune Daily

    The Iranian Embassy in Kabul has announced that its consulates in Afghanistan would register the marriages of Iranian women with Afghan men.In a statement, the embassy asked Afghans married to Iranian women, to register their marriages at the Iranian consulates in Herat, Kandahar, Jalalabad and Mazar-e-Sharif, IRNA reported.Iranian women married...

    Kiev Refutes Media Report on Ukraine’s Troop Deployment in Syria
    Feb02

    Kiev Refutes Media Report on Ukraine’s Troop Deployment in Syria

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry dismissed a report published by The Independent newspaper in London on alleged plans by Kiev to join the fight against the ISIL terrorist group in Syria, the ministry’s Ambassador at Large, Dmitry Kuleba, said on Monday. …read more Source: Fars News...

    Reviving American Power After Obama
    Feb02

    Reviving American Power After Obama

    Kim R. Holmes Global Governance, Americas Washington should confront its adversaries, not engage them. For the last seven years we have witnessed an unprecedented experiment based on a fundamental question: What would the world look like if the United States pulled back from its traditional leadership role? That was after all, the key thrust of...

    Ukraine’s flu death toll climbs to 171 since last week
    Feb02

    Ukraine’s flu death toll climbs to 171 since last week

    The number of people killed by severe flu in Ukraine during the ongoing cold season has more than doubled since the last week and now stands at 171, the country’s Health Ministry said Monday. …read more Source: Global...

    Dion affirms support for Ukraine, pushes for more reforms
    Feb02

    Dion affirms support for Ukraine, pushes for more reforms

    Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion concluded his one-day visit to Ukraine on Monday aimed at showing Ottawa’s continued support for Ukraine under the new Liberal government, while trying to nudge Kyiv to continue on its path of Western inspired reforms. Dion met with his Ukrainian counterpart, Pavlo Klimkin, and with...

    Russian Social Network VK Claims to Protect Users From Warrantless Surveillance
    Feb01

    Russian Social Network VK Claims to Protect Users From Warrantless Surveillance

    The headquarters of VK on Nevsky Avenue in Saint Petersburg (aka Singer House). Image from Wikimedia Commons. VKontakte, the most popular social network in Russia, Ukraine, and other post-Soviet countries, has long been the subject of speculation about how exactly it deals with requests for user information from law enforcement and secret...

    Jews built this city on rock and roll (and klezmer)
    Feb01

    Jews built this city on rock and roll (and klezmer)

    Eduard Tumansky, third from left, with fellow Simcha musicians, Sept. 3, 2013. (Courtesy of Simcha) KAZAN, Russia (JTA) — When the six members of the Simcha klezmer band hauled their instruments into a dilapidated rehearsal space, no one suspected they were about to hijack a government building in this large, clean city some 450 miles east of...

    Poroshenko says Russia still sending troops, arms to east Ukraine
    Feb01

    Poroshenko says Russia still sending troops, arms to east Ukraine

    Ukraine’s president Monday accused Russia of sending troops and weapons into the ex-Soviet state’s conflict-torn east, and warned that a fragile peace deal was not being fully implemented. “It’s terrible that after the Minsk agreement … we still face serious security problems in the Donbass,” Petro Poroshenko said in reference...