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    Brisbane International: Rafael Nadal storms into second round
    Jan04

    Brisbane International: Rafael Nadal storms into second round

    Nadal took only 74 minutes to see off Dolgopolov 6-3, 6-3 and book a second round clash. Former world number one Rafael Nadal enjoyed an ideal start to his first Brisbane International Tuesday, storming into the second round with a straight sets win over Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov.Nadal took only 74 minutes to see off Dolgopolov 6-3, 6-3 and...

    Obama Administration Set for One Last Strike at Israel
    Jan04

    Obama Administration Set for One Last Strike at Israel

    A week and a half ago President Obama gave the order for the U.S. to abstain on UN Security Council Resolution 2334, thereby—effectively—voting in favor and allowing the resolution to pass. As I noted, the resolution goes beyond “moral equivalency” by obfuscating Palestinian terror and incitement while branding Jewish life beyond the 1949...

    Ukraine, the West and a Dead End
    Jan04

    Ukraine, the West and a Dead End

    By Andreas UmlandWhat the West must do so that a reformed Ukraine can survive in the face of a continuing Russian threat. The continuing Ukrainian reforms and, in particular, slowly returning economic growth have started to demonstrate first real-life effects of Western help to Kyiv. Yet, as long as Ukraine’s security issues remains...

    Astana Pro Team Presents Roster for 2017
    Jan04

    Astana Pro Team Presents Roster for 2017

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The Astana Pro Team’s new roster was presented last month in the capital. Photo credit: Bettiniphoto.net This time, the format changed slightly and along with a traditional press conference and presentation ceremony featured the riders’ visit...

    Republicans lock horns with Trump as new Congress sworn in
    Jan04

    Republicans lock horns with Trump as new Congress sworn in

    WASHINGTON: House Republicans were forced to back down Tuesday on plans to gut a congressional ethics office as Donald Trump rebuked them over the move, in an embarrassing clash with the president-elect on the day the new Congress was sworn in. When Trump takes office on January 20, Republicans will run both chambers of Congress and the White...

    Legitimate Differences
    Jan04

    Legitimate Differences

    Given the recent near-hysteria over Russia’s alleged hacking of U.S. political email traffic, it is difficult to imagine a U.S.-Russia relationship established upon a peaceful footing—or, to put it another way, a relationship so stable and constructive that it no longer would depend on the vagaries of changing political personalities....

    French Far-Right Presidential Contender Says Crimean Annexation Legitimate
    Jan04

    French Far-Right Presidential Contender Says Crimean Annexation Legitimate

    France’s far-right leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on January 3 that Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea in 2014 was “not illegal.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What Trump Should Understand about China and North Korea
    Jan04

    What Trump Should Understand about China and North Korea

    Doug Bandow Security, Asia While Beijing does not want a nuclear Pyongyang, it wants collapse and chaos even less. In barely two weeks Americans will learn whether Donald Trump is as smart as he claims. He triumphed over the odds to win the presidency and most of his staff picks so far look serious. But his tweets continue to raise some...

    Nothing irrational about North Korea’s nuclear ambitions
    Jan04

    Nothing irrational about North Korea’s nuclear ambitions

    DURING a New Year’s Day televised address, North Korean president Kim Jong-Un said the country had “reached the final stages” on preparations for an intercontinental ballistic missile, after first discussing the past year’s military achievements. In typical fashion, the United States responded with heavy criticism by labelling...

    Russian meddling doubters should wait to see report, says Brennan
    Jan04

    Russian meddling doubters should wait to see report, says Brennan

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Now we begin a series of conversations with top officials in the Obama administration, as its eight years in office come to a close. John Brennan has served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency since March of 2013. It’s an agency he knew well before his tenure as director. He was a station chief overseas, and an...