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    The Briefing: Russia’s Election Show
    Sep12

    The Briefing: Russia’s Election Show

    What should we be watching for in Russia’s State Duma election? Listen to the Power Vertical Briefing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Donald Trump gets a pass
    Sep12

    Why Donald Trump gets a pass

    Donald Trump’s trip to Mexico was declared a success even after he mischaracterized the crux of his conversation with Mexico’s president. The GOP nominee is now described as “presidential” for shifting from insult-filled, ad-lib performances to insult-filled scripted speeches. And he scored points for confidence and style despite...

    Obama’s Nuclear Deal Invalidated UN Resolutions That Curb Iran
    Sep12

    Obama’s Nuclear Deal Invalidated UN Resolutions That Curb Iran

    The Obama administration has quietly voiced warnings that its putative deal with the Russian government is at a breaking point, and said it is running out of patience over Moscow’s prevarication and failed promises on Syria. However, there is a clear contradiction between the stance of the US defense secretary, Ashton Carter, who is skeptic...

    An Opposition Member Has Been Elected to Belarus’ Parliament For the First Time in 20 Years
    Sep12

    An Opposition Member Has Been Elected to Belarus’ Parliament For the First Time in 20 Years

    Elections in Belarus on Sunday landed an opposition party member a seat in the country’s parliament for the first time in two decades, in a closely monitored poll that could signal better relations with the West. Anna Konopatskaya, a member of the opposition United Civil Party, and Elena Anisim — an independent candidate who reportedly has...

    Russia Re-Emerges as a Great Power in the Middle East
    Sep12

    Russia Re-Emerges as a Great Power in the Middle East

    For the leader of an ex-global power whose economy is in disarray, Vladimir Putin is having a pretty good 2016. His ships sail the South China Sea, supporting China’s defiance of international law. The Japanese Prime Minister brushes Washington’s protests aside to meet with him. Putin’s Russia digs itself more thoroughly into...

    Trump wants to make America great — by making it like Russia
    Sep12

    Trump wants to make America great — by making it like Russia

    AP Photo/Evan Vucci Wednesday night’s “Commander-in-Chief Forum,” presented by NBC News and MSNBC, was a debacle. Every network that’s hosting a presidential debate in the next seven weeks should study the video to learn how not to interrogate Donald Trump. But Trump still managed, through boastful indifference, to reveal the most...

    Will the Next President Restore U.S. Primacy?
    Sep12

    Will the Next President Restore U.S. Primacy?

    David Rieff Security, Americas America can no longer do whatever it wants, wherever it wants. Assuming Hillary Clinton wins in November (if Donald Trump wins, all bets are off for we will be in uncharted territory, perhaps even the Bermuda Triangle, in both domestic and international policy), the issue of U.S. primacy will reappear with a...

    Judo Athlete Wins First Gold For Georgia
    Sep11

    Judo Athlete Wins First Gold For Georgia

    Zviad Gogotchuri has won gold in the judo competition in Rio, giving Georgia its first-ever gold at the Paralympics. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Afghanistan Is Worried About The Meaty Feasts Of Eid Al-Adha
    Sep11

    Why Afghanistan Is Worried About The Meaty Feasts Of Eid Al-Adha

    The way animals are transported and slaughtered for the major Muslim holiday has health officials concerned about the threat of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. …read more Source:...

    Canada’s credibility problem keeps doors closed during Ukraine talks
    Sep11

    Canada’s credibility problem keeps doors closed during Ukraine talks

    When the U.S., France, Germany, Britain and Italy talked with Ukraine about the meltdown in security there in 2014, the door was closed on Stephen Harper. That was news. …read more Source: National...