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    Yes, Clinton Is a Hawk, and It’s Silly to Deny It
    Aug17

    Yes, Clinton Is a Hawk, and It’s Silly to Deny It

    Matt Yglesias’ post on Clinton and foreign policy doesn’t make much sense: But despite the fears of her left-wing critics, Clinton is no neocon. Nor is there really much evidence to back up a broad-brush notion that Clinton is especially “hawkish” in a generic sense. Clinton’s record overwhelmingly reflects continuity, for...

    Outgoing U.S. Envoy: Ukraine ‘Can Survive Anything’ But Needs To Tackle Corruption
    Aug17

    Outgoing U.S. Envoy: Ukraine ‘Can Survive Anything’ But Needs To Tackle Corruption

    U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt said that after making it through the tumultuous and violent year of 2014, “Ukraine can survive anything.” In an interview with RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service TV program, Our Freedom, Pyatt reflected on his three years of duty in Kyiv. He said that he regretted more had not been done to eliminate...

    Trump campaign chair Manafort tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying: sources
    Aug17

    Trump campaign chair Manafort tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying: sources

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s campaign chairman helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012, and did so in a way that effectively obscured the foreign political party’s efforts to influence U.S. policy. The revelation, provided to The...

    Report Ties Trump Manager To U.S. Lobbying Funded By Yanukovych Government
    Aug17

    Report Ties Trump Manager To U.S. Lobbying Funded By Yanukovych Government

    The Associated Press reports that political consultant Paul Manafort, the chairman of Republican candidate Donald Trump’s U.S. presidential campaign, may have helped former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s government funnel millions of dollars to U.S. lobbyists in a way that obscured the source of the funding. …read more...

    In Major Shake-Up, Trump Hires Breitbart Exec and Citizens United Propagandist Bannon to Lead Campaign
    Aug17

    In Major Shake-Up, Trump Hires Breitbart Exec and Citizens United Propagandist Bannon to Lead Campaign

    Stephen K. Bannon is best known as the writer/director of such films as ‘Torchbearer,’ which features scenes of horrific violence. In what is being billed as a major campaign shake-up, Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump has hired Breitbart News Executive Chairman from AlterNet on Steven K. Bannon and his recent movie,...

    Ukraine Detains Uzbek Accused Of Fighting With Separatists
    Aug17

    Ukraine Detains Uzbek Accused Of Fighting With Separatists

    Authorities in Ukraine say they have detained an Uzbek citizen believed to have been fighting alongside Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donetsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump’s Reshuffle
    Aug17

    Trump’s Reshuffle

    NEWS BRIEF Donald Trump has hired a senior executive from Breitbart News and promoted a campaign adviser to a top position in an effort to jump-start his presidential campaign, which has been foundering in recent days.Under the changes announced Wednesday, Stephen Bannon, Breitbart’s executive chairman, will become chief executive of the...

    AP Sources: Manafort Tied To Undisclosed Foreign Lobbying
    Aug17

    AP Sources: Manafort Tied To Undisclosed Foreign Lobbying

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s campaign chairman helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012, and did so in a way that effectively obscured the foreign political party’s efforts to influence U.S. policy. Read More → …read...

    Trump campaign shakes up leadership in latest sign of tumult
    Aug17

    Trump campaign shakes up leadership in latest sign of tumult

    TETERBORO, N.J. — Republican Donald Trump announced a shakeup of his campaign leadership Wednesday, the latest sign of tumult in his bid for the White House as his poll numbers slip and only 82 days remain before the election. The billionaire real estate mogul named Stephen Bannon of the conservative Breitbart News website as chief executive...

    Manafort tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying: AP
    Aug17

    Manafort tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying: AP

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump‘s campaign chairman helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012, and did so in a way that effectively obscured the foreign political party’s efforts to influence U.S. policy. The revelation, provided to The...