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    The Morning Vertical, July 19, 2016
    Jul19

    The Morning Vertical, July 19, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Have More Tanks Than U.K. and Germany, Says Kiev
    Jul19

    Pro-Russian Rebels Have More Tanks Than U.K. and Germany, Says Kiev

    There are more Russian tanks in rebel-held eastern Ukraine than in the U.K. and Germany’s combined armies, according to Kiev’s delegate in peace talks. Yevhen Marchuk, who represents Ukraine in the ongoing peace talks between Ukraine, Russia and pro-Russian rebel leaders in Minsk Belarus, told Kanal 5 that Ukraine’s intelligence...

    Ukraine’s Ingrained Culture of Torture
    Jul19

    Ukraine’s Ingrained Culture of Torture

    Human rights groups will report soon on the abuses of Kievs security forces and of the rebels in Ukraine. As The Daily Beast discovered, its a very ugly picture. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Is the Party Over for Bushism?
    Jul19

    Is the Party Over for Bushism?

    Neither George W. Bush, the Republican Party nominee in 2000 and 2004, nor Jeb, the dethroned Prince of Wales, will be in Cleveland. Nor will John McCain or Mitt Romney, the last two nominees. These former leaders would like it thought that high principle keeps them away from a GOP convention that would nominate Donald Trump. Petulance, however,...

    Trumpism After Trump
    Jul19

    Trumpism After Trump

    One does not have to be a science-fiction writer to imagine what will happen if Donald Trump is defeated in November, especially if he loses more states than Mitt Romney did in 2012. Members of the #NeverTrump wing of the Republican establishment will change their hashtag to #ToldYouSo, contemplating how Jeb Bush, with his reassuring...

    Berkeley student killed in Nice honored at campus vigil
    Jul19

    Berkeley student killed in Nice honored at campus vigil

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A University of California, Berkeley student who was killed in last week’s Bastille Day truck attack in France was remembered Monday as a charismatic and engaged member of the campus community who would not want his death to inspire revenge. Several hundred people, including the university’s chancellor and the...

    The Latest: Vigil honors Berkeley student slain in France
    Jul19

    The Latest: Vigil honors Berkeley student slain in France

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a vigil held for a University of California, Berkeley student who was among 84 people killed in a terror attack in Nice, France (all times local): 6:25 p.m. A University of California, Berkeley student killed last week in a truck rampage in France is being remembered as a charismatic and inspirational part of...

    Nice attack victims included Ukrainian, American students
    Jul19

    Nice attack victims included Ukrainian, American students

    The terror attack on a crowd gathered along a beachfront promenade to watch a Bastille Day fireworks celebration in Nice, France, killed dozens of people, including children. The driver of a truck indiscriminately drove through the crowd last week, taking the lives of 84 people, including a mother and her daughter and six members of a family....

    The Folly of Arming Ukraine and the GOP Platform
    Jul19

    The Folly of Arming Ukraine and the GOP Platform

    Daniel DePetris observes that most of the Republican platform on foreign policy and national security shows that the hawks remain firmly in charge of the party’s agenda, and I agree. It is worth noting, though, that the Trump campaign has gone against the hawkish consensus on at least one issue. Josh Rogin reports that Trump campaign...

    Ukrainian killed in Nice attack could be missing Canadian student
    Jul18

    Ukrainian killed in Nice attack could be missing Canadian student

    The Ukrainian embassy in Ottawa has confirmed the death of a Ukrainian citizen in the attack but would not say if the victim was a missing student from Alberta. …read more Source: Toronto...