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    A tale of two platforms
    Aug05

    A tale of two platforms

    America’s two political parties ended their conventions in July and published their party platforms. Was Ukraine mentioned? I checked. The DNC platform read: “Russia is engaging in destabilizing actions along its borders, violating Ukraine’s sovereignty and attempting to recreate spheres of influence that undermine American...

    Hillary Clinton, Ukraine and other things
    Aug05

    Hillary Clinton, Ukraine and other things

    In June, I wrote about the Trump campaign and its disturbing links to Russian President Vladimir Putin and disgraced Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. Since then, lots of other articles have appeared on the same topic: “Putin’s Puppet,” Slate; “Hillary Clinton is Running Against Vladimir Putin,” The Atlantic; “Trump Campaign Guts GOP...

    UCCA statement on platforms of U.S. political parties
    Aug05

    UCCA statement on platforms of U.S. political parties

    The statement below was released by the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America on July 21. The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, the nation’s largest representation of over 1 million Ukrainians in America, continually monitors positions and statements made throughout every election cycle concerning U.S. foreign policy and the...

    The presidential election: Can we make a difference?
    Aug05

    The presidential election: Can we make a difference?

    Dear Editor: For the record I do not like Hillary Clinton and I have voted for the Republican presidential ticket since I could vote. I do care about social and economic issues affecting every American, but given the war in Ukraine, there is only one issue that we as Ukrainian Americans must focus on: Ukraine. […] …read more Source: The...

    Republicans Among Foreign Policy Leaders to Condemn Trump’s ‘Disgraceful’ Policies
    Aug05

    Republicans Among Foreign Policy Leaders to Condemn Trump’s ‘Disgraceful’ Policies

    Several Republicans joined former ambassadors, senior administration officials, and military officers to condemn Donald Trump on Thursday for his “disgraceful” comments regarding the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Russia. The 37 signatories of the open letter, first obtained by the Washington Post, denounced Trump’s recent...

    Trump Time Capsule #70: ‘An Unwitting Agent of the Russian Federation’
    Aug05

    Trump Time Capsule #70: ‘An Unwitting Agent of the Russian Federation’

    I first met Michael Morell more than 25 years ago, when he was a young economic analyst for the CIA and I had returned from several years in Japan. It was at an unclassified meeting about economic trends in Asia. (As a reporter working overseas, you routinely meet or interview analysts from various countries’ intelligence services. Usually...

    In Europe, a star rabbi pumps Christian money into Jewish exodus project
    Aug05

    In Europe, a star rabbi pumps Christian money into Jewish exodus project

    PARIS (JTA) — The summer drizzle that soaked the French capital did little to dampen Yechiel Eckstein’s enthusiasm as he arrived with his wife Joelle to the city’s Great Synagogue for a private tour of this epicenter of French Jewry. An Israeli-American Orthodox rabbi who grew up in Canada, Eckstein was in Paris in June to oversee a...

    The Morning Vertical, August 5, 2016
    Aug05

    The Morning Vertical, August 5, 2016

    Your Daily Roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How to Hack an Election in 7 Minutes
    Aug05

    How to Hack an Election in 7 Minutes

    When Princeton Professor Andrew Appel decided to hack into a voting machine, he didn’t try to mimic the Russian attackers who hacked into the DNC’s database last month. He didn’t write malicious code, or linger near a polling place where the machines can go unguarded for days.Instead, he bought one online. With a few cursory...

    Six stories in the news today, Aug. 5
    Aug05

    Six stories in the news today, Aug. 5

    Six stories in the news today from The Canadian Press: ——— OPENING CEREMONY TONIGHT TO LAUNCH RIO SUMMER GAMES Rosie MacLennan of King City, Ont., will carry the Maple Leaf as more than 300 Canadian athletes stream into Maracana Stadium tonight for the opening ceremonies of the Rio Olympic Games. MacLennan captured Canada’s lone gold medal...