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    The Intelligence Community Is Warning of Real Dangers of a Trump Presidency – 5 Leaders Who Have Spoken out
    Aug06

    The Intelligence Community Is Warning of Real Dangers of a Trump Presidency – 5 Leaders Who Have Spoken out

    The CIA’s one-time acting director joins a growing list of former intelligence and military officials alarmed by The Donald’s ignorant, nuke-happy, saber-rattling rhetoric. Starting next week, Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump, the two major-party candidates for the presidency of the United States, will begin receiving national...

    War Turns Ukraine Into ‘Supermarket’ for Illegal Weapons
    Aug06

    War Turns Ukraine Into ‘Supermarket’ for Illegal Weapons

    The war in eastern Ukraine against Russia-backed separatists has led to the uncontrolled spread of firearms throughout the country, with experts describing Ukraine as a “supermarket” where millions of illegal weapons are for sale …read more Source: ABC...

    War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons
    Aug06

    War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A former Ukrainian soldier-turned-arms dealer agrees to meet in Kiev, where he offers to sell a Makarov semi-automatic pistol… …read more Source:...

    China’s crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces
    Aug06

    China’s crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces

    BEIJING (AP) — In halting televised confessions and emotional courtroom testimony, Chinese lawyers and activists held in a government crackdown have voiced the same ominous message: The familiar narrative of a country besieged by foreign enemies – with the United States implied as ringleader – is a key element of China’s...

    Trump Time Capsule #71: Someone’s Lying About the GOP Platform on Ukraine
    Aug06

    Trump Time Capsule #71: Someone’s Lying About the GOP Platform on Ukraine

    Let’s take this in sequence, because each step matters.1. Two weeks ago at the GOP convention in Cleveland, the Republican platform was altered to remove any reference to arming Ukraine in its struggles against Russia (which seized Crimea from Ukraine two years ago).2. This was notable in its own right, as a departure from a bipartisan...

    US Official: Annexing Crimea, Russia Broke All Rules of ‘World Order’
    Aug06

    US Official: Annexing Crimea, Russia Broke All Rules of ‘World Order’

    Russia’s actions against Ukraine and the potential threat it poses to other countries in its neighborhood has become an issue in the U.S. presidential race, thanks largely to comments made by Donald Trump. The Republican candidate told a U.S. television interviewer late last month that the people of Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine...

    This Is What NATO Is Up To As Donald Trump Threatens To Destroy It
    Aug05

    This Is What NATO Is Up To As Donald Trump Threatens To Destroy It

    WASHINGTON ― While one of the two top contenders for the presidency of the United States has spent weeks exploring ways to throw America’s allies under the bus, the U.S.’s most important international partnership, the NATO alliance, has been hard at work.NATO held its latest major summit in July, a few days before Republican...

    Ukraine War News: Ukrainian Athletes Warned About Russia Media During Rio Games
    Aug05

    Ukraine War News: Ukrainian Athletes Warned About Russia Media During Rio Games

    The Ukrainian sports minister barred the country’s Olympic athletes from talking to Russian media throughout the entire games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, reported Agence France-Presse (AFP) Friday. …read more Source: International Business...

    Where Do Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Stand on Russia?
    Aug05

    Where Do Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Stand on Russia?

    “Is Donald Trump really a wannabe mole for the Kremlin?” one of the headlines of Russia’s main pro-government tabloids reads on Friday. “No wonder two of his wives are from our kind, beautiful, slavic,” Komsomolskaya Pravda declared, referring to Trump’s Czech-American ex-wife Ivana Trump and Slovenian-born current wife Melania Trump....

    UN: Homes Damaged in E. Ukraine Conflict to Be Repaired
    Aug05

    UN: Homes Damaged in E. Ukraine Conflict to Be Repaired

    The U.N. refugee agency reports it has received the go-ahead from the de facto separatist rulers in eastern Ukraine to help repair thousands of homes damaged or destroyed during the military conflict there. Pro-Russian separatists in the regions of Donetsk and Luhansk have been fighting the Ukrainian government since April 2014. The war has...