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Section: US & Canada

    Where is Real Statesmanship When We Need it Most?
    Mar14

    Where is Real Statesmanship When We Need it Most?

    The view that America is the indispensable leader in efforts to make a better world has long been so dominant in American foreign policy thinking as to seem axiomatic. Much of the current hostility to the Donald Trump presidency originated within the foreign policy networks that connect government, think tanks, media, and academia. Trump’s...

    Roma Beats Shakhtar 1-0 to Reach CL Quarterfinals
    Mar14

    Roma Beats Shakhtar 1-0 to Reach CL Quarterfinals

    Roma overcame a dismal first-half performance and a first-leg deficit, to beat Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 and reach the quarterfinals of the Champions League on the away goals rule. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia’s Use of Nerve Agent Calls for Unified Western Response
    Mar13

    Russia’s Use of Nerve Agent Calls for Unified Western Response

    Last week, according to experts at the United Kingdom’s premier defense laboratory, the world witnessed the debut of a new and extraordinarily deadly weapon—the chemical agent known as “Novichok.” According to British Prime Minister Theresa May, Novichok was used in the Mar. 4 assassination attempt on former Russian intelligence officer...

    Farewell to Chrystia Freeland’s man in Washington
    Mar13

    Farewell to Chrystia Freeland’s man in Washington

    Everything is flux and adaptation. Nothing is forever. As Harry Truman is thought to have said, “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” (He probably never said it, because he wasn’t fond of dogs.) So there’s every reason to believe Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s resourceful foreign minister, will find other ways to advance...

    Pelosi Saw Both Tillerson’s Hiring and Firing as Proof Trump Obeys Putin
    Mar13

    Pelosi Saw Both Tillerson’s Hiring and Firing as Proof Trump Obeys Putin

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) cast both President Donald Trump’s nomination and firing of outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson as evidence of Trump’s acquiescence to Russian President Vladimir Putin. When Trump first tapped the Exxon Mobil CEO for secretary in December 2016, Pelosi issued a press release...

    Tillerson made a mess at State, but his departure leaves Trump “unleashed”
    Mar13

    Tillerson made a mess at State, but his departure leaves Trump “unleashed”

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson diminished the organization he led during the first year of President Donald Trump’s administration while fending off personal attacks from his own president. Now, he’s passing a weakened institution to a man with no diplomatic record, who observers said appears far less likely to restrain...

    Trump Stops Short of Blaming Russia Over Former Spy Poisoning
    Mar13

    Trump Stops Short of Blaming Russia Over Former Spy Poisoning

    U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday British evidence that the Russians may have been behind the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in England, but he stopped short of blaming Moscow “until we get the facts straight.” “It sounds to me like it would be Russia based on all the evidence they have,”...

    Your Complete Guide to Russia’s 2018 Presidential Election
    Mar13

    Your Complete Guide to Russia’s 2018 Presidential Election

    Russians go through the formality of voting in their country’s presidential elections on Sunday, March 18 — though there can be few doubts as to who the winner will be. President Vladimir Putin is a shoo-in for his second consecutive—and fourth overall—term as president. His most vocal opponent, Alexei Navalny, has been disqualified from...

    Chernobyl Is Now the World’s Unlikeliest Green Energy Experiment
    Mar13

    Chernobyl Is Now the World’s Unlikeliest Green Energy Experiment

    A hundred yards from the rusting ruins at the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster, a gossamer array of almost 4,000 photovoltaic panels sits atop a thick concrete slab capping a grave of radioactive waste. When it comes to clean energy, it’s hard to think of a less likely place than Ukraine’s infamous Chernobyl nuclear...

    Exit Rex: Tillerson’s Brief, Tumultuous Tenure As America’s Chief Diplomat
    Mar13

    Exit Rex: Tillerson’s Brief, Tumultuous Tenure As America’s Chief Diplomat

    Rex Tillerson leaves a State Department with morale reportedly low and major international challenges outstanding. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...