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    Combating the Global Menace of Corruption through Fiscal Transparency
    Jul28

    Combating the Global Menace of Corruption through Fiscal Transparency

    As the United States works to promote global economic growth and stability, it is clear that poor governance and persistent corruption around the world present serious obstacles. In a May article by former Deputy Secretary of State William Burns and retired Admiral Michael Mullen, corruption represents “a menace to development, human...

    Trump: Call For Russia To Hack Clinton’s E-Mail ‘Sarcastic’
    Jul28

    Trump: Call For Russia To Hack Clinton’s E-Mail ‘Sarcastic’

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has backed down from his suggestion that Russia should hack the e-mail of his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, saying on July 28 he was “being sarcastic.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia To Unveil New $1.4 Billion Black Sea Fleet Base Near Crimea
    Jul28

    Russia To Unveil New $1.4 Billion Black Sea Fleet Base Near Crimea

    Russia plans to open a new Black Sea naval base near Crimea in four years’ time, a retired Black Sea Fleet commander has told state news agency RIA Novosti. Moscow retained military facilities in Crimea after Ukraine declared independence from the Soviet Union in 1992 and has been rearming the peninsula since annexing it in 2014. The Black...

    How to sell Hillary
    Jul28

    How to sell Hillary

    PHILADELPHIA — When you think about it, the 2016 Democratic National Convention is just a big, sprawling, staggering expensive Rube Goldberg contraption built for the sole purpose of making a skeptical America trust Hillary Clinton.The speeches (especially by that other husband-and-wife act, the Obamas) have been well-received, the...

    German FM: Trump victory could affect trans-Atlantic ties
    Jul28

    German FM: Trump victory could affect trans-Atlantic ties

    BERLIN (AP) — A victory for Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election could affect trans-Atlantic ties, Germany’s foreign minister said Thursday. Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in an interview that if the Republican candidate wins the presidency it would mean “a lot of uncertainty for the trans-Atlantic relationship.” Trump’s...

    German FM: Trump victory could affect trans-Atlantic ties
    Jul28

    German FM: Trump victory could affect trans-Atlantic ties

    BERLIN — A victory for Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election could affect trans-Atlantic ties, Germany’s foreign minister said Thursday. Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in an interview that if the Republican candidate wins the presidency it would mean “a lot of uncertainty for the trans-Atlantic relationship.”...

    Official Events In Kyiv Mark 1,028 Years Since Adoption Of Christianity
    Jul28

    Official Events In Kyiv Mark 1,028 Years Since Adoption Of Christianity

    President Poroshenko attends event organized by Kyiv Patriarchate, a day after controversial ceremonies backed by Moscow Patriarchate at the same site. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama Hails Clinton As ‘Clear’ Choice For White House
    Jul28

    Obama Hails Clinton As ‘Clear’ Choice For White House

    U.S. President Barack Obama has praised Hillary Clinton as an exceptionally qualified candidate for the presidency, saying the “choice isn’t even close” in her race for the White House against Republican nominee Donald Trump. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How Donald Trump Made the U.S. a Target For Russia’s New Brand Of Warfare
    Jul28

    How Donald Trump Made the U.S. a Target For Russia’s New Brand Of Warfare

    One afternoon in the fall of 2014, Konstantin Sivkov, a well-known strategist in Russia’s military and intelligence circles, invited me out to a Russian eatery in the north of Moscow, the sort of place a salary man might go for a plate of stuffed cabbage and a glass of vodka. He chose a quiet booth with a view of the street and ordered a...

    Russia Invites Donald Trump to Crimea
    Jul28

    Russia Invites Donald Trump to Crimea

    The Russian-backed government of Crimea has welcomed U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump, after he was cited saying he was open to discussing the territory’s contested status. Trump has received some praise from the Kremlin and has in turn said he would seek to end the rift between the U.S. and Russia. When asked if Trump would consider...