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    For Trump, the Interpersonal Is Political
    Nov13

    For Trump, the Interpersonal Is Political

    Man is a complex creature, and Donald Trump is no exception. The president is often willing to turn his ire on even his closest aides and allies, yet in other situations, he seems like he just wants to get along with everyone.During his trip to Asia, Trump’s comments about and with Vladimir Putin and Rodrigo Duterte produced predictable...

    Make Conservatism Moderate Again
    Nov13

    Make Conservatism Moderate Again

    In 1964, Barry Goldwater addressed the Republican National Convention with a famous speech that argued “extremism in defense of liberty [was] no vice” and “moderation in pursuit of justice [was] no virtue.” Few understood him as making a prediction about the future of right-wing thinking and politics across the English-speaking world. Yet that...

    Only the UN Can Hold a Real Syrian Election
    Nov13

    Only the UN Can Hold a Real Syrian Election

    If an internationally supervised vote there is a success, it could be a blueprint for Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Master Boycotts Saudi Women’s World Speed-Chess Championships
    Nov13

    Ukrainian Master Boycotts Saudi Women’s World Speed-Chess Championships

    Ukraine’s double women’s reigning world chess champion says she will not attend the $2 million world speed-chess championship after the game’s governing body awarded the tournament next month to Saudi Arabia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, November 13, 2017
    Nov13

    The Morning Vertical, November 13, 2017

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

    The Briefing: Peacekeeper Games
    Nov13

    The Briefing: Peacekeeper Games

    Is momentum building for peacekeepers in Ukraine? Listen to The Power Vertical Briefing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S., Russia Envoys To Discuss Peacekeeping Force For Ukraine
    Nov13

    U.S., Russia Envoys To Discuss Peacekeeping Force For Ukraine

    The U.S. envoy for efforts to end the Ukrainian conflict, Kurt Volker, is set to meet with Kremlin aide Vladislav Surkov on November 13 to explore deploying United Nations peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ignorance and Caricatures Mar Our Understanding of Russian Foreign Policy
    Nov13

    Ignorance and Caricatures Mar Our Understanding of Russian Foreign Policy

    Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. All it took to transform Vladimir Putin from a candidate for a foreign policy “reset” into a global villain was a change in presidents. In 2012 Barack Obama mocked Mitt Romney for his 1980s view that Russia under Putin was our most serious global rival. Obama...

    How Russia Could Divide NATO and Win a War
    Nov13

    How Russia Could Divide NATO and Win a War

    Michael Cecire Security, Europe Countering provocations or pressure by adversary states like Russia should be formulated on Western strengths, and not dictated by the adversary. In September, Russia and Belarus launched the Zapad 2017 military exercises, which saw a snap mobilization of thousands of troops on Europe’s doorstep, stoking...

    Taking Putin’s Word For It
    Nov12

    Taking Putin’s Word For It

    When asked on Saturday about his conversation with Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific economic summit in Vietnam, President Donald Trump reported that the Russian president denied interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. That, of course, directly contradicts the conclusions of the U.S. intelligence community. “Every...