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    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...

    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...

    Mike Pompeo Is an Excellent Choice for Secretary of State
    Mar13

    Mike Pompeo Is an Excellent Choice for Secretary of State

    The announcement of Mike Pompeo as the next secretary of state, subject to Senate confirmation, sends a firm signal that the Trump presidency is committed to ensuring robust U.S. leadership on the world stage. Pompeo is a very strong pick for the position, replacing Rex Tillerson at Foggy Bottom. He has done an outstanding job as CIA director,...

    What happens when Russia ignores the U.K.’s ultimatum over nerve agent attack
    Mar13

    What happens when Russia ignores the U.K.’s ultimatum over nerve agent attack

    British Prime Minister Theresa May issued an ultimatum to the Kremlin to account for how a Russian-made nerve agent ended up in an attack on British soil. Russia must explain by Tuesday at midnight how Novichok, the rare Russian-manufactured nerve agent, poisoned a former Russian double agent, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter Yulia on March 4 in...

    Roger Stone claimed contact with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in 2016, according to two associates
    Mar13

    Roger Stone claimed contact with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in 2016, according to two associates

    By Tom Hamburger,Josh Dawsey,Carol D. Leonnig and Shane Harris | The Washington Post In the spring of 2016, longtime political operative Roger Stone had a phone conversation that would later seem prophetic, according to the person on the other end of the line. Stone, an informal adviser to then-candidate Donald Trump, said he had learned from...

    Imprisoned Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov ‘Ready To Ask For Clemency’ From Putin
    Mar13

    Imprisoned Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov ‘Ready To Ask For Clemency’ From Putin

    Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who opposed Moscow’s seizure of Crimea and is now in prison in Russia, is “ready to ask for clemency” in order to be exchanged for Russian nationals held in Ukraine, Sentsov’s lawyer says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Britain Sounds Allies Out About Invoking NATO Treaty
    Mar13

    Britain Sounds Allies Out About Invoking NATO Treaty

    The clock is ticking towards the British-set deadline of midnight Tuesday for the Kremlin to explain why a Russian developed military-grade nerve agent was used to poison a former Russian double agent and his daughter in a small cathedral town in south England. No one in the British government is holding their breath for a Russian response — or...

    Security Minister: Serb ‘Fear-Mongering’ Ahead of Bosnia Vote Raises Concern
    Mar13

    Security Minister: Serb ‘Fear-Mongering’ Ahead of Bosnia Vote Raises Concern

    Bosnia’s autonomous Serb entity is “fear-mongering” to undermine the country’s integrity by organizing nationalist paramilitary groups and disproportionately arming the region’s police, the national security minister said. Secessionist pressures in the Serb Republic, set up as one of two autonomous regions as part of...

    Vladimir Loves Hillary
    Mar13

    Vladimir Loves Hillary

    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. Vladimir Putin’s hatred for Hillary Clinton is one of the foundational myths of the election rigging conspiracy theory. Why else would the Russians risk a war to rig an...