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    Dutch chief rabbi defends Zionist Christians working in Ukraine
    Apr01

    Dutch chief rabbi defends Zionist Christians working in Ukraine

    AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Holland’s chief rabbi defended Dutch Christians Zionists against allegations that they were pressuring Ukrainian Jews into leaving for Israel. The claims against Christians for Israel, a Netherlands-based international group that recently opened an office in Ukraine, came from Rabbi Ya’akov Dov Bleich, a chief rabbi...

    NYC exhibition explores works of Ukrainian-American woodcut artist Jacques Hnizdovsky
    Apr01

    NYC exhibition explores works of Ukrainian-American woodcut artist Jacques Hnizdovsky

    NEW YORK — A new exhibition explores the prolific career of Ukrainian-American artist Jacques Hnizdovsky, a master of intricate woodcuts and paintings depicting an array of stylized flora and fauna. “Jacques Hnizdovsky: Content and Style” at the Ukrainian Museum in New York’s East Village covers the breadth of his creative output, from 1944...

    Spike In Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Threatens Fragile Cease-Fire
    Apr01

    Spike In Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Threatens Fragile Cease-Fire

    An uptick in fighting between Ukrainian troops and Russia-backed separatists reported by OSCE monitors in recent weeks has weakened a shaky truce between the combatants. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bring American Seapower to Bear in Europe
    Apr01

    Bring American Seapower to Bear in Europe

    As a result of the brazen Russian aggression recently witnessed in the Crimea, Ukraine, and Syria, there is widespread recognition that U.S. military presence and activity in Europe must be increased. Even the Obama administration is reversing course on its plans to shutter European bases and withdraw forces and equipment from the continent. To...

    NATO Will Send Tanks to Help Defend Eastern Europe Against Russia
    Apr01

    NATO Will Send Tanks to Help Defend Eastern Europe Against Russia

    NATO will shore up Eastern European defenses in the face of an “aggressive Russia” with thousands of troops and tanks, U.S. General Philip Breedlove said. The deployment of the new armored brigade comprising of an additional 4,200 troops and over 200 tanks will be rotational, as is the rest of NATO’s presence in the former Eastern Bloc, and...

    White House Says Will Give Ukraine $335 Million In ‘Security Assistance’
    Apr01

    White House Says Will Give Ukraine $335 Million In ‘Security Assistance’

    The White House announced that it will provide Ukraine with $335 million more in “security assistance” after a meeting on March 31 between U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump’s foreign policy adviser on nukes, NATO and China
    Apr01

    Trump’s foreign policy adviser on nukes, NATO and China

    JUDY WOODRUFF: We return now to politics, and a look at where the candidates stand on foreign policy. Tonight, we focus on Republican front-runner Donald Trump. He met with his foreign policy team earlier today. And we are joined now by one of the advisers in that meeting. He’s Walid Phares. He was an adviser to Mitt Romney in the 2012...

    Vladimir Putin And Wendi Deng? Russian President’s Ties To Women Revealed By Real Estate Paper Trail
    Apr01

    Vladimir Putin And Wendi Deng? Russian President’s Ties To Women Revealed By Real Estate Paper Trail

    Russia’s involvement in Syria and Ukraine took a back seat Thursday to unsubstantiated rumors that Russian President Vladimir Putin could have a new love interest in his life. Who could match the horseback-riding strongman? American celebrity magazine US Weekly, citing an “insider” source, reported that businesswoman Wendi Deng, Rupert...

    The Edge: U.S. Women’s Soccer Goes for (Equal) Gold
    Apr01

    The Edge: U.S. Women’s Soccer Goes for (Equal) Gold

    Elaine Thompson / APToday in One Paragraph President Obama vowed to work with South Korea and Japan in ramping up pressure against North Korea in remarks at the Nuclear Security Summit. The United States dispatched FBI teams to assist Belgian authorities investigate the March 22 attacks. A Belgian court approved the extradition of Paris attacks...

    How Russia Undermines Nuclear Security
    Mar31

    How Russia Undermines Nuclear Security

    William Courtney, John Herbst Security, Eurasia Moscow’s saber rattling challenges Washington’s security guarantees. Russian aggression in Ukraine and nuclear saber rattling are jeopardizing the very global nonproliferation efforts that this week’s Nuclear Security Summit in Washington seeks to further. Moscow’s actions...