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    Ukraine Photo Blog
    Mar11

    Ukraine Photo Blog

    VOA’s London Correspondent Luis Ramirez visited Ukraine recently where he reported on the effects of the war and how citizens are coping. These are his photos. …read more Source: Voice of...

    How Russia Saw the ‘Red Line’ Crisis
    Mar11

    How Russia Saw the ‘Red Line’ Crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin in Valdai, Russia ReutersSince the summer of 2013, when President Obama walked up to the red line over the use of chemical weapons in Syria and then pivoted away from it, it’s become something of a truism among Washington hawks that this bit of cowardice paved the way for Russia’s Vladimir Putin to...

    I’m Gonna Miss This President When He’s Gone
    Mar11

    I’m Gonna Miss This President When He’s Gone

    The foreign policy that President Obama describes in his extraordinary series of interviews with Jeffrey Goldberg is pretty much exactly the foreign policy that I would support – far more so than the foreign policy that the Obama Administration has actually followed. To some degree, that divergence exists because the President himself has changed...

    Russia may have tricked Ukrainian pilot into drinking water during hunger strike
    Mar11

    Russia may have tricked Ukrainian pilot into drinking water during hunger strike

    A Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia has agreed to take water but will continue a hunger strike following an appeal by Ukraine’s president. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Middle East Is Unraveling—and Obama Offers Words
    Mar11

    The Middle East Is Unraveling—and Obama Offers Words

    Anti-government protesters pray at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Amr Dalsh / ReutersJeffrey Goldberg has conducted the most extensive autopsy of President Obama’s foreign policy—and revealed that it is based on the doctrine that the best leader is the one who leads the least, and contemplates and talks the most. Obama is an impressive wordsmith....

    Crimea’s Forgotten Children Fight Back
    Mar11

    Crimea’s Forgotten Children Fight Back

    Repressed by Russia and abandoned by Ukraine, Crimean Tatars have turned to a low-level insurgency campaign in a bid not to be ignored. …read more Source: Foreign...

    A truly bone-chilling GOP debate: Why the most sedate one yet was also the scariest
    Mar11

    A truly bone-chilling GOP debate: Why the most sedate one yet was also the scariest

    Last night, GOP held its 547th presidential primary debate, once again featuring the final four, Trump, Cruz, Rubio and Kasich. It was a debate like no others we’ve seen, Shocking, in fact. Trump didn’t call anyone a nasty name. Nobody called anyone a liar. There were no fireworks at all. But that wasn’t what was shocking. It...

    How Georgia’s Public Foiled Gazprom and Russia
    Mar11

    How Georgia’s Public Foiled Gazprom and Russia

    Image: Tbilisi, Georgia. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com Score one for public engagement in a former Soviet country. Grassroots protests over Georgian leaders’ plans to cozy up closer to the Russian energy giant Gazprom have led to the government dropping those plans. It’s good that the leadership has done this, because the Kremlin uses...

    Russia tricked Ukrainian pilot into easing hunger strike, lawyer says
    Mar11

    Russia tricked Ukrainian pilot into easing hunger strike, lawyer says

    MOSCOW — Nadya Savchenko, a captured Ukrainian military pilot who in a show of defiance raised her middle finger to a Russian judge and sang the Ukrainian national anthem in court, ended a dry hunger strike on Thursday by drinking water, according to her lawyer. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    A Sea Island Conspiracy?
    Mar11

    A Sea Island Conspiracy?

    Over the long weekend before the Mississippi and Michigan primaries, the sky above Sea Island was black with corporate jets. Apple’s Tim Cook, Google’s Larry Page and Eric Schmidt, Napster’s Sean Parker, Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk, and other members of the super-rich were jetting in to the exclusive Georgia resort, ostensibly...