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    What Donald Trump doesn’t know might save us: He’s unschooled, but at least he’s no American exceptionalist or neo-con ideologue
    Apr02

    What Donald Trump doesn’t know might save us: He’s unschooled, but at least he’s no American exceptionalist or neo-con ideologue

    The Russians have long understood that words are actions. A linguist and literary critic prominent in the last century added to the thought by insisting that context is more important than text. The meaning of what one says, in other words, is relational: It can be understood only by way of when, how, to whom and even where one says it. There is...

    Obama: World Can’t Allow Terror ‘Madmen’ to Get Nukes
    Apr02

    Obama: World Can’t Allow Terror ‘Madmen’ to Get Nukes

    U.S. President Barack Obama urged world leaders on Friday to do more to safeguard vulnerable nuclear facilities to prevent “madmen” from groups such as the militant Islamic State from getting their hands on an atomic weapon or a radioactive “dirty bomb.” Speaking at a nuclear security summit in Washington, Obama said the world faced a persistent...

    Letters From Donbas, Part 7: ‘How Long Can You Postpone Your Life?’
    Apr02

    Letters From Donbas, Part 7: ‘How Long Can You Postpone Your Life?’

    More than 1 million people have fled eastern Ukraine since war erupted in April 2014. Some have since returned. Others never left. From teachers to pensioners to families with children, residents of separatist-held towns are struggling to get on with their lives amid the chaos and uncertainty. RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service continues to publish...

    Weekend Roundup: Preventing ‘Madmen’ From Getting Their Hands On Nuclear Material
    Apr02

    Weekend Roundup: Preventing ‘Madmen’ From Getting Their Hands On Nuclear Material

    A weighty question loomed large for world leaders who gathered in Washington this week for the fourth Nuclear Security Summit: could terrorists obtain dangerous nuclear material? “There is no doubt that if these madmen ever got their hands on a nuclear bomb or nuclear material, they most certainly would use it to kill as many innocent...

    Weekend Roundup: Preventing ‘Madmen’ From Getting Their Hands On Nuclear Material
    Apr02

    Weekend Roundup: Preventing ‘Madmen’ From Getting Their Hands On Nuclear Material

    A weighty question loomed large for world leaders who gathered in Washington this week for the fourth Nuclear Security Summit: could terrorists obtain dangerous nuclear material? “There is no doubt that if these madmen ever got their hands on a nuclear bomb or nuclear material, they most certainly would use it to kill as many innocent...

    Weekend Roundup: Preventing ‘Madmen’ From Getting Their Hands on Nuclear Material
    Apr02

    Weekend Roundup: Preventing ‘Madmen’ From Getting Their Hands on Nuclear Material

    A weighty question loomed large for world leaders who gathered in Washington this week for the fourth Nuclear Security Summit: could terrorists obtain dangerous nuclear material? “There is no doubt that if these madmen ever got their hands on a nuclear bomb or nuclear material, they most certainly would use it to kill as many innocent...

    Poroshenko Predicts Win In Dutch Vote On Ukraine Pact With EU
    Apr02

    Poroshenko Predicts Win In Dutch Vote On Ukraine Pact With EU

    The United States urged Dutch voters to approve Ukraine’s cooperation agreement with the European Union in a referendum on April 4, even as Ukraine’s president predicted victory. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama's Obscene, Hypocritical Lecture About Press Freedom
    Apr02

    Obama's Obscene, Hypocritical Lecture About Press Freedom

    Politico’s Jack Shafer has an entertaining rant skewering Obama’s condescending lecture to the press. How do we hate Obama’s treatment of the press? Let me count the ways. Under his administration, the U.S. government has set a new record for withholding Freedom of Information Act requests, according to a recent Associated Press...

    Russia is Not Nine Feet Tall
    Apr02

    Russia is Not Nine Feet Tall

    As Russia has boycotted the global Nuclear Security summit hosted by President Barack Obama in Washington, DC, March 31-April 1, 2016, questions arise as to the second nuclear superpower’s policies and capabilities. Can Moscow afford to stay out in the cold, when the leaders of over 50 countries decide most urgent questions of international...

    If the West Doesn’t Act on Ukraine Reform, the Country Could Break Down
    Apr02

    If the West Doesn’t Act on Ukraine Reform, the Country Could Break Down

    KIEV, Ukraine — “No, I won’t exchange your hryvnias back to dollars — unless you have the receipt I gave you a week ago when you first arrived,” says the lady at the currency exchange in the Kiev airport. Discouraged, we take our hryvnias with us back to the United States. That’s right: two years since the...