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    Trump approves sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine
    Jan02

    Trump approves sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine

    by WorldTribune Staff, January 1, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump has approved the sale of lethal arms to Ukraine, which continues to battle pro-Russian separatists in its eastern province. The move was supported by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, according to a report by The Washington Post. Though Russia is...

    Lawyer In Ukraine Found Dead Days After Helping Block Release Of Convicted Killer
    Jan02

    Lawyer In Ukraine Found Dead Days After Helping Block Release Of Convicted Killer

    A lawyer has been found dead in Ukraine days after helping to make sure the man convicted of murdering her sister was not released from prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Fading of the Idea of Central Europe
    Jan01

    The Fading of the Idea of Central Europe

    Europe today is riven by several urgent policy questions: How should its institutions evolve? How far and how fast should EU integration proceed? What should Europeans think about the concept increasingly referred to as “two-tiered” Europe? How should they think about common defense following the signing of the PESCO agreement by 23 European...

    The History of Fake News in the United States
    Jan01

    The History of Fake News in the United States

    Fake news isn’t suddenly ruining America, but putting government in charge of deciding what news is fake will. In the wake of President Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 election, numerous media outlets ran stories claiming that many websites had published false stories that helped Trump beat Hillary Clinton. Since then Left-leaning...

    Man ‘Armed With Explosives’ Barricaded Inside Kharkiv Post Office
    Jan01

    Man ‘Armed With Explosives’ Barricaded Inside Kharkiv Post Office

    Ukrainian police say a man believed to be carrying explosives has barricaded himself inside a post office in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. The police said on December 30 that nine adults and two children are trapped inside the post office with the man. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A review of ‘On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century’
    Jan01

    A review of ‘On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century’

    Timothy Snyder reads five, and speaks ten, European languages, which give him a tremendous advantage when researching and writing about European history. An undergraduate at Brown University, he continued his studies at Oxford where he received his doctorate in 1997 while a British Marshall Scholar. In addition to fellowships in Paris, Vienna and...

    When Is Orthodox Christmas Day? 16 Countries Prepare To Celebrate
    Jan01

    When Is Orthodox Christmas Day? 16 Countries Prepare To Celebrate

    Orthodox Christian communities in multiple countries are preparing to celebrate their own Christmas on Jan. 7, 2018, a fortnight after the Dec. 25 event. Orthodox Christmas is recognized and celebrated by a total of 16 countries which include Russia, Ukraine, Egypt and Serbia. So why does the celebrations take place in January instead of...

    Ukrainian Police Storm Post Office, Free Hostages
    Jan01

    Ukrainian Police Storm Post Office, Free Hostages

    Ukrainian police on Saturday freed the remaining hostages being held in a post office by a man believed to be strapped with explosives. They arrested the hostage-taker after an hourslong standoff in the city of Kharkiv. “All hostages freed in Kharkiv. The assailant was arrested,” President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Twitter, while...

    The Top Books of 2017
    Jan01

    The Top Books of 2017

    The holidays are over, you’ve received your gift cards from Amazon and already returned your duplicate copies of Grant by Ron Chernow. So what books to buy now? Here are some of our favorites at the American Interest.Actually, if you happen to be the one person who didn’t receive it, Grant (Penguin) isn’t a bad place to start....

    Donald Trump Is a Consequential President. Just Not in the Ways You Think.
    Jan01

    Donald Trump Is a Consequential President. Just Not in the Ways You Think.

    On January 20, 2017, as President Donald Trump began his inaugural address, a cold rain began to fall. A few hours later, Trump claimed the rain had not begun to fall.“The crowd was unbelievable today,” Trump crowed to revelers at the Liberty Inaugural Ball. “I looked at the rain, which just never came. You know, we finished the speech, went...