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    Donald Trump Challenges Washington’s Bipartisan War Lobby: Developing a Foreign Policy for America
    Apr11

    Donald Trump Challenges Washington’s Bipartisan War Lobby: Developing a Foreign Policy for America

    Donald Trump has become this season’s campaign phenomenon. He’s broken all the rules. Yet he could become the Republican presidential nominee and maybe even president. GOP elites are in a frenzy. The Neoconservatives and ultra-hawks who have dominated Republican foreign policy for more than a decade are considering political treason....

    Ukraine ‘Very Volatile’ After PM Resignation, Says Council of Europe
    Apr11

    Ukraine ‘Very Volatile’ After PM Resignation, Says Council of Europe

    Ukraine has become “very volatile” since Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk resigned, the head of the Council of Europe said on Monday, calling for the swift formation of a new government and speedier progress on reforms. Yatseniuk tendered his resignation on Sunday, opening the way to seeking a more stable government for Ukraine which...

    Donald Trump Challenges Washington’s BipartisanWar Lobby: Developing A Foreign Policy For America
    Apr11

    Donald Trump Challenges Washington’s BipartisanWar Lobby: Developing A Foreign Policy For America

    Donald Trump has become this season’s campaign phenomenon. He’s broken all the rules. Yet he could become the Republican presidential nominee and maybe even president. GOP elites are in a frenzy. The Neoconservatives and ultra-hawks who have dominated Republican foreign policy for more than a decade are considering political treason....

    France Voices Concern Over Eastern Ukraine Truce Violations
    Apr11

    France Voices Concern Over Eastern Ukraine Truce Violations

    France has voiced concern over rising cease-fire violations in eastern Ukraine between Kyiv’s forces and pro-Russia separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Yatsenyuk: Ukraine’s energy sector free from Russia
    Apr11

    Yatsenyuk: Ukraine’s energy sector free from Russia

    Daniel J. GraeberKIEV, Ukraine, April 11 (UPI) — Securing energy independence from Russia was among the major accomplishments since civil upheaval, outgoing Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said. …read more Source: United Press...

    Volodymyr Hroysman: Ukraine’s Likely Next Prime Minister Is Loyal Poroshenko Ally
    Apr11

    Volodymyr Hroysman: Ukraine’s Likely Next Prime Minister Is Loyal Poroshenko Ally

    The man identified by Ukraine’s outgoing prime minister as his successor, Volodymyr Hroysman, is a 38-year-old loyalist of President Petro Poroshenko who was thrust onto the national scene after the Euromaidan unrest that toppled a government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Briefing: Ukraine After Yatsenyuk
    Apr11

    The Briefing: Ukraine After Yatsenyuk

    A prime minister resigns in Ukraine. The Panama Papers continue to reverberate in Russia. And the Crimean Tatars hold a congress — in LIthuania. On this week’s Power Vertical briefing, I look at these three stories with Senior RFE/RL editor Steve Gutterman and Pavel Butorin, managing editor of RFE/RL’s Russian-language...

    G-7 Foreign Ministers Push Nuclear Disarmament in Hiroshima
    Apr11

    G-7 Foreign Ministers Push Nuclear Disarmament in Hiroshima

    HIROSHIMA, Japan—Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries, meeting Monday in the atomic-bombed Japanese city of Hiroshima, called for a renewed push for flagging nuclear disarmament efforts as they wrestled with some of the intractable global problems facing their nations. A joint communique condemned the usual suspects:...

    The Morning Vertical, April 11, 2016
    Apr11

    The Morning Vertical, April 11, 2016

    Your daily rundown. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    We’re Speeding Toward a Climate Change Catastrophe…and That Makes 2016 the Most Important Election in a Generation
    Apr11

    We’re Speeding Toward a Climate Change Catastrophe…and That Makes 2016 the Most Important Election in a Generation

    How the U.S. confronts climate change will shape the world for generations; neither Clinton nor Trump seems to care. Before dropping out of the presidential race last month, Marco Rubio repeatedly declared that the 2016 presidential election is “the most important in a generation.” Such language is, of course, not uncommon to hear during election...