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    What I Learned From a Wartime Christmas Eve
    Dec22

    What I Learned From a Wartime Christmas Eve

    Nolan Peterson Security, Perhaps, in the end, war is as perennial as any holiday and always will be. KYIV, Ukraine—The first time I ever saw a war, it was on Christmas Eve in 2009. At the time, I was a green Air Force special operations pilot on my first deployment to Afghanistan. I had already been in country for a few weeks, flying mostly day...

    Russian Hackers Targeted More Than 200 Journalists Globally
    Dec22

    Russian Hackers Targeted More Than 200 Journalists Globally

    Russian television anchor Pavel Lobkov was in the studio getting ready for his show when jarring news flashed across his phone: Some of his most intimate messages had just been published to the web. Days earlier, the veteran journalist had come out live on air as HIV-positive, a taboo-breaking revelation that drew responses from hundreds of...

    Is Nikki Haley Angling for Rex Tillerson’s Job? (Or Trump’s?)
    Dec22

    Is Nikki Haley Angling for Rex Tillerson’s Job? (Or Trump’s?)

    The U.S. ambassador to the UN is wildly ambitious, and her political stock is on the rise. Back in October, Nikki Haley insisted that she didn’t want to take Rex Tillerson’s job. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations told CNN that she “would not take” the promotion to secretary of state even if President Trump offered it to her....

    UK’s Johnson, On Moscow Visit, Tells Russia to Stop Meddling in Europe
    Dec22

    UK’s Johnson, On Moscow Visit, Tells Russia to Stop Meddling in Europe

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told his Russian counterpart on Friday he wanted to talk about difficult subjects such as Moscow’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea and what he described as Russia’s destabilizing of the western Balkans. Johnson made the comments at the start of talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey...

    What Was the Cold War?
    Dec22

    What Was the Cold War?

    When an historical era comes to an end the pundits move on and the historians move in. When major issues have been decided, or have faded in importance, commentary on them thins out and looks backward rather than forward. The emphasis shifts from arguments about what should be done and speculation about what will happen to judgements about...

    There are now 1 million cholera cases in Yemen
    Dec22

    There are now 1 million cholera cases in Yemen

    Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these global changes, from the incremental to the monumental, so that you don’t have to. Sign up for our weekly newsletter of the...

    There are now 1 million cholera cases in Yemen
    Dec22

    There are now 1 million cholera cases in Yemen

    Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these global changes, from the incremental to the monumental, so that you don’t have to. Sign up for our weekly newsletter of the...

    Congress narrowly avoids shutdown just in time for vacation
    Dec22

    Congress narrowly avoids shutdown just in time for vacation

    Sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday. Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn’t going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. We’re keeping track of all the ways his presidency veers from the norm in terms of policy and...

    Ukraine says aide to PM who visited Theresa May at 10 Downing Street was feeding secrets to Russia
    Dec22

    Ukraine says aide to PM who visited Theresa May at 10 Downing Street was feeding secrets to Russia

    Ukraine’s Security Service, or SBU, said the suspect allegedly passed government secrets to his Russian handlers …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Trump ‘Oblivious’ To ‘Dangers’ Russia Poses in Ukraine, Former U.S. Ambassador Says
    Dec22

    Trump ‘Oblivious’ To ‘Dangers’ Russia Poses in Ukraine, Former U.S. Ambassador Says

    The conflict in Ukraine began in 2014 and has since claimed over 10,000 lives. …read more Source:...