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    With Scaramucci debacle, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner again prove they are lousy personnel managers
    Aug01

    With Scaramucci debacle, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner again prove they are lousy personnel managers

    When Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner landed plum White House jobs, their boss, President Donald Trump, gave both powerful portfolios over a wide range of national and international policy issues. Related Articles Watch: Anthony Scaramucci’s crazy phone call to New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza, the dramatic reenactment Week before ouster,...

    Saakashvili Wants To Return To Ukraine To Fight For Citizenship
    Aug01

    Saakashvili Wants To Return To Ukraine To Fight For Citizenship

    Ex-Georgian president and former regional governor of Odesa, Mikheil Saakashvili, said he wants to be allowed back into Ukraine so he can fight to have his Ukrainian citizenship restored. It was revoked in July by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, reportedly on the grounds that Saakashvili failed to mention there was a criminal case against...

    Saakashvili Lashes Out At Poroshenko And Vows To Return To Ukraine
    Aug01

    Saakashvili Lashes Out At Poroshenko And Vows To Return To Ukraine

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and Odesa regional governor who was recently stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship, says he intends to return to Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Will Donald Trump Arm Ukraine?
    Aug01

    Will Donald Trump Arm Ukraine?

    The Pentagon and State Department are cooking up a proposal to give Ukraine lethal defensive weapons, according to the Wall Street Journal: American military officials and diplomats say the arms, which they characterized as defensive, are meant to deter aggressive actions by Moscow, which the U.S. and others say has provided tanks and other...

    Pence Pledges Support For Georgia, Condemns Russia’s Occupation
    Aug01

    Pence Pledges Support For Georgia, Condemns Russia’s Occupation

    MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pledged support Tuesday for the former Soviet republic of Georgia, his second stop on a European trip backing nations that feel threatened by Russian aggression. Russia and Georgia fought a brief war in 2008, which lead to two breakaway Georgian regions, South Ossetia and Abkhazia, declaring...

    Pence pledges support for Georgia, condemns Russian moves
    Aug01

    Pence pledges support for Georgia, condemns Russian moves

    The bill underwent revisions to address concerns voiced by American oil and natural gas companies that sanctions specific to Russia’s energy sector could backfire on them to Moscow’s benefit. U.S. lawmakers said they also made adjustments so the sanctions on Russia’s energy sector didn’t undercut the ability of U.S. allies...

    Arming Ukraine Is Still Folly
    Aug01

    Arming Ukraine Is Still Folly

    There is a new proposal to send arms to Ukraine: The U.S. Pentagon and State Department have devised plans to supply Ukraine with antitank missiles and other weaponry and are seeking White House approval, U.S. officials said, as Kiev battles Russia-backed separatists and ties between Moscow and Washington fray. American military officials and...

    Romania suspects swine fever pigs outbreak stems from Ukraine
    Aug01

    Romania suspects swine fever pigs outbreak stems from Ukraine

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    Pentagon and State Department Are Said to Propose Arming Ukraine
    Aug01

    Pentagon and State Department Are Said to Propose Arming Ukraine

    While President Obama decided against providing such assistance to the beleaguered country, the issue was rekindled when President Trump took office, …read more Source: The New York...

    Pence: Reversing Sanctions Requires Russia to Change
    Aug01

    Pence: Reversing Sanctions Requires Russia to Change

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says diplomatic actions taken by Russian in response to fresh sanctions will not deter U.S. commitment to its security and that of its allies. Speaking Tuesday during a visit to Georgia, Pence said the sanctions bill President Donald Trump will soon sign sends a “very clear message” that with...