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    The Dangerous Incoherence of Trump’s Russia Policy
    Dec22

    The Dangerous Incoherence of Trump’s Russia Policy

    In 2014, the Republican Congress passed the loftily named Ukrainian Freedom Support Act, which permitted the sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine. President Barack Obama signed the bill into law, but as The Washington Post reported, he “never authorized large commercial or government sales, a move widely seen as a de facto decision not to provide...

    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:...

    US Approves Sale by US Manufacturers of Lethal Weapons to Ukraine
    Dec22

    US Approves Sale by US Manufacturers of Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

    The United States has approved the sale by U.S. manufacturers of lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert confirmed this week that Congress was notified of the matter on December 13. The legal framework for U.S. manufacturers to sell arms to Ukraine has existed since the Obama administration, Nauert said....

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Ukrainian interpreter who attended Trudeau meeting arrested on suspicion of being Russian spy
    Dec22

    Ukrainian interpreter who attended Trudeau meeting arrested on suspicion of being Russian spy

    Stanislav Yezhov was part of a Ukrainian government delegation that accompanied Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman during a visit to Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal in October …read more Source: The Globe and...

    What I Learned From a Wartime Christmas Eve
    Dec22

    What I Learned From a Wartime Christmas Eve

    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 missions. Easy stuff, like surveillance and reconnaissance sorties, which typically meant orbiting ad...

    Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Agency Alleges Fraud in Arms Industry
    Dec22

    Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Agency Alleges Fraud in Arms Industry

    The country’s war on graft is far from over. …read more Source: Foreign...