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    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...

    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....

    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...

    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...

    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:...

    The Open Secret About
Trump’s Collusion With Russia
    Dec21

    The Open Secret About Trump’s Collusion With Russia

    Donald Trump made countless startling statements during last year’s presidential campaign, but one—in Doral, Florida—may be coming back to haunt him. At a televised news conference on July 27, 2016, Trump delivered a direct message to Moscow. Not content with the fact that Russia had hacked the Democratic National Committee, the candidate...

    Unlike Obama, Trump Approves Weapons Sale to Ukraine
    Dec21

    Unlike Obama, Trump Approves Weapons Sale to Ukraine

    Want some real Russia collusion? Let’s try a flashback to the heroic era of Obama’s “Appease All Enemies Foreign and Domestic” foreign policy. Ukraine’s interim government has asked Washington to provide its military forces with arms, ammunition and intelligence support, senior U.S. officials said, but the U.S. has...

    Congress fiddles while America burns

    (Credit: AP/Getty/Salon) Have you listened to the president lately? Every time he faces a microphone, he’s talking about collusion. Well, “no collusion” anyway. “What has been shown is no collusion, no collusion,” he said after his former National Security Adviser plead guilty a couple of weeks ago. “There has been absolutely no collusion.”...

    Trump gives green light to selling lethal arms to Ukraine
    Dec21

    Trump gives green light to selling lethal arms to Ukraine

    The Trump administration on Wednesday approved the sale of lethal arms to Ukraine’s government as the country battles pro-Russian separatists in its eastern provinces…. …read more Source: The...