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    The Absence of Global Leadership Will Shape a Tumultuous 2016
    Dec21

    The Absence of Global Leadership Will Shape a Tumultuous 2016

    During the annual Asia-Pacific leaders’ summit in Manila in November, President Obama sought out two people for a pressing conversation. Not Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose forces were busy changing facts on the ground in Syria, nor Chinese President Xi Jinping, whose global economic strategy is paying off for China. Instead, he...

    EU Extends Russia Sanctions for 6 Months
    Dec21

    EU Extends Russia Sanctions for 6 Months

    The European Union has renewed its economic sanctions against Russia for six months, after concluding that Moscow has failed to fully respect a peace agreement in eastern Ukraine. The sanctions target Russia’s financial, energy and defense sectors as well as some dual-use goods. The EU Council said in a statement Monday that the measures...

    EU extends economic sanctions on Russia for 6 months
    Dec21

    EU extends economic sanctions on Russia for 6 months

    Reuters/Maxim ZmeyevThe European Union on Monday extended economic sanctions against Russia until the end of July next year after the deadline for raising objections passed without any member state challenging the decision. Sanctions were introduced initially for a year on July 31, 2014, following Russia’s seizure of Ukraine’s Crimea...

    Foreign Liberals Shouldn’t be Liberal with American Lives and Money
    Dec21

    Foreign Liberals Shouldn’t be Liberal with American Lives and Money

    Before becoming wedded to statism in America, liberalism was a philosophy of liberation. Around the world it stood for liberty and tolerance, battling equally against conservative aristocracy and radical socialism. A global community of those who believe in this older, or classical, liberalism remains active, generally championing free markets,...

    EU Prolongs Russia Sanctions for 6 Months
    Dec21

    EU Prolongs Russia Sanctions for 6 Months

    EU prolongs Russia sanctions for 6 months over Ukraine peace accord violations …read more Source: ABC...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia)
    Dec21

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia)

    Reuters/Darrin Zammit LupiHere is what you need to know. Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy lost his majority. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s People’s Party won 123 out of 350 seats, losing its majority. Although still a victory, the results were a disappointment from the 186 seats the party claimed in the previous election. Rajoy...

    PUTIN: ‘Nobody wants to believe that we’re not trying to bring the Soviet Union back’
    Dec21

    PUTIN: ‘Nobody wants to believe that we’re not trying to bring the Soviet Union back’

    Reuters/Maxim ZmeyevMoscow (AFP) – Russia is not trying to bring back the USSR, President Vladimir Putin said in a documentary aired Sunday, but the problem is that “nobody wants to believe it”. Since the beginning of the Ukraine crisis, which saw pro-Russian leader Viktor Yanukovych ousted by pro-European demonstrators, Moscow...

    Putin: Russia Doesn’t Want the USSR Back
    Dec21

    Putin: Russia Doesn’t Want the USSR Back

    President Vladimir Putin has said Russia was not trying to bring back the Soviet Union, but that “nobody wants to believe” it. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine revolution ousted pro-Russia government, but ‘cancer of corruption’ remains
    Dec21

    Ukraine revolution ousted pro-Russia government, but ‘cancer of corruption’ remains

    KIEV, Ukraine — As the country prepares to mark — “celebrate” seems much too strong a word — the second anniversary of its democratic revolution, many Ukrainians say they feel the country took a wrong turn after the dramatic, bloody uprising that ousted their pro-Russian government. It was two years … …read more Source:...

    Jenkins: There are plenty of empty cabins yet in the Canadian ark
    Dec21

    Jenkins: There are plenty of empty cabins yet in the Canadian ark

    Canada’s major cities, for most of their lives, have been arks, with people from all over the world, borne on waves of immigration, coming aboard and attempting to live together in close proximity. As often as not, it has been a distant conflict that has propelled those waves. Initially at ports, and nowadays at airports, families and the...