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    America is Addicted to Sanctions
    Aug17

    America is Addicted to Sanctions

    Nicolai N. Petro Security, Eurasia Ukraine is a good case study in the ineffectiveness of sanctions. The best way to think about the role of sanctions in American foreign policy is to regard it as an addiction. Think about it. The inability to change the behavior of even the most rinky-dink nations must be enormously frustrating to those at the...

    America is Addicted to Sanctions
    Aug17

    America is Addicted to Sanctions

    Nicolai N. Petro Security, Eurasia Ukraine is a good case study in the ineffectiveness of sanctions. The best way to think about the role of sanctions in American foreign policy is to regard it as an addiction. Think about it. The inability to change the behavior of even the most rinky-dink nations must be enormously frustrating to those at the...

    Italy Moves To Crack Down On Its Fighters In Ukraine’s Donbas
    Aug17

    Italy Moves To Crack Down On Its Fighters In Ukraine’s Donbas

    Italy has for the first-time arrested nationals who fought with pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Demands 15-Year Sentence for Ousted President
    Aug17

    Ukraine Demands 15-Year Sentence for Ousted President

    Ukraine’s prosecutor general’s office on Thursday said had it demanded a 15-year prison sentence for former President Viktor Yanukovych, accusing him of “betraying his nation” to Russia. Pro-Moscow Yanukovych has lived in exile in Russia since he was ousted in a Western-backed popular uprising in 2014, and it is highly...

    Ukrainian prosectors seek 15-year prison sentence for Yanukovych, Paul Manafort’s former client
    Aug17

    Ukrainian prosectors seek 15-year prison sentence for Yanukovych, Paul Manafort’s former client

    Ukrainian prosecutors on Thursday asked a court in Kiev to sentence Viktor Yanukovych, the nation’s ousted former president, to 15 years in prison for treason — a fraction of the punishment his former lobbyist, Paul Manafort, potentially faces depending on the outcome of his own financial fraud trial wrapping up … …read more...

    Italy Moves To Crack Down On Its Fighters In Ukraine’s Donbas
    Aug17

    Italy Moves To Crack Down On Its Fighters In Ukraine’s Donbas

    Italy has for the first-time arrested nationals who fought with pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Was Trump Alone Employing the Tools of Cyber Warfare?
    May29

    Was Trump Alone Employing the Tools of Cyber Warfare?

    Here’s a question I’d like your help with. Some questions are so sprawling and broad there’s no better way to get started than to canvass TPM Readers. So here goes. One of Trump supporters’ zanier pushbacks has been this argument: In 2008 when Barack Obama was way ahead of the curve using the Internet to run a political...

    U.S. Says Religious Persecution Persists In Russia, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan
    May29

    U.S. Says Religious Persecution Persists In Russia, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan

    The United States says religious persecution continues to be widespread around the globe as it unveiled its annual report on religious freedom, with violations cited in Russia, Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, among other countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine strips assets, medals from Jewish singer who backed Putin
    May29

    Ukraine strips assets, medals from Jewish singer who backed Putin

    (JTA) — Ukraine revoked all its honors for a well-known singer and politician who had survived the Holocaust and froze his assets over his support for Russian control in Crimea. The presidential decree stripping Iosif Kobzon, 80, of his many state honors and freezing all his assets in Ukraine was posted on the website of the president of Ukraine...

    Ukrainian opposition politician calls for European sanctions
    May29

    Ukrainian opposition politician calls for European sanctions

    Exiled opposition politician Mikheil Saakashvili has called on European nations to slap sanctions on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his inner circle, accusing them of violating his human rights. …read more Source: FOX...