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    Ukraine’s president said Trump showed strong support for his country’s independence
    Jun22

    Ukraine’s president said Trump showed strong support for his country’s independence

    “We received strong support from the U.S. side, support in terms of sovereignty, territorial integrity and the independence of our state,” …read more Source: Business...

    Looks like the US will start providing Ukraine with weapons to combat Russia with
    Jun22

    Looks like the US will start providing Ukraine with weapons to combat Russia with

    “And very important agreements will be signed, including agreements on defense cooperation, including an agreement on defense procurement.” …read more Source: Business...

    Gung-ho culture at tour agency Warmbier used on N.Korea trip
    Jun22

    Gung-ho culture at tour agency Warmbier used on N.Korea trip

    Saint Patrick’s Day pub crawls in Pyongyang featuring drinking games with cheery locals. Since 2008, the Young Pioneer Tours agency built up a business attracting young travelers with a competitively priced catalog of exotic-sounding, hard-partying adventures in one of the world’s most isolated countries. […] the death on Monday...

    Russia Cancels Meeting With U.S. Over Increased Sanctions
    Jun22

    Russia Cancels Meeting With U.S. Over Increased Sanctions

    Russia has cancelled a planned meeting between its deputy foreign minister, Sergey Rybakov, and U.S. Under Secretary of State Tom Shannon in response to a new round of sanctions imposed by the U.S. The sanctions, which pertain to more than three dozen individuals and organizations involved in the Russian invasion of Ukraine, were announced...

    Threats, NATO Demands Underpin Global Arms Demand
    Jun22

    Threats, NATO Demands Underpin Global Arms Demand

    Military conflicts and growing threats around the world continue to underpin demand for weapons, but industry and government leaders from the United States, Europe, Russia and the Middle East say they don’t see a huge near-term spike in arms orders. Executives report being busier than ever at this year’s Paris Airshow, the oldest and...

    Ukraine’s President Says Defense Deals With U.S. To Be Signed Soon
    Jun22

    Ukraine’s President Says Defense Deals With U.S. To Be Signed Soon

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in Washington on June 21 that representatives from U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration have agreed to visit Kyiv “in the near future” and will sign “very important” defense agreements. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News of the day from across the globe, June 21
    Jun22

    News of the day from across the globe, June 21

    Fighting between government forces and rebels in Ukraine’s industrial heartland has killed more than 10,000 people and displaced more than 1 million since it began in 2014. The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Wednesday welcoming the deployment of a 5,000-strong force from five countries in Africa’s vast Sahel...

    Power in the absence of money
    Jun22

    Power in the absence of money

    (Credit: Getty/Chip Somodevilla/uschools) It was 6 a.m. on an icy November morning at Fort Carson, Colorado, when I learned the one thing that West Point had been trying to teach me for four years. It was getting light, and we had just gone through reveille formation, that ridiculous Army ritual whereby the whole company stands in formation at...

    Don’t look now, but the US-Russia relationship is getting very bad
    Jun21

    Don’t look now, but the US-Russia relationship is getting very bad

    Trump wanted better ties with Russia. He isn’t getting it. The Trump administration wants a better relationship with Russia. The problem is that Russia increasingly looks like it doesn’t want one — and is actively taking steps that are pushing that relationship to a new low. The latest came today, when the Russian Foreign Ministry...

    Foreign Soros-Backed Media Outlet Bashes Conservatives With US Taxpayer Dollars
    Jun21

    Foreign Soros-Backed Media Outlet Bashes Conservatives With US Taxpayer Dollars

    For additional proof that the State Department has no business teaming up overseas with the vast network funded by the billionaire George Soros, look no further than the portentously named Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). The OCCRP calls itself “an investigative reporting platform formed by 24 non-profit investigative...