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    The US Is Still Manipulating the UN After 70 Years
    Nov17

    The US Is Still Manipulating the UN After 70 Years

    Although President Barack Obama said he opposes “endless war” and “America’s combat mission in Afghanistan may be over,” he announced that the 9,800 US troops presently there will remain. Obama had previously stated that he would cut the US force in half, but he has decided to maintain the current troop level until...

    The Big Green Tent and the Subversive Power of Books
    Nov17

    The Big Green Tent and the Subversive Power of Books

    Angie WangT he big green tent revolves around banned books, a subject familiar to Ludmila Ulitskaya, one of Russia’s most acclaimed writers and, at 72, an outspoken protester against the Putin regime. Back in 1970, she was a young biologist who got fired from the Institute of General Genetics at the U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences for...

    Is Putin Going Soft on Ukraine?
    Nov17

    Is Putin Going Soft on Ukraine?

    At the G20 summit today, Vladimir Putin appeared to make a big concession to Ukraine by announcing that Russia would be willing to restructure Kyiv’s upcoming $3 billion debt repayment on a bond coming due December 20. Putin offered to free Ukraine from all payments this year, and instead have them pay $1 billion in 2016, 2017, and 2018...

    Putin proposes Ukraine debt restructuring
    Nov17

    Putin proposes Ukraine debt restructuring

    ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is proposing restructuring the $3 billion debt owed by Ukraine to his country. …read more Source: CNS...

    Justin Trudeau tells Russia’s Putin to end ‘interference’ in Ukraine
    Nov17

    Justin Trudeau tells Russia’s Putin to end ‘interference’ in Ukraine

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered a blunt message during a brief chat with Russian President Vladimir Putin: back off Ukraine. Trudeau said the two leaders had a brief conversation on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey. …read more Source: National...

    Justin Trudeau tells Russia’s Putin to end ‘interference’ in Ukraine
    Nov17

    Justin Trudeau tells Russia’s Putin to end ‘interference’ in Ukraine

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered a blunt message during a brief chat with Russian President Vladimir Putin: back off Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    CIA Director Cites ‘Impact of Climate Change’ as Deeper Cause of Global Instability
    Nov16

    CIA Director Cites ‘Impact of Climate Change’ as Deeper Cause of Global Instability

    (CNSNews.com) – Speaking today at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan said that CIA analysts see “climate change” as a “deeper cause” of the instability seen in places like Syria, Iraq, Ukraine, Yemen and Libya. …read more Source: CNS...

    Do US & EU Now Need Bosnia as Partner Even More Than Vice Versa?
    Nov16

    Do US & EU Now Need Bosnia as Partner Even More Than Vice Versa?

    Initially, most Bosnian-Americans were welcomed as refugees, including I who came in 1967 as a refugee from then a more authoritarian Yugoslavia. More recently, there has been more of a tidal wave of those from Bosnia & Herzegovina who came after being torn away from their homes through a horrific campaign of ethnic cleansing that in more...

    Trudeau says Canadian fighter jets coming back from Mideast before March
    Nov16

    Trudeau says Canadian fighter jets coming back from Mideast before March

    ANTALYA, Turkey – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the government has committed to “step up” its training efforts in the fight against the Islamic State and will withdraw Canadian warplanes from Iraq and Syria before March. Speaking at the tail end of the annual G20 summit, where leaders from the world’s 20 richest countries had gathered...

    Bring Russia, Syria and Iran to the Table to Defeat ISIS
    Nov16

    Bring Russia, Syria and Iran to the Table to Defeat ISIS

    In 1939, as the USSR made land grabs in Poland and Finland, Franklin Roosevelt declared that the Soviet Union was a “dictatorship as absolute as any other dictatorship in the world” and called for an embargo. Not long after, when America entered the war, we were formally collaborating with Josef Stalin — a man who had...