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    Fighting picks up in war-torn eastern Ukraine
    Apr13

    Fighting picks up in war-torn eastern Ukraine

    Observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said Sunday that its mission observed an intense clash with the use of tanks and heavy artillery as well as grenade launchers and mortars in the north of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk. The military conflict between Russian-backed rebels and government forces has killed more...

    Hawkish U.S. Foreign Policy At Heart Of Marco Rubio’s Presidential Bid
    Apr13

    Hawkish U.S. Foreign Policy At Heart Of Marco Rubio’s Presidential Bid

    By Steve Holland and Alistair Bell MIAMI/WASHINGTON, April 13 (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio will make a muscular foreign policy a focal point when he announces his presidential candidacy on Monday, portraying himself as the Republican most ready to handle threats to America in a chaotic world. Advisers say a key part of the...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, April 13, 2015
    Apr13

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, April 13, 2015

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Abdulwahab Alkebsi and Mohamad Malouche urge Tunisians to embark on far-ranging economic reform. Ola Cichowlas and Andrew Foxall explain why democrats have reason to worry about the dramatic rise of business tycoon and populist politician Andrej Babis. Daniel...

    Kelly McParland: Would you let Valentina Lisitsa play your piano? I wouldn’t.
    Apr13

    Kelly McParland: Would you let Valentina Lisitsa play your piano? I wouldn’t.

    Valentina Lisitsa has certainly won the public relations war that followed revelations of her ugly tweets about the conflict in Ukraine. Editorial boards (including this one) have been firmly onside. “In general an artist’s political opinions should not disqualify her from performing, no matter how controversial they are — or how vocal (or...

    Fighting picks up in Ukraine as Berlin talks address crisis
    Apr13

    Fighting picks up in Ukraine as Berlin talks address crisis

    Fighting has picked up in eastern Ukraine, after more than a month of calm, as diplomats gathered in Berlin Monday to discuss the crisis. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Fighting picks up in war-torn eastern Ukraine
    Apr13

    Fighting picks up in war-torn eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Fighting has picked up in eastern Ukraine, after more than a month of relative calm, as diplomats gathered in Berlin Monday to discuss the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: U.S....

    Fighting picks up in war-torn eastern Ukraine
    Apr13

    Fighting picks up in war-torn eastern Ukraine

    By INNA VARENYTSIA read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Shadow Banks and Secret Insurance
    Apr13

    Shadow Banks and Secret Insurance

    Also: bank-run mutual funds, option market skew, Ukraine debt and Gregor MacGregor. …read more Source:...

    Situation Report: Hillary’s in, Ash touts his big bombs, Nigerian artillery gets loose; Ukrainian cop fashion; lots more
    Apr13

    Situation Report: Hillary’s in, Ash touts his big bombs, Nigerian artillery gets loose; Ukrainian cop fashion; lots more

    By Paul McLeary and Sabine Muscat Just get used to it. The slate of thorny foreign policy issues that will both propel and dog the campaigns of 2016 presidential hopefuls is long and likely to grow, but none will have to thread the needle like Hillary Clinton, who announced her White House run on Sunday. It’s was all Hillary’s idea....

    Fighting picks up in eastern Ukraine after weeks of calm
    Apr13

    Fighting picks up in eastern Ukraine after weeks of calm

    Fighting has picked up in eastern Ukraine, after more than a month of relative calm, as diplomats gathered in Berlin Monday to discuss the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: CTV...