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    US Defense Chief to Visit Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine
    Aug19

    US Defense Chief to Visit Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will travel to Jordan, Turkey and Ukraine next week for talks with the leaders of all three nations. Pentagon officials said Friday that Mattis aims to reaffirm Washington’s commitments to each of the countries. Mattis will begin his trip by meeting with Jordan’s King Abdullah as well as top defense...

    Putin Angers Ukraine With Visit To Russia-Annexed Crimea
    Aug19

    Putin Angers Ukraine With Visit To Russia-Annexed Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on August 18 visited the city of Sevastopol in Crimea, triggering an angry rebuke from Kyiv, which accused him of disregarding international law by traveling to the Ukrainian peninsula seized by Moscow three years ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Georgia Asks Ukraine To Extradite Saakashvili
    Aug19

    Georgia Asks Ukraine To Extradite Saakashvili

    Georgia has requested that Ukraine extradite Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship last month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Criticism shifts to Ukraine’s authorities, while Russia’s war in the east continues
    Aug19

    Criticism shifts to Ukraine’s authorities, while Russia’s war in the east continues

    With the war so far away for most, the Ukrainian population’s attention has turned away from Russia and the war to the failures of Ukraine’s authorities and the country’s economic woes. KHARKIV, Ukraine – The Kharkiv Military Hospital has settled into the routine of this simmering war. Around five to 10 patients arrive each...

    The Golden Age of Natural Gas
    Aug19

    The Golden Age of Natural Gas

    Jamie Horgan: I’m here with Agnia Grigas, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council and author of the new book, The New Geopolitics of Natural Gas. Agnia, thanks for taking the time to talk with me today.Agnia Grigas: Thank you, Jamie. It’s a pleasure to be here.JH: In your book, you look at the transition to a new era of gas that you...

    Ukraine denies supplying North Korea  with missile technology Alleges Russia to blame
    Aug19

    Ukraine denies supplying North Korea with missile technology Alleges Russia to blame

    KYIV – An anxious Kyiv has denied a story in The New York Times quoting an expert as saying North Korea may have obtained rocket engines from a Ukrainian state-run factory known as Yuzhmash, and instead alleges Russia is to blame. Citing a report by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) and classified assessments […]...

    The Morning Vertical, August 17, 2017
    Aug18

    The Morning Vertical, August 17, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Gore, But No Glory For Russia’s Ukraine War ‘Veterans’
    Aug18

    Gore, But No Glory For Russia’s Ukraine War ‘Veterans’

    Thousands of Russian volunteer fighters helped Vladimir Putin create a proxy army to foment conflict in Ukraine. In return, many say Putin has given them nothing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Gore, But No Glory For Russia’s Ukraine War ‘Veterans’
    Aug18

    Gore, But No Glory For Russia’s Ukraine War ‘Veterans’

    Thousands of Russian volunteer fighters helped Vladimir Putin create a proxy army to foment conflict in Ukraine. In return, many say Putin has given them nothing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    North Korea Crisis Paved by Clinton-Era Pols, GOP Naysayers
    Aug18

    North Korea Crisis Paved by Clinton-Era Pols, GOP Naysayers

    When it comes to Korea, Americans are reliving the past without understanding it. In 1994, the United States and its ally South Korea had reached an impasse with the North Korean leadership headed by the current leader’s father, Kim Jong-il. Tensions reached such a pitch that the Korean Peninsula seemed perilously close to war. It was...