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    Justin Trudeau backs UN peacekeeping mission in Ukraine, but stops short of offering to join in
    Sep23

    Justin Trudeau backs UN peacekeeping mission in Ukraine, but stops short of offering to join in

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed support for a potential United Nations peacekeeping mission in war-torn Ukraine on Friday, but stopped short of committing Canadian troops. “I think this is a situation where there is definitely a very strong potential role for peacekeepers, and that’s something we look forward to having discussions...

    US Looks to Keep Arms Control Treaty With Russia
    Sep23

    US Looks to Keep Arms Control Treaty With Russia

    The United States sees value in the New START arms control treaty with Russia, despite Washington’s concerns about Moscow’s track record on arms control and other issues, senior U.S. officials said Friday. The remarks by the Trump administration officials, speaking to reporters on condition of anonymity, suggest the treaty will remain...

    Trudeau says government will add Ukraine to list of countries Canada exports weapons to
    Sep23

    Trudeau says government will add Ukraine to list of countries Canada exports weapons to

    The prime minister says the government has begun to move forward with the lengthy process that would see Ukraine added to the Automatic Firearms Country Control List. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Government will move forward with process to put Ukraine on weapons export list: Trudeau
    Sep23

    Government will move forward with process to put Ukraine on weapons export list: Trudeau

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Canadian government will place Ukraine on a list of countries to which it will permit certain weapons exports. Trudeau made the comments after a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Toronto on Friday. Trudeau says the government has begun to move forward with the lengthy process that would...

    President Trump mentions Ukraine in address to U.N. General Assembly
    Sep23

    President Trump mentions Ukraine in address to U.N. General Assembly

    Following is an excerpt from President Donald Trump’s address to the United Nations General Assembly on September 19. The text of his address was released by the White House, Office of the Press Secretary. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    After Charlottesville, The American Far Right Is Tearing Itself Apart
    Sep23

    After Charlottesville, The American Far Right Is Tearing Itself Apart

    When white nationalist Richard Spencer coined the term “alt-right” nearly a decade ago, his movement was marginal, impotent, and striving for respectability. The phrase was a useful euphemism for his genocidal ideology, a palatable alternative to “the Ku Klux Klan” or “the American Nazi Party” to go with his suit, tie, and military undercut. In...

    NYT Lets Think Tank Funded by Gov’t and Arms Industry Claim Huge US Military Budget Isn’t Huge Enough
    Sep23

    NYT Lets Think Tank Funded by Gov’t and Arms Industry Claim Huge US Military Budget Isn’t Huge Enough

    The New York Times (9/18/17) gave an enormous platform to a hawkish think tank that is funded by the US government and by top weapons corporations, letting it absurdly claim, without any pushback, that the gargantuan US military—by far the largest in the world—has been “underfunded.” The New York Times (9/18/17) quoted CSIS’s Anthony...

    Ringside With Saakashvili’s Traveling Political Circus
    Sep23

    Ringside With Saakashvili’s Traveling Political Circus

    Against all odds, Mikheil Saakashvili returned to Ukraine just two months after being stripped of his citizenship and banned. Now he is embarking on a wild national tour in an attempt to show he is back on the political map. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ringside With Saakashvili’s Traveling Political Circus
    Sep23

    Ringside With Saakashvili’s Traveling Political Circus

    Against all odds, Mikheil Saakashvili returned to Ukraine just two months after being stripped of his citizenship and banned. Now he is embarking on a wild national tour in an attempt to show he is back on the political map. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Metals Magnate And Manafort: A Kremlin Confidant Is Drawn Into The Trump Investigation
    Sep23

    The Metals Magnate And Manafort: A Kremlin Confidant Is Drawn Into The Trump Investigation

    Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska’s name reemerged this month in connection with U.S. investigations into former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...