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    Trump Called Russia America’s ‘Biggest Problem’ In 2014
    Jan17

    Trump Called Russia America’s ‘Biggest Problem’ In 2014

    Donald Trump may now gush that Russia is doing “great things,” but as recently as 2014 he called the nation America’s “biggest problem.” Trump also suggested imposing tough economic sanctions on Russia in the wake of its February invasion of the Crimea that year. He disdainfully scoffed at the media for failing to take the threat of Russia...

    Poroshenko Warns Delays Causing Disillusionment With EU In Ukraine
    Jan17

    Poroshenko Warns Delays Causing Disillusionment With EU In Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned that Ukrainians may become disillusioned with their pro-European path if the European Union further delays closer integration with Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Is Trump the New Reagan?
    Jan17

    Is Trump the New Reagan?

    Since World War II, the two men who have most terrified this city by winning the presidency are Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump. And they have much in common. Both came out of the popular culture, Reagan out of Hollywood, Trump out of a successful reality TV show. Both possessed the gifts of showmen — extraordinarily valuable political assets in a...

    A huge portion of the news we read is about terrorism — and it has consequences for how we live our lives
    Jan17

    A huge portion of the news we read is about terrorism — and it has consequences for how we live our lives

    Maurizio Degl’Innocenti/ANSA via AP A very large portion of the news we consume is about terrorism in America and Europe. That coverage has consequences on how people live their lives. In the wake of the San Bernardino terrorist attacks, one women (who did not yet have kids) told the New York Times she planned to home school her future...

    Before presidential run, Trump called Russia the ‘biggest problem’ and geopolitical foe of U.S.
    Jan17

    Before presidential run, Trump called Russia the ‘biggest problem’ and geopolitical foe of U.S.

    In a series of interviews in March of 2014, Donald Trump singled out Russia as the United States’ “biggest problem” and greatest geopolitical foe. Trump’s comments more than two years ago, which came in the wake of Russian incursions into Crimea, offer a sharp contrast to the Russia-friendly rhetoric he has employed since launching...

    Where Obama went wrong on foreign policy
    Jan17

    Where Obama went wrong on foreign policy

    On a trip to Manila in 2014, President Obama was pressed by reporters about the “weakness” of his foreign policy, especially in Syria and Ukraine. He responded sharply, “Why is … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Popular vote loser Trump still miffed at intelligence officials, takes aim at outgoing CIA director
    Jan17

    Popular vote loser Trump still miffed at intelligence officials, takes aim at outgoing CIA director

    Donald Trump’s pint-sized ego is bruised and battered and he does’t have to take it anymore. So after outgoing CIA director John Brennan suggested that Trump might have more national security responsibilities than just tweeting once he’s pr*sident, Trump hit back. The president-elect took to Twitter Sunday evening to respond to...

    The Monday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories
    Jan17

    The Monday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

    Highlights from the news file for Monday, Jan. 16 ——— ETHICS WATCHDOG LOOKING INTO TRUDEAU VACATION: Canada’s ethics watchdog plans to take a closer look at Justin Trudeau’s recent family holiday at the Aga Khan’s private island in the Bahamas, fanning the flames of a controversy the government has so far been unable to snuff...

    Canada will have to do more in NATO if U.S. backs out
    Jan17

    Canada will have to do more in NATO if U.S. backs out

    A soldier of the Polish Army sits in a tank as a NATO flag flies behind him. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) OTTAWA — Canada will have to contribute more to NATO if the U.S. follows through on president-elect Donald Trump’s musings on withdrawing from the alliance, says the head of the House of Commons foreign affairs committee. Liberal MP Bob...

    Poroshenko says Ukrainians at risk of losing faith in EU path
    Jan17

    Poroshenko says Ukrainians at risk of losing faith in EU path

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday Ukrainians risked becoming disillusioned with Ukraine’s pro-European path… …read more Source:...