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    The Rare Courage and Respect That Drove Iran Deal
    Apr03

    The Rare Courage and Respect That Drove Iran Deal

    The men and women who conducted this diplomacy deserve great thanks from the entire world. BEIRUT — The agreed parameters of a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear program that were reached Thursday between Iran and the P5+1 powers represent a monumental achievement that affirms the power of reason and diplomacy over...

    Search Operation for Russian Trawler Crew Continues
    Apr03

    Search Operation for Russian Trawler Crew Continues

    Russian rescuers continued to search Friday for 13 crew members still missing from the trawler that sank in icy waters near Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula earlier this week. According to Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry, 56 people died when the trawler Dalniy Vostok sank Tuesday in the Sea of Okhotsk. Sixty-three crew members were...

    Luhansk Separatist Region To Issue Passports
    Apr03

    Luhansk Separatist Region To Issue Passports

    The self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic says it will begin issuing passports to residents of areas controlled by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Tries Greek Wedge to Divide Europe
    Apr03

    Russia Tries Greek Wedge to Divide Europe

    Russia is not being coy about it: Vladimir Putin hopes to discuss the lifting of EU sanctions with Greek PM Alexis Tsipras when the latter visits Moscow next week. Reuters reports: The Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said it was too early to talk about any possibility of Moscow providing financial help to the cash-strapped Greece before the...

    Hackers Leak Messages ‘Between Kremlin and France’s Front National’
    Apr03

    Hackers Leak Messages ‘Between Kremlin and France’s Front National’

    French media site Mediapart has reported that hackers have leaked thousands of texts and emails sent between the Kremlin and the French far-right party, the National Front. According to French newspaper Le Monde, the hackers posted the messages on their website and many of the texts discuss Marine Le Pen, the leader of the National Front, and her...

    Getting Human Rights Right
    Apr03

    Getting Human Rights Right

    In his new book Red Notice, American-born investor Bill Browder recounts in detail the Kafkaesque ordeal of his lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, a nightmare set in motion in 2006 after the 37-year-old Russian auditor uncovered a massive corruption scheme perpetrated by Russian Interior Ministry officials. In Browder’s account, Magnitsky was a man...

    10 best books about how the Plains Indians adapted their mode of warfare
    Apr03

    10 best books about how the Plains Indians adapted their mode of warfare

    By Lance R. Blyth Best Defense bureau of Indian affairs We typically think of the Plains Indian warrior mounted, usually on a painted pinto pony, wearing a breech-clout, long flowing feathered bonnet, and little else, with a bow and arrow or decorated Winchester in his hand, conducting a lightening raid, riding off, yipping, over the horizon; the...

    Ukrainian Pilot In Russian Custody Starts Eating ‘To Survive Until Trial’
    Apr03

    Ukrainian Pilot In Russian Custody Starts Eating ‘To Survive Until Trial’

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, who has been on hunger strike to protest being held in a Russian jail, has reportedly resumed eating small amounts of food. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s role in Ukraine seen shifting to training rebels
    Apr03

    Russia’s role in Ukraine seen shifting to training rebels

    They may wear camouflage, but the Russians’ presence in eastern Ukraine is hardly invisible. …read more Source: Global...

    Iranian Negotiations – Common Sense Perspective from the American Heartland
    Apr03

    Iranian Negotiations – Common Sense Perspective from the American Heartland

    With the announcement of the framework for a nuclear deal with Iran the debate here in the United States on the advantages and disadvantages of a deal can begin in earnest. Posturing politicians at both ends of the political spectrum, seeking advantage in the 2016 election season, will pander to partisan constituencies and deep-pocket donors. But...