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    Hillary's Bizarre Defeat Tour
    May03

    Hillary's Bizarre Defeat Tour

    We are in an unprecedented era in American politics. Part of that unprecedented era is Hillary’s defeat tour. A victory tour makes sense. Instead Hillary is conducting a defeat tour in which she marches around “taking responsibility” for losing the election before blaming the FBI’s Russian misogyny for her defeat. Say what...

    What on earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?
    May03

    What on earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?

    BANGKOK — In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to take umbrage and insistent that it is powerful enough to upend the planet. In the other corner: a sandpaper-tongued American president like no other, barely past his first 100 days as leader...

    Vox Sentences: Marine Le Pen lifted a speech … from another presidential candidate
    May03

    Vox Sentences: Marine Le Pen lifted a speech … from another presidential candidate

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Dylan Matthews, Naomi Shavin, and Dara Lind. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. An unarmed black teenager killed by police; France’s...

    How the U.S. Air Force Trains for a War with Russia (or Russian Fighters)
    May03

    How the U.S. Air Force Trains for a War with Russia (or Russian Fighters)

    Dave Majumdar Security, A Flanker was spotted engaged in a dogfight over the Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, range with against an F-16. As the United States Air Force continues its struggle with fielding enough aggressor aircraft for its combat aircraft crews to train against, contractors are stepping up to the plate. In some cases, contractors...

    Putin, Merkel spar over election meddling; Trump, Putin talk
    May03

    Putin, Merkel spar over election meddling; Trump, Putin talk

    Speaking during a joint news conference following talks at his Black Sea residence, Putin said accusations of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election were “simply rumors” that were being used as part of the political fight in Washington. U.S. intelligence agencies say they have definitive evidence that Russia was behind the hacking of...

    UNESCO Demands Israel Vacate Jerusalem as Capital on Israel’s Independence Day
    May03

    UNESCO Demands Israel Vacate Jerusalem as Capital on Israel’s Independence Day

    The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding that Israel disavow Jerusalem as its capital. The resolution, which UNESCO brought up for a vote on Israel’s Independence Day, was backed by the Palestinian Authority and calls on the Jewish state to reject any sovereignty in the...

    Kremlin says Trump will meet Putin in July
    May03

    Kremlin says Trump will meet Putin in July

    In a phone call Tuesday afternoon, President Donald Trump discussed meeting face-to-face with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Hamburg this July – a detail that was omitted from the White House’s brief readout of the call.The news of the potential meeting on the sidelines of the G20 conference in Hamburg, the first between the two...

    White House: Trump and Putin Had ‘Very Good’ Conversation on Syria
    May02

    White House: Trump and Putin Had ‘Very Good’ Conversation on Syria

    The White House released a statement that President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a “very good” phone conversation on Tuesday about Syria. It was their third conversation since Trump took office, and it marked their first talk since Putin criticized Trump’s military strike last month against Syria, a...

    The Raucous Caucasus
    May02

    The Raucous Caucasus

    The news from the Caucasus that reaches the United States these days is mainly bad news. We hear reports of widespread corruption, human rights violations, or clashes between warring nations. In the case of the Russian North Caucasus, jihadi terrorists fight regional governments run by pro-Russian thugs. Why, then, should such a small sliver of...

    Russian Mystery Weapon Claim Seen as Sign of Military Weakness
    May02

    Russian Mystery Weapon Claim Seen as Sign of Military Weakness

    Does Russia have a “mystery weapon” capable of threatening the entire U.S. Navy? Russian media have claimed that the Russian military has developed technology capable of neutralizing an adversary’s aircraft, ships and missiles within a 5,000-kilometer radius. The claim, first reported by Vesti News on April 14, said a Russian warplane had...