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    The Audacity of Joe Biden
    Nov18

    The Audacity of Joe Biden

    PROMISE ME, DAD: A YEAR OF HOPE, HARDSHIP, AND PURPOSE by Joe BidenFlatiron Books, 272 pages, $27.00Joe Biden’s memoir Promise Me, Dad is many things. It is a snapshot of a painful period of Biden’s life, as his son, Beau, fights a highly aggressive form of brain cancer and eventually dies in June of 2015. It’s a powerful look...

    A Perfect Pint? Justin Trudeau Now Has A Craft Beer Named After Him
    Nov18

    A Perfect Pint? Justin Trudeau Now Has A Craft Beer Named After Him

    Talk about a boozy tribute. Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau now has a fancy craft beer named after him. The Trudeau magnum pale ale is brewed at the Beer Theater, a brewery in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv. Interestingly, the Canadian PM isn’t the only world leader with a craft beer named after him: US President Donald...

    Pentagon: Raytheon Gets OK for $10.5B Patriot Sale to Poland
    Nov18

    Pentagon: Raytheon Gets OK for $10.5B Patriot Sale to Poland

    The U.S. State Department approved a possible $10.5 billion sale of Raytheon Co’s Patriot missile defense system to Poland, the Pentagon said on Friday. NATO member Poland has sped up efforts to overhaul its military following Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in 2014 and in response to Moscow’s renewed...

    Russia’s Hybrid War Against the West Began on the Battlefields of Ukraine
    Nov18

    Russia’s Hybrid War Against the West Began on the Battlefields of Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—Russian revanchism has spread beyond the battlefields of Ukraine’s Donbas region into a global, hybrid conflict that has redrawn the balance of power in Eastern Europe and pitted the world’s two largest nuclear powers against each other. “When a country can come interfere in another country’s elections, that is...

    Congressional aides may have answers on pro-Russia GOP platform change
    Nov18

    Congressional aides may have answers on pro-Russia GOP platform change

    As U.S. investigators probe whether President Donald Trump’s campaign orchestrated a Russia-friendly change to the Republican Party platform last summer, three senior Capitol Hill aides — including Speaker Paul Ryan’s chief of staff — may have answers about how the episode unfolded.The three staffers, who have not been accused of any...

    The Significance of Sam Clovis
    Nov18

    The Significance of Sam Clovis

    Let me expand on the significance of our Sam Clovis story. Once Carter Page became a key figure in the Russia story, everyone wanted to know: who chose him? He wasn’t some controversial figure in the Republican foreign policy world. No one had ever heard of him. Did Manafort bring him in? Mike Flynn? It turned out it was Sam Clovis. This...

    The Significance of Sam Clovis
    Nov18

    The Significance of Sam Clovis

    Let me expand on the significance of our Sam Clovis story. Once Carter Page became a key figure in the Russia story, everyone wanted to know: who chose him? He wasn’t some controversial figure in the Republican foreign policy world. No one had ever heard of him. Did Manafort bring him in? Mike Flynn? It turned out it was Sam Clovis. This...

    The Significance of Sam Clovis
    Nov18

    The Significance of Sam Clovis

    Let me expand on the significance of our Sam Clovis story. Once Carter Page became a key figure in the Russia story, everyone wanted to know: who chose him? He wasn’t some controversial figure in the Republican foreign policy world. No one had ever heard of him. Did Manafort bring him in? Mike Flynn? It turned out it was Sam Clovis. This...

    The Significance of Sam Clovis
    Nov18

    The Significance of Sam Clovis

    Let me expand on the significance of our Sam Clovis story. Once Carter Page became a key figure in the Russia story, everyone wanted to know: who chose him? He wasn’t some controversial figure in the Republican foreign policy world. No one had ever heard of him. Did Manafort bring him in? Mike Flynn? It turned out it was Sam Clovis. This...

    Stunning
    Nov17

    Stunning

    When I first saw this, I was stunned. A big piece of the Russia puzzle. In a little watched campaign video from Sam Clovis’s failed 2014 Senate run, Clovis stated staunchly pro-Russian views about the Ukraine crisis. This was on March 17th, 2014, a day before the annexation of the Crimean Peninsula and more than a year before Donald Trump...