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    Putin, Merkel exchange views on Ukraine in Sochi
    May19

    Putin, Merkel exchange views on Ukraine in Sochi

    The Kremlin’s message to Ukraine is: either concede a negotiated special status for Donetsk and Luhansk (resulting in a state within the Ukrainian state), or accept de facto the definitive separation of that territory from Ukraine. German Chancellor Angela Merkel took the initiative earlier this month to visit Russian President Vladimir...

    The strength of the UNWLA
    May19

    The strength of the UNWLA

    Seen on the front page of our April 16 issue was a story headlined “Charitable Ukraine honors UNWLA as best provider of ‘Aid from Abroad.’ ” It reported that the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America had been honored by the Association of Charities of Ukraine with its top award in the Aid from Abroad […] …read more...

    Why the special counsel should make Trump’s aides very nervous
    May19

    Why the special counsel should make Trump’s aides very nervous

    The Department of Justice investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russia isn’t just a scandal about the president’s conduct. The investigation could quickly engulf those surrounding the president — including his next in line. The investigation is also about Michael Flynn’s conduct; that of campaign aides Roger...

    The Morning Vertical, May 19, 2017
    May19

    The Morning Vertical, May 19, 2017

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    Ukraine seeks weapons from Ottawa to help fend off Russia-backed rebels
    May19

    Ukraine seeks weapons from Ottawa to help fend off Russia-backed rebels

    A top Ukrainian politician visited Ottawa Thursday to renew a request for defensive weapons to fend off Russia-backed rebels and ask Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government for help shoring up support for Kiev both within the Trump administration and among other Group of Seven countries. Arseniy Yatsenyuk, 43, resigned as Ukraine’s...

    As Impeachment Talk Grows, Have Trump’s Former Top Aides Already Cut Deals With Federal Prosecutors?
    May19

    As Impeachment Talk Grows, Have Trump’s Former Top Aides Already Cut Deals With Federal Prosecutors?

    “A lot of stuff could have already happened.” Are President Trump’s former top campaign aides already cooperating with federal investigators looking into collusion with Russia in the 2016 election, and possibly, Trump’s private business deals with wealthy Russians?There are telling clues that former National Security...

    As Impeachment Talk Grows, Have Trump’s Former Top Aides Already Cut Deals With Federal Prosecutors?
    May19

    As Impeachment Talk Grows, Have Trump’s Former Top Aides Already Cut Deals With Federal Prosecutors?

    “A lot of stuff could have already happened.” Are President Trump’s former top campaign aides already cooperating with federal investigators looking into collusion with Russia in the 2016 election, and possibly, Trump’s private business deals with wealthy Russians?There are telling clues that former National Security...

    Roger Ailes, RIP
    May19

    Roger Ailes, RIP

    “Roger Ailes, who built Fox News into a cable powerhouse before leaving the company last year, died Thursday morning at the age of 77,” Fox News reported yesterday. “The Ohio-born television pioneer was a confidante of presidents and an acknowledged master of communications. He founded Fox News in 1996 and built it into the nation’s...

    How many investigations are going on?
    May19

    How many investigations are going on?

    James Comey, second from right, was fired as FBI director by Donald Trump, but his former colleagues continue to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Fingers can hardly count the inquiries underway toward the Trump administration. At least eight government bodies are investigating the president and...

    Fact: America’s Military Might Peaked in the 1990s (And Its Not Coming Back)
    May19

    Fact: America’s Military Might Peaked in the 1990s (And Its Not Coming Back)

    Robert Farley Security, And the reasons are simple. A wise man once pointed out that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view. Relative to the 1970s and 1980s, the United States is almost incomparably powerful and secure, enjoying presumptive military advantage over any opponent or plausible coalition of opponents....