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    Pence Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to NATO’s Article 5
    Jul31

    Pence Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to NATO’s Article 5

    Vice President Mike Pence on Monday reaffirmed America’s commitment to NATO, and pledged that the United States will come to the defense of member countries that are attacked. “Under President Donald Trump, the United States stands firmly behind our Article 5 pledge of mutual defense — an attack on one of us is an attack on us...

    Does a Serial Liar Like Trump Become Truthful Under Oath?
    Jul31

    Does a Serial Liar Like Trump Become Truthful Under Oath?

    Perhaps his answers to questions about business associate Felix Sater offer a clue. “Would you be willing to speak under oath to give your version of the events?”ABC News’ Jonathan Karl asked Donald Trump on June 9, 2017. A day earlier, former FBI Director James Comey’s appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee had put Trump...

    Romanian official: Russian deputy PM tried to flout EU ban
    Jul31

    Romanian official: Russian deputy PM tried to flout EU ban

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s foreign minister says Russia’s deputy prime minister “deliberately” tried to enter Romanian airspace despite knowing he is on a list of officials banned from the European Union. Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu said Monday in a televised interview: “In my opinion, it was a...

    Iraqi forces just retook Mosul from ISIS. These photos show what they found.
    Jul31

    Iraqi forces just retook Mosul from ISIS. These photos show what they found.

    Mosul, after the fall. It has taken many months, and many thousands of lives, but Iraqi forces have finally reclaimed the northern city of Mosul from the ISIS militants who held it for three years. Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, had been ISIS’s biggest prize. After taking the city in June 2014, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi...

    The Morning Vertical, July 31, 2017
    Jul31

    The Morning Vertical, July 31, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Trump must stop being Trump to survive
    Jul31

    Why Trump must stop being Trump to survive

    U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in July in Germany.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)John Colarusso, McMaster University Donald Trump’s supporters have a new rallying cry in defence of the American president: “Let Trump be Trump!” I am a U.S.-born linguist, an expert in Caucasian languages and...

    Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian On Terrorism Charges
    Jul31

    Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian On Terrorism Charges

    A court in Russia has sentenced a Ukrainian citizen to 12 years in prison on terrorism charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin says US will have to shed 755 from diplomatic staff
    Jul31

    Putin says US will have to shed 755 from diplomatic staff

    By NATALIYA VASILYEVA MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday the United States would have to cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by 755, heightening tensions between Washington and Moscow three days after the U.S. Congress approved sanctions against Russia. In response, the U.S. State Department deemed it “a...

    United States mulls arming Ukraine as Russian menace grows near NATO border
    Jul31

    United States mulls arming Ukraine as Russian menace grows near NATO border

    U.S. envoy and military leaders are now talking openly about providing Ukraine with means to defend itself from a growing Russian menace. …read more Source: USA...

    Stratcom Worried by Slow Pace of U.S. Nuclear Modernization
    Jul31

    Stratcom Worried by Slow Pace of U.S. Nuclear Modernization

    The commander in charge of American nuclear missiles, submarines, and bombers is concerned by the slow pace of modernizing aging U.S. weapons in the face of growing threats from China, Russia, and North Korea. Stratcom commander Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten also said information warfare—the use of information operations, cyber, space, and other...