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    Trump’s first ambassador: Barack Obama
    Nov15

    Trump’s first ambassador: Barack Obama

    ATHENS — There was a time, a week ago, when the Obama White House was focused on questions like who would take over tending to the first lady’s vegetable garden.Now President Barack Obama is setting out on what was supposed to be a fun post-election farewell trip to Greece and Germany with not just his entire domestic record at risk of...

    Fistfight Erupts in the Ukrainian Parliament
    Nov15

    Fistfight Erupts in the Ukrainian Parliament

    Ukrainian Opposition leader Yuriy Boyko started a fistfight after being accused of working for the Kremlin during a meeting at the Parliament. …read more Source:...

    Three Millennia of Safety Pins
    Nov15

    Three Millennia of Safety Pins

    My mother, with her carefully trained eye, always knew when I had lost a button on my school uniform. She would rummage around her bag and produce a safety pin, fastening my blouse gently with it, taking extra care not to prick me. I always marveled at how elegantly she fastened the safety pin, with only the slightest trace showing on the...

    Obama Begins Final Foreign Trip in Greece
    Nov15

    Obama Begins Final Foreign Trip in Greece

    President Barack Obama will stress economic issues as he meets with Greek leaders Tuesday on the first leg of the final planned foreign trip of his presidency. White House officials expect Obama and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to talk about the need for continued economic reforms, including transparency and cleaning up the country’s...

    China says aircraft carrier now ready for combat
    Nov15

    China says aircraft carrier now ready for combat

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s first aircraft carrier is now ready to engage in combat, marking a milestone for a navy that has invested heavily in its ability to project power far from China’s shores. The Liaoning’s political commissar said in an interview with Tuesday’s Global Times newspaper that his ship is “constantly...

    The Trump Doctrine
    Nov15

    The Trump Doctrine

    However Donald Trump came upon the foreign policy views he espoused, they were as crucial to his election as his views on trade and the border. Yet those views are hemlock to the GOP foreign policy elite and the liberal Democratic interventionists of the Acela Corridor. Trump promised an “America First” foreign policy rooted in the national...

    Canada to spend $348 million countering Russia but with Trump in charge is that money wasted?
    Nov15

    Canada to spend $348 million countering Russia but with Trump in charge is that money wasted?

    The Liberal government has earmarked $348.6 million over the next three years to pay for ongoing air and maritime patrols to counter Russian military actions and other aggression in eastern Europe as well as to finance the deployment of a Canadian battle group in the Baltic States (with the same goal as the air and naval forces). But will the...

    U.S. Puts Six Crimeans In Russian Parliament On Sanctions Blacklist
    Nov15

    U.S. Puts Six Crimeans In Russian Parliament On Sanctions Blacklist

    The United States on November 14 added six Crimean representatives newly elected to Russia’s parliament to its sanctions blacklist for supporting Moscow’s illegal annexation of the Ukrainian territory in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Telephones to Congratulate Trump
    Nov15

    Putin Telephones to Congratulate Trump

    Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned congratulations to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump Monday and said Russia is ready for a “partner-like dialogue” with the United States. Trump’s office said the incoming president told Putin he is very much looking forward to a strong and enduring relationship with Russia and its...

    As Trump warms to Putin, Trudeau vows ‘we will not back off’
    Nov15

    As Trump warms to Putin, Trudeau vows ‘we will not back off’

    Hours after President-elect Donald Trump set his sights on a “strong and enduring relationship with Russia,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signalled he won’t tone down Canada’s criticism of the Kremlin — at least not when it comes to Ukraine. Speaking to reporters on Monday in Toronto, VICE News asked the prime minister whether...