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    Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa
    Nov07

    Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa

    Ukrainian news agencies are reporting that Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who became governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, is resigning. Saakashvili was appointed governor of the corruption-riddled Black Sea … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa
    Nov07

    Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa

    Ukrainian news agencies are reporting that Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who became governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, is resigning. Saakashvili was appointed governor of the corruption-riddled Black Sea … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa
    Nov07

    Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian news agencies are reporting that Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who became governor of Ukraine’s… …read more Source:...

    Donald Trump’s bromance with Vladimir Putin won’t pay off: There is absolutely nothing to admire about Russia’s economy under Putin
    Nov07

    Donald Trump’s bromance with Vladimir Putin won’t pay off: There is absolutely nothing to admire about Russia’s economy under Putin

    Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Andrew Harnik/Nati Harnik/Photo montage by Salon) Tuesday, many Americans will head to the polls in a U.S. economy that is on much firmer footing than it was eight years ago amid one of the worst economic crises since the Great Depression. Despite the slow pace of post-recession recovery, by most measures...

    Did this Tsarist Officer Invent Russia’s Lethal Hybrid Warfare Strategy?
    Nov07

    Did this Tsarist Officer Invent Russia’s Lethal Hybrid Warfare Strategy?

    Michael Peck Security, Eurasia Russia’s government of former Soviet officials may have learned that strategy from an ex-Tsarist officer who hated Communism and fought for Hitler. Western nations have been flummoxed by “hybrid warfare,” that mix of conventional and unconventional operations that Russia has used to deadly effect in Ukraine....

    Taxpayer Groups Call on UN’s Anti-Tobacco Convention to Allow Media Coverage
    Nov07

    Taxpayer Groups Call on UN’s Anti-Tobacco Convention to Allow Media Coverage

    Taxpayer advocacy groups around the globe are calling on the World Health Organization to open this week’s anti-tobacco convention in New Delhi, India, to the news media. Since the proceedings could not take place without taxpayer funding, journalists should not be prohibited from covering public policy deliberations that could have...

    Election 2016 And The Growing Global Nuclear Threat
    Nov06

    Election 2016 And The Growing Global Nuclear Threat

    Playing a Game of Chicken with Nuclear StrategyCross-posted with TomDispatch.comOnce upon a time, when choosing a new president, a factor for many voters was the perennial question: “Whose finger do you want on the nuclear button?” Of all the responsibilities of America’s top executive, none may be more momentous than deciding whether, and...

    What Vladimir Putin Wants From America’s Elections
    Nov06

    What Vladimir Putin Wants From America’s Elections

    From summer’s hack of Democratic National Committee emails to warnings about the possibility of Russian-backed cyberattacks on U.S. voting systems, Russia has taken on an outsized role in the American presidential election. But what does Russian President Vladimir Putin really want, and what should America do about it? Peter Pomerantsev and...

    The Latest: Trump aide claims Clinton planted protestor
    Nov06

    The Latest: Trump aide claims Clinton planted protestor

    WASHINGTON — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times EST): 10:20 a.m. Donald Trump’s campaign manager is saying without evidence that a Trump protester involved in a disturbance at a rally in Reno, Nevada, was “a Democratic plant or operative.” Trump was speaking to supporters when chaos broke out in the crowd, and...

    Trump’s trailblazers: Billionaires who turned to politics
    Nov06

    Trump’s trailblazers: Billionaires who turned to politics

    Americans have elected presidents with business experience before — among them, George W. Bush, who ran an oil company, and Herbert Hoover, a mining executive. Trump would be the first American president to never have held elected office, or other high-level government or military post. The real estate magnate has long promoted his business...