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    Vladimir Putin has a plan to upend the political order of the Middle East. Spoiler alert: It’s working
    Mar05

    Vladimir Putin has a plan to upend the political order of the Middle East. Spoiler alert: It’s working

    Vladimir Putin (Credit: AP/Khalil Hamra/Photo montage by Salon) In Washington, whenever the idea of Kurdish independence from Iraq comes up, all kinds of experts, former diplomats and officials declare, “Never going to happen.” Without fail, the assertion is always backed up with an elegant and well-informed statement of the serious challenges...

    Nigerian Pirates Release Seven Russians, One Ukrainian Sailor
    Mar05

    Nigerian Pirates Release Seven Russians, One Ukrainian Sailor

    Nigerian pirates have released seven Russian sailors and one Ukrainian sailor after they were kidnapped early last month on the cargo ship the BBC Caribbean, Russian news agencies reported on March 5. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Agencies: Pirates in Nigeria Release Russian, Ukrainian Sailors
    Mar05

    Agencies: Pirates in Nigeria Release Russian, Ukrainian Sailors

    Nigerian pirates have released seven Russian and one Ukrainian sailors after they were captured last month on the cargo ship the BBC Caribbean, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday, citing a human rights activist in Crimea. The sailors were released after talks between the owners of the ship and pirates. Interfax news agency quoted human...

    If Sessions Had Nothing to Hide, Why Did He Try to Hide It?
    Mar05

    If Sessions Had Nothing to Hide, Why Did He Try to Hide It?

    Click here for reuse options! People in power don’t investigate themselves. Let’s have a special prosecutor to connect the dots to Russia. There’s something out there that has a lot of people scared, but no one’s telling the full story. Yet.For months and weeks, bits and pieces of the continuing saga of Donald Trump,...

    New Development on the Michael Cohen ‘Peace Plan’ Meeting
    Mar05

    New Development on the Michael Cohen ‘Peace Plan’ Meeting

    There is a startling new development in the ongoing Trump/Russia story. Last week I wrote about Michael Cohen and his extensive network of personal and business relationships in the Ukrainian-American emigre community. One of those was a man named Alex Oronov, who runs a major agribusiness concern in Ukraine. Oronov was a partner in the ethanol...

    IMF Approves $1 Billion Loan Tranche For Ukraine
    Mar04

    IMF Approves $1 Billion Loan Tranche For Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reached an agreement with the government of Ukraine, paving the way for an additional tranche of its loan program to be paid later this month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Here Are The Many Ways Donald Trump Scares The Crap Out Of Democrats
    Mar04

    Here Are The Many Ways Donald Trump Scares The Crap Out Of Democrats

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump may have toned down his style for his joint address to Congress this week, but Democrats aren’t any less worried about what they think he may do to the United States.Indeed, their mantra could be boiled down to the famous line in the movie “The Fly” about the horrible transformation of Seth Brundle: “Be...

    Watch: Tucker Carlson has epic showdown with NY Dem who called AG Session a ‘criminal’ & ‘bigot’
    Mar04

    Watch: Tucker Carlson has epic showdown with NY Dem who called AG Session a ‘criminal’ & ‘bigot’

    Fox News host Tucker Carlson got into a fiery debate with New York Democratic Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney Friday night over allegations that Attorney General Jeff Sessions may have perjured himself during his Senate confirmation process over questions about meeting with Russian officials. In a recent statement, Maloney said: Jeff Sessions’...

    Amid firestorm, Trump appears to waver on Russia deal
    Mar04

    Amid firestorm, Trump appears to waver on Russia deal

    WASHINGTON — Facing a new wave of questions about his ties to Russia, President Donald Trump is telling advisers and allies that he may shelve — at least temporarily — his plan to pursue a deal with Moscow on the Islamic State group and other national security matters, according to administration officials and Western diplomats. …read more...

    Under fire again by those questioning his ties to Russia, Trump appears to waver on ISIL deal
    Mar04

    Under fire again by those questioning his ties to Russia, Trump appears to waver on ISIL deal

    WASHINGTON — Facing a new wave of questions about his ties to Russia, President Donald Trump is telling advisers and allies that he may shelve —at least temporarily — his plan to pursue a deal with Moscow on the Islamic State group and other national security matters, according to administration officials and Western diplomats. In conversations...