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    UN General Assembly Approves Resolution On Russian Abuses In Crimea
    Dec20

    UN General Assembly Approves Resolution On Russian Abuses In Crimea

    The UN General Assembly has passed a resolution that recognizes Crimea as “temporarily occupied” by Russia and condemns the “abuses” and “discrimination” against Crimean Tatars, ethnic Ukrainians, and other groups on the peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, December 20, 2016
    Dec20

    The Morning Vertical, December 20, 2016

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

    Donald Trump’s Post-Cold War Vision of U.S. Foreign Policy
    Dec20

    Donald Trump’s Post-Cold War Vision of U.S. Foreign Policy

    In 2000, as Donald Trump toyed with the idea of running for president on the Reform Party ticket, the businessman co-authored a campaign book with the writer Dave Shiflett. It’s a long-forgotten work, vastly overshadowed by The Art of the Deal. But one passage illustrates just how profoundly U.S. foreign policy could change under President...

    The Real Saboteurs of a Trump Foreign Policy
    Dec20

    The Real Saboteurs of a Trump Foreign Policy

    The never-Trumpers are never going to surrender the myth that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the hacking of Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and the Democratic National Committee to defeat Clinton and elect Donald Trump. Their investment in the myth is just too huge. For Clinton and her campaign, it is the only way to...

    NATO, Russia discuss air safety talks but differ on Ukraine
    Dec20

    NATO, Russia discuss air safety talks but differ on Ukraine

    NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine, the alliance’s top official said Monday, but have discussed a proposal to try to improve air safety over the Baltic Sea. …read more Source: CTV...

    Trumped by Putin: Hillary Clinton lost for many reasons, but Russia’s involvement was the most disturbing
    Dec20

    Trumped by Putin: Hillary Clinton lost for many reasons, but Russia’s involvement was the most disturbing

    Donald Trump; Vladimir Putin (Credit: Getty/Drew Angerer/AP/Photo montage by Salon) Donald Trump will officially be inaugurated as president of the United States on Jan. 20, in no small part because of the direct intervention in and manipulation of the American electoral process by Vladimir Putin, Russia’s strongman who rose to power as a...

    Tories want to cut red tape for skilled immigrants. What else is new?
    Dec20

    Tories want to cut red tape for skilled immigrants. What else is new?

    New Canadians take the citizenship oath during a ceremony in Vancouver. (Photographs by Brian Howell) There’s a joke a lot of immigrants don’t laugh at: If you need a doctor or a lawyer, call a taxi. It’s not funny because it’s too close to reality. For many immigrants, coming to Canada is a search for a better life. That...

    NATO, Russia working on air safety proposal but differ on Ukraine
    Dec20

    NATO, Russia working on air safety proposal but differ on Ukraine

    Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP BRUSSELS — NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine, the alliance’s top official said Monday, but have discussed a proposal to try to improve air safety over the Baltic Sea. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the 28-nation military alliance and Russia “have profound disagreements on the...

    IMF’s Lagarde Guilty, but Not Punished, in French Negligence Trial
    Dec19

    IMF’s Lagarde Guilty, but Not Punished, in French Negligence Trial

    French judges convicted IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Monday of negligence for a state payout made while she served as France’s finance minister in 2008, but imposed no punishment, citing her preoccupation at the time with the global financial crisis. It was unclear whether the verdict would force Lagarde from her position as managing...

    Austrian Far-right Signs Deal With Putin’s Party, Touts Trump Ties
    Dec19

    Austrian Far-right Signs Deal With Putin’s Party, Touts Trump Ties

    Austria’s far-right Freedom Party (FPO) offered on Monday to act as a go-between for U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin after signing a cooperation agreement with Putin’s party. Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache and the FPO’s recently defeated presidential candidate Norbert Hofer attended...