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    NYT: Mueller’s questions for Trump focus on Manafort, Flynn, Comey, Sessions
    May01

    NYT: Mueller’s questions for Trump focus on Manafort, Flynn, Comey, Sessions

    Special counsel Robert Mueller has a long list of questions for President Donald Trump, and is seeking to ask him about everything from Michael Flynn, his first national security adviser, to whether or not Attorney General Jeff Sessions tried to resign, according to a New York Times report.The Times reported on Monday night that Mueller had at...

    Disgraceful?!?
    May01

    Disgraceful?!?

    President Trump predictably went on a Twitter tear this morning about the New York Times scoop on what Special Counsel Robert Mueller wants to ask him in the Russia probe. But don’t be misled! Trump calls it “disgraceful” that the Mueller team questions were leaked. But, but, but … the Times pegs Trump’s own legal team as the indirect...

    New Dawn or Swan Song? Czech Communists Eye Slice of Power After Decades
    May01

    New Dawn or Swan Song? Czech Communists Eye Slice of Power After Decades

    When the United States, Britain and France bombed Syria earlier this month, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis showed support for his Western partners one day before rowing back the next. The military strike turned from “inevitable” to an act described as changing nothing after Babis was rebuked by the far-left Communist party, showing...

    Breaking: Here are the questions for Trump leaked from Mueller’s investigation
    May01

    Breaking: Here are the questions for Trump leaked from Mueller’s investigation

    The New York Times claimed Monday that they had obtained a copy of the questions the special counsel Robert Mueller intended to ask President Trump in his investigation into Russian election interference and alleged collusion. Here’s the questions that were leaked “We have obtained a list of four dozen questions Mueller wants to ask Trump,”...

    Curzio Malaparte, Mon Amour
    May01

    Curzio Malaparte, Mon Amour

    I found Curzio Malaparte on my father’s bookshelf, between the volumes on Kosovo and Srebrenica. I was drawn in by the name, Kaputt, and when I turned it over, I was drawn even further in by the cover—the grin of devilish fake teeth floating in darkness on the New York Review Books edition. This was where I found him, and where I quickly...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine Receives US Javelin Systems
    Apr30

    Poroshenko: Ukraine Receives US Javelin Systems

    Ukraine has received the first U.S. Javelin missiles and launch units, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday. In March the U.S. State Department approved the possible sale of Javelin systems to Ukraine at an estimated cost of $47 million. “I can confirm that the long-awaited weapon arrived in the Ukrainian army”...

    Ukraine Receives U.S. Javelin Systems: Poroshenko
    Apr30

    Ukraine Receives U.S. Javelin Systems: Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has received the first U.S. Javelin missiles and launch units, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday.In… …read more Source: U.S....

    Want to bring down Donald Trump?
    Apr30

    Want to bring down Donald Trump?

    AP/Evan Vucci “This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch. “ …read more Source:...

    The Fragility Spectrum
    Apr30

    The Fragility Spectrum

    Countries in transition from war or a change in regime have posed repeated challenges to policymakers in recent years—and, repeatedly, the policymakers have come up short. Few have lived up to the expectations of their populations; more often than not, the transitions have stagnated or failed outright. Some countries—including Libya, Yemen, and...

    Russians Not Turning on Kremlin Even as Latest US Sanctions Bite
    Apr30

    Russians Not Turning on Kremlin Even as Latest US Sanctions Bite

    The latest U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia earlier this month targeting two dozen Kremlin insiders and oligarchs close to Vladimir Putin and their companies are proving more painful than had been expected, say analysts. But they’re doing nothing at this stage in turning ordinary Russians against the Kremlin or undermining the Russian...