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    Commentary: Any Vote Is A Vote For Putinism
    Sep09

    Commentary: Any Vote Is A Vote For Putinism

    It must be recognized that the Putin regime has nearly completed the transformation from a so-called hybrid regime to full-fledged totalitarianism, says Garry Kasparov. Using elections as a means of political struggle in a totalitarian regime is — by definition — impossible. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fifteen Years after 9/11, and America Still Sleeps
    Sep09

    Fifteen Years after 9/11, and America Still Sleeps

    Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center​. Fifteen years after the carnage of 9/11, American foreign policy is still mired in its fossilized dogmas and dangerous delusions. The consequences are obvious. Iran, the world’s foremost state sponsor of terrorism and long an avowed enemy of the United...

    British Court To Hear Russian Case Over Kyiv’s $3 Billion Loan Default
    Sep09

    British Court To Hear Russian Case Over Kyiv’s $3 Billion Loan Default

    Britain’s High Court in January will hear a case Moscow has filed against Ukraine for defaulting on a $3 billion eurobond, a deputy Russian finance minister said on September 8. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A child in crisis: Canada set to deport Ukrainian family despite psychiatrist’s warning it will trigger suicide attempt
    Sep09

    A child in crisis: Canada set to deport Ukrainian family despite psychiatrist’s warning it will trigger suicide attempt

    On Saturday, Canada plans to deport a Ukrainian family of failed refugee claimants, despite a hospital psychiatrist’s warning that it will trigger another suicide attempt by a 15-year-old boy. The deportation would also occur despite the boy’s backlogged application to stay in Canada on humanitarian and compassionate grounds and a...

    How would the candidates navigate high-stakes ties with Russia?
    Sep09

    How would the candidates navigate high-stakes ties with Russia?

    JUDY WOODRUFF: A major topic throughout this election year surfaced again last night at the presidential candidate forum on national security, Russia, and what kind of relations the U.S. should have with Vladimir Putin. Here’s some of what Donald Trump had to say, followed by Hillary Clinton’s response today. DONALD TRUMP (R),...

    Donald Trump’s cut-and-paste policy
    Sep09

    Donald Trump’s cut-and-paste policy

    When Donald Trump needed a list of potential Supreme Court nominees, he borrowed one from the Heritage Foundation. His proposals on reforming the nation’s tax code and improving services for veterans appear to have been lifted almost verbatim from those of primary rival Jeb Bush. And in 39 minutes of remarks Thursday, he lifted education...

    The Neocon in the Oval Office
    Sep09

    The Neocon in the Oval Office

    Photo by Brett Weinstein If Hillary Rodham Clinton becomes US President, she will be the first neoconservative to actually occupy that office. The neoconservatives have been an ascendant force in policymaking since the Reagan administration, and remained (through Vice President Dick Cheney) an unsteady heartbeat from the presidency in the G.W....

    15 Years After 9/11, My Generation’s War Hasn’t Ended Yet
    Sep09

    15 Years After 9/11, My Generation’s War Hasn’t Ended Yet

    KYIV, Ukraine—My brother Drew, a former Air Force captain, told me one of the worst stories I’ve yet to hear from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was riding in a convoy from Bagram Air Base to Kabul during a deployment to Afghanistan in August 2010. This particularly dangerous stretch of road was known as “suicide alley” due to the...

    The US Election: an Exercise in Mendacity
    Sep09

    The US Election: an Exercise in Mendacity

    Image by Rich Girard What’s that smell in this room? Didn’t you notice it, Brick? Didn’t you notice a powerful and obnoxious odor of mendacity in this room?… There ain’t nothin’ more powerful than the odor of mendacity… You can smell it. It smells like death. — Big Daddy to son Brick in Tennessee Williams’ Cat...

    The Next UN Secretary-General: Time for an Eastern European?
    Sep09

    The Next UN Secretary-General: Time for an Eastern European?

    As we enter the final months of the U.S. presidential campaign, most Americans are squarely focused on the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump for the White House. At the United Nations, another important election with long term geopolitical implications for our world is currently ongoing. That is the selection of the next...