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    The FBI is leading an investigation into Donald Trump’s connections with Russia
    Jan20

    The FBI is leading an investigation into Donald Trump’s connections with Russia

    In this Jan. 13, 2017, photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump’s meetings this week with CEOs seeking federal approval for major mergers are raising red flags for ethics lawyers concerned that about the possible erosion of a firewall between the regulators tasked with...

    The Government Secrets Trump Is About to Discover
    Jan20

    The Government Secrets Trump Is About to Discover

    When Dwight Eisenhower was elected president in 1952, outgoing president Harry Truman informed him of an important secret: Days before the election the United States had tested the world’s first hydrogen bomb in the Pacific. The nation now possessed a weapon roughly a hundred times as powerful as any before—and almost nobody else knew.Eight...

    Give Trump A Chance
    Jan20

    Give Trump A Chance

    The president-elect of the United States, Donald J. Trump, deserves a chance. With the “-elect” suffix about to be dismantled, there is no escaping the fact that “The Donald” will be the new commander-in-chief. It is also a reality that his election is mired in controversies. So many, in fact, that it is hard to keep...

    SitRep on Inauguration Day: Infighting Between Mattis, Trump Team; Obama Staffers Staying; Intel Agencies Investigating Trump/Russia Ties
    Jan20

    SitRep on Inauguration Day: Infighting Between Mattis, Trump Team; Obama Staffers Staying; Intel Agencies Investigating Trump/Russia Ties

    Gitmo Dwindles; B-2 Hits ISIS in Libya; Ukraine’s Defense Industry; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine’s Uman airport to service pilgrims thanks to $140m investment
    Jan20

    Ukraine’s Uman airport to service pilgrims thanks to $140m investment

    (JTA) — Ukrainian officials have agreed to renovate an old army airport near the city of Uman and open it to commercial flights, including from Israel. The renovation, reported on Monday by the news site Life, is made possible thanks to a $140 million investment by unnamed parties from the United states. The opening of an airport near Uman,...

    Ukraine Arrests Late Uzbek President’s Relative
    Jan20

    Ukraine Arrests Late Uzbek President’s Relative

    Ukraine has arrested a relative of Uzbekistan’s late President Islam Karimov who is wanted by Tashkent for the alleged embezzlement of hundreds of millions of dollars. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, January 20, 2017
    Jan20

    The Morning Vertical, January 20, 2017

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

    How Technology Politicized Visual Culture
    Jan20

    How Technology Politicized Visual Culture

    This hand-colored portrait of an unidentified woman was taken by an unknown photographer circa 1935. But to a contemporary eye, trained by social media, it may suggest hashtags from #ThrowbackThursday to #BlackLivesMatter. It’s one of some hundred still and moving images, spanning a century and a half, in the International Center of...

    New President, New World
    Jan20

    New President, New World

    “Don’t Make Any Sudden Moves” is the advice offered to the new president by Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations, which has not traditionally been known as a beer hall of populist beliefs. Haass meant the president should bring his National Security Council together to anticipate the consequences before tearing up the Iran...

    The Simple Reason Russia and America Keep Inching towards Crisis
    Jan20

    The Simple Reason Russia and America Keep Inching towards Crisis

    Ted Galen Carpenter Security, When Washington and Moscow don’t see eye to eye, disaster can ensue. Tensions between the United States and Russia rose rapidly during the final months of the Obama administration. Symbolizing that trend is the new deployment of three thousand U.S. troops along with tanks and other military hardware in eastern...