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    Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s new top diplomat,
    Jan11

    Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s new top diplomat,

    OTTAWA — At a glance, Chrystia Freeland’s background in deconstructing the world’s super-wealthy and pugnaciously critiquing Russia’s president wouldn’t appear to be an ideal resume for the job as Canada’s top diplomat dealing with Donald Trump’s White House. But as the former journalist was elevated to the...

    Lawmakers broach possible Trump campaign coordination with Russia
    Jan11

    Lawmakers broach possible Trump campaign coordination with Russia

    Members of Congress made clear Tuesday they’re increasingly willing to broach a taboo topic: possible coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.Their emboldened approach comes amid a bombshell CNN report that intelligence officials last week presented Trump with alleged claims by Russian operatives that they have...

    Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Canada’s new top diplomat, Chrystia Freeland
    Jan11

    Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Canada’s new top diplomat, Chrystia Freeland

    OTTAWA — At a glance, Chrystia Freeland’s background in deconstructing the world’s super-wealthy and pugnaciously critiquing Russia’s president wouldn’t appear to be an ideal resume for the job as Canada’s top diplomat dealing with Donald Trump’s White House. But as the former journalist was elevated to the...

    Let’s Pass a War Powers Resolution for Meddling in Other People’s Elections
    Jan11

    Let’s Pass a War Powers Resolution for Meddling in Other People’s Elections

    Let’s pass a War Powers Resolution for “election meddling” in other people’s countries. In other words: let’s pass a law that before the executive branch can meddle in elections in other people’s countries, a proposal to do so has to be debated and authorized – or rejected – by Congress....

    What CNN’s Report on Trump and Russia Does and Doesn’t Say
    Jan11

    What CNN’s Report on Trump and Russia Does and Doesn’t Say

    Despite all of Donald Trump’s best efforts, the question of whether and why Russia interfered in the presidential election continues to dog him.The latest twist comes from a bombshell report published early Tuesday evening by CNN, with four bylines, including Watergate legend Carl Bernstein. The story is unsettling, because it touches on...

    Bombshell CNN report: Russia might have dirt on Trump
    Jan11

    Bombshell CNN report: Russia might have dirt on Trump

    Late on Tuesday afternoon, CNN dropped an absolute bombshell of a story — the heads of America’s top intelligence agencies showed President-elect Donald Trump evidence that the Russian government may have “compromising personal and financial” information on him and that his campaign spoke directly with Kremlin intermediaries. “The...

    U.S. lashes out at Russia at UN, Russia goes after Obama
    Jan11

    U.S. lashes out at Russia at UN, Russia goes after Obama

    U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power, in one of her last appearances at the UN Security Council, lashed out at Russia on Tuesday for invading and annexing Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula and carrying out “a merciless military assault” in Syria. …read more Source: CTV...

    How Russia’s Military Plans to Counter the Pentagon’s Drone Swarms
    Jan11

    How Russia’s Military Plans to Counter the Pentagon’s Drone Swarms

    Samuel Bendett Security, If anything, Russian military is a good student of new practices and technologies. Over the past decade, Russian armed forces and Russian defense industry have made strides in developing, testing and fielding domestically produced unmanned aerial vehicles(UAVs). While lagging behind their Western and East Asian...

    Freeland is the closest thing Trudeau has to an expert on Kremlinology and Trumpism
    Jan11

    Freeland is the closest thing Trudeau has to an expert on Kremlinology and Trumpism

    Chrystia Freeland’s elevation to the most influential job in the federal cabinet, short of Finance and the prime ministership itself, raises interesting questions about Canada’s future relationships with the United States, Russia and China. Freeland is a Harvard grad and Rhodes Scholar who speaks Russian, Ukrainian, French and Italian...

    Justin Trudeau’s mid-season makeover show
    Jan11

    Justin Trudeau’s mid-season makeover show

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Labour Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Trade Francois-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould and Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed Hussen applaud before being sworn-in during a cabinet...