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    The Populist Threat to a Precarious Peace
    Nov22

    The Populist Threat to a Precarious Peace

    The election of Donald Trump as U.S. President has caused trepidation around the globe, not only because it blindsided most world leaders, but also because it may well represent the first step of the United States’ march to fundamentally reordering the international system. Campaign rhetoric may not be a perfect guide to how his foreign...

    The Morning Vertical, November 22, 2016
    Nov22

    The Morning Vertical, November 22, 2016

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

    Russia says the detention of its soldiers near Crimea was ‘a provocation’
    Nov22

    Russia says the detention of its soldiers near Crimea was ‘a provocation’

    Ukrainian security services detained two Russian soldiers near the border with Crimea on Monday. …read more Source: Business...

    Donald Trump And Russia: Ukrainian Official Urges US Not To Pull Support Fearing Further Destabilization
    Nov22

    Donald Trump And Russia: Ukrainian Official Urges US Not To Pull Support Fearing Further Destabilization

    A top Ukrainian official said Saturday that less U.S. support to the country could result in further destabilization of the region, which could trigger worse consequences for other parts of the world. Ukraine is in the midst of fighting back Russian aggression since Moscow annexed Crimea in 2014. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine, Russia Trade Claims Over Soldiers’ Detentions
    Nov22

    Ukraine, Russia Trade Claims Over Soldiers’ Detentions

    Ukrainian security agency said it had detained two soldiers along the administrative border with the Russian-annexed Crimea peninsula, and accused them of being deserters from the Ukrainian army. The announcement November 21 came just two days after a similar claim was made by Russian officials about men it accused of being Ukrainian saboteurs....

    Two Russian Soldiers Detained by Ukraine Near Crimean Border
    Nov22

    Two Russian Soldiers Detained by Ukraine Near Crimean Border

    Two Russian soldiers have been detained by Ukrainian security services near the border with Crimea. The Russian Defense Ministry claimed that the two were abducted by the Security Service of Ukraine, or SBU, in Crimea on Sunday. The soldiers were identified as Ensign Maxim Evgenyevich Oditsov and Junior Sergeant Alexander Vyacheslavovich Baranov,...

    Ukraine’s Detention of 2 Servicemen Ignites Dispute With Russia
    Nov22

    Ukraine’s Detention of 2 Servicemen Ignites Dispute With Russia

    Russia said that Ukrainian Security Service operatives had abducted two of its servicemen, who were later described by Kiev as deserters from the Ukrainian Army. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine: A Revolution Betrayed
    Nov22

    Ukraine: A Revolution Betrayed

    The uprising that began on Nov. 21, 2013, brought down one regime of crooks only to see it replace with another. …read more Source: The Daily...

    American Fascism: Lessons From Russia
    Nov22

    American Fascism: Lessons From Russia

    Pity the poor Russia expert. We’re like the old Maytag repairman, sitting in our forgotten offices, hoping someone will need our help. But when our experience is called upon, it’s usually not good news. No one seeks out a grizzled old veteran of the theory wars to solve a Dostoevsky emergency. Pundits and politicians don’t look...

    Fascism Rising, Israel And America
    Nov22

    Fascism Rising, Israel And America

    Traveling from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem, one week after “What happened, if it happened,” I find my reality becoming increasingly surreal due to distance. That’s rather surprising to me, what with Facebook and digital newspapers and the like telescoping distance, but having not yet grieved it’s been a bit of a relief. Visiting...