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    Arrival of U.S. troops in Poland sparks Kremlin’s ire
    Jan12

    Arrival of U.S. troops in Poland sparks Kremlin’s ire

    The deployment is part of NATO’s response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea …read more Source: USA...

    Exposing The Man Behind The Curtain
    Jan12

    Exposing The Man Behind The Curtain

    “When you attack a country,” John McCain, the long-serving Republican Senator from Arizona, who chairs the influential Senate Armed Services Committee, told reporters on December 30, 2016, during a visit to Ukraine, a nation locked in a quasi-Civil War with Russian-backed separatist rebels, “it’s an act of war.”McCain was referring to...

    Ukraine Bans Broadcasts Of Independent Russian TV Station Dozhd
    Jan12

    Ukraine Bans Broadcasts Of Independent Russian TV Station Dozhd

    Ukraine has banned the prominent independent Russian television station Dozhd (Rain) TV from broadcasting in the country after a report identifying the boundary between Crimea and the rest of Ukraine as the Ukrainian-Russian border angered authorities in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vice President Biden to Make Swansong Visit to Ukraine
    Jan12

    Vice President Biden to Make Swansong Visit to Ukraine

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will fly to Kiev on Sunday on a farewell visit by one of Ukraine’s strongest political supporters, as the country looks forward with apprehension to the new administration of Donald Trump. Biden, whose visit was announced by the office of President Petro Poroshenko, has been the front man for U.S. policy...

    Rex Tillerson’s rough ride: Trump’s State nominee bobs and weaves, but can’t hide from his past
    Jan12

    Rex Tillerson’s rough ride: Trump’s State nominee bobs and weaves, but can’t hide from his past

    Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson testifies on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at his confirmation hearing (Credit: AP/J. Scott Applewhite)) On Wednesday morning Donald Trump held his first press conference since July. It was immediately clear this was not going to be the day he executed the long-awaited pivot to presidential...

    Donald Trump’s New World Order Puts Nation Over Globe
    Jan12

    Donald Trump’s New World Order Puts Nation Over Globe

    In the West, elites are under attack. As many of the world’s most influential political and business leaders gather in Davos, Switzerland, from Jan. 17 to Jan. 20, they will surely discuss, in public and private, how much things have changed since their gathering last year. Beyond Brexit and Trump, they’ll marvel at how Vladimir Putin...

    Brazilian neo-Nazis with combat experience recruited to fight Ukrainian civil war
    Jan12

    Brazilian neo-Nazis with combat experience recruited to fight Ukrainian civil war

    RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — Brazilian police have unveiled a plot led by a Ukrainian armed movement to recruit Brazilian neo-Nazis with combat experience to fight pro-Russian rebels in the European country’s civil war. A series of raids took place last month in seven cities on the homes of neo-Nazis in order to prevent possible attacks against...

    US troops enter Poland, 1st deployment to Russia’s doorstep
    Jan12

    US troops enter Poland, 1st deployment to Russia’s doorstep

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — American soldiers are rolling into Poland, fulfilling a dream Poles have had since the fall of communism in 1989 to have U.S. troops on their soil as a deterrent against Russia. U.S. Army vehicles and soldiers in camouflage crossed into southwestern Poland on Thursday morning from Germany and were heading for Zagan, where...

    Trump’s choice for top US diplomat talks tough on China
    Jan12

    Trump’s choice for top US diplomat talks tough on China

    WASHINGTON — Pointing toward possible confrontation, Donald Trump’s selection for secretary of state likened Beijing’s island-building in the South China Sea to a takeover of another country’s territory and spoke of forcing Beijing to fully apply sanctions on North Korea. China will likely be alarmed by former Exxon Mobil CEO...

    Trump’s pick to be top diplomat breaks with him in key ways
    Jan12

    Trump’s pick to be top diplomat breaks with him in key ways

    WASHINGTON — Rex Tillerson’s foreign policy doesn’t sound a lot like Donald Trump’s. At his confirmation hearing Wednesday, the former Exxon Mobil CEO selected by Trump for secretary of state called Russia a “danger” and vowed to protect America’s European allies. He rejected the idea of an immigration ban on...