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    Facing Trump-Putin axis, Ukraine turns to a white knight — Chrystia Freeland
    Jan17

    Facing Trump-Putin axis, Ukraine turns to a white knight — Chrystia Freeland

    Seen from Ukraine, the news from North America at the beginning of the year was promising. Chrystia Freeland was sworn in as Canada’s new minister of foreign affairs on Jan. 10. She is the proud descendant of Ukrainians and a fierce critic of Russian president Vladimir Putin’s wars in Ukraine and his annexation of Crimea in 2014. She...

    Facing Trump-Putin axis, Ukraine turns to a white knight — Chrystia Freeland
    Jan17

    Facing Trump-Putin axis, Ukraine turns to a white knight — Chrystia Freeland

    Can Canadian Foreign Minister and firm Putin critic Chrystia Freeland offer hope to isolated, war-burdened Ukraine? It’s a long shot, Don Murray suggests, given the priorities of protecting Canada’s trade interests. …read more Source:...

    Malaysia Air on rebound as missing flight search called off
    Jan17

    Malaysia Air on rebound as missing flight search called off

    HONG KONG (AP) — Nearly three years after twin disasters took it to the brink of financial collapse, Malaysia Airlines’ new CEO says the airline’s recovery is going better than expected. The search for the airline’s Flight 370 that went missing in March 2014 with 239 people on board was suspended Tuesday. Speaking before the...

    Petro Poroshenko warns that Ukrainians are at risk of losing faith in the EU path
    Jan17

    Petro Poroshenko warns that Ukrainians are at risk of losing faith in the EU path

    “It would also be dangerous because more unreasonable delays would undermine Ukrainians’ faith in Europe, which in fact is what Russia is aiming for.” …read more Source: Business...

    Trump Called Russia America’s ‘Biggest Problem’ In 2014
    Jan17

    Trump Called Russia America’s ‘Biggest Problem’ In 2014

    Donald Trump may now gush that Russia is doing “great things,” but as recently as 2014 he called the nation America’s “biggest problem.” Trump also suggested imposing tough economic sanctions on Russia in the wake of its February invasion of the Crimea that year. He disdainfully scoffed at the media for failing to take the threat of Russia...

    Poroshenko Warns Delays Causing Disillusionment With EU In Ukraine
    Jan17

    Poroshenko Warns Delays Causing Disillusionment With EU In Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned that Ukrainians may become disillusioned with their pro-European path if the European Union further delays closer integration with Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Is Trump the New Reagan?
    Jan17

    Is Trump the New Reagan?

    Since World War II, the two men who have most terrified this city by winning the presidency are Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump. And they have much in common. Both came out of the popular culture, Reagan out of Hollywood, Trump out of a successful reality TV show. Both possessed the gifts of showmen — extraordinarily valuable political assets in a...

    A huge portion of the news we read is about terrorism — and it has consequences for how we live our lives
    Jan17

    A huge portion of the news we read is about terrorism — and it has consequences for how we live our lives

    Maurizio Degl’Innocenti/ANSA via AP A very large portion of the news we consume is about terrorism in America and Europe. That coverage has consequences on how people live their lives. In the wake of the San Bernardino terrorist attacks, one women (who did not yet have kids) told the New York Times she planned to home school her future...

    Before presidential run, Trump called Russia the ‘biggest problem’ and geopolitical foe of U.S.
    Jan17

    Before presidential run, Trump called Russia the ‘biggest problem’ and geopolitical foe of U.S.

    In a series of interviews in March of 2014, Donald Trump singled out Russia as the United States’ “biggest problem” and greatest geopolitical foe. Trump’s comments more than two years ago, which came in the wake of Russian incursions into Crimea, offer a sharp contrast to the Russia-friendly rhetoric he has employed since launching...

    Where Obama went wrong on foreign policy
    Jan17

    Where Obama went wrong on foreign policy

    On a trip to Manila in 2014, President Obama was pressed by reporters about the “weakness” of his foreign policy, especially in Syria and Ukraine. He responded sharply, “Why is … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...