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    AP Photos: Ukraine’s wounded soldiers get pumped up
    Dec28

    AP Photos: Ukraine’s wounded soldiers get pumped up

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Half a year after losing his legs in the war against separatists in Ukraine’s east, Lt. Volodymyr Kovalsky showed the… …read more Source:...

    Congress Moving to Cut U.S. Funding to U.N. in Wake of Anti-Israel Vote
    Dec28

    Congress Moving to Cut U.S. Funding to U.N. in Wake of Anti-Israel Vote

    Congress is already setting the stage to cut off U.S. funding to the United Nations in the wake of a contested vote last week in which the Obama administration permitted an anti-Israel resolution to win overwhelming approval, according to congressional leaders, who told the Washington Free Beacon that the current administration is already...

    Different Under Trump? Why Russia Grates Americans So Much
    Dec28

    Different Under Trump? Why Russia Grates Americans So Much

    By Markus HeinrichThe reemergence of US’s erstwhile counterpart from the bipolar world order is an uncomfortable reminder that the presumed age of American hegemony is history. The era in which the United States reigned supreme, unchallenged in its economic, political and military power, is over. Challenging American power Population...

    Christmas Crackers, Moscow-Style
    Dec28

    Christmas Crackers, Moscow-Style

    My wife is English, so every Christmas we include in our celebration holiday crackers. For those unfamiliar with British traditions, the crackers are cardboard tubes wrapped in decorated paper. When you pull on the ends they pop open with a bang, and inside there is a paper crown to commemorate the visit by the three kings as well as a small gift...

    Trump raises prospect of America more willing to act alone on global stage
    Dec28

    Trump raises prospect of America more willing to act alone on global stage

    For eight years, President Barack Obama’s foreign policy doctrine has been rooted in a belief that while the United States can take action around the word on its own, it rarely should. “Multilateralism regulates hubris,” Obama declared. RELATED LINKSDonald Trump’s fighting words are worrying to some Why didn’t the U.S. veto the...

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism
    Dec28

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism

    For eight years, President Barack Obama’s foreign policy doctrine has been rooted in a belief that while the United States can take action around the word on its own, it rarely should. “Multilateralism regulates hubris,” Obama declared. His successor, President-elect Donald Trump, has derided some of the same international...

    Putin: New Gas Pipeline Will Boost Annexed Crimea’s Economy
    Dec28

    Putin: New Gas Pipeline Will Boost Annexed Crimea’s Economy

    Russia on Tuesday activated a pipeline carrying Russian gas to Crimea with President Vladimir Putin hailing it as a step that would power economic growth on a peninsula Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014. Crimea has no land border with Russia, and Moscow has struggled to meet its energy needs, which were previously met by Ukraine. Putin, who...

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism
    Dec27

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism

    “The United Nations has such great potential but right now it is just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time,” Trump tweeted days after the UN Security Council approved a resolution condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem. Some of Trump’s other positions have drawn swift rebuke...

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism
    Dec27

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism

    For eight years, President Barack Obama’s foreign policy doctrine has been rooted in a belief that while the United States can take action around the word on its own, it rarely should. “Multilateralism regulates hubris,” Obama declared. His successor, President-elect Donald Trump, has derided some of the same international partnerships...

    Vladimir Putin’s first 100 days: How a questionable bombing helped give Putin legitimacy when he took office
    Dec27

    Vladimir Putin’s first 100 days: How a questionable bombing helped give Putin legitimacy when he took office

    FILE In this file photo taken on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures after signing a treaty to incorporate Crimea into Russia in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. When Alexander Zemlianichenko started working as an AP photographer in Moscow, the Soviet Union was nearing its demise. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko,...