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    2 Ukrainian prisoners released in warring east
    Dec27

    2 Ukrainian prisoners released in warring east

    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine have released two women they had held prisoner as suspected spies. The release of Anzhelika Presnyakova and Olga Svorak took place Tuesday morning in the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    2 Ukrainian prisoners released in warring east
    Dec27

    2 Ukrainian prisoners released in warring east

    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine have released two women they had held prisoner as suspected spies. The release of Anzhelika Presnyakova and Olga Svorak took place Tuesday morning in the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    2 Ukrainian Prisoners Released in Warring East
    Dec27

    2 Ukrainian Prisoners Released in Warring East

    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine have released two women they had held prisoner as suspected spies …read more Source: ABC...

    How Rex Tillerson got his lesson on Iraq
    Dec27

    How Rex Tillerson got his lesson on Iraq

    In 2013, Rex Tillerson flew to Baghdad for a rescue mission: to save Exxon Mobil’s access to some of the world’s largest deposits of oil.That trip to meet then-Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki came more than a year after the Exxon CEO had enraged Baghdad by signing a deal with the Kurdish regional government to drill in the...

    ‘What the Russians Did Was Utterly Unprecedented’
    Dec27

    ‘What the Russians Did Was Utterly Unprecedented’

    Well before the White House or U.S. intelligence agencies publicly blamed the Russian government for interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, two members of Congress did. Back in September, Adam Schiff, the leading Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, and Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee,...

    Barack Backhands Bibi
    Dec27

    Barack Backhands Bibi

    Did the community organizer from Harvard Law just deliver some personal payback to the IDF commando? So it would seem. By abstaining on that Security Council resolution declaring Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem illegal and invalid, raged Bibi Netanyahu, President Obama “failed to protect Israel in this gang-up at the UN,...

    4 big international stories of 2016
    Dec27

    4 big international stories of 2016

    In this presidential election year, international issues sometimes took a backseat. But violence continued in the Middle East and Ukraine, and populism continued to gain strength in Europe. And by mid-summer, talk of Russia started to dominate… …read more Source: The...

    The weakening grip of sanctions on Russia: Rosneft’s latest deal
    Dec27

    The weakening grip of sanctions on Russia: Rosneft’s latest deal

    Russia’s Rosneft is one of the largest oil companies in the world, and no stranger to controversy. On Dec. 8, Qatar’s Investment Authority (QIA), through Swiss commodity trading company Glencore, agreed to acquire a 19.5 percent stake in Rosneft for… …read more Source: The...

    Biden Denies Lobbying Foreign Leaders to Back Anti-Israel U.N. Resolution
    Dec27

    Biden Denies Lobbying Foreign Leaders to Back Anti-Israel U.N. Resolution

    Vice President Joe Biden is denying accusations that he personally lobbied foreign leaders to vote in favor of a hotly contested anti-Israel resolution at the United Nations last week that has brought U.S.-Israel relations to an all time low, according to sources who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon about the matter. Insiders familiar with the...

    Maidan Year Three: Welcome to Ukraine’s Revolutionary Cafe
    Dec27

    Maidan Year Three: Welcome to Ukraine’s Revolutionary Cafe

    A few blocks from Kyiv’s bleak and imposing Stalinist-style Maidan square lies a nondescript alleyway. Passing through a gate, one arrives at Ukraine’s revolutionary café, Bar Baraban, which played a key role in protests resulting in the eventual toppling of the unpopular government of Viktor Yanukovych. Three years ago, as the...