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    McCain: permanent US troops in Estonia, rather than rotation
    Dec27

    McCain: permanent US troops in Estonia, rather than rotation

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Sen. John McCain has pledged U.S. support to the security of Russia’s three Baltic neighbors amid worries that the U.S. may not be fully committed to the defense of NATO allies following statements by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. He added that Washington should consider basing troops permanently at least in...

    Donald Trump, Republicans threaten to get back at UN for Israel resolution
    Dec27

    Donald Trump, Republicans threaten to get back at UN for Israel resolution

    (Credit: Pedro Portal/The Miami Herald via AP) President-elect Donald Trump is joining the cavalcade of Republicans who are denouncing the United Nations over its Friday resolution to stop Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Characteristically, Trump’s tweet focused on insulting the United Nations itself. The United...

    Soft is out! Putin, Trump force EU to harden its defense
    Dec27

    Soft is out! Putin, Trump force EU to harden its defense

    Far from Lithuania’s icy roads, where the exercise involving 4,000 allied troops from 11 nations sought to impress nearby Russia, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker stressed the need for a stronger defense posture before EU legislators earlier this month. Even if the seeds of change were already planted, Trump shouted loud and...

    The Morning Vertical, December 27, 2016
    Dec27

    The Morning Vertical, December 27, 2016

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

    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: FOX...

    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. The release of Anzhelika Presnyakova and Olga Svorak took place Tuesday morning in the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    ‘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,...

    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...