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    If Trump Loses the Election, the First Week of August Will Be Blamed
    Aug09

    If Trump Loses the Election, the First Week of August Will Be Blamed

    He got away with racism and xenophobia, but insulting a gold star family may be Trump’s last straw. It turns out there’s a line that even Donald Trump can’t cross with impunity.In the course of the most bizarre 14 months in modern American political history, Trump has mocked a disabled reporter, insinuated that Mexican...

    Larry Wilmore Rips Trump’s Surrogates for Their Desperate Attempts to Make Him Seem Sane
    Aug09

    Larry Wilmore Rips Trump’s Surrogates for Their Desperate Attempts to Make Him Seem Sane

    “It’s like having to defend Jeffrey Dahmer…” Larry Wilmore, host of “The Nightly Show,” doesn’t know how much longer Trump’s surrogates can continue to defend their candidate’s inexcusable behavior. Following his feud with the Khan family, reluctance to endorse top GOP officials, and an interview...

    Ukraine Blames International Response to Georgia Crisis for Russian Intervention
    Aug09

    Ukraine Blames International Response to Georgia Crisis for Russian Intervention

    Russia’s 2014 interventions in Ukraine occurred because the international community did not punish it sufficiently for its military intervention in Georgia in 2008, Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said. In 2008, a war of words erupted into armed confrontation between Georgia, Russian-backed separatists in Georgia’s...

    Guns Of August: Fears Of Full-Scale War Return As Casualties Mount In Ukraine
    Aug09

    Guns Of August: Fears Of Full-Scale War Return As Casualties Mount In Ukraine

    Fighting is flaring this summer in eastern Ukraine, where government forces and Russia-backed separatists are locked in a deadly standoff that is escalating two years after it began. Amid mounting casualties, there are fears an unraveling cease-fire could give way again to full-scale war. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Canadian Army and an African deployment
    Aug09

    The Canadian Army and an African deployment

    Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is in Africa today on a fact-finding mission to collect information for an upcoming Canadian Forces mission to the region. Sajjan will visit the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda from August 9-16, the DND says. Sajjan will be accompanied by Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire...

    Think Tank Report: China Building Reinforced Hangars
    Aug09

    Think Tank Report: China Building Reinforced Hangars

    CSIS’ Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative has long been reporting on China’s aggressive land reclamation efforts in the South China Sea, publishing satellite photos and analysis that has tracked Beijing’s relentless progress. The think tank’s latest dispatch shows that China has not been deterred at all by the recent...

    The Morning Vertical, August 9, 2016
    Aug09

    The Morning Vertical, August 9, 2016

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

    The Daily Vertical: Lavrov’s Straight-Faced Charade
    Aug09

    The Daily Vertical: Lavrov’s Straight-Faced Charade

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Lavrov’s Straight-Faced Charade (Transcript)
    Aug09

    The Daily Vertical: Lavrov’s Straight-Faced Charade (Transcript)

    You’ve really got to hand it to Sergei Lavrov for being able to say the things he says with a straight face. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Destroyer Makes First Visit to China Since South China Sea Ruling
    Aug09

    U.S. Destroyer Makes First Visit to China Since South China Sea Ruling

    (QINGDAO, China) — The visit of the U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Benfold to the northern Chinese port of Qingdao this week is the latest development in a long-term effort to build trust between the countries’ militaries amid tensions and a rivalry for dominance in Asia. Though China resents the highly visible presence of the U.S....