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    NATO, Pentagon Chiefs Discuss Military Budgets, Terrorism
    Jan24

    NATO, Pentagon Chiefs Discuss Military Budgets, Terrorism

    NATO’s chief and new U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis have discussed military spending and combating terrorism, the source of criticism of the alliance by President Donald Trump. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg’s office said Tuesday that the two men “agreed on the fundamental and enduring value of NATO for the...

    Ukraine and Poland’s History Wars Are a Gift For Putin
    Jan24

    Ukraine and Poland’s History Wars Are a Gift For Putin

    A conflict over Eastern Europe’s fraught World War II history is just the kind of self-inflicted wound Moscow is hoping for. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukrainian president urges Donald Trump to keep sanctions on Russia
    Jan24

    Ukrainian president urges Donald Trump to keep sanctions on Russia

    Ukraine’s president said on Tuesday world powers should keep sanctions on Russia, rejecting U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposal to consider reducing the penalties. …read more Source: Global...

    The Majesty of Early Photography
    Jan24

    The Majesty of Early Photography

    The “Photography and Discovery” show at the Clark Art Institute, in Williamstown, Massachusetts, is small (around thirty photographs, mostly pre-1900, all from the Clark’s own amazing collections), curatorially unpretentious (no challenging art-historical theses are advanced), and well worth a visit, especially for people, like me, whose...

    The Morning Vertical, January 24, 2017
    Jan24

    The Morning Vertical, January 24, 2017

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

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says sanctions against Russia not linked to Middle East
    Jan24

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says sanctions against Russia not linked to Middle East

    HELSINKI (Reuters) – There is no link between the situation in Ukraine and the Middle East regarding the U.S.’s economic sanctions on Russia,… …read more Source:...

    Donald Trump Could Be Starting a New Cold War With China. But He Has Little Chance of Winning
    Jan24

    Donald Trump Could Be Starting a New Cold War With China. But He Has Little Chance of Winning

    There is little about the fragrant sizzle of oysters, or sheets of kelp drying by agave-fringed shores, that hints at a Cold War frontier. But on Xiaodeng, a rocky island off China’s bustling southern port city of Xiamen, seafood and subterfuge go hand in hand. Measuring less than a square mile, it is the closest inhabited part of the...

    NATO, Pentagon chiefs discuss military budgets, terrorism
    Jan24

    NATO, Pentagon chiefs discuss military budgets, terrorism

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO’s chief and new U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis have discussed military spending and combating terrorism, the source of criticism of the alliance by President Donald Trump. The U.S. spends more on its armed forces than the other 27 NATO member states combined. Many are increasing their budgets, mostly out of...

    NATO, Pentagon chiefs discuss military budgets, terrorism
    Jan24

    NATO, Pentagon chiefs discuss military budgets, terrorism

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO’s chief and new U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis have discussed military spending and combating terrorism, the source of criticism of the alliance by President Donald Trump. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg’s office said Tuesday that the two men “agreed on the fundamental and enduring value of NATO for...

    I’ve Reported on Putin: Here Are My Tips for Journalists Dealing With Trump
    Jan24

    I’ve Reported on Putin: Here Are My Tips for Journalists Dealing With Trump

    Click here for reuse options! There’s been much hand-wringing about how the media should deal with the Trump administration. First of all: don’t get distracted. When you combine Donald Trump’s frivolous treatment of objective reality with Russia’s recent propaganda onslaught, it is unsurprising that many were tempted to...