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    Doubts Start Creeping In for Democrats
    Aug02

    Doubts Start Creeping In for Democrats

    For four days in Philadelphia, almost every comment I heard from Democratic operatives, pollsters and policy wonks reminded me of an old Jackie Mason line about married couples.“Ask them if they’re happy, you get a number. ‘Are you happy?…’ ‘Thirty-one years … ‘”Ask about Hillary Clinton’s prospects in November, you...

    Diplomatica: Ukrainian ambassador excited about trade deal opportunities
    Aug02

    Diplomatica: Ukrainian ambassador excited about trade deal opportunities

    Ukrainian Ambassador Andriy Shevchenko says Ukraine’s newly minted free-trade agreement with Canada gives his country a lot of credibility as a would-be trader with other nations. And, he said, it offers exciting opportunities for Canadian companies. “It tells the world that you can come to Ukraine and do business,” he said. Canada will...

    Questions arise over Trump and his advisers’ ties to Putin and Ukraine
    Aug02

    Questions arise over Trump and his advisers’ ties to Putin and Ukraine

    Republican candidate Donald Trump appeared confused about recent events in Ukraine in an interview Sunday with ABC. But Trump did affirm his desire for a good relationship with Russia, and that he was planning to look into the idea of recognizing Russia’s annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    As Ukraine Frets Over Trump, Russian U.N. Envoy Talks Up His Business Skills
    Aug02

    As Ukraine Frets Over Trump, Russian U.N. Envoy Talks Up His Business Skills

    Ukrainian officials are expressing concern over Donald Trump while Russians boast about his business successes. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Trump’s Turn Toward Appeasement
    Aug02

    Trump’s Turn Toward Appeasement

    Is it going to be like this every day for the next 98 days?Speaking on Monday in Columbus, Ohio, Donald Trump delivered a new series of head-spinning remarks. Most notably, Trump defended controversial comments he made about Ukraine and Crimea over the weekend, and he preemptively questioned the legitimacy of the elections, suggesting that the...

    CNN's Fareed Zakaria: Trump's a 'bull—- artist'
    Aug02

    CNN's Fareed Zakaria: Trump's a 'bull—- artist'

    Journalist Fareed Zakaria is slamming Donald Trump as a “bullshit artist” after the GOP presidential nominee tried to walk back claims that Russia would not intervene in Ukraine.”There’s a term for this kind of thing — this is the mode of a bullshit… …read more Source: The...

    War With Russia Looms, Says Former NATO General in New Book
    Aug01

    War With Russia Looms, Says Former NATO General in New Book

    The first female president of the United States faces her first major international conflict: Seeking to consolidate the Slavic nations of Eastern Europe, Russia has seized the three Baltic states—Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia—all members of NATO. That requires a response beyond just a caustic tweet or sharply worded press release. For the first...

    Red tape forces Canada to stop providing Ukraine’s military with satellite imagery of Russian forces
    Aug01

    Red tape forces Canada to stop providing Ukraine’s military with satellite imagery of Russian forces

    The Canadian government has pulled the plug on providing Ukraine with satellite imagery to track Russian and rebel forces after the process of transferring the data became tangled up in red tape. The Conservative government announced in February 2015 Canada would give Ukraine imagery from the high-tech Radarsat-2 satellite to boost security in...

    Trump Time Capsule #66: Khan, Koch, Crimea, and the NFL
    Aug01

    Trump Time Capsule #66: Khan, Koch, Crimea, and the NFL

    Trump on TwitterI’ve been offline for several days writing a magazine article. (Debates!) On return, I see that Donald Trump has lit off another string of firecrackers, Chinese New Year-style. As a short recap:His campaign against the bereaved parents of a decorated American combat casualty, Army Captain Humayun Khan, goes on. His associate...

    The Ukrainian government has announced a plan to turn the radioactive wasteland of Chernobyl into something incredible
    Aug01

    The Ukrainian government has announced a plan to turn the radioactive wasteland of Chernobyl into something incredible

    The Ukrainian government has a plan to convert the Chernobyl nuclear power plant into a solar farm. …read more Source: Business...