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    Checkmating Obama
    Oct28

    Checkmating Obama

    Originally published by the Jerusalem Post. In one of the immortal lines of Godfather 2, mafia boss Michael Corleone discusses the fate of his brother, who betrayed him, with his enforcer. “I don’t want anything to happen to him while my mother is alive,” Corleone said. Message received. The brother was murdered after their mother’s...

    A Generic Dream of the South
    Oct28

    A Generic Dream of the South

    In Williamsburg, around the corner from a shop selling “Western Inspired Goods,” there is a bar that is set in the imaginary Southern town of Belle Shoals. No further geographical specifics are offered—country bacon is served alongside mescal and aquavit. Embedded in a bookcase, in pride of place, is a Wurlitzer jukebox, accepting coins in...

    Countries OK world’s largest marine reserve in Antarctica
    Oct28

    Countries OK world’s largest marine reserve in Antarctica

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The countries that decide the fate of Antarctica reached an historic agreement on Friday to create the world’s largest marine protected area in the ocean next to the frozen continent. The agreement comes after years of diplomatic wrangling and high-level talks between the U.S. and Russia, which has rejected...

    Clinton eyes Biden for secretary of state
    Oct28

    Clinton eyes Biden for secretary of state

    Joe Biden is at the top of the internal short list Hillary Clinton’s transition team is preparing for her pick to be secretary of state, a source familiar with the planning tells POLITICO.This would be the first major Cabinet candidate to go public for a campaign that’s insisted its focus remains on winning the election, and perhaps...

    Russia Gets Hacked, Emails Show Links to Ukraine Conflict
    Oct28

    Russia Gets Hacked, Emails Show Links to Ukraine Conflict

    Ukrainian hackers posted emails showing Russia’s involvement in the separatist movement that has waged war in the Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Top Putin aide hacked: Proxy cyberwar suspected
    Oct28

    Top Putin aide hacked: Proxy cyberwar suspected

    Leaked emails to aide of Russian President Vladimir Putin reveal ties with Ukraine separatists. …read more Source: USA...

    Putin Rejects Claims of Russian Interference in US Election
    Oct27

    Putin Rejects Claims of Russian Interference in US Election

    President Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed claims that Russia is interfering in the U.S. presidential election, saying the allegations are designed to distract the public from real issues. The United States has accused Russia of coordinating the hacks of Hillary Clinton’s campaign emails to influence the outcome of the election....

    Ukrainian Hackers Release Emails Tying Top Russian Official to Uprising
    Oct27

    Ukrainian Hackers Release Emails Tying Top Russian Official to Uprising

    Documents released by the hackers, which appeared to be genuine, showed a direct Kremlin role in creating and directing the rebel uprising in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Four countries promise to join Canadian-led battle group in Latvia
    Oct27

    Four countries promise to join Canadian-led battle group in Latvia

    OTTAWA — Canadian troops will not face Russia alone when they begin to arrive in Latvia early next year. Four countries — Albania, Italy, Poland and Slovenia — have promised to contribute troops and equipment to a Canadian-led NATO force that is being organized in Latvia in response to recent Russian actions in Eastern Europe. Canada’s...

    Ukraine’s Women Are Kicking Ass and Taking Names
    Oct27

    Ukraine’s Women Are Kicking Ass and Taking Names

    From small towns to the halls of parliament, women are at the forefront of change. …read more Source: Foreign...