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    Trump the Peace Candidate
    Aug02

    Trump the Peace Candidate

    With Democrats howling that Vladimir Putin hacked into and leaked those 19,000 DNC emails to help Trump, the Donald had a brainstorm: Maybe the Russians can retrieve Hillary Clinton’s lost emails. Not funny, and close to “treasonous,” came the shocked cry. Trump then told the New York Times that a Russian incursion into Estonia need not...

    Is Trump Really Putin’s ‘Guy’?
    Aug02

    Is Trump Really Putin’s ‘Guy’?

    From the DNC email hack to his comments on NATO and Crimea, why Trump might be the Russian president’s secret weapon. …read more Source: Foreign...

    The Interpreter: Donald Trump Finds a Russian Policy He Won’t Defend
    Aug02

    The Interpreter: Donald Trump Finds a Russian Policy He Won’t Defend

    That Mr. Trump for once backed out of a controversy underscores how much Russia’s meddling in Ukraine, and its annexation of Crimea, outraged world leaders. …read more Source: The New York...

    Donald Trump’s bad 72 hours
    Aug02

    Donald Trump’s bad 72 hours

    By any conventional standard, Donald Trump just blundered through the worst three days of any presidential candidate in living memory. Showing a characteristic refusal to back down from a fight, Trump took the almost unthinkable step of publicly escalating a feud with the parents of fallen US solider, Capt. Humayun Khan, who blasted Trump at last...

    The Atlantic Daily: Trump’s Sacrifices, Brazil’s Broken Promises, Communal Living
    Aug02

    The Atlantic Daily: Trump’s Sacrifices, Brazil’s Broken Promises, Communal Living

    What We’re FollowingDonald Trump Does it Again: At a rally in Columbus, Ohio, the Republican nominee suggested that he would recognize Russia’s seizure of Crimea, which the U.S. and most other nations consider illegal, and that the upcoming presidential election is “gonna be rigged.” Over the weekend, Trump appalled leaders of his own...

    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...