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    Putin, Notre Bon Ami
    Dec24

    Putin, Notre Bon Ami

    A reader writes: My wife and I are regular readers of your blog, French living in France, orthodox Catholics, and we thought you might be interested in a “grassroots” perspective on Putin enthusiasts in France, among which we count ourselves. We are not National Front (FN) supporters. Christian values or the support thereof probably have little...

    NEW BUZZ about the 6 p.m. MSNBC slot — 14-0 vote against Israel; Trump vows CHANGE — ASSANGE on Trump — WEEKEND READS — ROB SALITERMAN engaged — B’DAY: Dan Pfeiffer
    Dec24

    NEW BUZZ about the 6 p.m. MSNBC slot — 14-0 vote against Israel; Trump vows CHANGE — ASSANGE on Trump — WEEKEND READS — ROB SALITERMAN engaged — B’DAY: Dan Pfeiffer

    Good Saturday morning, Merry Christmas Eve and Happy Hannukah!ONE BUZZY IDEA bouncing around Washington and New York journalism circles is for MSNBC to hire Greta Van Susteren for its 6 p.m. hour. Van Susteren, who left Fox earlier this year, would bring gravitas to the anchor desk and a massive online following. Van Susteren told us in September...

    Trump, Putin echo each other on nukes, Democrats
    Dec24

    Trump, Putin echo each other on nukes, Democrats

    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – President-elect Donald Trump has stepped away from his typically tempered view of U.S.-Russia relations, vowing to expand America’s nuclear capabilities while warning that the two global powers should restore collaboration so they don’t “have to travel an alternate path.”...

    Gingrich mocks Russia over Israel vote
    Dec24

    Gingrich mocks Russia over Israel vote

    In a jab at Russia that could also be taken as one against President-elect Donald Trump, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich mocked Russia for its vote Friday in the U.N. Security Council.”So Russia having illegally occupied Crimea and eastern Ukraine votes to condemn Israel for “occupied lands.” We are supposed to be...

    The Quiet Revolution
    Dec24

    The Quiet Revolution

    The Soviet Union was bound to collapse eventually. But the fact that it collapsed as peacefully as it did exactly 25 years ago on Sunday is largely a tribute to one leader: George H.W. Bush. History will remember America’s 41st President for ensuring that so large and authentically historic an event could take place so casually.There are...

    Kissinger, a longtime Putin confidant, sidles up to Trump
    Dec24

    Kissinger, a longtime Putin confidant, sidles up to Trump

    Back in the 1990s, Henry Kissinger, the legendary former U.S. secretary of state-turned-global consultant, encountered an intriguing young Russian and proceeded to ask him a litany of questions about his background.“I worked in intelligence,” Vladimir Putin finally told him, according to “First Person,” a 2000 autobiography cobbled together from...

    Ukrainian government troops, Russia-backed rebels claims cease-fire violations
    Dec24

    Ukrainian government troops, Russia-backed rebels claims cease-fire violations

    Both the Ukrainian government and Russia-backed rebels in the east of the country say a new cease-fire has been violated. …read more Source: FOX...

    Govt troops, rebels claims cease-fire violations
    Dec24

    Govt troops, rebels claims cease-fire violations

    Separatist mouthpiece Donetsk News Agency on Saturday accused government troops of shelling rebel positions at least 140 times since the time both parties had agreed to cease fire. The Ukrainian government initially reported no violations across the front line, but its operational headquarters later said the rebels opened fire four times at three...

    Trump vows nuclear expansion, warns of ‘alternate path’
    Dec24

    Trump vows nuclear expansion, warns of ‘alternate path’

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President-elect Donald Trump has stepped away from his typically tempered view of U.S.-Russia relations, vowing to expand America’s nuclear capabilities while warning that the two global powers should restore collaboration so they don’t “have to travel an alternate path.” Trump’s transition...

    Govt troops, rebels claims cease-fire violations
    Dec24

    Govt troops, rebels claims cease-fire violations

    Both the Ukrainian government and Russia-backed rebels in the east of the country say a new cease-fire has been violated. …read more Source: FOX...