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    The Olympics Have Always Been Political
    Jul28

    The Olympics Have Always Been Political

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has always recognized the power of sports. In 2007, with energy prices steadily rising, and Russia’s economy bolstered by oil earnings, he flew to Guatemala City to meet with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). There he wooed officials in English and in French, promising an Olympic Games on a scale...

    Putin merges Crimea into Russia’s southern federal district
    Jul28

    Putin merges Crimea into Russia’s southern federal district

    Amy R. ConnollyMOSCOW, July 28 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin consolidated the Crimean Federal District into the united Southern Federal District. …read more Source: United Press...

    These 5 Facts Explain Hillary Clinton’s Foreign Policy Evolution
    Jul28

    These 5 Facts Explain Hillary Clinton’s Foreign Policy Evolution

    “Do I contradict myself? Very well, I contradict myself.” So said Walt Whitman. Hillary Clinton’s critics say she shifts her positions for political convenience. Her fans say the evolution of her views shows that she listens and learns. Either way, there are significant differences between Secretary of State Clinton, candidate Clinton, and...

    Putin Reshuffles Regional Leaders Ahead Of Vote; Russian Customs Chief Out
    Jul28

    Putin Reshuffles Regional Leaders Ahead Of Vote; Russian Customs Chief Out

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has abruptly reshuffled several regional leaders and dismissed the ambassador to Ukraine in a substantial shake-up that also included the removal of the country’s longtime customs chief. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Not Doomed Yet: The Can of Fanta in the Mariana Trench
    Jul28

    Not Doomed Yet: The Can of Fanta in the Mariana Trench

    This is ‘Not Doomed Yet,’ The Atlantic’s newsletter about global warming. It lives here in the science section; you can also get it in your inbox: Enter your email address powered by TinyLetter It’s been a little more than two months since I last sent a newsletter. Friends are starting to write in, concerned: “Rob, are we...

    Combating the Global Menace of Corruption through Fiscal Transparency
    Jul28

    Combating the Global Menace of Corruption through Fiscal Transparency

    As the United States works to promote global economic growth and stability, it is clear that poor governance and persistent corruption around the world present serious obstacles. In a May article by former Deputy Secretary of State William Burns and retired Admiral Michael Mullen, corruption represents “a menace to development, human...

    Trump: Call For Russia To Hack Clinton’s E-Mail ‘Sarcastic’
    Jul28

    Trump: Call For Russia To Hack Clinton’s E-Mail ‘Sarcastic’

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has backed down from his suggestion that Russia should hack the e-mail of his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, saying on July 28 he was “being sarcastic.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia To Unveil New $1.4 Billion Black Sea Fleet Base Near Crimea
    Jul28

    Russia To Unveil New $1.4 Billion Black Sea Fleet Base Near Crimea

    Russia plans to open a new Black Sea naval base near Crimea in four years’ time, a retired Black Sea Fleet commander has told state news agency RIA Novosti. Moscow retained military facilities in Crimea after Ukraine declared independence from the Soviet Union in 1992 and has been rearming the peninsula since annexing it in 2014. The Black...

    How to sell Hillary
    Jul28

    How to sell Hillary

    PHILADELPHIA — When you think about it, the 2016 Democratic National Convention is just a big, sprawling, staggering expensive Rube Goldberg contraption built for the sole purpose of making a skeptical America trust Hillary Clinton.The speeches (especially by that other husband-and-wife act, the Obamas) have been well-received, the...

    German FM: Trump victory could affect trans-Atlantic ties
    Jul28

    German FM: Trump victory could affect trans-Atlantic ties

    BERLIN — A victory for Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election could affect trans-Atlantic ties, Germany’s foreign minister said Thursday. Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in an interview that if the Republican candidate wins the presidency it would mean “a lot of uncertainty for the trans-Atlantic relationship.”...