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    Ukrainians Want to Make a Deal with Trump
    Dec10

    Ukrainians Want to Make a Deal with Trump

    Ukrainians trying to figure out what to expect from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump may be having trouble. His praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin during the recent political campaign received a lot of media attention. On the other hand, Trump also criticized President Barack Obama for “not doing what he should be doing for...

    Trump Will Face ‘Wall of Resistance’ in Congress If He Gives Putin a Pass on Ukraine
    Dec10

    Trump Will Face ‘Wall of Resistance’ in Congress If He Gives Putin a Pass on Ukraine

    Democratic Sen. Chris Coons says both parties will fight any attempt by the next administration to cozy up to Putin. …read more Source: Foreign...

    The Order of Battle of the Ukrainian Armed Forces
    Dec09

    The Order of Battle of the Ukrainian Armed Forces

    Franklin Holcomb and the ISW Russia/Ukraine Team FULL PDF REPORT The United States and its partners can improve regional security and stability in Eastern Europe by supporting the modernization and reform of the Armed Forces of Ukraine more aggressively. Ukraine has suffered from consistent Russian military aggression since Russia occupied the...

    Ranked: Other Foreign-Policy Traditions Trump Could Upend
    Dec09

    Ranked: Other Foreign-Policy Traditions Trump Could Upend

    Donald Trump blindsided the world when he took a call from Taiwan’s president last weekend. It almost certainly won’t be his last bolt from the blue. Particularly for foreign policy matters, the U.S. president has tremendous power to uphold or overthrow traditions—such as the one where you don’t speak directly to the president...

    Obama’s Second Term Was a Complete Failure
    Dec09

    Obama’s Second Term Was a Complete Failure

    Every December, Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post picks the biggest political loser of the past year.In 2013, Cillizza’s selection was Barack Obama. He cited the botched rollout of Healthcare.gov, the NSA domestic-surveillance scandal, the IRS’s targeting of Tea Party groups, and the continuing questions about the...

    Russia and the Threat to Liberal Democracy
    Dec09

    Russia and the Threat to Liberal Democracy

    Since the end of World War II, the most crucial underpinning of freedom in the world has been the vigor of the advanced liberal democracies and the alliances that bound them together. Through the Cold War, the key multilateral anchors were NATO, the expanding European Union, and the U.S.-Japan security alliance. With the end of the Cold War and...

    Helsinki Commission focuses on human rights, security violations in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Dec09

    Helsinki Commission focuses on human rights, security violations in Russian-occupied Crimea

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, which is known as the Helsinki Commission, on November 10 held a briefing whose goal was to discuss how Ukrainians continue to defend Helsinki principles in the face of Moscow’s egregious and unrepentant violations, and how the international community is responding....

    Kyiv defies Moscow with missile tests, as Putin ignores Ukraine in annual speech
    Dec09

    Kyiv defies Moscow with missile tests, as Putin ignores Ukraine in annual speech

    KYIV – Relations between Ukraine and Russia hit a new low last week when Kyiv held a series of missile tests and military exercises on December 1-2 near the Kremlin-annexed peninsula of Crimea. Kyiv had fired more than a dozen mid-range anti-aircraft missiles over the two-day period from Kherson in the south that flew as […] …read more...

    Patriarch Filaret: ‘Independent Ukraine not possible without an independent Church’
    Dec09

    Patriarch Filaret: ‘Independent Ukraine not possible without an independent Church’

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – “Independent Ukraine is not possible without an independent Ukrainian Church.” These were the words of Patriarch Filaret of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate at the opening of his remarks during a visit to the Home Office of the Ukrainian National Association and its two weekly newspapers. The visit occurred on...

    Senators call for stand against Russian aggression, support for NATO and Ukrainian sovereignty
    Dec09

    Senators call for stand against Russian aggression, support for NATO and Ukrainian sovereignty

    Urge increased political, economic and military support for Ukraine WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), co-chairs of the Senate Ukraine Caucus, on December 8 led a bipartisan group of 27 senators to call on President-elect Donald Trump to continue America’s tradition of support for the people of Ukraine in...