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    With Latest Syria Threats, Trump Continues to Be More Confrontational Toward Russia Than Obama Was
    Apr11

    With Latest Syria Threats, Trump Continues to Be More Confrontational Toward Russia Than Obama Was

    The civil war in Syria began in 2011 and escalated for five years during the Obama presidency, yet President Obama – despite demands from leaders of both parties and think tanks across the spectrum – never once bombed Syrian government targets. Although the CIA under Obama spent $1 billion per year to covertly train and fund Assad’s...

    5 Deadly Russian Weapons of War NATO Should Fear in a Fight
    Apr11

    5 Deadly Russian Weapons of War NATO Should Fear in a Fight

    Robert Farley Security, The best of the best–from Moscow. As they now exist, Russian special forces represent a major problem for the West at all levels of escalation. In the event of conflict, we could expect Russian special forces to operate at various stages of the conflict, as they have during the Ukraine crisis. If war develops over a...

    Michael Cohen: Trump’s fix-it guy and FBI raid subject, explained
    Apr11

    Michael Cohen: Trump’s fix-it guy and FBI raid subject, explained

    Cohen is much more than just Trump’s lawyer. Here’s why the FBI’s raid of him is so consequential. Michael Cohen — Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer and business associate, who the FBI raided and seized documents from on Monday — doesn’t mince words. “I’m the guy who protects the president and the family....

    Trump Knows He’s the Real Target of the FBI Raid on Michael Cohen
    Apr11

    Trump Knows He’s the Real Target of the FBI Raid on Michael Cohen

    The lawyer is being investigated on various charges, but everything he did was for the president. President Trump made a statement on Monday that many people in American never thought they’d hear from him. He said, “It’s an attack on our country, in a true sense. It’s an attack on what we all stand...

    Trump Tweets Warning to Russia on Potential Missile Strike Against Syria: You Shouldn’t Partner With a ‘Gas Killing Animal’
    Apr11

    Trump Tweets Warning to Russia on Potential Missile Strike Against Syria: You Shouldn’t Partner With a ‘Gas Killing Animal’

    President Donald Trump tweeted a warning to Russia Wednesday morning regarding a potential missile strike in Syria. Trump directed his criticism toward Russia and its recent threats to shoot down American missiles that may be launched at Syria in retaliation for recent gas attacks on civilians by Russia and the Assad regime. Trump called Assad a...

    Mark Zuckerberg’s second day of testimony at Congress: Live video
    Apr11

    Mark Zuckerberg’s second day of testimony at Congress: Live video

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in Washington, where he’s testifying at the House energy and commerce committee. You can watch a livestream of Zuckerberg’s testimony here at 10 a.m ET. Watch a replay of Zuckerberg’s testimony at a joint meeting of two Senate committees. MORE ABOUT FACEBOOK: Mark Zuckerberg didn’t lie to...

    Ukrainian in Mueller probe invited Trump to Kiev, has complex empire
    Apr11

    Ukrainian in Mueller probe invited Trump to Kiev, has complex empire

    The Ukrainian billionaire in the cross-hairs of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has a long history of litigation and complicated business ties that link to fugitive investors in a Trump-branded … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Spread of ‘Illiberalism’ In Postcommunist World Threatens Democracy – Freedom House
    Apr11

    Spread of ‘Illiberalism’ In Postcommunist World Threatens Democracy – Freedom House

    Contempt shown by governments for independent institutions and the civil society, attacks on the political opposition and independent media, as well as an incessant push to blend the ruling party with the state are becoming the new normal in postcommunist Europe and Eurasia, U.S.-based democracy monitor Freedom House warns in its latest report....

    After FBI raids, Trump’s longtime fixer out of the shadows
    Apr11

    After FBI raids, Trump’s longtime fixer out of the shadows

    By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JAKE PEARSON | The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — For more than a decade, Michael Cohen has been President Donald Trump’s private attorney — and so much more. Cohen is a streetwise New Yorker with a penchant for confrontation and a cultivated reputation as Trump’s outside-the-courtroom problem-solver....

    Donald Trump is Samson, Blinded by Ring of Delilahs
    Apr11

    Donald Trump is Samson, Blinded by Ring of Delilahs

    Samson is blind, only in this case his eyesight has not been taken by a lone Delilah. He’s been blinded by a coterie of White House advisors and West Wing ideologues who tell him one story over and over again, keeping all other narratives far away and out of sight. Unlike her biblical predecessor, Nikki Haley didn’t trim the...