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    Christmas Crackers, Moscow-Style
    Dec28

    Christmas Crackers, Moscow-Style

    My wife is English, so every Christmas we include in our celebration holiday crackers. For those unfamiliar with British traditions, the crackers are cardboard tubes wrapped in decorated paper. When you pull on the ends they pop open with a bang, and inside there is a paper crown to commemorate the visit by the three kings as well as a small gift...

    Trump raises prospect of America more willing to act alone on global stage
    Dec28

    Trump raises prospect of America more willing to act alone on global stage

    For eight years, President Barack Obama’s foreign policy doctrine has been rooted in a belief that while the United States can take action around the word on its own, it rarely should. “Multilateralism regulates hubris,” Obama declared. RELATED LINKSDonald Trump’s fighting words are worrying to some Why didn’t the U.S. veto the...

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism
    Dec28

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism

    For eight years, President Barack Obama’s foreign policy doctrine has been rooted in a belief that while the United States can take action around the word on its own, it rarely should. “Multilateralism regulates hubris,” Obama declared. His successor, President-elect Donald Trump, has derided some of the same international...

    Putin: New Gas Pipeline Will Boost Annexed Crimea’s Economy
    Dec28

    Putin: New Gas Pipeline Will Boost Annexed Crimea’s Economy

    Russia on Tuesday activated a pipeline carrying Russian gas to Crimea with President Vladimir Putin hailing it as a step that would power economic growth on a peninsula Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014. Crimea has no land border with Russia, and Moscow has struggled to meet its energy needs, which were previously met by Ukraine. Putin, who...

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism
    Dec27

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism

    For eight years, President Barack Obama’s foreign policy doctrine has been rooted in a belief that while the United States can take action around the word on its own, it rarely should. “Multilateralism regulates hubris,” Obama declared. His successor, President-elect Donald Trump, has derided some of the same international partnerships...

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism
    Dec27

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism

    “The United Nations has such great potential but right now it is just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time,” Trump tweeted days after the UN Security Council approved a resolution condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem. Some of Trump’s other positions have drawn swift rebuke...

    Vladimir Putin’s first 100 days: How a questionable bombing helped give Putin legitimacy when he took office
    Dec27

    Vladimir Putin’s first 100 days: How a questionable bombing helped give Putin legitimacy when he took office

    FILE In this file photo taken on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures after signing a treaty to incorporate Crimea into Russia in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. When Alexander Zemlianichenko started working as an AP photographer in Moscow, the Soviet Union was nearing its demise. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko,...

    The Threat from China’s Lone Aircraft Carrier Has Been Overstated
    Dec27

    The Threat from China’s Lone Aircraft Carrier Has Been Overstated

    The world’s media is touting the “coming out” party for China’s lone aircraft carrier, the Liaoning. The carrier and its’s entourage of escorting destroyers and frigates made a splash when they left the first island chain behind and sallied forth into the open Pacific Ocean past Taiwan and Okinawa. The ship and its...

    Russia: Ukraine’s Ban on Military Exports Not a Big Problem
    Dec27

    Russia: Ukraine’s Ban on Military Exports Not a Big Problem

    A senior Russian military official says domestic industries have learned to produce engines and other parts previously imported from Ukraine.Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said in a Tuesday interview with online Gazeta.ru that the lack of supplies from Ukraine hasn’t… …read more Source:...

    Russia: Ukraine’s ban on military exports not a big problem
    Dec27

    Russia: Ukraine’s ban on military exports not a big problem

    A senior Russian military official says domestic industries have learned to produce engines and other parts previously imported from Ukraine …read more Source: U.S....