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    How Will Trump Enforce Sanctions on Russia?
    Jul30

    How Will Trump Enforce Sanctions on Russia?

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Security, Americas New sanctions on Russia are not a “fire and forgot” tool. They must be accompanied by a more comprehensive approach. What is Russia’s likely reaction when new U.S. sanctions are imposed? This is a difficult question to analyze, because much depends, first and foremost, on what the Trump administration...

    Rolling Stone’s latest cover article on Trudeau is barefaced propaganda
    Jul29

    Rolling Stone’s latest cover article on Trudeau is barefaced propaganda

    By now, you’ve probably heard about the saccharine 6,660-word hagiography on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that was just published in Rolling Stone. Immediately following the article’s publication on July 26, many of Canada’s leading pundits and journalists exploded with territorial incredulity, pedantically noting that...

    Trump Relents, Signals He Will Sign Russia Sanctions Bill
    Jul29

    Trump Relents, Signals He Will Sign Russia Sanctions Bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will sign a package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia that passed Congress with overwhelming support, the White House said Friday. Moscow has already responded, ordering a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia and closing the U.S. Embassy’s recreation retreat. Trump’s...

    Trump Intel Chief: North Korea Learned From Libya War to “Never” Give Up Nukes
    Jul29

    Trump Intel Chief: North Korea Learned From Libya War to “Never” Give Up Nukes

    The media is now filled with headlines about North Korea’s missile test on Friday, which demonstrated that its ICBMs may be able to reach the continental U.S. What isn’t mentioned in any of these stories is how we got to this point — in particular, what Dan Coats, President Donald Trump’s Director of National Security, explained...

    Congress Slaps Putin With More Sanctions. Does He Actually Care?
    Jul29

    Congress Slaps Putin With More Sanctions. Does He Actually Care?

    A Q&A with the Defense Department’s former Eastern Europe point person, Evelyn Farkas, on the Russian tyrant’s real goals in Ukraine, Syria and beyond. …read more Source:...

    Analysis: Trump gets a major bill, and it’s Russia sanctions
    Jul29

    Analysis: Trump gets a major bill, and it’s Russia sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The most consequential piece of legislation that the Republican-led Congress has delivered to President Donald Trump after seven months is a new package of financial penalties against Russia that he didn’t want to sign into law. But he’s going to. He would have faced a political firestorm if he rejected the...

    Is There Method to Anthony Scaramucci’s Madness?
    Jul29

    Is There Method to Anthony Scaramucci’s Madness?

    New White House enforcer abuses Bannon and Priebus and meets with Sessions—it looks like a massive power play. I’m not sure how many more days like Thursday this country can take. The most important event was the defeat of the “skinny repeal” bill in the Senate — which actually happened in the wee hours of Friday morning — with Sen. John...

    White House Says Trump Will Sign Russian Sanctions Bill
    Jul29

    White House Says Trump Will Sign Russian Sanctions Bill

    The White House announced late on July 28 that U.S. President Donald Trump has decided to sign legislation strengthening sanctions against Russia over its alleged meddling in the U.S. presidential election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donald Trump Agrees to Impose Further Sanctions on Russia
    Jul29

    Donald Trump Agrees to Impose Further Sanctions on Russia

    President Donald Trump has agreed to sign a bill that will impose further sanctions on Russia and gives Congress new powers to block him from easing sanctions against Moscow in the future, the White House has confirmed. “President Donald J. Trump read early drafts of the bill and negotiated regarding critical elements of it,” a statement from the...

    Trump to Approve Sanctions Bill; Russia Imposes Its Own
    Jul29

    Trump to Approve Sanctions Bill; Russia Imposes Its Own

    The White House says President Donald Trump approves of Congress’ new sanctions against Russia and he intends to sign the bill. In a statement Friday, the press secretary said the president has reviewed the final version of the bill that outlines additional sanctions against a wide range of Russia industries. The bill also gives Congress...