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    Journalists Shouldn’t Hold Trump To ‘Special Standards,’ Says Bloomberg Editor-In-Chief
    Jan30

    Journalists Shouldn’t Hold Trump To ‘Special Standards,’ Says Bloomberg Editor-In-Chief

    LONDON ― John Micklethwait is the editor-in-chief of Bloomberg News. Previously, he served as the editor-in-chief of The Economist. Micklethwait, who I spoke to recently in London, has an extraordinary platform of observation on what’s happening in the world. In the following interview, he gives his personal impression of Russian President...

    President Trump: Nationalist Capitalism, An Alternative to Globalization
    Jan30

    President Trump: Nationalist Capitalism, An Alternative to Globalization

    Image from Public Domain During his inaugural speech, President Trump clearly and forcefully outlined the strategic political-economic policies he will pursue over the next four years. Anti-Trump journalists, editorialists, academics and experts, who appear in the Financial Times, New York Times, Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal have...

    7 Ukrainian troops killed in new clashes with Russia-backed rebels
    Jan30

    7 Ukrainian troops killed in new clashes with Russia-backed rebels

    The deaths come in an apparent uptick in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where a January ceasefire between government troops and separatist rebels has held until recently. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine Sees Another Spike in Military Casualties
    Jan30

    Ukraine Sees Another Spike in Military Casualties

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers were killed in clashes initiated by pro-Russian separatists in the last two days, according to Kiev’s military. The casualties represented a spike in violence in Ukraine’s east, which has been embroiled in conflict since Russia first annexed the Crimean Peninsula in early 2014. Reuters reported that, according...

    Russia Charges Crimean Tatar Official With Undermining Territorial Integrity
    Jan30

    Russia Charges Crimean Tatar Official With Undermining Territorial Integrity

    Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has filed extremism charges against a leading Crimean Tatar official in the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Anxious Ukraine Risks Escalation In ‘Creeping Offensive’
    Jan30

    Anxious Ukraine Risks Escalation In ‘Creeping Offensive’

    Ukrainian forces, anxious to show their newfound strength, have launched what many are calling a “creeping offensive” in the war against Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Significant Downside if Trump Plays Nice With Russia?
    Jan30

    The Significant Downside if Trump Plays Nice With Russia?

    In December 2016, businessman and former Trump foreign policy advisor Carter Page presented a lecture in Moscow at the state-run news agency Rossiya Segodnya, where he blamed America for “arrogant foreign policies” towards Russia and talked about “restoration” of the U.S.-Russia relationship under President Donald Trump....

    The Significant Downside if Trump Plays Nice With Russia?
    Jan30

    The Significant Downside if Trump Plays Nice With Russia?

    In December 2016, businessman and former Trump foreign policy advisor Carter Page presented a lecture in Moscow at the state-run news agency Rossiya Segodnya, where he blamed America for “arrogant foreign policies” towards Russia and talked about “restoration” of the U.S.-Russia relationship under President Donald Trump....

    Refugee ban puts Jewish asylum seekers in limbo
    Jan30

    Refugee ban puts Jewish asylum seekers in limbo

    Demonstrators at JFK airport in New York protesting Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigrants from certain countries, Jan. 28, 2017. (Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images) (JTA) — A year after they submitted their application for asylum in the United States, Shahi and his mother expected to be let in. As Iranian Jews who applied for...

    Gen. McChrystal is right — in fact, Russian leaders think they already are at war
    Jan30

    Gen. McChrystal is right — in fact, Russian leaders think they already are at war

    General Stanley McChrystal perhaps shocked many when he spoke out on the chance of a war in Europe — aside from the continuing conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Foreign...