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    Why President Obama Has Difficulty Garnering Respect Internationally
    Sep21

    Why President Obama Has Difficulty Garnering Respect Internationally

    As President Obama gives his valedictory speech to the United Nations General Assembly and has recently returned from a farewell tour of East Asia, it sure seems like other countries were dissing him. Rodrigo Duterte, the president of the Philippines–a small, poor country that has a territorial dispute with China in the South China Sea and...

    Ukrainian family with suicidal teen ordered again to leave Canada after failed refugee bid
    Sep21

    Ukrainian family with suicidal teen ordered again to leave Canada after failed refugee bid

    Less than two weeks after a last-minute ministerial intervention spared a suicidal boy and his family from deportation to Ukraine, Canada Border Services Agency is again moving quickly to remove them. On Tuesday, CBSA officer Michael Gurr ordered Maryna Zadorozhna, 34, to report with her sons Vladyslav, 15, and Andriy, 7, to Toronto’s...

    Biden meets Ukraine’s Poroshenko, urges faster reforms in energy, justice
    Sep21

    Biden meets Ukraine’s Poroshenko, urges faster reforms in energy, justice

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday and said it was imperative for… …read more Source:...

    My Disappointment in Obama’s Foreign Policy
    Sep21

    My Disappointment in Obama’s Foreign Policy

    This week, President Obama has been talking up his foreign policy accolades in New York and sending his surrogates to applaud all of his many successes, from opening up Cuba to inking the Iran nuclear deal. The trouble is the gaping wound that goes untreated in the cradle of our civilization: Syria. Overlooking this, or at least failing to even...

    Dangers of isolationism, Syria top Obama’s last UN address
    Sep21

    Dangers of isolationism, Syria top Obama’s last UN address

    JUDY WOODRUFF: For the president today, a moment on the world stage at the United Nations one last time, his message no less than an urgent plea to make a better world. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: At this moment, we all face a choice. JUDY WOODRUFF: It was his final address to the U.N. General Assembly, and President Obama used it to issue a...

    Alberta firefighter donations could save lives in Ukraine
    Sep21

    Alberta firefighter donations could save lives in Ukraine

    In a storage unit in Edmonton, firefighters combed through hundreds of pairs of firefighter turnout gear destined for Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    How do you clean up Europe’s ‘most corrupt country’?
    Sep20

    How do you clean up Europe’s ‘most corrupt country’?

    The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine has been in operation for nine months and launched more than 200 criminal cases to address the country’s rampant corruption. But the problem remains intractable. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Obama’s Use of UN to Advance Partisan Agenda Hurts the Organization Long-Term
    Sep20

    Obama’s Use of UN to Advance Partisan Agenda Hurts the Organization Long-Term

    President Barack Obama gave his eighth and final address to the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday morning. The tone was reminiscent of past speeches in a number of ways, both good and bad. The rhetoric was soaring in parts and it was well-delivered. However, his characterization of the world and his successes tended toward the Pollyannaish...

    Trump Gives Ukraine Cold Shoulder in New York
    Sep20

    Trump Gives Ukraine Cold Shoulder in New York

    Petro Poroshenko sent a request to meet both U.S. presidential candidates. But only Clinton has sat down with the Ukrainian president. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Transcript: What Barack Obama told the United Nations
    Sep20

    Transcript: What Barack Obama told the United Nations

    United States President Barack Obama speaks during the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Mr. President; Mr. Secretary General; fellow delegates; ladies and gentlemen: As I address this hall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that...