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    Who is Rex Tillerson?
    Dec11

    Who is Rex Tillerson?

    This segment originally aired Dec. 8, 2016, on VICE News Tonight on HBO. Reports that ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson is Donald Trump’s favorite for secretary of state have everyone frantically googling to find out what they can about the American businessman. But, as VICE News Tonight correspondent Arielle Duhaime-Ross discovered, Tillerson...

    Bipartisan Anger Grows Over Russian Interference Into U.S. Election
    Dec11

    Bipartisan Anger Grows Over Russian Interference Into U.S. Election

    WASHINGTON ― A growing number of senators on both sides of the aisle are calling for investigations into Russian involvement in the U.S. election process.“I think we need to get to the bottom of it,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said in a Sunday morning interview with ABC’s “This Week. “And I think there should be an investigation because in...

    Trump: Reports of Russian hacking ‘ridiculous’
    Dec11

    Trump: Reports of Russian hacking ‘ridiculous’

    President-elect Donald Trump called reports that the Russian government endeavored to help him win last month’s presidential election “ridiculous” and “just another excuse” in an interview that aired Sunday morning, once again questioning the intelligence community he will take charge of when he is inaugurated next month.Trump told “Fox...

    The Continued Unravelling of the Middle East: A Deep Dive into History
    Dec11

    The Continued Unravelling of the Middle East: A Deep Dive into History

    Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announcing the creation of the Islamic State, June 30, 2014 The political constellation of the Middle East has been, until recently, relatively durable for the better part of three-quarters of a century. Except for the division of the British mandate of Palestine between Israel and Palestine and the border revisions...

    Who Killed Alexander Perepilichny?
    Dec11

    Who Killed Alexander Perepilichny?

    On November 10, 2012, Alexander Perepilichny was feeling a little under the weather. He decided to try to shake it off by taking a few laps around the gated community southwest of London where Russian émigrés like him lived in multimillion-dollar mansions alongside members of the English elite. Perepilichny jogged through a neighborhood of homes...

    Ukrainian aircraft company offers to build Trump’s new Air Force One instead of mean, cruel Boeing
    Dec11

    Ukrainian aircraft company offers to build Trump’s new Air Force One instead of mean, cruel Boeing

    Do you think Trump will take them up on it? The Ukrainian producer of the world’s largest aircraft has offered to build a plane for Donald Trump after the U.S. president-elect said an order with Boeing Co for a new Air Force One should be scrapped. “@realDonaldTrump May be it is better to consider #Antonov aircraft as Air Force One?,”...

    Kerry Warns Against Rising ‘Authoritarianism’ In OSCE Region
    Dec11

    Kerry Warns Against Rising ‘Authoritarianism’ In OSCE Region

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has warned of the “danger of authoritarian populism” and the risk of a retreat on the protection of basic human rights in a region stretching from the ex-Soviet Union across Europe to the United States. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Deal struck for visa-free travel  to Europe for Ukraine, Georgia
    Dec11

    Deal struck for visa-free travel to Europe for Ukraine, Georgia

    BRUSSELS – European Union member states and the European Parliament have struck a deal to end a dispute that had been holding up a decision to allow Ukrainians and Georgians visit the bloc without needing a visa. Writing on his Facebook page, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hailed the “encouraging news from Brussels.” “This agreement is […]...

    December 13, 2014
    Dec11

    December 13, 2014

    Two years ago, on December 13, 2014, the Ukraine Freedom Support Act (S 2828/ HR 5859) was passed by unanimous consent by the U.S. Senate, thus passing both houses of Congress after the hotline vote by the U.S. House of Representatives on December 11. President Barack Obama signed the bill into law on December 18. […] …read more Source: The...

    Russia’s illegal occupation of Crimea
    Dec11

    Russia’s illegal occupation of Crimea

    The following is a guest editorial by Orest Deychakiwsky, policy advisor, U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission). The text is adapted from his opening remarks at the commission’s November 10 briefing on “Ongoing Human Rights and Security Violations in Russian-Occupied Crimea.” With Russia’s ongoing...