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    How the Great War could reign on Trump’s parade

    Many of President Donald Trump’s critics fear he will start World War III.But he may bring good news for devotees of World War I.This coming Veterans Day, the weekend selected for Trump’s $30 million military parade, is also the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War on Nov. 11, 1918. That’s the...

    ‘The Ball Is Very Much in the Russian Court’
    Mar31

    ‘The Ball Is Very Much in the Russian Court’

    On Thursday, it was Americans who learned they were being kicked out of Russia. On Friday, it was Europeans. Russia’s Foreign Ministry summoned the ambassadors of several European nations and ordered the expulsion of their diplomats; their number precisely mirrored the number of Russian diplomats expelled by Western nations on Monday. In...

    U.S. Calls On Ukraine To Repeal Law Placing Undue ‘Burdens’ On Civil Society Groups
    Mar31

    U.S. Calls On Ukraine To Repeal Law Placing Undue ‘Burdens’ On Civil Society Groups

    The U.S. State Department is calling on Ukraine to repeal a law that it says has put undue burdens on civil society organizations and is for that reason discouraging their work. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Facebook’s Ideological Imperialism
    Mar31

    Facebook’s Ideological Imperialism

    It’s mostly forgotten now, but for a time, expanding the reach of social networks—making Facebook, Twitter, and others like it as large as possible—was an avowed foreign-policy goal of the United States. That is, at least, what the secretary of state said in the early days of this decade, in a speech at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.“New...

    Why Is Trump Turning Against Russia Now?
    Mar30

    Why Is Trump Turning Against Russia Now?

    No single stand has hobbled Donald Trump’s presidency more than his attitude toward Russia.During the presidential campaign, he conspicuously praised Vladimir Putin, and refused to condemn his seizure of Crimea. Trump also publicly called for Russia to release emails hacked from Hillary Clinton, something his aides said was a joke....

    Reviving Chicken Kiev, and Other New-Old Ways to Cook a Bird
    Mar30

    Reviving Chicken Kiev, and Other New-Old Ways to Cook a Bird

    Tamar Adler writes about reviving lost recipes and offers new versions chicken fricassee, chicken Kiev, and coq au vin, some of the meals she reimagines in her cookbook, “Something Old, Something New: Classic Recipes Revised.” …read more Source: The New...

    Playbook scoop: Amazon slashes outside consultants
    Mar30

    Playbook scoop: Amazon slashes outside consultants

    PLAYBOOK SCOOP: AMAZON SLASHES OUTSIDE CONSULTANTS — ANNA, MARIANNE LEVINE and THEO MEYER are reporting that tech giant Amazon nixed multiple contract lobbying firms recently from its roster, including Squire Patton Boggs and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. “This was a specific project that we were working on to institute a national...

    America Must Drop Its Delusions about Dealing with Russia
    Mar30

    America Must Drop Its Delusions about Dealing with Russia

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Security, Eurasia It’s time to part with illusions. Otherwise, the United States cannot develop and execute a sustainable policy towards Russia. It’s time to part with illusions. For too long, the U.S. national-security community has oscillated in its assessment of the Russian Federation, swinging between viewing...

    Paul Manafort, a mysterious Russian jet, and a secret meeting
    Mar30

    Paul Manafort, a mysterious Russian jet, and a secret meeting

    In August 2016, a private jet linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska traveled from Moscow to Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey. The Gulfstream G550 (registration M-ALAY) landed shortly after midnight and, according to publicly available flight records, flew back to Moscow that same afternoon. Deripaska, 50, is the...

    Russia Summons Envoys of Countries Which Expelled Its Diplomats
    Mar30

    Russia Summons Envoys of Countries Which Expelled Its Diplomats

    Russian Foreign Ministry is summoning envoys of foreign states that expelled Russian diplomats to hand them notes of protest and inform them of Russia’s retaliatory measures. The Ambassador of Germany was seen leaving the Russian Foreign Ministry Friday, while the ambassadors of the Netherlands, Ukraine, France, Italy and Poland were seen...