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    Before Trump Meeting, Russia Quietly Gobbled Up a Tiny Chunk of Georgia
    Jul12

    Before Trump Meeting, Russia Quietly Gobbled Up a Tiny Chunk of Georgia

    Moscow’s meddling isn’t limited to eastern Ukraine or U.S. elections — it’s still encroaching on another former Soviet republic. …read more Source: Foreign...

    President Trump Calling out of Russia the Furthest Thing from Appeasement
    Jul12

    President Trump Calling out of Russia the Furthest Thing from Appeasement

    Last week President Donald Trump’s address to the Polish people was a powerful speech on many different levels, with Trump’s embrace of Western principles and faith. But while the mainstream media was focused on creating controversy on the speech, they of course gave limited to no coverage of one of the more startling aspects of the...

    How to Know Who Will Let Trump Get Away With Anything
    Jul12

    How to Know Who Will Let Trump Get Away With Anything

    We now know, in part, how the Trump-Russia scandal ends. As McKay Coppins and Rosie Gray pointed out on Tuesday, the revelation that Donald Trump Jr. enthusiastically requested dirt on Hillary Clinton despite knowing it was coming from the Russian government has radically changed the argument being deployed by Trump’s defenders. Until this...

    Noted legal scholar throws cold water on claims that Donald Trump Jr. committed treason
    Jul12

    Noted legal scholar throws cold water on claims that Donald Trump Jr. committed treason

    Famous law professor Jonathan Turley dismissed in an op-ed Tuesday the claim that Donald Trump Jr. committed treason when he met with a Russian lawyer last summer to allegedly discuss damaging information on then-Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. The New York Times opened a floodgate over the weekend when it reported on the meeting, which took...

    German Company Alleges Russia Violated Sanctions Sending Turbines to Crimea
    Jul12

    German Company Alleges Russia Violated Sanctions Sending Turbines to Crimea

    Putin promised energy security for annexed territory, but he can’t seem to provide it. …read more Source: Foreign...

    What Is Collusion? Is It Even a Crime?
    Jul12

    What Is Collusion? Is It Even a Crime?

    President Donald Trump has repeatedly denied colluding with the Russian government during the 2016 campaign. Yet, the revelation of a meeting last year—between his son, his campaign chairman, his son-in-law and a Russian lawyer who promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton from the Russian government—suggests that the question of...

    Germany Company Alleges Russia Violated Sanctions Sending Turbines to Crimea
    Jul12

    Germany Company Alleges Russia Violated Sanctions Sending Turbines to Crimea

    Putin promised energy security for annexed territory, but he can’t seem to provide it. …read more Source: Foreign...

    U.S., Ukraine Join Others For Black Sea Naval Exercises
    Jul12

    U.S., Ukraine Join Others For Black Sea Naval Exercises

    U.S. and Ukrainian ships have been conducting operations in the Black Sea, joining with forces from 15 other countries in the port of Odesa for the annual Sea Breeze exercises. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The blackmail factor: Trumpworld’s Russia lies are a major risk to national security
    Jul12

    The blackmail factor: Trumpworld’s Russia lies are a major risk to national security

    The Russians know the truth and Trump knows they know. The Trump team’s habit of lying in public about its contacts with various official and unofficial emissaries of the Russian government is problematic on its own terms, but especially troubling because it raises the possibility that American foreign policy could be influenced by the fear...

    Trump’s Campaign Succeeded by Breaking All the Rules—and It’s Catching Up to Him Now
    Jul12

    Trump’s Campaign Succeeded by Breaking All the Rules—and It’s Catching Up to Him Now

    Donald Trump’s campaign for president seemed to vacillate between, to borrow Hunter S. Thompson’s dichotomy, being too weird to live and too rare to die. All the smartest analysts were convinced that it was definitely too weird to live. Stocked with amateurs, retreads, and minor-league washouts suddenly promoted for a cup of coffee,...