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    What Russia Leaving The International Criminal Court Really Means
    Nov18

    What Russia Leaving The International Criminal Court Really Means

    The International Criminal Court in the Hague, the last resort for prosecuting individuals accused of crimes against humanity, is now losing a member. On Wednesday, Russia announced that it will remove its signature from the institution’s founding treaty and therefore completely withdraw its membership from the court. Russia’s exit is...

    Donald Trump And The New American Grand Strategy
    Nov18

    Donald Trump And The New American Grand Strategy

    States pursue different grand strategies at different times with varying degrees of success. They specifically select one grand strategy over another. They don’t deal with all threats in the same manner. And while, once selected, some strategies succeed and provide security, others fail. For instance, more than a century ago, the United...

    Trump’s new world order
    Nov18

    Trump’s new world order

    It’s been only nine days since Donald Trump won the presidential election, but much of the world is acting like he’s already in charge.Russia is doubling down on its military offensives in Syria, where dictator Bashar Assad says Trump could be a “natural ally.” Mexico has unveiled an 11-point plan to protect its citizens...

    The Price of Greatness
    Nov17

    The Price of Greatness

    My guest on a new Q&A podcast is John Hillen — who is a soldier, scholar, businessman, athlete, etc. The word I use for him is “hombre.” He is chairman of National Review. He was an assistant secretary of state under George W. Bush. He was an Army officer. He has degrees out the wazoo. Etc.I always say, “I want to be John Hillen when I...

    Ukraine man, 24, who faked age for high school gets 2 months
    Nov17

    Ukraine man, 24, who faked age for high school gets 2 months

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A 24-year-old Ukrainian man who faked his name and age to attend a Pennsylvania high school has been ordered to spend two… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine in Photos
    Nov17

    Ukraine in Photos

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    Putiniana as Deceit and Self-Deceit
    Nov17

    Putiniana as Deceit and Self-Deceit

    For years now, Vladimir Putin has been the most talked about leader in the West. He is on the covers of popular magazines; he is the hero or villain of numerous essays and books; he has an army of spectators waiting for the next detail to add to their Putin-centric narratives. Hardly any other Russian leader (with the exception of Stalin) has...

    Duterte and Putin Reject ICC
    Nov17

    Duterte and Putin Reject ICC

    The liberal international order is in bad shape these days, as Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to withdraw from the International Criminal Court the very day after Russia did so. Reuters: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he might follow Russia and withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), citing...

    The Top Foreign Conflicts Trump Will Inherit
    Nov17

    The Top Foreign Conflicts Trump Will Inherit

    When Donald Trump becomes president in January he will inherit challenges beyond America’s borders. Trump ran a campaign opposing the internationalism promoted by predecessors from both parties, and now he must decide how to deal with the realities of foreign policy and national security. Under President Barack Obama, the U.S. is engaged...

    Obama to Trump: Time to get serious
    Nov17

    Obama to Trump: Time to get serious

    BERLIN — Get serious or get played, President Barack Obama told President-elect Donald Trump here Thursday — warning his successor that he’ll lose elections and people will die if he doesn’t shape up.As impressive as the campaign he ran was, that won’t translate to governing, Obama said he told Trump in their long private...