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    UN committees voting on 10 resolutions against Israel in one day
    Nov08

    UN committees voting on 10 resolutions against Israel in one day

    (JTA) — Committees of the United Nations General Assembly were scheduled to vote on 10 resolutions against Israel in one day. Along with the Israel votes on Tuesday, the committees were due to take up three other resolutions — on Syria, Iran and Crimea. At least two of the resolutions involving Israel reportedly ignored Jewish ties to the Temple...

    Japan and Russia Gear Up for High-Stakes Talks
    Nov08

    Japan and Russia Gear Up for High-Stakes Talks

    Japan and Russia are laying the groundwork for a major summit next month, at which Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe will discuss a host of economic projects and an unresolved territorial dispute. Financial Times explains: Japan and Russia are discussing almost 100 economic co-operation projects as they prepare to negotiate over four disputed islands...

    EU Adds Six Russian Duma Deputies From Crimea To Sanctions List
    Nov08

    EU Adds Six Russian Duma Deputies From Crimea To Sanctions List

    The European Union has added six new deputies in Russia’s State Duma — all from Crimea — to its sanctions list over Russia’s seizure and illegal annexation of the Ukrainian territory. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN condemns Israel 10 times, 3 for rest of world combined
    Nov08

    UN condemns Israel 10 times, 3 for rest of world combined

    GENEVA, Nov. 8, 2016 – The U.N. General Assembly nearly completed voting today on 10 resolutions against Israel, compared to three for the rest of the world combined, with one each slated for Syria, Iran, and Crimea. See full list here. …read more Source: Canada Free...

    EU Agrees New Sanctions Against Crimea Officials, EU’s Presidency Says
    Nov08

    EU Agrees New Sanctions Against Crimea Officials, EU’s Presidency Says

    European Union finance ministers agreed on Tuesday new targeted sanctions against Crimean officials, adding to restrictive measures adopted after Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. “The Council adopted new listings under the restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining Ukraine’s territorial integrity,”...

    U.S. Presidential Election: What Is Russian Media Saying on Polling Day?
    Nov08

    U.S. Presidential Election: What Is Russian Media Saying on Polling Day?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov cut a calm figure Tuesday, saying the Kremlin would “follow (the U.S. presidential election) along with other international events,” the state news agency Itar-Tass reported. The Kremlin was open to working with either candidate, he said. Yet as polls in the U.S. opened, the message...

    Clinton’s Foreign Policy Will Obviously Be More Aggressive, So Why Pretend Otherwise?
    Nov08

    Clinton’s Foreign Policy Will Obviously Be More Aggressive, So Why Pretend Otherwise?

    James Traub gamely tries to convince us (and himself) that Clinton’s foreign policy won’t be as aggressive and meddlesome as she says it will be, but he undermines his argument when he says this: As a senator and later secretary of state, she rarely departed from the counsel of senior military officials. She was far more persuaded of...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says Saakashvilli could join opposition
    Nov08

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says Saakashvilli could join opposition

    Ukraine’s president has suggested former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili is stepping down as governor of Odessa region to boost his own political career. Petro Poroshenko said in Slovenia Tuesday the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    6 ways to hack the U.S. election
    Nov08

    6 ways to hack the U.S. election

    On Tuesday, the U.S. government is mounting unprecedented effort to defend the integrity of the 2016 presidential election as hackers threaten to undermine the process at a level never before seen. “It’s all hands on deck,” a senior Obama administration official told NBC on Monday, revealing that for the first time hundreds of military and...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says Saakashvilli could join opposition
    Nov08

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says Saakashvilli could join opposition

    Ukraine’s president has suggested former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili is stepping down as governor of Odessa region to boost his own political career. …read more Source: FOX...