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    My Disappointment in Obama’s Foreign Policy
    Sep21

    My Disappointment in Obama’s Foreign Policy

    This week, President Obama has been talking up his foreign policy accolades in New York and sending his surrogates to applaud all of his many successes, from opening up Cuba to inking the Iran nuclear deal. The trouble is the gaping wound that goes untreated in the cradle of our civilization: Syria. Overlooking this, or at least failing to even...

    Dangers of isolationism, Syria top Obama’s last UN address
    Sep21

    Dangers of isolationism, Syria top Obama’s last UN address

    JUDY WOODRUFF: For the president today, a moment on the world stage at the United Nations one last time, his message no less than an urgent plea to make a better world. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: At this moment, we all face a choice. JUDY WOODRUFF: It was his final address to the U.N. General Assembly, and President Obama used it to issue a...

    Alberta firefighter donations could save lives in Ukraine
    Sep21

    Alberta firefighter donations could save lives in Ukraine

    In a storage unit in Edmonton, firefighters combed through hundreds of pairs of firefighter turnout gear destined for Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    How do you clean up Europe’s ‘most corrupt country’?
    Sep20

    How do you clean up Europe’s ‘most corrupt country’?

    The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine has been in operation for nine months and launched more than 200 criminal cases to address the country’s rampant corruption. But the problem remains intractable. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Obama’s Use of UN to Advance Partisan Agenda Hurts the Organization Long-Term
    Sep20

    Obama’s Use of UN to Advance Partisan Agenda Hurts the Organization Long-Term

    President Barack Obama gave his eighth and final address to the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday morning. The tone was reminiscent of past speeches in a number of ways, both good and bad. The rhetoric was soaring in parts and it was well-delivered. However, his characterization of the world and his successes tended toward the Pollyannaish...

    Transcript: What Barack Obama told the United Nations
    Sep20

    Transcript: What Barack Obama told the United Nations

    United States President Barack Obama speaks during the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Mr. President; Mr. Secretary General; fellow delegates; ladies and gentlemen: As I address this hall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that...

    Trump Gives Ukraine Cold Shoulder in New York
    Sep20

    Trump Gives Ukraine Cold Shoulder in New York

    Petro Poroshenko sent a request to meet both U.S. presidential candidates. But only Clinton has sat down with the Ukrainian president. …read more Source: Foreign...

    How A Viral Video Set Sergei Polunin On A Path To Revolutionizing Ballet
    Sep20

    How A Viral Video Set Sergei Polunin On A Path To Revolutionizing Ballet

    In February 2015, renowned American photographer David LaChapelle quietly released a video on the internet.In it, Ukrainian-born Sergei Polunin ― one of the most famous ballet figures in the world ― dances alone to Irish singer-songwriter Hozier’s “Take Me To Church.” The bluesy, gospel-like folk song bellows in the background as Polunin...

    UN chief rails against leaders with ‘bloody hands’ in Syria
    Sep20

    UN chief rails against leaders with ‘bloody hands’ in Syria

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon railed Tuesday against leaders who keep “feeding the war machine” in Syria as he bowed out of the world stage, while President Barack Obama said there was no military solution to the five-year conflict and described a globe in the throes of a contest between authoritarianism and...

    In Final UN Speech, Obama Urges ‘Course Correction,’ Criticizes Russia’s Use Of Force
    Sep20

    In Final UN Speech, Obama Urges ‘Course Correction,’ Criticizes Russia’s Use Of Force

    U.S. President Barack Obama on September 20 called for a “course correction” on the current path to global integration, urging the world to reject models of governance that perpetuate economic inequality, intolerance, authoritarianism, and isolationism. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...