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    Seven Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Deadliest Month In Nearly A Year
    Jul19

    Seven Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Deadliest Month In Nearly A Year

    Ukraine said seven government soldiers have been killed in the past 24 hours in clashes with pro-Russia separatists in the country’s east, making July the deadliest month for the Ukrainian military in nearly a year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What Republican Foreign Policy Reform Requires
    Jul19

    What Republican Foreign Policy Reform Requires

    Ross Douthat and Reihan Salam propose a “cure for Trumpism” for the GOP. The foreign policy section makes some sense, but doesn’t get us very far: To voters who watched their children bleed in Iraq and Afghanistan, or who have bled themselves, the party hasn’t provided much reassurance that it has learned lessons from those conflicts....

    An Open Letter on Donald Trump’s Vision of US Foreign Policy
    Jul19

    An Open Letter on Donald Trump’s Vision of US Foreign Policy

    For at least two reasons, 2016 offers an unusually compelling—and critical—opportunity for the United States to reassess both the hierarchy of its national interests and the conduct of its foreign policy: First, each of the world’s three principal strategic theaters is in flux: the Middle East is undergoing a period of extreme instability,...

    Russia Will Unveil Revamped Black Sea Fleet off Crimea
    Jul19

    Russia Will Unveil Revamped Black Sea Fleet off Crimea

    As tensions between Russia and NATO in the Black Sea continue to rise, Moscow is preparing to unveil its revamped Black Sea Fleet off the coast of Crimea. The Russian navy marks its annual holiday on the last day of July, which is usually celebrated in naval bases with a parade at the nearest large port. Since Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine...

    @Kady’s Watchlist for July 19 – Justin Trudeau takes to Twitter for Q&A on Prime Minister’s Youth Council
    Jul19

    @Kady’s Watchlist for July 19 – Justin Trudeau takes to Twitter for Q&A on Prime Minister’s Youth Council

    Heads up, Twitterverse: @JustinTrudeau will be holding a virtual Q&A session later this afternoon following an “online announcement” on his election pledge to set up a Prime Minister’s Youth Council. According to the platform, the PMYC will “[consist] of young Canadians aged 16-24,” and will “provide non-partisan advice to the Prime...

    The Morning Vertical, July 19, 2016
    Jul19

    The Morning Vertical, July 19, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Have More Tanks Than U.K. and Germany, Says Kiev
    Jul19

    Pro-Russian Rebels Have More Tanks Than U.K. and Germany, Says Kiev

    There are more Russian tanks in rebel-held eastern Ukraine than in the U.K. and Germany’s combined armies, according to Kiev’s delegate in peace talks. Yevhen Marchuk, who represents Ukraine in the ongoing peace talks between Ukraine, Russia and pro-Russian rebel leaders in Minsk Belarus, told Kanal 5 that Ukraine’s intelligence...

    Ukraine’s Ingrained Culture of Torture
    Jul19

    Ukraine’s Ingrained Culture of Torture

    Human rights groups will report soon on the abuses of Kievs security forces and of the rebels in Ukraine. As The Daily Beast discovered, its a very ugly picture. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Is the Party Over for Bushism?
    Jul19

    Is the Party Over for Bushism?

    Neither George W. Bush, the Republican Party nominee in 2000 and 2004, nor Jeb, the dethroned Prince of Wales, will be in Cleveland. Nor will John McCain or Mitt Romney, the last two nominees. These former leaders would like it thought that high principle keeps them away from a GOP convention that would nominate Donald Trump. Petulance, however,...

    Trumpism After Trump
    Jul19

    Trumpism After Trump

    One does not have to be a science-fiction writer to imagine what will happen if Donald Trump is defeated in November, especially if he loses more states than Mitt Romney did in 2012. Members of the #NeverTrump wing of the Republican establishment will change their hashtag to #ToldYouSo, contemplating how Jeb Bush, with his reassuring...