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Russian Forces Inside Ukraine

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It is being characterized as an incursion and not an invasion at this point, but whatever you want to call it, one thing is for sure: the Russians are coming.
Just days ago, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen warned… Continue reading

Ukraine Set To Receive Humanitarian Aid From Russia, But To What End?

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Earlier today, Russia dispatched 280 trucks carrying humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine.
Television images showed a long line of tractor-trailers stretched along a road. A Russian Orthodox priest was shown sprinkling the trucks with holy water before their departure. And… Continue reading

Putin Strikes Back With His Own Sanctions

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It has been less than two weeks since the US and EU hit Russia with their toughest sanctions yet and Putin has responded with some sanctions of his own.
Today, Dmitri Medvedev, the Russian Prime Minister, announced that Russia would… Continue reading

Impeachment Talk Won’t Help The GOP

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The Republicans are standing on the brink of yet another missed opportunity to capitalize on a Democrat party with their backs against the wall.
Obamacare is still struggling. There are thousands of illegal migrants streaming across the southern border. Ukraine… Continue reading

New U.S. Sanctions Against Russia Go Further Than Ever Before

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“We have emphasized our preference to resolve this issue diplomatically, but we have to see concrete actions and not just words…So far, Russia has failed to take any of the steps that I have mentioned. In fact, Russia’s support for… Continue reading

Obama Asks For $3.7 Billion To Aid Border But What We Really Need Is Comprehensive Immigration Reform

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Yesterday, President Obama requested close to $4 billion from Congress to help handle the surge of young migrants – mostly children 12 years old and under – crossing the Texas border from Central America.
The money will be used to… Continue reading

Don’t Forget About Ukraine

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ISIS. ISIS. ISIS.
Since the beginning of the ISIS insurgency in Iraq just a few weeks ago, the world’s attention has been focused squarely on containing – and possibly fighting – this dangerous organization.
To be sure, the implications of… Continue reading