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Ukrainians Go To The Polls Tomorrow

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As Ukrainians go to the polls to elect their president tomorrow the result is not in much doubt: chocolatier and oligarch Petro Poroshenko will almost certainly be the next president of Ukraine.
But what is in much graver doubt is… Continue reading

Putin Is Undermining Ukraine’s Democracy — And Obama Is Letting Him

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Vladimir Putin’s disdain for democracy is no secret.
He has quashed dissent at home, and the passage on Tuesday of a new “Blogger Law” is only the latest move by the Kremlin to control media and police the internet. As… Continue reading

A Step In The Right Direction For Congress, But Only A Small One

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Since the announcement last night that House and Senate negotiators have agreed to a short-term budget deal, which raises military and domestic spending over the next two years, commentators have been asking: Does Congress work?
The answer is two fold.… Continue reading

Don’t let ObamaCare debate derail search for lifesaving medical cures

In one of their final votes before heading home for Congress’ annual summer recess, House Republicans voted to repeal ObamaCare – for the 40th time. ;
While this bill will not go any further with the Democratic-controlled Senate than their… Continue reading

What’s Next For Venezuela

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As the dust begins to settle since the news that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez had succumbed to cancer, the real issue that Venezuelans currently face is transition.
The coming months are crucial to Venezuela’s future. The first real step towards… Continue reading