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For weeks now, our country’s focus has been on every issue besides Ukraine.
Ebola, ISIS and the midterm elections have taken over our newspapers and our television sets. And not without due cause – each of these issues certainly deserves… Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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