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Section: Foreign Policy (USA)

      Let It Go
      Aug12

      Let It Go

      Ukraine’s occupied Donbass region is a pointless burden. It’s time for Kiev to accept that it’s better off without it. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Russia Launches Naval Exercises in Black Sea Amid Escalating Standoff with Ukraine
      Aug11

      Russia Launches Naval Exercises in Black Sea Amid Escalating Standoff with Ukraine

      One day after Russia accused Ukraine of attempted incursions into Crimea, Kiev put its military on high-alert and the Kremlin announced the start of war games in the Black Sea. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Situation Report: Turkey, Russia Planning Joint Ops in Syria; Crimea on the Edge; Pentagon Tallies Up Body Counts; Air Force Losing Pilots; And Lots More
      Aug11

      Situation Report: Turkey, Russia Planning Joint Ops in Syria; Crimea on the Edge; Pentagon Tallies Up Body Counts; Air Force Losing Pilots; And Lots More

      By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Russia and Turkey to fight ISIS: Days after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met in Moscow with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, Turkey says talks are underway for the two countries to start carrying out joint operations against Islamic State in Syria. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday,...

      Fiddler on the Front
      Aug10

      Fiddler on the Front

      On the outskirts of Kiev, one rabbi is taking advantage of the war in eastern Ukraine to revive a long-lost way of life: the shtetl. …read more Source: Foreign...

      The Olympics Are Back and Tensions Between Russia and Ukraine Are Heating Up
      Aug10

      The Olympics Are Back and Tensions Between Russia and Ukraine Are Heating Up

      Putin called Ukraine terrorists, while Poroshenko called the Russians “cynical and insane.” …read more Source: Foreign...

      Is Trump Really Putin’s ‘Guy’?
      Aug02

      Is Trump Really Putin’s ‘Guy’?

      From the DNC email hack to his comments on NATO and Crimea, why Trump might be the Russian president’s secret weapon. …read more Source: Foreign...

      As Ukraine Frets Over Trump, Russian U.N. Envoy Talks Up His Business Skills
      Aug02

      As Ukraine Frets Over Trump, Russian U.N. Envoy Talks Up His Business Skills

      Ukrainian officials are expressing concern over Donald Trump while Russians boast about his business successes. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, August 1, 2016
      Aug01

      Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, August 1, 2016

      To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Askold Krushelnycky warns that Ukraine’s leaders are taking Western support for granted. Christian Caryl explains why exactly the Kremlin so loves Donald Trump. Zia Weise reminds us that Turkey’s other crackdown – against the Kurds in the southeast – still...

      Ukrainian Officials to Donald Trump: Please Stop Talking About Our Country
      Aug01

      Ukrainian Officials to Donald Trump: Please Stop Talking About Our Country

      Just when it seemed like Trump’s weekend couldn’t get worse, the business mogul turned presidential hopeful started talking about Ukraine — and just wouldn’t stop. …read more Source: Foreign...

      The Ukrainian State Treaty: An Offer Putin Can’t Refuse
      Aug01

      The Ukrainian State Treaty: An Offer Putin Can’t Refuse

      Why a 1955 neutrality agreement might be the perfect model for a strategic and successful deal between Moscow, Washington, and Kiev. …read more Source: Foreign...