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Section: Foreign Policy (USA)

      Smart Privatization Can Save Ukraine
      Oct05

      Smart Privatization Can Save Ukraine

      How can Kiev save its moribund economy? By breaking the bonds between companies and the state. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Russia’s Information Campaign Spreads from Ukraine to Syria
      Oct02

      Russia’s Information Campaign Spreads from Ukraine to Syria

      In Ukraine, the context was that there was no Russian troops in Ukraine. In Syria it has become that there are only airstrikes against the Islamic State. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Situation Report: Syrian rebel training put on ice; top defense official calls it quits; Kunduz under attack; Russia readying airstrikes in Syria; Ukraine wants attention; Kony search breeds suspect friends; and lots more
      Sep30

      Situation Report: Syrian rebel training put on ice; top defense official calls it quits; Kunduz under attack; Russia readying airstrikes in Syria; Ukraine wants attention; Kony search breeds suspect friends; and lots more

      By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Hold up. The U.S. has put the brakes on the troubled $500 million Syrian train and equip program, halting the intake of new fighters “as we re-evaluate our efforts,” a U.S. Army spokesman told FP. The change comes after a group of U.S.-trained Syrians handed over their brand-new American-issued …...

      Amid Putin’s Moves in Syria, Poroshenko Tries to Divert U.N. Attention Back to Ukraine
      Sep30

      Amid Putin’s Moves in Syria, Poroshenko Tries to Divert U.N. Attention Back to Ukraine

      Addressing the U.N. on Tuesday, Poroshenko pulled no punches on Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Situation Report: Obama and Putin grip and grin; Taliban surges; Iranian mixed messages; Ukraine protest at U.N.; foreign fighters hail from 100 countries; and lots more
      Sep29

      Situation Report: Obama and Putin grip and grin; Taliban surges; Iranian mixed messages; Ukraine protest at U.N.; foreign fighters hail from 100 countries; and lots more

      By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Grip and grin. Flashing a pair of tight, frozen grins, Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama met Monday evening on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in a private conference to air their grievances. Earlier, the two made pitches for their divergent worldviews to the …...

      5 steps to help Ukraine, end the crisis and restore some stability in Eastern Europe
      Sep24

      5 steps to help Ukraine, end the crisis and restore some stability in Eastern Europe

      Beginning with Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in early 2014, Russia has continued to destabilize Ukraine by fomenting rebellion and spreading the conflict into other regions of the country. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, September 21, 2015
      Sep21

      Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, September 21, 2015

      To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Christian Caryl remembers a Europe that tore down its walls — and laments that it is now putting them back up. Ilya Lozovsky profiles a new Ukrainian political movement that’s leading the struggle for clean government. Frank Brown takes stock … …read...

      How a reporter should embed with a unit
      Sep21

      How a reporter should embed with a unit

      A friend going to embed with Ukrainian forces asked me for advice. This is what I told him. …read more Source: Foreign...

      The Guns of August, the Cease-Fire of September
      Sep18

      The Guns of August, the Cease-Fire of September

      Is a back-to-school peace breaking out in eastern Ukraine? …read more Source: Foreign...

      The World’s Biggest Work in Progress
      Sep17

      The World’s Biggest Work in Progress

      Why Ukraine’s effort to curb corruption is a Sisyphean task. A situation report. …read more Source: Foreign...