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Section: Foreign Policy (USA)

      Situation Report: Centcom raising red flags on the Hill; more U.S. training in Ukraine; Russia over Baghdad; Tokyo defense plans in flux; FP podcast info.; and lots more
      Sep14

      Situation Report: Centcom raising red flags on the Hill; more U.S. training in Ukraine; Russia over Baghdad; Tokyo defense plans in flux; FP podcast info.; and lots more

      By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Hill trouble. Reps. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) have written letters to Defense Secretary Ash Carter insisting the Pentagon brief the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform about allegations that officials at the U.S. Central Command (Centcom) altered intelligence reports to...

      Putin and Berlusconi Take Their Bromance to Crimea
      Sep11

      Putin and Berlusconi Take Their Bromance to Crimea

      The influential friendship, featuring the ex-KGB officer Putin and the “bunga bunga” sex party hosting Berlusconi, has often turned towards the comical. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Giving a Voice to the Victims of Russia’s Crimean Landgrab
      Sep09

      Giving a Voice to the Victims of Russia’s Crimean Landgrab

      How a small group of Crimean Tatar journalists are resisting Moscow’s attempt to wipe them off the map. …read more Source: Foreign...

      The Cops That Would Save a Country
      Sep09

      The Cops That Would Save a Country

      Two thousand young men and women, equipped with 10 weeks of training, have been sent into the streets of Kiev to convince Ukrainians that the days of a corrupt and brutal militsiya are over. Can ‘my new police’ rescue a faltering revolution? …read more Source: Foreign...

      A Blow to the Heart of Ukrainian Democracy
      Sep02

      A Blow to the Heart of Ukrainian Democracy

      Sunday’s grenade attack in Kiev has upended Ukrainian politics — with unpredictable consequences. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, August 31, 2015
      Aug31

      Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, August 31, 2015

      To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Taras Kuzio warns that Ukraine is losing its last chance to break the financial and political might of the oligarchs. Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez explains how Colombian refugees are paying with their homes to shore up Venezuela’s regime. Emily Crane Linn highlights...

      Violent Clashes at Ukraine’s Parliament as Lawmakers Debate Autonomy for Eastern Ukraine
      Aug31

      Violent Clashes at Ukraine’s Parliament as Lawmakers Debate Autonomy for Eastern Ukraine

      Violence returned to Kiev on Monday as protesters lobbed firecrackers, molotov cocktails, and grenades at national guardsmen and riot police outside Ukraine’s parliament. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Money Still Rules Ukraine
      Aug26

      Money Still Rules Ukraine

      President Poroshenko talks big about reform — but he’s missing what may be his only chance to break the power of the oligarchs. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Situation Report: F-22s headed for Europe; new truce between the Koreas; Syrians say they were sold out by the Turks; Special Ops under investigation; and lots more
      Aug25

      Situation Report: F-22s headed for Europe; new truce between the Koreas; Syrians say they were sold out by the Turks; Special Ops under investigation; and lots more

      By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Airpower to Europe. The U.S. Air Force is getting ready to send its newest high-tech fighter plane to Europe for the first time, as NATO allies continue to cast wary glances toward Russia. “Russia’s military activity in the Ukraine continues to be of great concern to us and to … …read more...

      Rebecca’s War Dog of the Week: Postcard from Ukraine: strays in foxholes, the legacy continues
      Aug21

      Rebecca’s War Dog of the Week: Postcard from Ukraine: strays in foxholes, the legacy continues

      Over the last year or so, there have been a lot of wire photos coming in from the front lines of fighting in Ukraine showing muddied and embattled soldiers and volunteer fighters sharing a quiet or comforting moment with a stray dog. …read more Source: Foreign...