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Tribute to President Obama: “America has come to its senses” Part I

As President Barack Obama comes to the end of his eight-years as President of the United States of America, many there are who are beginning to make their assessments of his tenure. They should all try to remember where the world was in 2008 before attempting those assessments, says Ewart Walters whose article below was written at the moment of Barack Obama’s election victory in November 2008. “America has come to its senses”  Part I Oh yes, we can! by Ewart Walters In the sweet...

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Russia Warns U.S., Sanctions Will Affect Cooperation on Syria

Russia Warns U.S., Sanctions Will Affect Cooperation on Syria Curtis A. Ward (26 Dec 2016) —The Russian Government, in response to new U.S. sanctions on members of Russia’s financial sector, imposed on December 23, 2016, warns the Obama Administration of the sanctions’ adverse effect on Russian cooperation on Syria.  A statement by the official representative of Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Alexander Lukashevik warned specifically that, “If the Administration continues...

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Will Trump Fall on the Sanction Sword?

  Will Trump Fall on the Sanction Sword? (03 Dec. 2016) — Since president-elect Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election, there has been a plethora of speculations, discussions, and even predictions defining the future of the Trump presidency. Some have even speculated he would end up being impeached for either gross foreign and security policy mistakes, or due to gross conflict of interest – president of the U.S. vis-à-vis CEO of Trump global enterprises. While these...