Will President Trump Make A Wise Decision or a Dangerous One?

Trump almost took the country to the abyss, but instead he stopped and made the smarter choice. Instead of giving Bannon a rubber stamp on the national security council he gave the national security state a man they trust and respect.

General known for sharp questions will be Trump's new top security adviser - Reuters

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U.S. embassy in Kiev critical of Moscow order on Ukrainian documentation

Reuters US Politics - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 11:20
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States embassy in Kiev voiced concern on Sunday over Russia's decision to recognize civil registration documents issued in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine, saying that it threatens the Minsk peace process.

U.S. defense secretary scraps Afghan trip due to weather

Reuters US Politics - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 10:37
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's defense secretary said bad weather had forced him to scrap a visit to Afghanistan on Sunday but added he was reviewing next steps in the war after discussions with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the top U.S. commander.

Trump’s ‘One-Night Stand’ Diplomacy

ConsortiumNews - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 10:12
Despite his reputation as a deal-maker, President Trump’s first foray into the thicket of Israel-Palestine peace talks suggests he has no clue what direction to take or the long-term consequences, notes ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar. By Paul R. Pillar…

Trump's defense chief, unlike boss, says has no issues with media

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 10:11
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday distanced himself from President Donald Trump's assessment of the media as "the enemy of the American people," saying during his first trip to the Middle East that he had no problems with the press.

Trump's defense chief, unlike boss, says has no issues with media

Reuters US Politics - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 10:11
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday distanced himself from President Donald Trump's assessment of the media as "the enemy of the American people," saying during his first trip to the Middle East that he had no problems with the press.

Kuwait sentences top official who joined and fought for IS

MiddleEasteye - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 10:09
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The man, who has not been named, had been a top official with the Kuwait municipality

Mark Zuckerberg's Theory of Human History

RealClearPolitics - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 09:22
Ezra Klein, Vox
Can Facebook help humanity take its

Obama-Linked Group's 'Training Manual' for Protesting Trump

RealClearPolitics - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 09:20
Paul Sperry, NY Post
An Obama-tied activist group training tens of thousands of agitators to protest President Trump's policies plans to hit Republican lawmakers supporting those policies even harder this week, when thâ?¦

Facebook Plans to Rewire Your Life. Be Afraid.

RealClearPolitics - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 08:57
Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg
Mark Zuckerburg's manifesto offers a vision of social dystopia.

Al Gore: Still Demented After All These Years

RealClearPolitics - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 08:55
Alex Berezow, ACSH
"Every night on the television news now is like a nature hike through the Book of Revelation," lamented Al Gore in his opening remarks for the Climate & Health Meeting. After all these years, he still has a demented penchant for apocalyptic exaggeration.

How 5 of America's Closest Allies Are Faring in the Trump Era

RealClearPolitics - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 08:51
Ian Bremmer, Time
Donald Trump came to power on promises to upend the world order in America's favor; one month in, he's definitely shaken things up, but even&

Why Trumponomics Fails

RealClearPolitics - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 08:50
Robert Reich, RealClearPolitics

The Presidential Ratings Racket

RealClearPolitics - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 08:50
Carl M. Cannon, Orange County Register
In our capital city's darkest hour, C-SPAN again rode to her rescue. Amid a mass outbreak of Trump Derangement Syndrome, the public programming cable channel has released its third rankings of...

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