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The KGB Playbook for Infiltrating the Middle East – Daily Beast

Trump Accomplished A Lot In 2017, But At What Cost? – NPR
Everything Is Awesome! Well, Almost. – Politico
How Trump could kill the Iran nuclear deal in January – Politico
Trump builds his 2018 political message by rebranding Obama’s economic legacy – Politico
2017: A polarizing year dominated by hashtags and Trump – WTHITV.com
2017: A year of change, loss and challenges – Poughkeepsie Journal
Letters: Wake up to Trump, America, before it’s too late – Buffalo News
‘Trumpism’ is ingrained in white America. When he goes, it will remain – The Guardian
Donald Trump’s Mother, Mary Anne MacLeod, is Key to Understanding the President’s Deep Insecurity – Newsweek
Trump finally turns on the formerly ‘wonderful man’ Michael Flynn – Washington Post
Trump’s strategy on national security is shockingly normal, says James Stavridis – Press of Atlantic City
On diplomacy, the FBI, ‘fake news,’ the GOP, Macron, and more – National Review
Column: History of using FBI for political purposes – ThisWeek Community News
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Editorial: Trump right to stand up to Putin in Ukraine – Burlington Times News
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Putin Orders Agents to ‘Liquidate Bandits’ After Terror Attack – Bloomberg
America and the Great Abdication – The Atlantic
With more to come, new JFK documents offer fresh leads 54 years later
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The Long Rise and Fast Fall of New York’s Black Mafia – Daily Beast
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2017: A polarizing year dominated by hashtags and Trump – WTVA

 

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The KGB Playbook for Infiltrating the Middle East – Daily Beast


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The KGB Playbook for Infiltrating the Middle East
Daily Beast
As with the previously discussed training manual for an KGB officers looking to recruit agents on Soviet soil, this document remains classified by the Putin government owing to its utility as a historical case study for contemporary foreign 

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Trump Accomplished A Lot In 2017, But At What Cost? – NPR


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Trump Accomplished A Lot In 2017, But At What Cost?
NPR
A couple of days after signing the bill, Trump was still celebrating how the tax bill “brought it all together as to what an incredible year we had.” “Incredible” may not be the adjective of choice for Democrats, but they do acknowledge Trump’s 
Five obstacles to Trump’s infrastructure ambitionsThe Hill
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Everything Is Awesome! Well, Almost. – Politico


Politico
Everything Is Awesome! Well, Almost.
Politico
The percentage of Americans without health insurance, which plunged to historic lows under Obama, has also begun to creep up as the Trump administration has discouraged Obamacare enrollment, and could rise further if Trump succeeds in slashing Medicaid 

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How Trump could kill the Iran nuclear deal in January – Politico


Politico
How Trump could kill the Iran nuclear deal in January
Politico
President Donald Trump allowed the Iran nuclear deal to survive through 2017, but the new year will offer him another chance to blow up the agreement and critics and supporters alike believe he may take it. By mid-January, the president will face 

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Trump builds his 2018 political message by rebranding Obama’s economic legacy – Politico


Politico
Trump builds his 2018 political message by rebranding Obama’s economic legacy
Politico
The White House hopes to boost President Donald Trump’s low approval ratings by using the economy as a centerpiece of its political message in 2018, according to three White House officials, even if many of the president’s successes so far are squarely  
Trump’s year at Trump-brand propertiesWashington Post
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President Trump again falsely claims he’s signed more bills than any presidentLos Angeles Times
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‘Never Trump’ Will Be the Only Faction Still Standing When He’s GoneThe Atlantic
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2017: A polarizing year dominated by hashtags and Trump – WTHITV.com


Los Angeles Times
2017: A polarizing year dominated by hashtags and Trump
WTHITV.com
The Kremlin’s optimism that deals could be done with the Trump administration — on sanctions, Crimea and Syria — quickly frayed into frustration and then exasperation. Last week, President Putin wrote off 2017 as a year of “delirium and madness” in
Trump claims he’s boosting US influence, but many foreign leaders see America in retreatLos Angeles Times
Ethnic conflict: A glaring omission in Trump’s national security strategyThe Hill
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2017: A year of change, loss and challenges – Poughkeepsie Journal


Poughkeepsie Journal
2017: A year of change, loss and challenges
Poughkeepsie Journal
1: Hundreds rally in the City of Poughkeepsie to oppose President Donald Trump’s travel ban. Feb. 1: After 35 years as Arlington High School’s wrestling team, Fred Perry coaches his last home match before retiring at the end of the season. Feb. 8 

Letters: Wake up to Trump, America, before it’s too late – Buffalo News

Letters: Wake up to Trump, America, before it’s too late
Buffalo News
Trump is a pathological liar and an extreme narcissist, who even denies things he has said on tape. The constant effort to deny facts and reality, to undermine and degrade the free press, judiciary, FBI, environmental protections and other areas of the 

‘Trumpism’ is ingrained in white America. When he goes, it will remain – The Guardian


The Guardian
‘Trumpism’ is ingrained in white America. When he goes, it will remain
The Guardian
Any example of far-right politics is explained away as exceptional, not representative of the real America, from lone wolf terrorists such as the Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh to the rise of Trumpism. Rather than address the structural 

Donald Trump’s Mother, Mary Anne MacLeod, is Key to Understanding the President’s Deep Insecurity – Newsweek


Newsweek
Donald Trump’s Mother, Mary Anne MacLeod, is Key to Understanding the President’s Deep Insecurity
Newsweek
Parishioners at the Stornoway High Church on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland still remember the dignified blonde who came back from America every summer. She walked with a formal, erect posture, provoking whispers about how she’d picked up her airs and 

Trump finally turns on the formerly ‘wonderful man’ Michael Flynn – Washington Post


Washington Post
Trump finally turns on the formerly ‘wonderful man’ Michael Flynn
Washington Post
Ever since Michael Flynn left the White House after a mere 24 days as national security adviser, the relationship between him and President Trump has been one of the most intriguing and potentially important factors in the Russia scandal. Nearly a 
From ‘wonderful man’ to ‘liar’: Trump legal team readies attack on Flynn’s credibilityChicago Tribune
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Trump’s strategy on national security is shockingly normal, says James Stavridis – Press of Atlantic City


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Trump’s strategy on national security is shockingly normal, says James Stavridis
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On diplomacy, the FBI, ‘fake news,’ the GOP, Macron, and more – National Review


National Review
On diplomacy, the FBI, ‘fake news,’ the GOP, Macron, and more
National Review
On Twitter, some people have been circulating a tweet from November 3, 2016 five days before the presidential election. It was written by Sarah Sanders, who is now President Trump’s press secretary. She said, When you’re attacking FBI agents 

Column: History of using FBI for political purposes – ThisWeek Community News

Column: History of using FBI for political purposes
ThisWeek Community News
The implications to Kennedy were clear, especially since the administration had pledged to go after organized crime and despite the fact that his own father, Joseph, was alleged to have had dealings with the Mafia including in John’s election campaign 

Other voices: A clear message to the thugs of the world Twin Cities – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press


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Other voices: A clear message to the thugs of the world Twin Cities
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian tax lawyer, died beaten and alone in a Moscow prison cell eight years ago. He was ill and neglected. He had exposed the theft of hundreds of millions of dollars by a corrupt cabal, and he paid for it with his life. Now, in a …
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She headed a powerful organized crime syndicate that leveraged state actors to expropriate businesses, monopolize markets, solicit bribes, and administer extortion rackets. There should be more to come. In passing sanctions against Russiafor 

Editorial: Trump right to stand up to Putin in Ukraine – Burlington Times News


Express.co.uk
Editorial: Trump right to stand up to Putin in Ukraine
Burlington Times News
In the annals of President Donald Trump’s odd dealings with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, give Trump credit for making a straightforward decision to defy Putin by supplying arms to Ukraine. The State Department says the U.S. will provide Ukraine with  
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Regrettably, Trump dominated politics this year – National Catholic Reporter


National Catholic Reporter
Regrettably, Trump dominated politics this year
National Catholic Reporter
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Putin Orders Agents to ‘Liquidate Bandits’ After Terror Attack – Bloomberg


Bloomberg
Putin Orders Agents to ‘Liquidate Bandits’ After Terror Attack
Bloomberg
The attack came after Putin thanked U.S. President Donald Trump last week for information passed on by the Central Intelligence Agency that he said helped break up an Islamic State cell plotting to bomb St. Petersburg’s Kazan Cathedral and other 
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America and the Great Abdication – The Atlantic


The Atlantic
America and the Great Abdication
The Atlantic
Russia under Vladimir Putin is a country with a narrowly based economy that is focused on retaining power at home, reestablishing Russian influence in the Middle East and Europe, and interfering in the internal politics of Western democracies. It is 

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With more to come, new JFK documents offer fresh leads 54 years later

Half-a-dozen 2017 releases of long-secret documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy have given plenty of new leads to those who dont believe alleged gunman Lee Harvey Oswald … Click to Continue »
The Oil and Gas Sector Is Changing and So Is Geopolitics – New York Times


New York Times
The Oil and Gas Sector Is Changing and So Is Geopolitics
New York Times
Such units are now helping countries in Central and Eastern Europe receive gas from abroad, lessening their dependence onRussia for energy and creating a more globally integrated energy system. No longer dependent on continental pipelines, countries 

The Long Rise and Fast Fall of New York’s Black Mafia – Daily Beast


Daily Beast
The Long Rise and Fast Fall of New York’s Black Mafia
Daily Beast
In 1974, it looked like the Godfather model was fading amid indictments and hits on its leaders and as middle-class white residents poured out of America’s inner cities. That was when Francis A.J. Ianni published Black Mafia: Ethnic Succession in

Preparing for Putin, round five – The Japan Times


USA TODAY
Preparing for Putin, round five
The Japan Times
U.S. President Donald Trump appears to have genuine affinity for Putin and Russia, the one constant in his chaotic foreign policy. He wants to work with Putin and to give him space to solve problems, a process that would extend Russian influence 
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Putin Trump – Google News: Preparing for Putin, round five – The Japan Times


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Preparing for Putin, round five
The Japan Times
U.S. President Donald Trump appears to have genuine affinity for Putin and Russia, the one constant in his chaotic foreign policy. He wants to work with Putin and to give him space to solve problems, a process that would extend Russian influence 
Russia warns US against ‘meddling’ in presidential electionUSA TODAY
Other Views: Putin may be in more trouble than we knowLubbockOnline.com
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 Putin Trump – Google News

2017: A polarizing year dominated by hashtags and Trump – WTVA


Los Angeles Times
2017: A polarizing year dominated by hashtags and Trump
WTVA
The Kremlin’s optimism that deals could be done with the Trump administration — on sanctions, Crimea and Syria — quickly frayed into frustration and then exasperation. Last week, President Putin wrote off 2017 as a year of “delirium and madness” in
Trump claims he’s boosting US influence, but many foreign leaders see America in retreatLos Angeles Times
Ethnic conflict: A glaring omission in Trump’s national security strategyThe Hill
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