Today I sat in on a senate hearing on the status of US alliances in Northeast Asia. The hearing was held by the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs. 408 more words
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Vice President Joe Biden meeting with Viktor Yanukovych, the then-Moscow-backed presidential candidate in Kiev, Ukraine, July 21, 2009. In the hours before he fled Ukraine’s capital, Yanukovych huddled on the phone with Biden, a longtime associate and close contact throughout the political crisis that gripped the former Soviet republic. 784 more words
A spike in Iran’s oil exports raises fears Tehran will be less likely to cut a permanent nuclear deal.
Exports of Iranian crude oil jumped in January, raising concerns that the sanctions relief included in the interim nuclear agreement between Western countries and Tehran is giving a shot in the arm to the struggling Iranian economy that could weaken prospects for a comprehensive deal to derail Iranian nuclear weapons development. 1,092 more words
A hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Ukraine on Jan 15, gave many Senators the opportunity to grandstand for sanctions and retaliation against Ukraine for refusing to submit to the EU Empire and the IMF. 236 more words