Trump’s congratulatory call to Erdogan is revealing

April 19, 2017

(CNN)It’s a haunting image. A basement space with blacked-out windows, crowded with camera equipment and journalists who were assigned to cover the Leader during the state visit of a foreign dignitary but were not allowed to look outside. Was this Vladimir Putin’s Russia, or perhaps the Turkey of Recep Tayyip Erdogan? No, it was the Trump National Jupiter Golf Club in Florida, three weeks after Donald Trump’s inauguration, as depicted by White House pool reporters Jennifer …

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Rex Tillerson Will Get A Colder Russian Reception Than He’s Used To

April 12, 2017

… has suspended a key agreement with Washington to coordinate air operations over Syria, deployed a warship to the Syrian coast and said the United States violated international law. Russia announced Monday that Putin would not meet with Tillerson during the trip. Russian mediainitially assumed that Tillerson would be a pro-Russia voice in Washington, observers say, but pundits have turned away from their praise in the months since Trumps inauguration. Russias state-run news outlets have …

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Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… by extremists. While U.S. and regime policies have arguably made the extremists more powerful, this has never been fully true, according to experts. A coterie of left-wing and activists, notably journalist Rania Khalek, have joined Gabbard in making this case. The movement cloaks itself in anti-imperialism and dares its critics to defend American overreach. The idea has gained significant traction on the right. Prior to his inauguration, Trump himself doubted whether the U.S. knew who the …

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Oxford University is shaking up the portraits of white men on its walls

April 1, 2017

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Why brands still think now is a good time to market the hell out of women’s empowerment

March 29, 2017

… voters, you could envision a future in which brands thought it wiser to be more subtle or even go retro, placing more emphasis on Father Knows Best. But that wasn’t the end of the story. The day after Trump’s inauguration, millions of defiant women flooded the streets, offering a staggering glimpse of their political and economic power. The Super Bowl came next with politically confrontational ads, including one about equal pay from carmaker Audi. On International Women’s Day, …

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Trump campaign’s latest email poll feels a lot like middle school drama

March 24, 2017

… bizarre press conference with even weirder email Basically, in order to prove that the American people are behind Trump’s movement, an email with the subject, “Vindicated,” was deemed necessary. “Since even before inauguration Day, Democrats, the media, and the entire opposition have tried to take down President Trump by resorting to nasty attacks and spreading fake news,” the email began. Then, after asking, “Do you stand with President Trump?” the …

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While Washington Investigates Russian Meddling, Moscow Is Expanding Its Global Influence

March 22, 2017

… on multiple fronts, especially in the Middle East. Russians remain confused and concerned about potential U.S. policy. Russians are confused by what they see as contradictory positions from the president himself and his top advisers on Russia-related issues. While President Trump has tweeted and commented publicly about his desire to improve relations with Moscow both before and after his inauguration, he has appointed top cabinet officials and advisers who do not appear to share that view. …

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