Exposed: Putin’s anti-American rhetoric now persuades his harshest critics

Putin’s anti-American rhetoric now persuades his harshest critics >by Nina Khrushcheva | July 29, 2014 | Re-Post 08/02/2014 | People I know in Russia, members of the intelligentsia and professionals who have long been critical of President Vladimir Putin’s anti-Western stance, have suddenly turned into America-bashers. Many have been swept away by Putin’s arguments that the United States, not the Kremlin, is destabilizing Ukraine. Since the current crisis broke in […]

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Spotlight: Obama calls House immigration bill extreme, vows action

Obama calls House immigration bill extreme, vows action >by Mark Felsenthal| WASHINGTON Fri Aug 1, 2014 5:21pm EDT | Re-Post 08/02/2014 |   (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Friday immigration legislation on track to pass in the House of Representatives is unworkable and will force him to act on his own to address pressures from a surge of illegal immigrants on the southwestern border. “House Republicans, as we […]

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Spotlight: Obama says that after 9/11, ‘we tortured some folks’

Obama says that after 9/11, ‘we tortured some folks’ >by Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland | WASHINGTON Sat Aug 2, 2014 7:05am EDT | Re-Post 08/02/2014 | (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Friday the CIA “tortured some folks” after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, and that the White House had handed over to Congress a report about an investigation into “enhanced interrogation techniques.” “We did a whole lot […]

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