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Untold stories of the generosity of Donald Trump. (Image:  Gage Skidmore  via  flickr  /  CC BY-SA 2.0)

Untold Stories of Donald Trump

Over the course of the U.S. presidential campaign, we learned that Donald Trump is a racist, sexist, belligerent, bullheaded bigmouth. But is there a different side of President-elect Trump that we don’t know about? Actually, there are a few stories…

Vladimir Putin has sent Russian military forces to support the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad. (Image: Kremlin.ru via Wikimedia Commons /CC BY 3.0)

Is Russia Really Withdrawing?

Monday’s announcement of the Russian withdrawal from Syria was surprising to western analysts and media. Unused to a quick insertion and withdrawal from peacekeeping missions, many had believed that Russia had engaged itself in the quagmire of Middle Eastern politics…

At ARMY-2015, Putin says Russia's nuclear forces will receive 40 new nuclear inter continental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). 
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Russia and Putin’s New World Order

Over the last six months Vladimir Putin has changed Russia’s international role significantly. After being considered an international pariah and fading superpower after the annexation of the Crimea, the international community is now lauding Putin for his realpolitik diplomacy in…

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How China Uses Pandas as a Political Tool

In Vox’s video, China’s panda diplomacy, explained, I was surprised to learn how pandas are used as tools in China for diplomatic strategies. Most all of the pandas in zoos worldwide belong…

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Untold Stories of Donald Trump

Over the course of the U.S. presidential campaign, we learned that Donald Trump is a racist, sexist, belligerent, bullheaded bigmouth. But is there a different side of President-elect Trump that…

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The Secrets of China’s Propaganda Department

This is a very insightful look at China’s Propaganda Department and how it operates. Propaganda is serious business in China, and the propaganda department sees the Chinese Communist Party’s political…

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Is Russia Really Withdrawing?

Monday’s announcement of the Russian withdrawal from Syria was surprising to western analysts and media. Unused to a quick insertion and withdrawal from peacekeeping missions, many had believed that Russia…

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Russia and Putin’s New World Order

Over the last six months Vladimir Putin has changed Russia’s international role significantly. After being considered an international pariah and fading superpower after the annexation of the Crimea, the international…