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  • Putin is profiting from chaos in Ukraine – and the west is letting him

    The Sea of Azov skirmish bolsters Putin at home while delivering a masterclass in despotism to any watching dictators We’re often told that the reason the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, is so dangerous is that he is a brilliant political chess master, always thinking several moves ahead. Yet there is reason to believe that the real reason Putin is so dangerous is that he is no chess master at all. His latest skirmish with Ukraine, this time in the Sea of Azov, is certainly evidence that for...

    the Guardian
  • Run, Charlie, Run: 70 Touchdowns Later, High School Back Still Seeking Attention

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Although he can barely feel his fingers inside his winter gloves, Chris Spegal keeps doing what he has always done when his son Charlie carries the football

    Bleacher Report
  • He’s Ready to Let His Lola Run

    A car connoisseur has a new keeper in his collection, a classic Lola T-165, and he can’t wait to see what it can do.

    WSJ
  • Avenatti: My Family Won't Let Me Run for President

    Michael Avenatti, attorney for adult-film actress Stormy Daniels’ and a prominent critic of President Donald Trump, announced Tuesday his family had talked him out of running for president. The post Avenatti: My Family Won’t Let Me Run for President appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

    Washington Free Beacon
  • Macron and Merkel, no saviors of the West, bend before Putin

    It's all the fashion these days to claim that President Emmanuel Macron of France and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany are the leading defenders of the liberal world order.

    Washington Examiner
  • Heather Nauert still in running for UN job

    Politico is reporting that Heather Nauert, the State Department spokeswoman, is no longer under consideration to replace Nikki Haley as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. While I deeply respect the relevant Politico reporters (Gabby Orr is one of the finest reporters in the nation), I am hearing differently.

    Washington Examiner
  • Ties with West in focus in Georgian presidential run-off

    Ex-Soviet Georgia votes in a presidential election runoff on Wednesday that pits a candidate backed by the ruling party who favors a policy balancing ties with Moscow and the West against a rival who advocates a stronger pro-Western line.

    U.S.