A Weakened Putin Engages “Outcast Countries”

A Weakened Putin Engages “Outcast Countries”

Russian President Vladimir Putin this week announced his country would be expanding relations with North Korea. It comes on the heels of a charge by former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Kurt Volker that Putin has been reaching out to “outcast countries” —those that are “in a weaker position that might...

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Democrats Gamble on Far-Right Republicans in Midterm Primaries

Democrats Gamble on Far-Right Republicans in Midterm Primaries

Democrats and political groups linked to the Democratic Party this midterm campaign season may be “playing with fire”: spending fortunes to fund far-right, even extremist, Republicans in primary races, gambling on assuring victory for the Democratic candidate in the general election. “Are they playing with fire? Sure,” said Lis Smith,...

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