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Ukrainian Meddling? A Russian Operation, U.S. Intel Says

Julian E. Barnes and Matthew Rosenberg New York Times
Moscow has run a yearslong operation to blame Ukraine for its own 2016 election interference. Republicans have used similar talking points to defend President Trump in impeachment proceedings.

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Supporting Dictators is NOT Anti-Imperialism

Meredith Tax ROAR
Fed -up with the imperial adventures of their own western capitalist governments, some radicals wrongly side with foreign dictators in the name of anti-imperialism. The book under review aims to move beyond a disabling “the West and the rest” binary.

Friday Nite Videos | August 31, 2018

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When a Young Trump Went to Russia

Craig Unger The New Republic
In 1987, the real estate tycoon visited the country to explore a hotel deal. Is that when he became compromised by Russian security services?

Friday Nite Videos | July 20, 2018

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