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Breitbart
Report: #NeverTrump State Department Aides ‘Boxing Out’ America Firstersto fill a handful of top positions with people who actively opposed Donald Trum
Breitbart / Posted 5 hours ago
to fill a handful of top positions with people who actively opposed Donald Trump’s election, according to current and former State Department officials and national security experts with specific knowledge of the situation. The leadership... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Did John McCain Provide The Infamous 'Trump Dossier' To BuzzFeed?less than a handful of people had access to the dossier before it made its way
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
less than a handful of people had access to the dossier before it made its way to BuzzFeed: John McCain, David Kramer (a former State Department official and an associate of McCain), then FBI Director James Comey and Fusion GPS (the creator of... Read more
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New Kerala
End distorted nativism, populist rhetoric, says Bush to Trump - newkerala news #281803institutions. The paper was drafted by Peter H. Wehner, a former adviser in hi
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
institutions. The paper was drafted by Peter H. Wehner, a former adviser in his White House, and Thomas O. Melia, a former State Department official under Mr. Obama. He said, "We know that when we lose sight of our ideals, it is not... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Trump reprises campaign allegations about 2010 uranium dealState Department, however, was one of nine U.S. government agencies that had to
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
State Department, however, was one of nine U.S. government agencies that had to approve the deal and her campaign and former State department officials said she was not involved in the approval process by the Committee on Foreign Investment in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2nd President Bush condemns nation's political toneAmerican institutions. The paper was drafted by Peter Wehner, a former adviser
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
American institutions. The paper was drafted by Peter Wehner, a former adviser in Bush's White House, and Thomas Melia, a former State Department official under President Barack Obama. The conference also featured a panel with two former... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Trump reprises campaign allegations about 2010 uranium dealState Department, however, was one of nine U.S. government agencies that had to
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
State Department, however, was one of nine U.S. government agencies that had to approve the deal and her campaign and former State department officials said she was not involved in the approval process by the Committee on Foreign Investment in... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Trump reprises campaign allegations about 2010 uranium dealState Department, however, was one of nine U.S. government agencies that had to
The Middletown Press / Posted 2 days ago
State Department, however, was one of nine U.S. government agencies that had to approve the deal and her campaign and former State department officials said she was not involved in the approval process by the Committee on Foreign Investment in... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Trump reprises campaign allegations about 2010 uranium dealState Department, however, was one of nine U.S. government agencies that had to
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
State Department, however, was one of nine U.S. government agencies that had to approve the deal and her campaign and former State department officials said she was not involved in the approval process by the Committee on Foreign Investment in... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Trump reprises campaign allegations about 2010 uranium dealState Department, however, was one of nine U.S. government agencies that had to
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
State Department, however, was one of nine U.S. government agencies that had to approve the deal and her campaign and former State department officials said she was not involved in the approval process by the Committee on Foreign Investment in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump reprises campaign allegations about 2010 uranium dealState Department, however, was one of nine U.S. government agencies that had to
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
State Department, however, was one of nine U.S. government agencies that had to approve the deal and her campaign and former State department officials said she was not involved in the approval process by the Committee on Foreign Investment in... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Trump reprises campaign allegations about 2010 uranium dealState Department, however, was one of nine U.S. government agencies that had to
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
State Department, however, was one of nine U.S. government agencies that had to approve the deal and her campaign and former State department officials said she was not involved in the approval process by the Committee on Foreign Investment in... Read more
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Gulf News
How Baghdad recaptured Kirkuk and why the Kurds feel betrayedto take over largely unopposed.“Al Abadi would not have attacked without inform
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
to take over largely unopposed.“Al Abadi would not have attacked without informing the US,” said David L. Phillips, a former State Department adviser who worked on Iraq for 30 years, referring to Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi. “At a... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Two Koreas' diplomats to attend Russian forum this weekthe North's official will reportedly hold the so-called Track 1.5 semi-official
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 3 days ago
the North's official will reportedly hold the so-called Track 1.5 semi-official discussions with retired American government officials, such as former Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and former State Department special adviser Robert Ein... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korea mulls sending envoy to Moscow conferencewith former U.S. government officials. Americans planning to attend include fo
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 5 days ago
with former U.S. government officials. Americans planning to attend include former Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, former State Department special adviser Robert Einhorn, former State Department official Robert Carlin, top nuclear scientist... Read more
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Gulf News
Mogadishu blast seen as an Al Shabab retaliation for losing groundout with more significant attacks,” said Tricia Bacon, a Somali specialist at A
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
out with more significant attacks,” said Tricia Bacon, a Somali specialist at American University in Washington and a former State Department counterterrorism analyst. She called the attack “a bad miscalculation” by Al Shabab that will likely... Read more
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Canberra Times
'This is the deadliest incident I ever remember': Mogadishu truck bombing magnitude rattles Somaliaout with more significant attacks," said Tricia Bacon, a Somali specialist at A
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
out with more significant attacks," said Tricia Bacon, a Somali specialist at American University in Washington and a former State Department counter terrorism analyst. She called the attack "a bad miscalculation" by al-Shabab that will likely... Read more
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WA Today
Mogadishu truck bombings are deadliest attack in decadesout with more significant attacks," said Tricia Bacon, a Somali specialist at A
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
out with more significant attacks," said Tricia Bacon, a Somali specialist at American University in Washington and a former State Department counter terrorism analyst. She called the attack "a bad miscalculation" by al-Shabab that will likely... Read more
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The Age
'This is the deadliest incident I ever remember': Mogadishu truck bombing magnitude rattles Somaliaout with more significant attacks," said Tricia Bacon, a Somali specialist at A
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
out with more significant attacks," said Tricia Bacon, a Somali specialist at American University in Washington and a former State Department counter terrorism analyst. She called the attack "a bad miscalculation" by al-Shabab that will likely... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'This is the deadliest incident I ever remember': Mogadishu truck bombing magnitude rattles Somaliaout with more significant attacks," said Tricia Bacon, a Somali specialist at A
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
out with more significant attacks," said Tricia Bacon, a Somali specialist at American University in Washington and a former State Department counter terrorism analyst. She called the attack "a bad miscalculation" by al-Shabab that will likely... Read more
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Business Standard India
Mogadishu truck bombings are deadliest attack in decadesout with more significant attacks,” said Tricia Bacon, a Somali specialist at A
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
out with more significant attacks,” said Tricia Bacon, a Somali specialist at American University in Washington and a former State Department counterterrorism analyst. She called the attack “a bad miscalculation” by the Shabab that will likely... Read more
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BBC News
Trump's 'new' Iran policy and the difficulties aheadin the region. It certainly has more money at its disposal. And here too he has
BBC News / Posted 8 days ago
in the region. It certainly has more money at its disposal. And here too he has a point. Just before Mr Trump's speech a former state department official, Jon B. Alterman - now at the Center for Strategic and International Studies - explained to... Read more
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FOX News
Trump outlines new Iran strategy, strikes major blow to ObamaCareBossie looks back on White House Chief of Staff John Kelly taking on rumors dir
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
Bossie looks back on White House Chief of Staff John Kelly taking on rumors directly with the White House press corps; Former State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf breaks down Trump's Iran strategy. The Tom Shillue Show, 3 p.m. ET to... Read more
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FOX News
Trump outlines new Iran strategy, strikes major blow to ObamaCareBossie looks back on White House Chief of Staff John Kelly taking on rumors dir
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
Bossie looks back on White House Chief of Staff John Kelly taking on rumors directly with the White House press corps; Former State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf breaks down Trump's Iran strategy. The Tom Shillue Show, 3 p.m. ET to... Read more
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The Hill
Trump to appoint Lockheed Martin executive to top Pentagon policy jobPresident Trump plans to name John Rood, a Lockheed Martin executive and former
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
President Trump plans to name John Rood, a Lockheed Martin executive and former State Department official, to the Pentagon's top policy post. Rood, a 20-year veteran of various roles in the federal government, previously served as acting under... Read more
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Business Insider
Opposition research firm behind Trump-Russia dossier now says it didn't give it to BuzzFeedreported. Fusion GPS was therefore not the only entity with access to the doss
Business Insider / Posted 10 days ago
reported. Fusion GPS was therefore not the only entity with access to the dossier. The document was reportedly obtained by former State Department official David Kramer, who then passed it along to Republican Sen. John McCain. McCain then provided... Read more
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Fortune
Brainstorm Health: Most Powerful Women, CA Drug Pricing Law, Spark's Gene TherapyAyotte, Citigroup Chief Global Political Analyst Tina Fordham, former U.S. Trad
Fortune / Posted 11 days ago
Ayotte, Citigroup Chief Global Political Analyst Tina Fordham, former U.S. Trade Rep and now-professor Susan Schwab, and former State Department official and current UN Special Envoy for Haiti Josette Sheeran painted a landscape that is seemingly... Read more
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Fortune
A Day Without ManterruptionAyotte, Citigroup Chief Global Political Analyst Tina Fordham, former U.S. Trad
Fortune / Posted 11 days ago
Ayotte, Citigroup Chief Global Political Analyst Tina Fordham, former U.S. Trade Rep and now-professor Susan Schwab, and former State Department official and current UN Special Envoy for Haiti Josette Sheeran painted a landscape that is seemingly... Read more
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The Economic Times
Nisha Biswal to head US-India Business CouncilWASHINGTON: Nisha Biswal, a former state department official, will head the US-
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON: Nisha Biswal, a former state department official, will head the US-India Business Council, a powerful advocacy group of US companies with business interest in India, well-informed sources said. USIBC is a part of the US Chamber of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rex's rough weekand affirm admiration for a president who has continually undercut, contradicte
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
and affirm admiration for a president who has continually undercut, contradicted and diminished his secretary of state. Former State Department official Eliot Cohen via email dubbed the performance "servile." Former ambassador Eric S. Edelman... Read more
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DW
Donald Trump's threats cast shadow over Europe-Iran Forum |president of the French train manufacturer Alstom, which has signed a joint ven
DW / Posted 17 days ago
president of the French train manufacturer Alstom, which has signed a joint venture deal to build metro carriages in Iran. Former State Department official Jarrett Blanc, who worked on the nuclear negotiations and is currently at the Carnegie... Read more
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MLive.com
Flint emergency manager water crisis legal bills hit $300Kfor their roles in the water crisis, 13 of whom still have cases pending in Gen
MLive.com / Posted 18 days ago
for their roles in the water crisis, 13 of whom still have cases pending in Genesee District Court. Two defendants -- former state Department of Health and Human Services epidemiologist Corinne Miller and former Flint water plant operator Mike... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Senior N.K. diplomat to meet with ex-top U.S. officials on margins of Moscow conference: reportunidentified diplomatic sources. Americans planning to attend include former U
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 18 days ago
unidentified diplomatic sources. Americans planning to attend include former Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, former State Department special adviser Robert Einhorn, former State Department official Robert Carlin, top nuclear scientist... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Are Trump, Tillerson doing 'good cop,' 'bad cop'?to officials with knowledge of the discussions. The "good cop, bad cop" ploy i
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
to officials with knowledge of the discussions. The "good cop, bad cop" ploy is unlikely to work, said Evans Revere, a former State Department official who took part in unofficial talks in Switzerland with North Korean officials last month. The... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Analysis: Are Trump, Tillerson doing 'good cop,' 'bad cop'?to officials with knowledge of the discussions. The "good cop, bad cop" ploy i
The Middletown Press / Posted 19 days ago
to officials with knowledge of the discussions. The "good cop, bad cop" ploy is unlikely to work, said Evans Revere, a former State Department official who took part in unofficial talks in Switzerland with North Korean officials last month. The... Read more
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ABC News
Are Trump, Tillerson 'good cop,' 'bad cop' to NKorea?to officials with knowledge of the discussions. The "good cop, bad cop" ploy i
ABC News / Posted 19 days ago
to officials with knowledge of the discussions. The "good cop, bad cop" ploy is unlikely to work, said Evans Revere, a former State Department official who took part in unofficial talks in Switzerland with North Korean officials last month. The... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Are Trump, Tillerson 'good cop,' 'bad cop' to NKorea?to officials with knowledge of the discussions. The "good cop, bad cop" ploy i
The Register Citizen / Posted 19 days ago
to officials with knowledge of the discussions. The "good cop, bad cop" ploy is unlikely to work, said Evans Revere, a former State Department official who took part in unofficial talks in Switzerland with North Korean officials last month. The... Read more
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The Economic Times
Is Trump the 'bad cop' with NKorea? It may not be workingto officials with knowledge of the discussions. The "good cop, bad cop" ploy i
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
to officials with knowledge of the discussions. The "good cop, bad cop" ploy is unlikely to work, said Evans Revere, a former State Department official who took part in unofficial talks in Switzerland with North Korean officials last month. The... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
‘Your influence counts’? Maybe not in this primarysurprised and somewhat puzzled that a president would issue an endorsement in a
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
surprised and somewhat puzzled that a president would issue an endorsement in a single-state race. ■ Obama also endorsed former state Department of Environmental Protection secretary Kathleen McGinty in the state’s Senate Democratic primary.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Trump says Tillerson is ‘wasting his time’ trying to pursue negotiations with North KoreaKorea Tweets: Should We Be Questioning His 'Stability'? https://t.co/k23apPinu
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
Korea Tweets: Should We Be Questioning His 'Stability'? https://t.co/k23apPinul (VIDEO) pic.twitter.com/PLG76PxqmL Former State Department spokesman Nicholas Burns said on Twitter that "undercutting your Secretary of State publicly is a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Ri Yong-Ho is more than just Kim Jong-un's mouthpiece to the worldopportunity" for Washington, given his close ties to the Kim family, said Joel
Canberra Times / Posted 22 days ago
opportunity" for Washington, given his close ties to the Kim family, said Joel Wit, director of the 38North website and a former State Department official who first met Ri more than 20 years ago. Following a rare ruling Workers' Party congress in... Read more
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WA Today
Meet the man who translates Kim Jong-un to the worldopportunity" for Washington, given his close ties to the Kim family, said Joel
WA Today / Posted 22 days ago
opportunity" for Washington, given his close ties to the Kim family, said Joel Wit, director of the 38North website and a former State Department official who first met Ri more than 20 years ago. Following a rare ruling Workers' Party congress in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Ri Yong-Ho is more than just Kim Jong-un's mouthpiece to the worldopportunity" for Washington, given his close ties to the Kim family, said Joel
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 days ago
opportunity" for Washington, given his close ties to the Kim family, said Joel Wit, director of the 38North website and a former State Department official who first met Ri more than 20 years ago. Following a rare ruling Workers' Party congress in... Read more
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The Age
Ri Yong-Ho is more than just Kim Jong-un's mouthpiece to the worldopportunity" for Washington, given his close ties to the Kim family, said Joel
The Age / Posted 22 days ago
opportunity" for Washington, given his close ties to the Kim family, said Joel Wit, director of the 38North website and a former State Department official who first met Ri more than 20 years ago. Following a rare ruling Workers' Party congress in... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. will admit up to 45,000 refugees next year -Trumpdeparture from recent practice but on its face is not inappropriate, said Josep
Reuters / Posted 22 days ago
departure from recent practice but on its face is not inappropriate, said Joseph Cassidy, a fellow at the Wilson Center and former State Department official. “The particular concern is that assessments could be made, not on the basis of individual... Read more
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The Hill
Trump faces key deadline on Russia sanctionsthink Congress wanted to give the administration flexibility to come up with an
The Hill / Posted 22 days ago
think Congress wanted to give the administration flexibility to come up with an implementing plan,” said Peter Harrell, a former State Department official under Obama who worked on sanctions issues. “The question then becomes, will the Trump... Read more
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Reuters
Behind the bombast: North Korea's genteel foreign ministeropportunity” for Washington, given his close ties to the Kim family, said Joel
Reuters / Posted 23 days ago
opportunity” for Washington, given his close ties to the Kim family, said Joel Wit, director of the 38 North website and a former State Department official who first met Ri more than 20 years ago. Following a rare ruling Workers Party congress in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Behind the bombast: North Korea's genteel foreign ministeropportunity" for Washington, given his close ties to the Kim family, said Joel
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
opportunity" for Washington, given his close ties to the Kim family, said Joel Wit, director of the 38 North website and a former State Department official who first met Ri more than 20 years ago. Following a rare ruling Workers Party congress in... Read more
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Business Insider
North Korea is so confused by Trump it’s reportedly asking US experts for helpdown his invitation because he said North Korea should reach out directly to th
Business Insider / Posted 25 days ago
down his invitation because he said North Korea should reach out directly to the US government instead. Evans Revere, a former State Department official who has taken part in bilateral talks with North Korea, said: "My own guess is that they are... Read more
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ABC News
DEA administrator to step down from his postKentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders, Mississippi Department of Publ
ABC News / Posted 25 days ago
Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders, Mississippi Department of Public Safety Commissioner Marshall Fisher and former State Department Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Robert Charles. The next... Read more
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Canberra Times
'They can't figure him out': North Korea seeks help from Republican analystsNorth Koreans are reaching out through various channels and through various cou
Canberra Times / Posted 25 days ago
North Koreans are reaching out through various channels and through various counterparts," said Evans Revere, a former State Department official dealing with North Korea who is a frequent participant in such talks. There are a number of... Read more
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