Estonian President Warns of ‘Self-Occupation,’ Prompting Praise and Political Spin

Estonian President Warns of ‘Self-Occupation,’ Prompting Praise and Political Spin

In her recent independence day speech, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid spoke on technological change, the globalization of labor, and the dangers of close-minded nationalism. This last point has dominated global reactions to her remarks. In her national address, which marked the 26th anniversary of Estonian independence from the Soviet Union, President Kaljulaid talked about the perceived contradictions between […]

Jared Kushner Goes to Congress

Kushner defends himself before Congress.

Jared Kushner Goes to Congress

For more than two hours, in a room surrounded by cameras and before investigators of the Senate Intelligence Committee, the 36-year-old Jared Kushner denied any collusion during the campaign with the Russians who, according to Washington intelligence officials, launched a coordinated attack against the candidacy of Hillary Clinton. “All my actions were appropriate, in the […]

Oliver Stone’s Bizarre Defense of Vladimir Putin

Oliver Stone’s Bizarre Defense of Vladimir Putin

Oliver Stone is a genius filmmaker, giving us films such as Platoon, Wall Street, Born on the Fourth of July, and JFK. He has also made several important documentaries about Hugo Chavez, Fidel Castro, and now Vladimir Putin. Regardless of whether or not you have the same opinions as these world leaders or the ones that Stone has about […]

Trump Said to Reveal Classified Information to Russia

Trump Said to Reveal Classified Information to Russia

According to White House sources speaking to The Washington Post, President Donald Trump revealed sensitive and classified information to Russian representatives when they visited the Oval Office last week. The information shared was a thwarted plot by ISIS to use laptop computers on airplanes as terrorist weapons. Trump appeared to disclose the information while boasting […]

Nations Struggling to Remove Virus, Restore Systems

Nations Struggling to Remove Virus, Restore Systems

A ransom-ware attack using the malware virus known as “WannaCry” spread through the world on Friday causing headaches and disruptions to dozens of institutions. In Great Britain, treatments at the National Health Service had to be deferred. Train systems in Germany and Russia caused travel delays. Phone companies had to restore service in Madrid and […]

Lithuanian President Supports U.S. Troop Presence

Lithuanian President Supports U.S. Troop Presence

Lithuania’s President, Dalia Grybauskaite, voiced support yesterday for the presence of U.S. soldiers in the country. Russian interference in the Ukraine – both in annexing Crimea and support for factions fighting the government – has caused a surge of suspicion and fear amongst countries formerly in the Soviet bloc. After Germany and the Soviet Union […]