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The Conservatives are enduring a crisis of identity and purpose. Not for the first time, the work of the great 18th-century philosopher, Edmund Burke, is seen as offering a path to the party's reinvention.[...]
Source: History Today Blog
Vladimir Putin came late to the cyber arena.
Up until a few years ago, the Russian leader seemed to all but ignore the internet and spoke out loudly against it. He called the web a "CIA project," with interests that opposed Russia.
Author Richard Lourie says that's basically because Putin is "a television guy."
"Television was the main way he got his news and the main way Russians got their news," says Lourie, who explores the Russian president's [...]
Source: Global Post
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
Business has been booming at the Home Port restaurant in Menemsha Harbor on Martha's Vineyard. On any given evening, the place is packed, with a long line for seafood takeout. But the restaurant's co-owner, Sarah Nixon, isn't celebrating.
“It's really rough,” she says about operating this season.
It's rarely easy hiring a dedicated summer staff, but this summer it's worse than usual.
Usually, Nixon has a full summer staff that is vetted, experienced and largely from Jamaica. [...]
Source: Global Post
President Donald Trump and Donald Trump, Jr.
The words above were spoken by former National Security Advisor Condoleeza Rice in reference to Iraq's purported possession of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) prior to the Iraq War. With the latest allegations against Donald Trump being labelled by some as Russiagate's “smoking gun” occurring simultaneously with the U.S.' nuclear standoff with North Korea, Russia, and China, Rice's quote is actually much more relevant and truthful now than when [...]
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs