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Beneath Biden’s folksy demeanor, a short fuse and an obsession with details

Las Vegas Sun 16 May 2021
On policy issues, Biden, 78, takes days or weeks to make up his mind as he examines and second-guesses himself and others ... At one point, Biden lectured a group of veteran Foreign Service officers and policy advisers on the nuances of Putin’s personality and tried to channel the Russian leader’s thinking.
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Candidates for Iran’s elections, of all shades but loyal to theocracy

The Arab Weekly 15 May 2021
became the first high-profile candidate to potentially back the policies of ... He also condemned “discrimination”, “internet blocking”, “the military’s interference in politics, the economy and elections”, “costly foreign policy, anti-Americanism and pro-Russian (diplomacy)” in Iran.
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Beneath Joe Biden’s folksy demeanor, a short fuse and an obsession with details

Indian Express 15 May 2021
On policy issues, Biden, 78, takes days or weeks to make up his mind as he examines and second-guesses himself and others ... At one point, Biden lectured a group of veteran Foreign Service officers and policy advisers on the nuances of Putin’s personality and tried to channel the Russian leader’s thinking.
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‘Distrust beneath surface’ of Iran-Russia ties

Asiatimes 14 May 2021
Asia Times asked Roknifard to comment on the leaked tape – what the media have called Zarifgate – the complexities of Iran’s foreign policy, and the ups and downs of Iran-Russia relations ... Is Iran so important in the foreign policy and economic calculus of Russian that it bent over backwards to bring the nuclear talks to a standstill?.
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Hanson: How the Biden administration is mocking ancient wisdom

The Mercury News 14 May 2021
Human nature stays the same across time and space ... The supply of money governs inflation ... Jobs are plentiful; workers are not ... The same dangers of ignoring unchanging human nature apply to foreign policy ... And Biden sounds to them more critical of Trump foreign policy than of America’s enemies ... So, Russian troops predictably mass on the Ukrainian border.
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Iran reformist figure presents candidacy for presidential race

Urdu Point 14 May 2021
Tajzadeh, 64, has campaigned for years for democratic and "structural changes" in the Islamic republic ... He also condemned "discrimination", "internet blocking", "the military's interference in politics, the economy and elections", "costly foreign policy, anti-Americanism and pro-Russian (diplomacy)" in Iran ... ....
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Russia Pushes a Dangerous Narrative Ahead of Syria’s Sham Election

The Washington Institute 14 May 2021
The Russian foreign affairs ministry decried the “alleged illegitimacy” of the election as interference in Syria’s internal affairs ... In a recent interview, Russian foreign affairs minister Sergei Lavrov said the West aims ... Russian Foreign Policy and the Price of America’s Absence.
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Democracy Digest: Bodyshaming, a block of cheese and diplomatic cold showers

Balkan Insight 14 May 2021
“However, I do wish to catch up with the prime minister’s newly acquired Chinese and Russian proficiency”, alluding to the alarming shift in Hungary’s foreign policy of late ... Prague itself expelled 18 Russian ‘diplomats’ immediately following the revelations on April 17.
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Moscow Concerned Over US Nuclear Submarine's Entry to Norwegian Port

Urdu Point 13 May 2021
... the Russian border raises concerns, the Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, said on Thursday, adding that Moscow regrets Oslo's policy to militarize the Arctic.
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Moscow decides to expel vocal US Embassy press secretary, as part of tit-for-that response to ...

Russia Today 12 May 2021
Russian Foreign Ministry sources said on Wednesday morning that Ross, who has been a vocal critic of the country’s policy, was among 10 US officials who would be henceforth designated personae non gratae ... non gratae,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said previously.
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Kremlin Distances from Kadyrov's Statements on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Urdu Point 12 May 2021
"You know that the foreign policy of the Russian Federation is formulated by the head of state - the constitution ... On Tuesday, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that Moscow was deeply concerned about the Gaza escalation and the unrest in East Jerusalem and was calling on the parties to exercise restraint.
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Get the lowdown on ransomware, a hack that has disrupted gas prices and law enforcement

Billings Gazette 12 May 2021
A cyber insurance firm told the task force that it tallied a 260% increase in ransomware attacks of its policy holders ... Russian operatives, in particular, believe such hackers help advance their foreign policy goals by causing trouble for adversaries, according to law enforcement officials and cybersecurity experts.
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Q&A: What does U.S. fuel pipeline shutdown reveal about the dangers of cyber ransoms?

Finger Lakes Times 11 May 2021
A cyber insurance firm told the task force that it tallied a 260% increase in ransomware attacks of its policy holders ... Russian operatives, in particular, believe such hackers help advance their foreign policy goals by causing trouble for adversaries, according to law enforcement officials and cybersecurity experts.
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What does U.S. fuel pipeline shutdown reveal about the dangers of cyber ransoms?

The Los Angeles Times 11 May 2021
A cyber insurance firm told the task force that it tallied a 260% increase in ransomware attacks of its policy holders ... Russian operatives, in particular, believe such hackers help advance their foreign policy goals by causing trouble for adversaries, according to law enforcement officials and cybersecurity experts.
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Dan Ellsberg Blows the Whistle Again at UMASS-Amherst Conference to Commemorate His Legacy

GlobalResearch 10 May 2021
I Was a Danger to Nixon’s Vietnam Policy... According to Ellsberg, “Nixon actually did what Donald Trump was accused of doing—colluding with a foreign power to win an election.” ... foreign policy, including Obama’s Unending Wars (Clarity Press, 2019) and The Russians Are Coming, Again, with John Marciano (Monthly Review Press, 2018).
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