There are no penalties in politics for lying, which is why politicians since the dawn of civilization have succumbed to the temptation to routinely dupe the rubes into supporting them.
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union has imposed asset freezes on six Russian firms for their involvement in the construction of a new road-and-rail bridge linking Russia to the annexed Crimean peninsula which the bloc says is illegal.
When historians try to appraise Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, which historical artifacts will they use? Then-candidate Donald Trump’s speech imploring Russia to find Hillary Clinton’s emails, perhaps.
Blake Hounshell is managing editor at Foreign Policy, having formerly been Web editor. Hounshell oversees ForeignPolicy.com and has commissioned and edited numerous cover stories for the print magazine, including National Magazine Award finalist “Why Do They Hate Us?” by Mona Eltahawy.
Fresh sanctions on a cash-poor North Korean regime could help cause exactly the situation we hope to prevent — nuclear proliferation. By Charles D. Ferguson