There are parallel debates happening in the U.S. and Europe over the pace of both legal and illegal immigration. Europe faced a crisis beginning with a massive influx of mostly Muslim refugees in 2015, and it created partisan battles and political divides in many countries. Those who advocate for controlled borders are often hit with […]
Quid pro quo in Ukraine? No, not yet.
The following is an excerpt from a Time magazine article. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear in court as he fights extradition to the United States on charges of conspiring to hack into a Pentagon computer. The 48-year-old Australian is set to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court for a case management hearing. Former […]
According to an article published in the Huffington Post shortly after President Trump was inaugurated, a former top CIA official joined the board of Burisma, Ukraine's largest provider of natural gas. Burisma is the oil and gas company at the center of a controversy about former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, who also […]
With all the controversy about President Trump's phone call to the president of Ukraine (discussing actions of former Vice President Joe Biden); and Biden's demand that Ukraine's president fire a prosecutor (who was investigating a company liked to Biden's son), it's worth looking at a July 2017 letter that Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) sent to the […]
The following is an excerpt from a news analysis in The Hill. As the media shows renewed interest in the involvement of both President Trump and former Vice President Biden — and Biden’s son — in the former Soviet republic of Ukraine, it’s worth asking: Was the U.S. 2016 election a surrogate battle between Russia and Ukraine? The question […]
The violent legacy of a secret government operation lives on. Another weapon from Operation Fast and Furious has been found in the hands of violent armed groups in Mexico. The newest recovery happened on June 20 in Chihuahua, Mexico. Mexican police and military arrested nine people and confiscated ten weapons after a gunfight between two groups. […]
Our cover story this week on Full Measure looked at what's behind Brexit, what's taking so long, and what it all has to do with us. Here's the transcript of the report from London. Today, we begin with disgust over establishment politicians and division among the parties. We're not talking about the U.S. but Europe […]