Commenting on the recent shelling of a Russian mobile hospital in Aleppo, Syria that killed two Russian medics, President Vladimir Putin said Moscow “will never accept” the absence of reaction from international organizations to the deaths.
Syrian government forces have suspended “active” combat actions against militants in eastern Aleppo to carry out a “tremendous” operation to evacuate some 8,000 civilians from the city, Russian FM Sergey Lavrov said in Hamburg, Germany.
A third of the 5,000 European jihadists who traveled to fight in Syria and Iraq are now back in Europe, with some on “specific missions,” a new EU report warns. The bloc’s authorities are raising the alarm over further Islamist attacks on European soil.
France’s former Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin believes that France and Europe as a whole should strive to build political dialogue and an “atmosphere of trust” with the rest of the globe, especially Russia, with whom they share “common interests.”
Some 8,400 civilians have been evacuated from the militant-held districts of eastern Aleppo over the past 24 hours, Russia’s Defense Ministry said in a statement, adding that military specialists continue to sweep mines and explosives from the war-ravaged areas.
Some 300 elite Turkish commandos have reportedly joined Operation Euphrates Shield in Syria to help the Free Syrian Army's offensive against Islamic State terrorists and Kurdish militias that Ankara is engaging on a foreign soil.
Moscow supports the resumption of Syria peace talks as soon as possible, but wants to be sure that any cessation of hostilities in Syria won’t benefit terrorists, Vitaly Churkin said, explaining why Russia vetoed the latest "flawed" UNSC draft resolution.
The head of Russia’s Emergencies Ministry has proposed a new economic model of humanitarian assistance and reparation payments to victims of war zones, recommending that initiators of conflict pay for the destruction and suffering caused by their policies.
A German far-right party, Third Way (“Der III Weg”), has sent letters to the members of a city council in a German town, urging them to leave the country for Africa. Officials say the “humiliating” move is likely a protest against the planned construction of a mosque.
The trench warfare continues: mainstream media’s coverage of President-elect Trump has changed little since the campaign ended. Is the media setting Trump up for failure? And can he effectively fight back?
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Did Obamacare help the Trump campaign? Max and Stacy discuss this question in the first part of the show. In the second half, Max interviews political strategist Michael Carmichael about what went wrong for Hillary including said Obamacare.