Melvin X. Díaz Báez

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Glenn Greenwald: Edward Snowden has not leaked a single document in 9 months

Glenn Greenwald, a journalist most famous for his collaboration with whistleblower Edward Snowden on National Security Agency revelations, today revealed how NSA leaks become stories.<p>According to Greenwald, Snowden has played no role in “deciding which documents are or are not reported” since he …

US sending more troops, aircraft to hunt Ugandan warlord Kony

President Obama is committing more military resources, including aircraft and special operations forces, to the hunt for notorious African warlord Joseph Kony.<p>Early Monday, the White House confirmed a Washington Post report that the U.S. was sending "associated support personnel," and a "limited …

China media: Nuclear summit

<b>State media urge China to play its "characteristic role" in nuclear safety as a global summit opens in The Hague.</b><p>World leaders - including Chinese President Xi Jinping - have gathered in The Hague for the latest summit in a series devoted to improving the security of nuclear stockpiles around the …

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Santorum: Get 'tough' on Russia

Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is joining the growing chorus on the right that is criticizing the Obama administration for what they believe is an insufficiently aggressive response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine.<p>When asked about President Barack Obama’s approach to Russia, …

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W.H. weighs next nuclear option

Pressure is continuing to mount in President Barack Obama’s base — and within his own White House — to push for a new nuclear option for judicial nominees.<p>The clock is ticking: The Senate’s less likely to vote on any nominees as the November election draws nearer, and a possible Republican takeover …

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A Primer On The Sanctions Against Russia

<i>(This post was updated at 5:48 p.m. ET)</i><p>President Obama announced new punitive measures last week to expand the initial sanctions on Russia for its moves in Crimea. The measures, along with steps outlined by the European Union, impose asset freezes and travel bans on some Russian officials and …

Pro-Russian groups in eastern Ukraine fight among themselves

Infighting has undermined Moscow's hopes for a Crimean-style referendum to break Donetsk away from Kiev<p>The pro-Russian protest movement in eastern Ukraine has split apart after feuding between rival factions, dealing a blow to Moscow’s hopes for a Crimean-style referendum to a breakaway from …

G-7 nations to meet in Brussels instead of Sochi, without Russia

THE HAGUE – President<p>Obamaand six other world leaders said Monday that they would not meet at the so-calledGroup of Eightsummit in June in Sochi, Russia, and instead would convene at that time in Brussels, without Russia, to discuss the “broad agenda we have together.”<p>Obama called the meeting of the<p>…