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25 марта, 12:35

Трамп заявил, что греки везде и он их любит

На мероприятии, организованном Белым домом в честь Дня независимости Греции и греко-американской общины, президент США Дональд Трамп признался в любви грекам.

25 марта, 12:30

Трамп заявил о своей любви к грекам

24 марта в Белом доме прошло мероприятие в честь Дня независимости Греции

24 марта, 22:05

Remarks by President Trump at Greek Independence Day Celebration

East Room   2:37 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  I love the Greeks.  Oh, do I love the Greeks.  (Laughter and applause.)  Don’t forget, I come from New York.  That's all I see, is Greeks.  They are all over the place.  (Laughter.)   Thank you very much, Reince.  Very much appreciated.  Reince was the most successful leader the RNC -- that's called the Republican National Committee -- has ever had.  And now, as my really terrific and hardworking Chief of Staff, he has really one of the number-one -- and I guess you'd have to say, he's one of the top Greeks in the country.  And I know a lot of them right in the audience -- they're my friends.  (Applause.)   And the list also includes, as you know, George Gigicos -- (applause) -- George.  George is great.  I said, make sure that microphone is absolutely perfect, George.  He never lets me -- the Director of White House Advance.  And George Sifakis -- (applause) -- where's George?  And these guys are with me right from the beginning -- the Director of the Office of Public Liaison.  It's a great team.  It's a great, great team.  Can't do any better. They helped organize this wonderful event with the Greek Archdiocese of America and so many local parishioners.  And I want to thank you all.  You're here, you're all over the audience.  I want to thank you all. Your Eminence and Father Alex, it is a true privilege to host you at the White House.  I was deeply honored to have you both at my inauguration -- it was a great day -- and I am grateful for your presence here today.  I also want to thank you for awarding Reince and George the highest honor of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America -- the Medal of Saint Paul.  To everyone in the youth choir who just performed -- they were beautiful.  (Applause.)  I heard that music.  I heard that music.   With such elegance and grace, you're amazing -- you really are.  Beautiful, beautiful sounds.  I know you made your parents very proud.  And you make all of us proud, right? Today we commemorate an event that we have marked with a national day of celebration for 30 years:  Greek Independence Day.  Very important.  President Ronald Reagan started this wonderful tradition, and we are thrilled to continue it, and always will.  Greek Independence Day celebrates the rebirth of liberty for the Greek people.  It commemorates the fight for the Greek Independence that began on March 25th, 1821.  After nearly 400 years of outside rule, the Greeks longed to regain their sovereignty. This love of freedom and democracy has formed a lasting bond between our two countries.  It is a bond that has its origins in Ancient Greece -- “the birthplace of Democracy.” American President James Monroe and the great American statesman Daniel Webster both supported Greece’s struggle for independence.  And it was a tough, tough struggle, you know that.  Then-Representative Webster honored the role of Greece in forming civilization, and said that “We, like the rest of mankind, are greatly her debtors.” In years to come, we don’t know what will be required to defend our freedom, but we do know that it will demand great, great courage -- a courage from all of us -- and we will show it, and I have no doubt about that. Drawing inspiration from our history and those who come before, we will rise to any occasion.  We have a country that, as you know, has certain difficulties, has certain problems.  We will solve those problems and we will quickly solve those difficulties.  Just watch.  (Applause.)   I want to thank you all for coming to the White House today.  We celebrate Greek history, and we applaud the tremendous contributions of your people to our beloved country.   May God bless you all.  And with that, I would like to recognize His Eminence.  Thank you very much.  Thank you.  (Applause.)   END 2:42 P.M. EDT

24 марта, 18:15

Третья атомная сила: почему в США и России заговорили о ядерном оружии

Глава МИД РФ Сергей Лавров заявил, что время для полного запрета ядерного оружия еще не пришло, но Россия готова к сокращению ядерных потенциалов. Министр уточнил, что речь идет о тотальном сокращении ядерного арсенала, а не только об уменьшении количества стратегических наступательных вооружений. П...

24 марта, 18:06

Trump's Health Care Repeal Clears First Hurdle

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump’s last-minute push to repeal the Affordable Care Act propelled the effort over its first hurdle Friday morning, with the House passing a procedural measure that clears the way for a final vote in the afternoon. Normally such votes on rules break predictably along party lines, but the bid to repeal a health care law that has reduced uninsured rates to historic lows has roiled the Republican Party, with moderates concerned about hurting their constituents, and hard-line conservatives demanding more extreme rollbacks. An all-out push by the White House Thursday ended with a final take-it-or-leave-it offer from the president. A four-page amendment to the American Health Care Act appeased conservatives by ending Obamacare’s nationwide guarantee of essential health benefits in insurance plans, such as mental illness coverage and maternity care. The amendment aimed to appease moderates by extending for six years a 0.9 percent Medicare surcharge on high-income earners. That would provide an extra $15 billion to states to cope with the negative effects of the repeal. The effort is especially remarkable in that it has proceeded in just a few weeks, with no hearings involving experts or stakeholders. Most health care policy groups and experts have been highly critical of the AHCA.  Even the parts of the bill that had public markups earlier this month have been changed several times to try and win over angry conservatives and moderates. No hearings were held on any of the revisions beyond votes in the House Rules Committee, which determines how legislation will be handled on the House floor. It was one of these procedural rules that passed 230 to 194 Friday morning, with six Republicans voting no. The GOP bill has been changed so much that the usual Congressional Budget Office analysis, which would assess the final measure’s impact, does not yet exist. The most recent evaluation found that the bill would trim about $150 billion from the deficit over 10 years ($177 billion less than the original proposal), while adding some 24 million Americans to the ranks of the uninsured. The effects of the new four-page amendment are unclear and have not been analyzed, but Democrats criticized the amendment as a scheme to allow insurance companies to sell plans that leave out basic services. “These four pages are the worst four pages on this planet,” said Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.). “It will be devastating for millions and millions of Americans.” Still, the Republican push prevailed as GOP lawmakers repeated their well-worn complains about the Affordable Care Act. “Obamacare has failed the American people,” said Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas), who noted that he was wearing a brown suit because the color was a good-luck charm for President Ronald Reagan. “Our health care system today is broken and only getting worse under the current law known as the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare,” Sessions said. “Simply put, Obamacare is collapsing, and is collapsing fast.” In reality, the CBO’s estimates of the GOP bill have said the Affordable Care Act would remain stable if it is not repealed. The final vote is expected Friday afternoon. function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_2'),onPlayerReadyVidible); -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

24 марта, 00:48

Donald, You Are Not In Manhattan Anymore

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); WASHINGTON ― If this is The Art of the Deal, then Donald Trump needs to write a new book. In his first, and therefore crucial foray into presidential negotiating, the prince of New York real estate has been introduced to a world he never faced when he was buying and building. In Washington, legislating, and leading the country as president, require more than simply bullying people, or buying them off with borrowed cash. You can’t even build your own design. You have to build what other people want. Your job is to find consensus, cajole others into thinking that your vision is theirs. Projects get “built” here more with rewards than threats. It is not a brutal game of “the last man standing.” It’s “we’re all in this together,” even when the “we” is just your own party. Trump may yet get the House to approve the GOP-Paul Ryan (and by extension Donald Trump) heath care bill on Friday, or later. But the first pratfall ― cancelling the vote on the bill after insisting it would go forward ― is not a good sign. Presidencies often are defined, for better or worse, by their first big legislative move. Like first impressions in everyday life, they count bigly, and they establish political dynamics that can last. And with the rise and aging of the baby boomers, those defining initial moves often have tended in recent decades to focus on health care and pensions. The inter-generational battle is inferred, but explosive. In 1993, then-President Bill Clinton got his new presidency off on the wrong foot on health care. His wife, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and a small group of aides developed a sweeping plan behind closed doors and then sprung it on the Congress. It was a political disaster, and led directly to the GOP takeover of the House, and the rise of a proto-tea party led by Newt Gingrich. President George W. Bush decided at the start of his second (and in some ways first domestic) term in 2005 to propose a fundamental change to Social Security: the creation of private accounts rather than government payments. Democrats hammered him for it, and won back the House and Senate the next year. President Barack Obama followed the pattern. He placed his major bet early in his first term in 2009-2010 on what came to be known as Obamacare. He pushed it through Congress with only Democratic votes – and greatly expanded coverage – but it cost his party massively in the 2010 mid-term elections and, though he won re-election, it limited his reach from them on. Clinton and Bush, both former governors, and Obama, essentially a novice in 2009, all learned the hard way that the presidency is indeed a powerful job, but that in oddly paradoxical ways, the occupant of the Oval Office has less power than everyone else in Washington when it comes to actually enacting legislation. “Presidential power is the power to persuade,” the late Harvard professor Richard Neustadt wrote in what is still considered the classic study. To do so, Neustadt wrote, presidents must be careful, anticipatory, listen, adapt, and collegial not dictatorial. And they must carefully nurture and guard their public image of wisdom, probity, patience and smarts. Whether he wants to or not, Trump has to learn how acquire those qualities if he is to succeed. He is getting the first on-the-job lesson this week, as he tries to herd Republican cats. He has made numerous mistakes. Like the Clintons, Trump (or rather Speaker Ryan) sprang the Obamcare “reform and replace” bill on Congress and his own party without notice and with little input. A law is not like a construction blueprint. The builders don’t work for you. Second, his first meeting with recalcitrant House conservatives in the Freedom Caucus devolved into a bullying session, with the new president threatening to “come after” GOP members who defied him. Well, it’s hard enough for a president to bully members, even of his own party. It is even harder when he has the lowest job-approval rating on record for a new president, and when the bill itself isn’t popular with voters. Last, and most important, Trump’s image as an enfant terrible – which he rightly thinks had a lot to do with his winning the election – is exactly the wrong role to play as a new (or any) president. President Ronald Reagan, who as a candidate struck terror in the hearts of liberals, and with good reason, understood the need to play the new role he had won when he came to Washington in 1981. Even before taking the oath of office, he reached out to the late publisher of The Washington Post, Katharine Graham, and set up a dinner party with longtime power players in the city. He would have to defeat them, he knew, but he wanted to both get to know them and reassure them that he would respect them. It worked, and in later years, Reagan did deals not only with Democratic House Speaker Tip O’Neill, but with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. Trump has roared into D.C. like the leader of a motorcycle gang, and that is fine – if you think that everyone else in town is afraid of you and that your supporters are all riding Harleys. But that is the way for a new president to fail, and to set up a dynamic that will cost him for the rest of his term. Trump can listen to the nihilistic anarchism of, say, Steven Bannon, and “deconstruct” a good bit of the “administrative state” through lawlessness, administrative neglect and pure human fear. Or he could actually build something. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

23 марта, 19:52

Who Can Tell the Emperor When He Has No Clothes?

Donald Trump flaunted his elastic conception of truth in an interview with Time—but he may yet learn that facts are stubborn things.

23 марта, 12:09

Memo to Ivanka: Flex Your West Wing Mojo

How the first daughter can get her dad to listen.

23 марта, 11:50

Can Trumpism Last Without Minority Voters?

The president wants to convert the GOP into a “worker’s party” for voters of all races. But it may be too late.

23 марта, 03:23

Notes: What Does President Donald Trump Mean for the US Economy?

**[What Does President Donald Trump Mean for the US Economy?]**: As the moment Trump took office, it seemed as though Trump could have become any one of three figures. We really did not know which. We had very little real indication of what policies Trump will follow, or what kind...

23 марта, 01:15

HUFFPOST HILL - Trump Eager To Move Past Health Care And Focus On Rampant Treason

Like what you read below? Sign up for HUFFPOST HILL and get a cheeky dose of political news every evening! We’re getting to the point where the question isn’t whether Paul Manafort has a go-bag, but how many foreign passports he’s hiding in his spare pair of Berluti loafers. If you see a defeated Devin Nunes chucking a cork board, a bunch of thumbtacks and a spool of red string into a trashcan outside the White House, just leave the dude be. And the AHCA will pass the House tomorrow… or it might not… or it might! You know what? Why don’t we focus on TRADE DEALS? This is HUFFPOST HILL for Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017: MANAFORT LOBBIED DIRECTLY FOR PUTIN ALLY - That sound you don’t hear is Jason Chaffetz doing anything about this flagrant FARA violation. Jeff Horowitz and Chad Day: “President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin a decade ago and proposed an ambitious political strategy to undermine anti-Russian opposition across former Soviet republics, The Associated Press has learned. The White House on Wednesday acknowledged the AP’s revelations had ‘started to catch a lot of buzz’ but brushed them aside, though some members of Congress expressed alarm. Manafort proposed in a confidential strategy plan as early as June 2005 that he would influence politics, business dealings and news coverage inside the United States, Europe and the former Soviet republics to benefit the Putin government, even as U.S.-Russia relations under Republican President George W. Bush grew worse…. White House spokesman Sean Spicer indicated Wednesday that President Trump had not been aware of Manafort’s work on behalf of Deripaska.” [AP] FREEDOM CAUCUS NOT BUYING AHCA - It looks like it’s willing to bite its lip and think of Ronald Reagan while 20-plus million people are still insured for the time being. Matt Fuller: “After most members of the House Freedom Caucus met with Vice President Mike Pence in his office on Wednesday ― and a smaller group of them met with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office ― conservatives in the hard-right group reassembled on Capitol Hill and promised to vote down the GOP’s health care bill, should it come up for a vote. ‘They don’t have the votes to pass this tomorrow,’ House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) told reporters on Wednesday. ‘We believe that they need to start over and do a bill that actually reduces premiums.’ … The White House believes adding the provisions the Freedom Caucus wants could undermine the privileged status of the reconciliation bill in the Senate and subject the whole bill to 60 votes, rather than the 50-vote reconciliation process Republicans are hoping for, members reported.” [HuffPost] MODERATES PRETTY IFFY, TOO - Meanwhile, the, like, 0.7 remaining Blue Dog Democrats are just hoping that the good people at Holland & Knight are keeping them in mind. Laura Barron-Lopez: “There are roughly 54 Republicans in the moderate conference dubbed the Tuesday Group, led by Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.), and many of them appear to be doing their own thing. Dent doesn’t know (or isn’t telling) how members in the group plan to vote…. Dent wouldn’t say if his reservations were enough to vote against the bill, but he said he gave Trump a letter four Republican governors sent to House Republicans, opposing the plan for its lack of flexibility and resources for states that expanded Medicaid. Dent also said efforts to defund the family planning provider Planned Parenthood should be dealt with separately, and expressed concern that the House bill doesn’t make tax credits more generous for older and low-income people to offset increased insurance premiums.” [HuffPost] Congratulations to Paul Ryan: “Forty-five percent of those polled name health care as among the two issues most important to them, with 39 percent naming the economy, the survey finds. Immigration, at 25 percent, takes a relatively distant third.” [HuffPost’s Ariel Edwards-Levy] WE’RE ALL EXCITED TO HEAR DEVIN NUNES’ SECRET PLAN TO FIGHT INFLATION AND ALSO HIS PROOF OF OBAMA’S WIRETAP(P)S - We live in such stupid times. Jessica Schulberg, Nick Baumann and Ryan Grim: “[O]n Wednesday afternoon, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.)...went to the White House to talk to the president. U.S. intelligence agencies had intercepted Trump associates’ communications ― and perhaps those of Trump himself ― in the final three months of the Obama administration, Nunes said he told Trump. Nunes...said the intercepted communications didn’t mention Russia and were therefore unrelated to his investigation…. Nunes’ objective appeared political: Deflect attention from Trump and his associates’ ties to Russia, and back up Trump’s claim that he is a victim of ‘deep state’ loyal to former President Barack Obama. Nunes’ gambit failed. In attempting to put out the Trump-Russia fire, he made much of it worse: In two press conferences on Wednesday, he confirmed that Trump’s surrogates ― and maybe the president himself ― were subjects of legal surveillance, implied that they may have had suspicious contact with agents from a country other than Russia, and potentially disclosed classified information. [HuffPost] Like HuffPost Hill? Then order Eliot’s book, The Beltway Bible: A Totally Serious A-Z Guide To Our No-Good, Corrupt, Incompetent, Terrible, Depressing, and Sometimes Hilarious Government Does somebody keep forwarding you this newsletter? Get your own copy. It’s free! Sign up here. Send tips/stories/photos/events/fundraisers/job movement/juicy miscellanea to [email protected] Follow us on Twitter - @HuffPostHill OVERSIGHT LOOKING INTO MICHAEL FLYNN’S FOREIGN DEALINGS - Meanwhile, Flynn’s son was tweeting out racist bile today. Paul Blumenthal: “Leaders of the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee on Wednesday asked the Trump administration to turn over all information it has related to payments that former national security adviser Michael Flynn received from foreign governments or other foreign entities. Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and ranking Democrat Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) asked for the information in a letter sent to the White House, the FBI, the Department of Defense and the director of national intelligence…. The House Oversight & Government Reform Committee leaders have asked for several documents pertaining to this clearance process, including Flynn’s answers to the questionnaire any communications or records of payment Flynn may have disclosed.” [HuffPost] BREITBART, OTHERS TARGETING BUREAUCRATS - All these people ever wanted to do was make sure your Superfund site was being administered correctly but nooooooooooo. Nahal Toosi and Andrew Restuccia: “Conservative news outlets, including one with links to a top White House official, are singling out individual career government employees for criticism, suggesting in articles that certain staffers will not be sufficiently loyal to President Donald Trump by virtue of their work under former President Barack Obama. The articles — which have appeared in Breitbart News, the Conservative Review and other outlets — have alarmed veteran officials in both parties as well as current executive branch staffers. They say the stories are adding to tensions between career staffers and political appointees as they begin to implement Trump’s agenda, and they worry that the stories could inspire Trump to try purging federal agencies of perceived enemies.” [Politico] LAWMAKERS MISREPRESENTING ACA IN LETTERS TO CONSTITUENTS - Maw dearest Irma, the fightin’ is hard, and the death panels are rampant, but with God as my ally, and your love as maw shield, I shall fight this here socialism. Charles Ornstein: “As the debate to repeal the law heats up in Congress, constituents are flooding their representatives with notes of support or concern, and the lawmakers are responding, sometimes with form letters that are misleading. A review of more than 200 such letters...found dozens of errors and mischaracterizations about the ACA and its proposed replacement. The legislators have cited wrong statistics, conflated health care terms and made statements that don’t stand up to verification. It’s not clear if this is intentional or if the lawmakers and their staffs don’t understand the current law or the proposals to alter it. Either way, the issue of what is wrong — and right — about the current system has become critical as the House prepares to vote on the GOP’s replacement bill Thursday.” [ProPublica] Even the liberal Wall Street Journal editorial page…. “If President Trump announces that North Korea launched a missile that landed within 100 miles of Hawaii, would most Americans believe him? Would the rest of the world? We’re not sure, which speaks to the damage that Mr. Trump is doing to his Presidency with his seemingly endless stream of exaggerations, evidence-free accusations, implausible denials and other falsehoods…. [T]he President clings to his assertion like a drunk to an empty gin bottle, rolling out his press spokesman to make more dubious claims.” [WSJ] CONGRATULATIONS ON THE SECOND JOB YOU SOON WON’T HAVE TIME FOR - Dave Jamieson: “One of the biggest questions hanging over the confirmation hearing of Alexander Acosta on Wednesday was where President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Labor Department stands on the issue of overtime pay. Acosta gave some surprisingly revealing answers to that question ― and they don’t bode well for the monumental overtime reforms made by former President Barack Obama, which are now tied up in court…. He added that he was concerned about the ‘stress’ Obama’s reform could place on nonprofits and employers in low-wage areas.” [HuffPost] FORTY PERCENT OF THE NEA’S BUDGET SO MELANIA CAN HAVE EASY ACCESS TO THE EDWYNN HOUK GALLERY - That’s why she’s up in New York, right? Drew Harwell and Amy Brittain: “The U.S. Secret Service requested $60 million in additional funding for the next year, offering the most precise estimate yet of the escalating costs for travel and protection resulting from the unusually complicated lifestyle of the Trump family, according to internal agency documents reviewed by The Washington Post. Nearly half of the additional money, $26.8 million, would pay to protect President Trump’s family and private home in New York’s Trump Tower, the documents show, while $33 million would be spent on travel costs incurred by ‘the president, vice president and other visiting heads of state.’” [WaPo] KIND OF LIKE WHEN THE PHARAOH WISHED THE JEWS A HAPPY PASSOVER - This controversy is a golden opportunity for our children’s book, “Time for Spring! Adventures With Norton The Nowruz Narwhal” to finally start selling. Sam Levine: “President Donald Trump released a statement Wednesday celebrating Nowruz, the Persian New Year, and praising Iranian immigrants ― one of the groups he is working to block from entering the United States. ‘For many years, I have greatly enjoyed wonderful friendships with Iranian-Americans, one of the most successful immigrant groups in our country’s contemporary history,’ Trump’s statement read. ‘They come from diverse religious backgrounds ― including Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Zoroastrian, and Baha’i ― but all share an affection for their ancestral heritage.’ But Iran is one of six countries from which Trump seeks to ban immigration to the U.S., under an executive order released earlier this month.” [HuffPost] BECAUSE YOU’VE READ THIS FAR - Here are a bunch of hummingbirds. TRUMP A BOON FOR THE ARTS AND CRAFTS INDUSTRY - Now tell us about whiskey sales. Christopher Mele: “The week before the Women’s March on Jan. 21 in cities across the United States, protesters who were making signs helped fuel increased sales of poster boards by 33 percent and foam boards by 42 percent compared with the same week last year, the consumer research group NPD reported recently. Poster and foam board sales from Jan. 15 to 21 totaled $4.1 million. More than 6.5 million poster boards were sold in January, with nearly one-third sold during the week of the march. Sales of easel pads and flip charts grew by 28 percent, Leen Nsouli, an office supplies industry analyst at NPD, said in a blog post.” [NYT] COMFORT FOOD - History’s worst “Wheel of Fortune” guess. - Life as Fox News’ resident liberal. - Using engineering to create the world’s greatest/worst dartboard. TWITTERAMA @nickpwing: To be honest, my only reason to believe the Trump administration is guilty of something is that THIS IS NOT HOW INNOCENT PEOPLE ACT. @elisefoley: The “I’m [whoever] and I approve this message” thing is very useful when trying to figure out how politicians pronounce their names. @daveweigel: I feel like Trump’s habit of saying whatever his audience wants to hear then not following through carries some political risks. Got something to add? Send tips/quotes/stories/photos/events/fundraisers/job movement/juicy miscellanea to Eliot Nelson ([email protected]) -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

22 марта, 17:11

The Shocking Way a War Between China and America Could Begin

Chen Pokong Security, Asia One thing is for sure: many lives would be lost.  In the air, the American and Japanese pilots reigned supreme. Chinese fighters proved no match for American fifth generation F-22 and F-35 fighters. Below the seas, the Los Angeles-class submarines overwhelmed the Chinese navy. Tomahawk missiles, fired from the USS Ronald Reagan, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, wrecked and ruined virtually all Chinese military airfields in the theater of conflict. The turning point of the war came with the sinking of the Chinese aircraft carrier, the Liaoning. During early days of the new Sino-Japanese war, a Chinese fleet consisting of the Liaoning, four destroyers, four corvettes and other support vessels had played a key role in the East China Sea, destroying any Japanese warship it chanced upon, and forcing the retreat of Japan’s main naval force. But the Liaoning-led Chinese fleet was soon repelled by continued assaults from American and Japanese aircraft and warships. One Chinese destroyer was sunk after being hit with a barrage of guided missiles, while two other destroyers were so badly damaged that they were rendered combat ineffective. The Liaoning was stripped of protection as the other Chinese warships were deployed for other sorties. During a bout of bitter fighting, a Lanzhou-class destroyer even broke formation and tried to escape the fighting altogether. ***   Editor’s note: The following is a translation of Chapter 7 of the book If the U.S. and China Go to War《假如中美开战》 by the author and analyst Chen Pokong. The current volume was published in Chinese in 2013 and was later translated to Japanese. It presents a range of potential conflict scenarios between China and the United States, including what may trigger conflict, and what the order of events may be. Chapter 7 of the book presents a hypothetical scenario involving “Brother Choy,” an eager Chinese patriot based in Hong Kong, and shows how the activism of groups like this around the Senkaku Islands might easily lead to a conflict that quickly spirals out of control. With continued tensions in the region, the chapter makes for sobering reading. *** Read full article

22 марта, 04:17

Remarks by the President at the National Republican Congressional Committee March Dinner

National Building Museum Washington, D.C.  7:38 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  Thank you.  Wow.  You know, I asked how many people would be here tonight.  They said a couple of hundred.  It was just like a little fundraiser.  They didn’t say you broke -- 23 years, you broke the all-time record tonight -- $30.1 million.  And broke it by $10 million -- that's not so close.  So, congratulations.  We're going to have a great eight years together.  (Applause.) And Rasmussen just came out with a very good poll -- you’ll be liking this poll.  This poll is good.  We're going to do a good job.  More importantly, we're going to do a great job, and then we're going to win it the old-fashioned way -- we're just going to win it.  And I want to thank everybody.   This is a lot more than 200 people.  This is a hell of a big room.  (Laughter.)  That's far back.  Can you see over there?  See, I would have gotten rid of these columns, actually.  (Laughter.)  That's being a construction man.  But that was a long time ago, they didn’t do that. Well, it's an honor to address you tonight, and thank each and every one of you for your role in helping to build, sustain and grow a truly strong Republican Party again. In this effort, we will be working hand-in-hand with our House leadership team -- and I've really gotten to know them and they are winners and they are terrific people -- terrific people.  (Applause.)  Speaker Paul Ryan, Leader Kevin McCarthy, Majority Whip Steve Scalise, and Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers.  What a group, great group  (Applause.)   Also with us tonight -- a man who I have a lot respect for, gave me a very early endorsement -- former Vice President Dick Cheney, along with his daughter, Congressman Liz Cheney.  (Applause.)  Where is he?  Thank you, Dick.  Thank you.  Thank you, Liz. I also want to thank the Chairman of the Republican Congressional -- I mean, look, what a group -- Committee.  Where is Steve?  Where is he?  They lost him backstage.  Steve Stivers -- where is he?  Steve, what the hell happened?  I think he left.  (Laughter.)  Everyone is looking -- it's the second time he’s been introduced.  Steve, are you there?  Oh.  Come here, Steve.  What a job you did.  Come here, Steve.  He’s embarrassed.  (Laughter.)  Come here, come on, get up here, Steve.  Come here.  (Applause.)   MR. STIVERS:   Thanks, everybody. THE PRESIDENT:  That's what I like.  See, that's a real worker.  Oh, boy -- no talk, all action, right?  We like people like that.  Congratulations to Steve. And March Dinner Chairman, Steve Womack, and the NRCC Finance Chair, Ann Wagner -- thank you.  Thank you, Ann.  (Applause.)   The work of the NRCC never ends.  In fact, we have four special elections currently underway in Georgia -- we won -- Montana -- we won -- Kansas -- we won -- and South Carolina.  We love South Carolina.  That's some group.  Where’s South Carolina?  Oh, we love South Carolina.  Remember I was supposed to lose that one big and we won by 21 points.  And that's when I found out these polls are rigged.  (Laughter.)  They were rigged.  Thank you, South Carolina.  I learned a lot from South Carolina. Our nominees from Montana and Kansas are here with us this evening -- Greg Gianforte and Ron Estes.  Thank you.  Thank you very much.  (Applause.)  Thank you.   On November 8th, the American People voted for historic change -- and they also voted for serious action.  By delivering the House, the Senate and the White House, the American people gave us clear instructions:  It’s time to get busy, get to work, and to get the job done.  (Applause.)   That legislative effort begins with Thursday’s crucial vote -- and it really is a crucial vote for the Republican Party and for the people of our country -- to finally repeal and replace the disaster known as Obamacare.  It's what it is, a disaster.  Premiums have soared double digits and even triple digits.  Insurance companies are fleeing.  One-third of counties only have one Obamacare insurer left.  I was in Tennessee four nights ago -- they’ve lost half the state.  The insurance companies are gone and they’re going to lose the next one pretty soon from what they say.  And last night in Kentucky, we had a tremendous crowd -- 25,000 people, more -- and a similar crowd in Tennessee, by the way -- packed, with thousands of people outside.  They couldn't get them into these massive arenas -- there’s something going on that's really incredible in this country.  It's really incredible. But Kentucky also is having a tremendous problem, as you know and as you’ve read, with Obamacare.  And many other states.  The House bill ends the Obamacare nightmare and gives healthcare decisions back to the states -- and back to the American people.  These are the conservative solutions we campaigned on, and these are the conservative solutions the American people asked us as a group to deliver.  We are keeping our promises.  I go to these arenas, and they have signs all over the place -- He’s kept his promise.  He’s kept his promise.  Because I've done a lot of work. The border is in the best shape it's been in in decades.  Down 61 percent since inauguration.  (Applause.)  General Kelly -- you know, they used to put political people -- I refuse to say political hacks because I would not say that.  Because there is no such thing as a political hack.  But they would put nice political people at the border.  I put General Kelly -- recommended by General “Mad Dog” Mattis.  (Applause.)   I said to him, General -- General Mattis -- I said, General, I need somebody really smart and really tough for the border.  Sir, I have the man -- General Kelly.  Soon as I saw him it was like -- an interview lasted for about 30 seconds -- I said, he’s the right guy.  And he’s been great.  And General Mattis has been great -- you see what’s going on.  Big difference.  It's been 60 days since my inauguration, and that was a promise that I've really kept.   As you saw today in the Senate, I nominated a Supreme Court justice who will uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States.  (Applause.)   I’ve taken historic action to eliminate unnecessary, job-killing regulations.  And we've just started on that one.  (Applause.)  But we've gotten rid of a lot of them.  That includes eliminating regulations crushing our coal industry.  We’re going to put our great coal miners back to work.  Clean coal.  Clean coal.  (Applause.)   I’ve cleared the way for the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines -- and added a requirement that American pipelines be constructed with American steel.  That was the last minute.  I said, where are we getting the steel?  I won't tell you where, but you can guess.  I said, from now on we have to go -- we have to build them here.  You want to put pipelines under our land you're going to make the pipe in this country.  (Applause.)   And one other thing happened.  I have to tell you, it's sort of interesting.  So I get a call from the ex-president of Goldman Sachs who now works for -- Gary Cohn.  I said to him, Gary, let me ask you -- I heard there was a lawsuit.  I hear the pipeline company is suing us.  I said, how much?  $14 billion.  I said, wait a minute.  I'm approving the pipeline and they’re suing us for $14 billion, and I've already approved it, right?  I said, I just heard it.  Go back to them and tell them if they don't drop the suit immediately we are going to terminate the deal  You have great -- you know, being President gives you great power, right?  (Laughter.)  So I just saw him this morning -- I said, by the way, how did you do?  He said, sir, they dropped the suit.  Good.  (Applause.)   Isn't that easier -- look, if I'm -- do you think Hillary does that?  I don't think so.  I don't think so.  Isn't that easier, though, than settling for like $4 billion seven years from now?  Oh, but the lawyers aren't happy at all.  They don't like it.  You got a lot of lawyers in this crowd -- they’re not happy about that deal. Because of the new business climate that we're creating, jobs are already starting to pour back in -- companies like Sprint, Intel, Exxon-Mobile -- where a great man, Rex Tillerson, is doing an incredible job -- (applause) -- ran that company for many years and ran it well.  Walmart, Ford, Fiat-Chrysler and General Motors have all announced that they’re keeping or adding tens of thousands of jobs right here in America.  A big difference.  We used to hear they’re all leaving.  Now they’re all coming back.  They’re coming back, too, believe me.  If they don't, we're taxing the hell out of their products, so you know they’re coming back.  (Applause.)   Why didn’t somebody start doing that 25 years ago?  One company said, sir, we're building a big plant -- there’s nothing we can do to stop it.  It's already under construction.  I said, here’s the story -- when you make your cars, or whatever, and you fire all our American employees, and then you think in your new plant -- beautiful new plant, congratulations -- you're going to sell that product our border, tax-free, you're wrong -- 35 percent tax.  It's amazing how quickly they say, you know, I think we've decided to stay in the United States.   I only wonder, why didn’t somebody do this like 25 years ago?  You would have had nobody leaving.  So far, I think I'm batting about 100 percent. To save taxpayer dollars, I’ve already begun negotiating better contracts for the federal government -- saving over $700 million on just one set of airplanes of which there are many sets. As I promised during the campaign, I have proposed a budget that eliminates the defense sequester and fully rebuilds the United States military.  We need it more than ever.  (Applause.)  We need it more than ever.  We've got a lot of haters out there -- they hate.  We got some people running some countries that are bad people.  We will take care of it.   We will ensure that the America warrior -- and if you think about it, the great American warriors -- because that's what they are -- are given the tools, the funding, the resources, the training and equipment they so richly deserve.  They are warriors, and they have old equipment.  They’re not going to have old equipment much longer.  And we will take care of our great veterans.  What’s happening there is going to be incredible.  Finally, we're going to take care of our veterans.  (Applause.)  Our defense expansion will fully pay -- and this will be something that is so important -- it will be fully paid by making government leaner, more accountable and just perfect for our people.  But I will tell you, if it's not fully paid -- because we're doing a big number, with the planes and the ships -- our Navy is at World War I levels.  Can you believe that?  World War I levels.  So if we don't fully pay, we're going to do a little work, but we're going to get our military rebuilt -- bigger and better and stronger than ever -- because we have no choice, folks.  There’s some bad players out there.  (Applause.)  And it's going to go quickly.   I have also followed through on my promise to secure, protect and defend the borders of the United States -- and, yes, we will build a great border wall at our Southern border.  (Applause.)  It will be built.  These security actions will save billions of dollars, millions of jobs, and thousands and thousands of lives.  We’re also taking decisive action to improve our vetting procedures.  The courts are not helping us, I have to be honest with you.  Ridiculous.  Somebody said I should not criticize judges.  Okay, I'll criticize judges.  (Laughter.)  To keep criminals and terrorists the hell out of our country. We are keeping these promises, and many, many more.  After we repeal and replace Obamacare, our Republican majority will pass massive, historic tax reform -- the biggest tax cut since Ronald Reagan, and potentially even bigger.  It's going to be very big.  (Applause.)  And by the way, we had to go -- had no choice -- had to go with the healthcare first.  You know how it works.  This is one room that really does know how it works.  But we had to go with the healthcare first.  And we're doing well.  I think we're going to have some great surprises.  I hope that it's going to all work out. Then we immediately start on the tax cuts, and they’re going to be really fantastic, and I am looking forward to that one.  That one is going to be fun.  That one is going to be fun.  That's called the wheelhouse.  We're going to do a great job for companies.  We're going to bring back -- could be $3 to $5 trillion from overseas, money that can't be brought back as part of our taxes.  (Applause.)   And it will lower the business tax rate from one of the highest in the world to one of the most competitive anywhere in the world.  Way, way down.  (Applause.)  We will do everything we can to lower business burdens and to make it easier for our businesses to thrive and compete.  But in exchange, they must hire, invest and grow in America.  We're not giving them anything -- okay?  They got to do that.  That's the one thing. We're working with the automobile industry who have been played around with.  And I'm saying, we'll do things for you, but you got to build new plants all over the place.  You got to build new plants in our country.  And they’re doing it, they’re starting.  It's going to be amazing. I have called this model, the model that you’ve been watching, the model that's created so much value, the model of bringing back jobs and bringing back industry -- I called it the American Model.  And this is the system that our Founders wanted.  Our greatest American leaders -- including George Washington, Hamilton, Jackson, Lincoln -- they all agreed that for America to be a strong nation it must also be a great manufacturing nation.  Have to make money.   The Republican platform of 1896 -- more than a century ago -- stated that: “Protection and reciprocity are twin measures of American policy and go hand in hand.” I mean, we have situations where other countries who have zero respect for our country -- by the way, do you notice they’re starting to respect us a lot?  A lot.  A lot.  They’ll charge us 100 percent tax on some -- 100 percent.  And we charge them nothing.  They’ll make it impossible through regulations for our product to be sold in their country, and yet they’ll sell their product routinely in our country.  Not going to happen anymore.  The word, “reciprocity” -- they do it, we do it.  Who can complain about that?  Big difference.  You're talking about big, big dollars, too, by the way.   The platform went on to say:  “We renew and emphasize our allegiance to the policy of protection, as the bulwark of American industrial independence and the foundation of American development and prosperity.” Now, these were some of our greatest leaders, some of whom were great businesspeople.  They understood we have to do it.  And just so you understand, I'm a free trader, but free trade has been very unfair trade.  So I now say I'm a fair trader.  And I want to trade all over the world.  I don't want to have it just here.  But we're going to be beneficiaries from now on.  We're not going to be the people that are taken advantage of any longer.  That's been happening for decades and decades -- not going to happen any longer.  (Applause.)  And they know it. One country came in to see me recently -- big country, good country, great person.  One of his first questions, sir, how much will you be charging us?  It's like he knew.  He knew.  (Laughter.)  He knew.  They’ve been ripping us for years and he finally saw somebody that understands -- so it's one of those -- (laughter.)  You don't mind having a rich nation again and having lower taxes, do you?  Does anybody here mind?  Anybody mind, please stand up.  I know Dick Cheney will not stand on this one.  Please stand up. As long as the GOP stands for “Made in the USA,” -- remember in the old days, cars all said, “Made in the USA,” right?  We don't have that too much anymore.  We're going to have it again soon.  I'm telling all the car companies, put a big label, “Made in the USA” -- it's going to stand for quality.   Our party will have a very, very bright future.  It is fitting that we are in the National Building Museum. Since its founding, the Republican Party has been a party of builders.  Many of the great builders are in this audience tonight.  Some of them I have to compete with and I really -- actually, I don't like very many of them.  (Laughter.)  Some of them I do.  Some of them I truly dislike a lot.  (Laughter.)   But now I like everybody.  I like all the great builders.  See, now it's different.  (Laughter.)  Now we're all on the same side, so I like -- see the guy over there?  I couldn't stand that guy for years.  He did a good job, but I couldn't stand him.  Now I like you.  (Laughter.)   Our first Republican President, Abraham Lincoln, ran his first campaign for public office in 1832 -- when he was only 23 years old.  He began by imagining the benefits a railroad could bring to his port [part] of Illinois -- without ever having seen a steam-powered train.  He had no idea, and yet he knew what it could be.  Thirty years later, as President, Lincoln signed the law that built the first Transcontinental Railroad, uniting our country from ocean to ocean.  Great President.  Most people don't even know he was a Republican, right?  Does anyone know?  Lot of people don't know that.  We have to build that up a little bit more.  Let’s take an ad -- let’s use one of those PACs.  (Laughter.)   Those PACs, you never know what the hell is going to come out of those PACs.  (Laughter.)  You think they’re friendly -- although the best ad I ever had was one done against me by Hillary -- it was so good, I said I hope she keeps running that ad.  (Laughter.)   Another great Republican President, Dwight Eisenhower, had a vision of a national infrastructure plan.  As an officer in the Army after World War I, he joined a military convoy that trekked across the nation to the Pacific Coast.  It traveled along the Lincoln Highway -- called then the Lincoln Highway.  Its journey began by the South Lawn of the White House, at a monument known today as Zero Milestone.  Anybody know where that is?  The journey made a great impression on then young Eisenhower.  More than three decades later, as President, he signed the bill that created our great Interstate Highway System -- once again uniting us as a nation. Now is time for a new Republican administration, working with our Republican Congress, to pass the next great infrastructure bill.  (Applause.)   Our party must dream as big and as bold as Lincoln and Eisenhower.  Together, Republicans will lead America into our unbelievable future.  We have so much potential.  We have so much potential.  I see it now even more than I saw it in this great campaign -- which turned out to be a movement, a movement like the world has never seen before, actually. You know, it's funny, I've said that so often, they don't even correct me -- the fake media.  They never correct me, because it's true.  Oh, believe me, if it's off by 100th of a percent, it's like I end up getting Pinocchio’s, right?  They don't even correct me.  One of the great movements of all time.  And it's not my movement.  It's a movement of the people.  It's been something that's really been very special.  I'm like a messenger.  I'm nothing more than a messenger.  (Applause.)  I'm a messenger.  I did a good job as a messenger, but I'm a messenger.  It's been a lot of fun, too. Imagine the breakthroughs that will breathe fresh life into forgotten places.  Picture the new roads that will carve pathways all across our land -- and we need them.  And think of the new inventions that will lift up the sights of our nation. Finally, as we imagine this new prosperity at home, let us also work to achieve real and enduring peace abroad.  (Applause.)  People don't realize, I have to say, what a mess we inherited.  I'm telling you, you look at North Korea.  You look at the Middle East.  You look all over.  You look at the horrible, horrible, horrible Iran deal.  I still have not been able to figure out why anybody would have signed that deal.  I asked generals -- I have them in my office -- I say, General, please tell me why did they sign that deal.  Unbelievable.  But we're going to straighten things out, folks.   The best Republican Presidents have not only been warfighters, but also peacemakers.  We will never hesitate to do what we must to keep us safe today, but we will always seek a more peaceful tomorrow.  We will, and we will succeed.  (Applause.)   If we stand for these things -- safety, prosperity and peace -- then there is no limit to what we can achieve:  A future where millions are lifted from welfare to work.  And they’re going to love it.  They’re going to love it.  They’re going to love waking up in the morning, going to work.  Communities thriving with jobs and surging with commerce.  Inner cities filled with new hope and new opportunity.  Schools where our children can learn free from violence and free from fear.  And new frontiers in science, technology and space that inspire the next generation of American youth. All of this, and so much more, is possible.  Our country is great.  A new national pride is stirring our souls.  A new optimism is sweeping our land.  A new era of American greatness is just beginning. Somewhere in America tonight, a child is born in poverty, looking up into the sky, and filling their heart with dreams -- big, beautiful, bold dreams.  And if we make the right choices together, then no one will ever have to tell that child that their dreams will have to wait for another day, another year, or another decade.  Because the waiting now is over.  The time for action is now.  This is the moment when great deeds are done -- and we will do those great deeds.  By putting our faith in the people, and by putting our trust in God, we will rise to this occasion like no one has ever risen before.  (Applause.) Thank you so much.  Thank you.  Great people, great country.  Thank you so much. We will prove worthy of this moment.  Anything is possible if we stand together, united and strong.  Not just as Republicans -- but as great and unified Americans.  Join me in believing in this better and brighter future.  Join me in building this reality.  And join me in rededicating ourselves to the common good of this nation that we all love so much.  Together, we will defend our freedoms.  We will defend our people.  And we will defend our great and beautiful American flag.  (Applause.)   Thank you.  God bless you, and God bless the United States of America.  Thank you very much.  (Applause.) END 8:10 P.M. EDT

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Самая таинственная и труднодоступная заброшка находится на Чукотке - ядерная военная часть Анадырь-1 или, как называют её местные, Гудым. Появилась она в начале 60-х годов для размещения ядерных ракет поближе к возможному противнику, то есть США. База была супер-секретной, местные знали только что поблизости какая-то воинская часть.Сердце Гудыма - огромная бетонная "нора" со складами для хранения и обслуживания ядерных ракет. Как и каким образом её "грызли" в вечной мерзлоте для меня загадка. Кроме военного объекта, был ещё городок, где проживали служащие и их семьи.Впрочем, в традиционной попытке всех "жестко переиграть", мы переиграли, главным образом, самих себя. 8 декабря 1987 года в Вашингтоне состоялась советско-американская встреча на высшем уровне, в ходе которой Горбачёв и Рейган подписали бессрочный "Договор о ликвидации ракет средней и малой дальности", после чего с базы вывезли всё вооружение. Некоторое время подземные помещения использовать как базу хранения Анадырского военного гарнизона, но в 2002 году Гудым полностью забросили.Сегодня это город-призрак. Что было более-менее ценное разворовали. Тем не менее, несмотря на прогнившие станы домов и облупленную краску подземных тоннелей, можно увидеть грандиозные масштабы Гудыма...Склады по пути к базе. Кругом валяются крылатые ракеты. Судя по всему учебные. На панораме они слева у синей бочки:3. Их тут очень много. Не считал, но навскидку штук 20:4. 5. Закрылки на ракете:6. Внутри какие-то шары:7. 8. Итак, Гудым. Через 3 дня после меня в Анадырь приезжал Шойгу и должен был посещать эту заброшенную базу. Сейчас этот объект никем не охраняется и никому не нужен, но может скоро сюда повесят замок и тогда я стану последним блогером, кто побывал внутри:9. На подъезде к нему незаметный ДОТ:10. Крупнее:11. Вход в главный военный объект, где хранились ракеты:12. Туда прямо на машине заехали. Внутри длинный коридор с ответвлениями. В ответвления не совались, а по туннелю проехали:13. Тоннель закрывается массивной бронированной дверью, весом в 40 тонн (вес среднего танка). Время закрытия примерно 2 минуты:14. Пульт рядом с дверью:15. Объект имеет полную противоатомную защиту, рассчитан на бомбежки с воздуха:16. Интересно, конечно, куда ведут эти ответвления, но изучать не решились:17. Второй выход:18. Признаки бывшей охраны военного объекта:19. Но сейчас Гудым охраняют только евражки:20. 21. Зловещие инсталляции оставлены, по видимому, редкими путешественниками. Местным до этого точно нет дела, они выпиливают последние двери:22. Военный городок сейчас полностью разрушен и разворован. Не представляет интереса в качестве "заброшки", так как тут ничего не осталось:23. Местные приезжают сюда как на склад стройматериалов и тащат всё, что не приколочено. Я видел 3 машины с бригадами, которые отдирали доски и бревна от домов и грузили на прицепы:24. Какой-то интерес может вызвать бывший торговый центр:25. Для военного городка на крайнем севере он немаленький:26. Здания:27. 28. 29. Бывший штаб:30. Внутри полная разруха:31. 32. Надпись: "В карауле, как на войне - будь бдительным вдвойне". Это карцер:33. Помещение охранников:34. 35. Комната отдыха:36. Вход в тюрьму:37. Камеры:38. Мягко скажем, небольшие:39. Напоследок, короткая экспозиция неизвестного военного автора:40. В следующем посте я покажу более оптимистичное место - Анадырский поселок Угольные Копи. Stay Tuned!Подписаться на обновленияЯ в других социальных сетях:

21 августа 2015, 21:48

Интервью: Генри Киссинджер ("The National Interest", США)

К празднованию нашего 30-летнего юбилея редактор TNI Джейкоб Хеилбранн садится за один стол с бывшим госсекретарем. Джейкоб Хеилбранн (Jacob Heilbrunn) Редактор The National Interest Джейкоб Хеилбранн (Jacob Heilbrunn) побеседовал с Генри Киссинджером в начале июля в Нью-Йорке.