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Mitt Romney’s Counterproductive Op-Ed

Mitt Romney’s Counterproductive Op-EdTo open the New Year, newly minted senator Mitt Romney (R., Utah) unleashed a broadside against President Trump in the pages of the Washington Post. The essay, in truth, reads like the opener of a presidential campaign. Romney states that Americans “will eschew the politics of anger and fear if they are summoned to the responsibility by leaders in homes, in churches, in schools, in businesses, in government.” Presumably, Romney considers himself such a possible leader.



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Russia's Lavrov says U.S. sanctions counter-productive: TASS

Russia's Lavrov says U.S. sanctions counter-productive: TASSU.S. sanctions against Russia are counter-productive but Moscow is ready for dialogue once the U.S. side is ready for talks with mutual respect, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday, TASS state news agency reported. “Not for the first time we highlight that the permanent buildup of sanctions pressure without any facts that would justify such sanctions is counter-productive and push relations into an impasse,” Lavrov said. “Once our partners are ready to talk on the basis of mutual respect and considering (mutual) interests, we are always ready for such dialogue,” he said.



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Israel takes action against boycotters. Is that counterproductive?

Israel takes action against boycotters. Is that counterproductive?A law passed by parliament this week to bolster Israel’s defenses against what it sees as a significant external threat – the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement – is being criticized here as violating free speech and damaging democracy. Recommended: How much do you know about Israel? Sponsors of the bill say it is primarily designed to keep out foreign activists from the BDS movement, which has gained traction in the United States and Europe in recent years.



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Israel takes action against boycotters. Is that counterproductive?

Israel takes action against boycotters. Is that counterproductive?A law passed by parliament this week to bolster Israel’s defenses against what it sees as a significant external threat – the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement – is being criticized here as violating free speech and damaging democracy. Recommended: How much do you know about Israel? Sponsors of the bill say it is primarily designed to keep out foreign activists from the BDS movement, which has gained traction in the United States and Europe in recent years.



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Former secretary of defense: Trump travel ban is ‘counterproductive’

Former secretary of defense: Trump travel ban is ‘counterproductive’After his original travel ban was stymied in federal court in January, Trump signed a scaled-back version Monday. The new executive order no longer bans citizens of Iraq from entering the country and does not include the original language favoring “religious minorities” from the Middle Eastern countries.



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