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    Idealism or Betrayal?: What Clinton-Yeltsin Rhetoric about NATO Expansion Tells Us about Today’s U.S.-Russia Crisis
    May26

    Idealism or Betrayal?: What Clinton-Yeltsin Rhetoric about NATO Expansion Tells Us about Today’s U.S.-Russia Crisis

    Revisiting the rhetoric surrounding NATO expansion sheds light on the current confrontation between Russia and the West. May 24, 2017 By Connor Cleary President Bill Clinton addresses NATO, 1994 (Image: NATO) On December 31, 1999, Russian President Boris Yeltsin unexpectedly resigned, saying that it was time for a new generation to lead Russia....

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 25, 2017
    May25

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 25, 2017

    ​News Democratic lawmakers asked Deutsche Bank to hand over its findings on two politically charged matters — its banking on behalf of now-President Trump and trades from the bank’s Moscow operation that helped move some $10 billion out of Russia. Read the original letter here. A former Trump campaign aide has registered to lobby on behalf...

    France Could be the Gateway Between the U.S. and Europe
    May25

    France Could be the Gateway Between the U.S. and Europe

    Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer gave an interview for Les Echos on the main stakes of the May 25th NATO meeting. She discussed the role of the French president Macron in NATO saying that his priority is to preserve and reinforce the US-French special relationship in terms of defense cooperation. France’s military leadership in fighting terrorism...

    The Significance of High Readiness Forces  for NATO Credibility
    May25

    The Significance of High Readiness Forces for NATO Credibility

    Even though the U.S. has in the last decade reduced the number of its troops in Europe from 98,000 to about 70,000, NATO’s ability to deter Russia and to perform expeditionary missions is largely based on American military resources. After the withdrawal of the last armoured brigade from Europe in 2013, just two U.S. Army brigades (airborne...

    IWP held a Public Discussion “Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine-Israel”
    May25

    IWP held a Public Discussion “Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine-Israel”

    On May 25, the Institute of World Policy held a public discussion “Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine-Israel”. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    In Brussels, leaders wait defiantly and nervously for Trump
    May25

    In Brussels, leaders wait defiantly and nervously for Trump

    President Donald Trump meets in Brussels today with leaders from the European Union and NATO, two pillars of the postwar transatlantic security order that he openly and routinely disparaged during his presidential election campaign. First meetings between a new US president and his European and NATO counterparts are usually a routine affair,...

    What Russia Wants
    May25

    What Russia Wants

    Russia wants to be recognised as a great power. But in the face of criticism over its actions in Ukraine, Syria and elsewhere, Moscow asserts that its legitimate strategic interests are being ignored and the nature of its foreign policy is deliberately misrepresented. Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Australia HE Mr Grigory Logvinov gave a...

    Vigilantes in military gear accused of new attack on Roma in Kyiv
    May25

    Vigilantes in military gear accused of new attack on Roma in Kyiv

    A family who recently spoke out publicly about disturbing measures to drive out Romani residents of Kyiv have been set upon by a group of former soldiers whose civic organization was organized under the patronage of an adviser to Ukraine’s Interior Minister …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The Reform Story Isn’t Over in Kyiv
    May25

    The Reform Story Isn’t Over in Kyiv

    In the West, many people are ready to write off Ukraine. They wrongly believe that Ukraine’s reforms are stagnating, corruption is widespread, and the country is at war. But Ukraine’s reforms are definitely not done. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The Liberal International Order Cannot Survive the Absence of American Power
    May24

    The Liberal International Order Cannot Survive the Absence of American Power

    One challenge in navigating the debate over the future of the liberal world order is that American power has been the primary source of that order, but the United States is an imperfect practitioner of its own grand strategy of promoting a rules-based global system. Criticism of the liberal international order often defaults into criticism of...

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