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    Obama’s Achievement: Whitewashing Permanent Warfare With Eloquence
    Jan18

    Obama’s Achievement: Whitewashing Permanent Warfare With Eloquence

    Judging from how the mainstream media has characterized the legacy of Barack Obama so far, the outgoing president will be most remembered for his many rousing aspirational speeches and well-timed shows of emotion.His talent as a persuasive public communicator and the strength of his personal brand, bolstered by years of apple-shining from liberal...

    Theresa May’s Brexit: how Europe reacted
    Jan18

    Theresa May’s Brexit: how Europe reacted

    Could British premier Theresa May’s Brexit statement have been any more bullish? Her abrasive tone and thinly veiled threats might almost have been designed to enrage a European elite already irritated over the UK’s prevarications over Brexit. Speaking in London, May outlined a Wild West Brexit, effectively threatening to set up the...

    Trump NATO strategy awaited with increasingly frayed nerves in eastern Europe
    Jan18

    Trump NATO strategy awaited with increasingly frayed nerves in eastern Europe

    While America celebrates the inauguration of its 45th president, there is widespread concern about his potential approach towards NATO, his relations with Russia – and whether Russian president Vladimir Putin will try to take advantage of any signs of weakness or disunity within the western treaty alliance. There are, potentially, troubling times...

    Ukraine: Waiting for Donald, worrying about the EU
    Jan18

    Ukraine: Waiting for Donald, worrying about the EU

    Ukraine’s prospects are under threat from developments on both sides of the Atlantic. …read more Source: European Council on Foreign...

    Does Trump have allies for getting closer to Russia?
    Jan18

    Does Trump have allies for getting closer to Russia?

    Russia / World The Russian political and expert community was encouraged by Donald Trump’s victory in the American presidential election. Many analysts point out that he will conduct pragmatic foreign policy, which involves cooperation with Moscow. It does not seem that in Russian leadership there are people who believe Trump will be able...

    Don’t Add Montenegro to ‘Obsolete’ NATO: Senate Shouldn’t Sacrifice U.S. Security for Balkan Mouse
    Jan18

    Don’t Add Montenegro to ‘Obsolete’ NATO: Senate Shouldn’t Sacrifice U.S. Security for Balkan Mouse

    Doug Bandow To the shock of European leaders, President-elect Donald Trump has reiterated his attack on NATO as “obsolete.” He’s right. The U.S. once created military alliances to advance its own security. These days, however, Washington treats them like social organizations, which every nation should be invited to join, irrespective of...

    Time for a European Nuclear Deterrent?
    Jan18

    Time for a European Nuclear Deterrent?

    Doug Bandow After spending a quarter century treating NATO as an international social club to which every reasonably civilized European nation should belong, the alliance has begun to focus again on its original role as a military alliance. Rather than expect the United States to burnish NATO’s nuclear deterrent, European nations should...

    Trump’s foreign policy – Key areas for transatlantic partners to watch closely
    Jan18

    Trump’s foreign policy – Key areas for transatlantic partners to watch closely

    Donald Trump’s statements on foreign policy have often been controversial, but also inconsistent. Since his election, the world wonders in which direction U.S. foreign policy will evolve. Many commentators have pointed out that there might be a shift towards a semi-isolationist approach and a renunciation of the liberal, multilateral, and...

    Russian Higher-Ups Question Teacher’s ‘Pornography’ Conviction
    Jan18

    Russian Higher-Ups Question Teacher’s ‘Pornography’ Conviction

    The video used to convict the young teacher was also evidence in a case she helped bring about. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Oxfam report on the wealthy conflates Bill Gates with Carlos Slim
    Jan18

    Oxfam report on the wealthy conflates Bill Gates with Carlos Slim

    A recent report from Oxfam has sparked concerns over wealth inequality in Canada. Unfortunately, discussions about wealth inequality too often overlook a critical point—how wealth is accumulated. This matters for any assessment about the state of wealth inequality.We should all decry wealth gained through cronyism (as Oxfam does), where people...

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