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    The Other Victims of the War in Ukraine
    Oct11

    The Other Victims of the War in Ukraine

    Ukraine has long been a country associated with human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of women, but recent reports of human trafficking as a consequence of the war in eastern Ukraine have brought a new urgency to this ongoing crisis. News articles tell chilling stories about slave labor camps, children’s brothels, drug couriers,...

    An EU HQ? Let Them At It
    Oct11

    An EU HQ? Let Them At It

    The debate about the EU military headquarters is not as vacuous as some of its British critics claim, although it has undoubtedly been given a new lease of life by the Brexit vote. Still, the UK would be well-advised to drop its vociferous opposition to the scheme, even if it continues to entertain doubts about its viability. During her recent...

    “The Future of Europe”: join the CASE 25th Anniversary Conference
    Oct11

    “The Future of Europe”: join the CASE 25th Anniversary Conference

    Language English We are happy to announce that registration for the CASE 25th Anniversary Conference “The Future of Europe – Central and Eastern Europe in a Comparative Perspective” is now open.The Conference will take place on November 17-18 at the Radisson Blu Centrum Hotel, Warsaw (ul. Grzybowska 25 A). Conference speakers include Anders...

    Georgian Parliamentary Election Results and Aftermath
    Oct11

    Georgian Parliamentary Election Results and Aftermath

    [Editor’s Note: This blog entry follows up on the author’s E-Note “Of Georgian Personalities and Politics: European Dreams, National Elections, and Future Days” that appeared on October 7, 2016.] Bidzina Ivanishvili’s Georgian Dream (GD) electoral bloc appears to have won a 49% plurality in the October 8 parliamentary elections....

    Africa remains a target as Global South ‘land rush’ moves to production
    Oct11

    Africa remains a target as Global South ‘land rush’ moves to production

    In 2007, a spike in commodity prices triggered a sudden increase in demand for agricultural land across the world. It was believed that commercial investors in the Global North speculated on a rise in land and commodity prices. And governments aimed to ensure food security without dependence on the volatile world commodity market by buying up...

    Putin in Berlin – and Paris? – on 19 October for Ukraine talks
    Oct11

    Putin in Berlin – and Paris? – on 19 October for Ukraine talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Berlin on 19 October for talks with some leaders of the European Union and Ukraine to discuss a solution to the Ukrainian crisis, a Kremlin aide told reporters yesterday (10 October). …read more Source:...

    Enough Sabre Rattling Already!
    Oct11

    Enough Sabre Rattling Already!

    Folks, this is starting to sound pretty ominous. The Washington War Party is coming unhinged and appears to be leaving no stone unturned when it comes to provoking Putin’s Russia and numerous others. The recent collapse of cooperation in Syria—-based on the false claim that Assad and his Russian allies are waging genocide in...

    Kleptocracy Daily: October 10, 2016
    Oct10

    Kleptocracy Daily: October 10, 2016

    News A major RFE/RL investigation of Russian Railways sheds light on how corruption functions at the highest level in Putin’s Russia. The U.S. formally accused Russia of hacking the Democratic Party and attempting to interfere in its elections. (Guardian) A new study suggests that Xi Jinping’s anti-graft campaign may be backfiring, as...

    Kerry’s Anger as Assad Poised to Win; the US Still Serves Israel and Saudi Arabia
    Oct10

    Kerry’s Anger as Assad Poised to Win; the US Still Serves Israel and Saudi Arabia

    The headline reads “John Kerry calls for war crimes investigation of Russia and Syria over Aleppo attacks”. John Kerry is angry that the Syrian army is about to take eastern Aleppo. He’s angry because the US has no viable force to stop this. He’s angry because Assad is still in power. He’s angry that Assad has allies in Russia,...

    Kleptocracy, Inc.: How America Enables Global Corruption
    Oct10

    Kleptocracy, Inc.: How America Enables Global Corruption

    By Nate Sibley, KI Communications Manager How should the U.S. deal with the growing number of regimes that are not only corrupt, but using corruption as their guiding principle of government? It is an increasingly urgent question. From rogue states to terrorism, insurgencies, cyberattacks, and disinformation, it is kleptocracy, or “rule by...

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