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    Sanctions or Relief for Belarus? Washington Waits to Decide
    Apr11

    Sanctions or Relief for Belarus? Washington Waits to Decide

    Anti-Lukashenka mood could revive in U.S., EU over his crackdown on dissent, renewed ties with Russia. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Pondering Panama
    Apr11

    Pondering Panama

    ​Image: Jandenouden | CC0 1.0 KleptoCast 11: One year after the Panama Papers, has anything changed in the world of offshoring? Casey Michel talks to Will Fitzgibbon of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. http://kleptocracyinitiative.org/inc/uploads/2017/04/Casey-Fitzgibbon-Panama-Papers.mp3 By Casey Michel One year...

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 11, 2017
    Apr11

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 11, 2017

    The latest on KI’s website: Belinda Li examines how campaign finance loopholes could be exploited by foreign powers to influence U.S. elections. KI will host Oleksander Danyliuk, Minister of Finance of Ukraine, for a discussion with Walter Russell Mead at Hudson Institute on April 19. Sign up or watch live. News Hong Kong’s banking...

    Is There A New US Syria Policy? Is There One At All?
    Apr11

    Is There A New US Syria Policy? Is There One At All?

    What does the US administration want with regards to Syria?The elements were clear just a few days ago. The US would split off the east and set up a Kurdish enclave which it would then occupy with the help of proxy forces. It would use the leverage to push for political regime change in western Syria. Israel would occupy another piece of the...

    FTAC: Moscow, Islamic Terrorism –> Reactionary Politics
    Apr11

    FTAC: Moscow, Islamic Terrorism –> Reactionary Politics

    Old message on this message but perhaps new distillation. The prompt for conversation was a Henry Farrell piece appearing in The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2017/04/10/hungarys-government-wants-to-shut-down-its-most-prominent-university-that-may-be-backfiring/ — Lines of compatible feudal power: Putin –>...

    The Forgotten Famine of 1946-1948
    Apr11

    The Forgotten Famine of 1946-1948

    The Soviet Union emerged from the world’s bloodiest conflict victorious, but at great cost. Twenty million Soviet citizens died during World War II, including 35 percent of men between 18 and 30. More than 20 percent of the population was homeless. And the material damage done by the war was on the order of 20 times the entire prewar annual...

    April 11th, 2017
    Apr11

    April 11th, 2017

    CHINA China Bars Wife of Detained Taiwanese Activist from Visiting Gerry Shih and Johnson Lai, WASHINGTON TIMES The wife of a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist detained in China said Monday that she was prevented from flying to the mainland to seek a visit with her husband, whose case has inflamed tensions between the sides that have already sunk...

    Russia Puts Squeeze on Soccer Hooligans
    Apr11

    Russia Puts Squeeze on Soccer Hooligans

    Authorities are cracking down on hardcore fans weeks before a curtain-raiser to the 2018 World Cup. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Putin Assures South Ossetia of Full Support
    Apr11

    Putin Assures South Ossetia of Full Support

    The new leader of the South Caucasus breakaway state gets the only endorsement that matters. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Why Did Putin Get Stuck in Eastern Ukraine?
    Apr11

    Why Did Putin Get Stuck in Eastern Ukraine?

    Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine is now entering its fourth year, but there was a time when few expected it to last even four weeks. The virtually bloodless seizure of Crimea, which fell to Russian troops in early 2014 without a fight, led most observers to conclude that Ukraine was effectively defenseless and at Moscow’s mercy...

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