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    With Kippot and Klezmer Music, Messianic Jews Aim to Build Bridges in Ukraine
    Jun08

    With Kippot and Klezmer Music, Messianic Jews Aim to Build Bridges in Ukraine

    Russian politicians and pro-Russia separatists in the Donbas have repeatedly accused Ukraine of promoting fascism and Nazism since the February 2014 overthrow of former President Viktor Yanukovych. But at a Shabbat concert in Kyiv on June 5, another side of Ukraine was on full display: religious diversity and pluralism. …read more Source:...

    Russia is not strong. And Putin is even weaker.
    Jun08

    Russia is not strong. And Putin is even weaker.

    Sergey Aleksashenko wants everyone to stop calling Russia weak. He contends that Russia is actually stronger than many people believe —to include U.S. President Barack Obama and British military historian Lawrence Freedman among other prominent voices. But Russia is weak and Russian President Vladimir Putin is even weaker. Aleksashenko...

    Could Slovakia provide an unlikely roadmap to avoiding a Greek tragedy?
    Jun08

    Could Slovakia provide an unlikely roadmap to avoiding a Greek tragedy?

    It may sound harsh – but Greeks have to stop seeing themselves as victims of a diktat imposed on them by the European Union and the International Monetary Fund.True, Greece’s international partners need to bear their share of responsibility for the economic catastrophe that has been unfolding in the country. However, it is not its creditors...

    G-7 Sanctions ex-G-8 Partner, Pope Preaches Peace in Sarajevo
    Jun08

    G-7 Sanctions ex-G-8 Partner, Pope Preaches Peace in Sarajevo

    Plus, Baku tells the OSCE to start packing, and the author of the Prague Spring manifesto dies at 88. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Bringing Eastern Europeans Closer Together
    Jun08

    Bringing Eastern Europeans Closer Together

    Russia’s continuing meddling in Ukraine is motivating civil society across the region to work together. That is a chance for the EU to reach out in a more sustained way. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Cameron rules out free EU vote for Ministers as row breaks out over civil service neutrality and campaign spending limits
    Jun08

    Cameron rules out free EU vote for Ministers as row breaks out over civil service neutrality and campaign spending limits

    Cameron rules out free EU vote for Ministers as row breaks out over civil service neutrality and campaign spending limitsAt the G7 summit in Bavaria, asked whether he would allow Ministers to campaign for an EU exit, Prime Minister David Cameron replied that “If you want to be part of the Government, you have to take the view that we are engaged...

    Soros Pushes US Bailouts and Weapons for Ukraine
    Jun08

    Soros Pushes US Bailouts and Weapons for Ukraine

    If you look at the track record of the interventionists you might think they would pause before taking on more projects. Each of their past projects has ended in disaster yet still they press on. Last week the website Zero Hedge posted a report about hacked emails between billionaire George Soros and Ukrainian President Poroshenko. Soros is very...

    Military Madness: US Officials Consider Nuclear Strikes against Russia
    Jun07

    Military Madness: US Officials Consider Nuclear Strikes against Russia

    US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter was at the headquarters of the US European Command in Stuttgart, Germany this week with two dozen US military commanders and European diplomats to discuss how to escalate their economic and military campaign against Russia. They will assess the impact of current economic sanctions, as well as NATO’s...

    Obama: The Reluctant Realist
    Jun07

    Obama: The Reluctant Realist

    Mideast Security and Policy Studies No. 113 Many have asserted that Barack Obama’s foreign policy lacks direction. He is seen as constantly improvising without any ideological or intellectual compass to guide him. I argue that this is not the case and that, in fact, Obama’s foreign policy can be explained as adhering very closely to...

    Brzezinski’s Delusion of Eurasian Conquest
    Jun06

    Brzezinski’s Delusion of Eurasian Conquest

    Russia historian Stephen Cohen points to the neoconservative establishment for America’s latest outbreak of what can only be referred to as late-stage imperial dementia. Neocons Robert Kagan and wife Victoria Nuland have certainly done the heavy lifting to make Ukraine the staging ground for what appears to be a NATO blitzkrieg on Moscow....

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