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    At Least 22 Killed in Macedonia Clash; Polish Voters Deliver Blow to President
    May11

    At Least 22 Killed in Macedonia Clash; Polish Voters Deliver Blow to President

    Plus, Georgian leaders press EU for visa liberalization, and Zeman’s visit to Moscow angers Czech opposition. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Media Serfdom in Ukraine
    May11

    Media Serfdom in Ukraine

    The Revolution of Dignity did not extend to the country’s press. From openDemocracy. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Osborne tipped to lead EU renegotiation as Cameron puts in first calls to EU leaders
    May11

    Osborne tipped to lead EU renegotiation as Cameron puts in first calls to EU leaders

    Osborne tipped to lead EU renegotiation as Cameron puts in first calls to EU leadersThe Sunday Times reported that David Cameron is planning to dispatch George Osborne, the Chancellor, and Philip Hammond, the Foreign Secretary, to Berlin and Brussels to lead the talks to redraw Britain’s relationship with the EU before the summer. The paper...

    Pinpoint Drone Attacks? There’s No Such Thing!
    May11

    Pinpoint Drone Attacks? There’s No Such Thing!

    The effectiveness of U.S. drone attacks in killing their targets vs. missing their targets and killing innocent human beings is analyzed in fine detail in this report. It looks at multiple attempts to kill a given person. For example, there were 3 U.S. drone attacks on the now-dead Mullah Nazir. These killed 24 innocent civilians. There were 3...

    The Real Victor of World War II in Europe
    May11

    The Real Victor of World War II in Europe

    It was churlish for western leaders to boycott this week’s Victory Parade in Moscow that commemorated the Soviet Union’s defeat of Nazi Germany 70 years ago. Historic events are facts that should not be manipulated according to the latest political fashions. Being angry at Moscow for mucking about in Ukraine does not in any way lessen...

    The Choice Before Europe
    May11

    The Choice Before Europe

    Washington continues to drive Europe toward one or the other of the two most likely outcomes of the orchestrated conflict with Russia. Either Europe or some European Union member government will break from Washington over the issue of Russian sanctions, thereby forcing the EU off of the path of conflict with Russia, or Europe will be pushed into...

    Weekend catch-up: Defending Taiwan, Russia’s war, aid workers, TPP and more
    May10

    Weekend catch-up: Defending Taiwan, Russia’s war, aid workers, TPP and more

    [youtube:vZ9myHhpS9s] First off, as Sam wrote this week, we are hosting a live event in Canberra on 28 May, The Interpreter’s Ultimate World Politics Trivia Challenge. It’s at the National Press Club and will be hosted by the ABC’s Chis Uhlmann. I’m sure it will be as memorable as other famous quiz nights (see above). The...

    Russia’s Victory Parade: Is Putin Winning?
    May09

    Russia’s Victory Parade: Is Putin Winning?

    On May 9th Russia will hold its annual parade to commemorate victory in World War II. This year’s ceremony is of particular significance, falling on the 70th anniversary of the end of the war, and at a time of tangible Russian isolation by fellow Europeans. Moscow will also debut a new line of military hardware for the army, demonstrating...

    Information War in the 21st Century
    May09

    Information War in the 21st Century

    The information age is turning into the disinformation age. From Vladimir Putin’s use of media to hallucinate a war into reality in Ukraine, through to ISIS’ snuff videos and China’s ‘internet ushers’ to control social media, the 21st century is seeing a new intensity and scale of media manipulation and psychological...

    Tell us: What does “My Ukraine” mean to you?
    May09

    Tell us: What does “My Ukraine” mean to you?

    On Tuesday, we will publish the next Brookings Essay, which explores the roots of the crisis in Ukraine and the sentiments of the Ukrainian people. In “My Ukraine,” Chrystia Freeland, a former Ukrainian-based reporter with strong family ties to the country, offers a personal reflection on Ukraine’s dream of independence and the nightmare...

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