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    5 things to watch at this year’s Munich Security Conference
    Feb17

    5 things to watch at this year’s Munich Security Conference

    BERLIN — This weekend, the German chancellor, the U.S. vice president and dozens of foreign and defense ministers will mingle with other political big shots at the grandiose Bayerischer Hof hotel in the Bavarian capital. Just another year at the Munich Security Conference? Not really. For much of its history stretching back more than...

    Russia ♥ Marine Le Pen
    Feb17

    Russia ♥ Marine Le Pen

    MOSCOW — Russia is on a roll: Donald Trump is in the White House, the wheels of Brexit are in motion and the Kremlin’s Gallic target of affection — France’s Marine Le Pen — is riding high in the polls. “We’re on the verge of a new global order,” said...

    France says US position on Middle East peace ‘confused and worrying’
    Feb17

    France says US position on Middle East peace ‘confused and worrying’

    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel (right) welcomes French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault prior to the G-20 Foreign Ministers meeting in Bonn, Germany, on February 16, 2017. Photo: Reuters BONN: France considers the US position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict “confused and worrying”, its foreign minister said on Thursday, reacting to...

    Democracy Promotion Is Smart Security Policy
    Feb17

    Democracy Promotion Is Smart Security Policy

    Adrian A. Basora, Kenneth Yalowitz Politics, Americas Domestic divisions and propaganda offensives undermine U.S. interests. We cannot “make America great again” unless America is secure both at home and in its global position. But what does this have to do with democracy? During the first decade after the 1991 fall of the Soviet Union, President...

    The Deep State Targets Trump
    Feb17

    The Deep State Targets Trump

    When Gen. Michael Flynn was forced to resign as national-security advisor, Bill Kristol purred his satisfaction, “If it comes to it, prefer the deep state to the Trump state.” To Kristol, the permanent regime, not the elected president and his government, is the real defender and rightful repository of our liberties. Yet it was this regime, the...

    Trump vs. U.S. intelligence? Intrigue abounds, and it starts with Russia
    Feb17

    Trump vs. U.S. intelligence? Intrigue abounds, and it starts with Russia

    WASHINGTON — A historic clash may be erupting between the intelligence apparatus of the United States and the country’s democratically elected president, with the high-level intrigue linked to questions about the Donald Trump campaign’s ties with Russia. The president announced Thursday that he’s instructed the Justice...

    Spurs fell to surprise defeat at Gent
    Feb17

    Spurs fell to surprise defeat at Gent

    A below-par Tottenham Hotspur lost the first leg of their tie against Gent, 1-0 in Belgium. Jeremy Perbet scored shortly before the hour mark to punish a sloppy performance from the Premier League side, who failed to create many notable openings despite enjoying the majority of possession. The closest Spurs came was three minutes into the second...

    US secretary of state says Russia must honor Ukraine deal
    Feb17

    US secretary of state says Russia must honor Ukraine deal

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia must abide by a 2015 deal aimed at ending fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists as the Trump administration searches for ways to work cooperatively with Moscow …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia warns US
    Feb17

    Russia warns US

    Nato to boost naval presence in Black Sea MOSCOW: Russia’s defence minister on Thursday warned Washington not to try to negotiate with Moscow “from a position of strength” ahead of the first meeting between their military chiefs since Donald Trump became US president. “We are ready to restore cooperation with the...

    A New Crisis Hits Ukraine: Turmoil at the Eurovision Song Contest
    Feb17

    A New Crisis Hits Ukraine: Turmoil at the Eurovision Song Contest

    The contest, a European institution that is scheduled to take place in Ukraine this year, appears to be in jeopardy after the organizing team quit en masse amid allegations of corruption. …read more Source: The New York...