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    How Technology Politicized Visual Culture
    Jan20

    How Technology Politicized Visual Culture

    This hand-colored portrait of an unidentified woman was taken by an unknown photographer circa 1935. But to a contemporary eye, trained by social media, it may suggest hashtags from #ThrowbackThursday to #BlackLivesMatter. It’s one of some hundred still and moving images, spanning a century and a half, in the International Center of...

    Britain weighs costs of Trump embrace
    Jan20

    Britain weighs costs of Trump embrace

    LONDON — As she readies Britain for its divorce from the European Union, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has little choice but to extend the hand of friendship to Donald Trump. The inauguration of the new American president on Friday presents Britain with opportunities that previously looked unachievable. A rapid trade deal with the...

    The government secrets Trump is about to discover
    Jan20

    The government secrets Trump is about to discover

    When Dwight Eisenhower was elected president in 1952, outgoing President Harry Truman informed him of an important secret: Days before the election the United States had tested the world’s first hydrogen bomb in the Pacific. The nation now possessed a weapon roughly a hundred times as powerful as any before — and almost...

    Brussels gets ‘House of Cards’ treatment
    Jan20

    Brussels gets ‘House of Cards’ treatment

    AMSTERDAM — Corruption, murder, and betrayal stalk the streets of Brussels — at least in a Dutch television series inspired by the U.S. hit “House of Cards” that premieres Friday. “Brussel” mixes the personal and the political in a drama that weaves together the migration crisis, trouble in...

    New President, New World
    Jan20

    New President, New World

    “Don’t Make Any Sudden Moves” is the advice offered to the new president by Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations, which has not traditionally been known as a beer hall of populist beliefs. Haass meant the president should bring his National Security Council together to anticipate the consequences before tearing up the Iran...

    Levon Aronian to face the leader of Tata Steel Chess Tournament
    Jan20

    Levon Aronian to face the leader of Tata Steel Chess Tournament

    Round 5 of the Tata Steel chess tournament will start on Thursday after a rest day, where Armenian GM Levon Aronian will face the leader of the tournament Ukrainian Pavel Eljanov. The Armenian played four consecutive draws in the previous … …read more Source:...

    The Simple Reason Russia and America Keep Inching towards Crisis
    Jan20

    The Simple Reason Russia and America Keep Inching towards Crisis

    Ted Galen Carpenter Security, When Washington and Moscow don’t see eye to eye, disaster can ensue. Tensions between the United States and Russia rose rapidly during the final months of the Obama administration. Symbolizing that trend is the new deployment of three thousand U.S. troops along with tanks and other military hardware in eastern...

    Are Russia’s Lethal S-400 SAMs Equipped with the Latest Long-Range Missiles?
    Jan20

    Are Russia’s Lethal S-400 SAMs Equipped with the Latest Long-Range Missiles?

    Guy Plopsky Security, Perhaps it is premature to designate the airspace with a 400km radius of a S-400 system a no-fly zone. When Moscow deployed one of its advanced S-400 Surface-to-Air (SAM) system to Syria following the shoot down of a Russian Su-24 strike aircraft by a Turkish F-16 in late November 2015, both Russian and Western media sources...

    The View From Moscow: How The Russian Media Covers Trump
    Jan20

    The View From Moscow: How The Russian Media Covers Trump

    Donald Trump’s first news conference as president-elect last week featured a mix of deflected questions, cheering supporters and accusations CNN is “fake news.” The circus atmosphere was strange for many viewers and reporters, accustomed to more formality and respect. For some Russians, however, Trump’s go with the press was oddly...

    BBC reporter joins locals in icy river dip
    Jan20

    BBC reporter joins locals in icy river dip

    The BBC’s Tom Burridge takes a dip in Kiev’s Dnipro frozen river to celebrate Epiphany. …read more Source:...