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    NATO: Seeking Relevance in the 21st Century
    Jan07

    NATO: Seeking Relevance in the 21st Century

    NATO headquarters in Brussels Belgium Founded in 1949, the 28-member North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is now 67 years old. Originally it was a political association. Following the onset of the Korean War it rapidly transformed itself into an alliance for mutual defense. Pursuant to Article 5 of the NATO charter, any member country...

    Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: Trump “doesn’t seem to understand the enormity” of the Russia hack
    Jan07

    Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: Trump “doesn’t seem to understand the enormity” of the Russia hack

    Back in September, New Hampshire Democrat Jeanne Shaheen became the first senator to call for a hearing about Russia’s interference in the US presidential race. On Thursday morning, she got that hearing — or at least, the first of many. The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing with the country’s top spies — Director of...

    Trump taps former Sen. Dan Coats to be national intelligence director
    Jan07

    Trump taps former Sen. Dan Coats to be national intelligence director

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday named retired Sen. Dan Coats as national intelligence director, saying the former member of the Senate Intelligence Committee was the right person to lead the new administration’s “ceaseless vigilance against those who seek to do us harm.” Trump’s announcement came one day...

    Trump wants former Sen. Dan Coats to be intelligence chief
    Jan07

    Trump wants former Sen. Dan Coats to be intelligence chief

    WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday named retired Sen. Dan Coats as national intelligence director, saying the former member of the Senate Intelligence Committee was the right person to lead the new administration’s “ceaseless vigilance against those who seek to do us harm.” Trump’s announcement came one...

    How Russia’s Conservative Movement Broke Through Online
    Jan07

    How Russia’s Conservative Movement Broke Through Online

    Pixabay We’ve come a long way since the days when Russian Internet users could be expected to fill their blogs with praise for democracy, freedom, and an end to the Putin regime in Russia. In the last few years, we witnessed a conservative renaissance on the RuNet, though it’s unclear where the community goes from here. Whatever...

    Donald Trump, Julian Assange and Russia: How they’re connected, and how they changed an election
    Jan07

    Donald Trump, Julian Assange and Russia: How they’re connected, and how they changed an election

    (Credit: AP/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Getty/Don Emmert/Peter Muhly) Right now there are two debates raging in American politics which, though closely related, are not one and the same. On the one hand, there is the question of Russia’s alleged hacking of the Democratic Party, which is believed to have occurred in part so that they could help the...

    Lukashenko calls for unity in church, between nations
    Jan07

    Lukashenko calls for unity in church, between nations

    “There are talks of the need to separate, stand out, something else like that. You know the life will set the things straight. There is no need in putting the cart before the horse. There is no need in raising issues which do not exist yet. We feel fine that today we are together with our brotherly nations: Russians, Ukrainians, other nations and...

    Mir Bozji, Hristos se rodi: Merry Christmas!
    Jan07

    Mir Bozji, Hristos se rodi: Merry Christmas!

    BELGRADE – Millions of Orthodox Christians around the globe are celebrating Christmas. Christmas is known worldwide as a family holiday of happiness, which marks the birth of Jesus Christ. Besides Serbs, many believers in Russia, Ukraine , Syria, Egypt , Georgia, Macedonia, and Ethiopia mark this holiday on January 7th. Although practices vary...

    Le Pen to push for ‘Frexit’ if EU refuses to cede powers
    Jan07

    Le Pen to push for ‘Frexit’ if EU refuses to cede powers

    PARIS: French far-right leader Marine Le Pen pledged Friday she would campaign for France to leave the EU unless Brussels agreed to return full powers to control immigration and economic policy to member states. The presidential candidate has promised if elected in May to dump the euro and organize a Brexit-style referendum on France’s...

    Putin foe McCain could emerge as bulwark against Trump
    Jan07

    Putin foe McCain could emerge as bulwark against Trump

    WASHINGTON: At 80, John McCain has begun his sixth term in the US Senate by proving to be a thorn in Donald Trump’s side even before the president-elect takes the oath of office. The maverick lawmaker is a longtime national security hawk, and he has positioned himself as less an adversary of Trump than an enemy of President Vladimir Putin....