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    It is time for Israel to accept that Hamas is invincible, so negotiate
    Dec08

    It is time for Israel to accept that Hamas is invincible, so negotiate

    Last month, the New York Times reported on preparations underway in Estonia for an invasion by Vladimir Putin’s Russia. These kind of preparations are entirely reasonable, for NATO will almost certainly not come to the defence of Estonia. The Kremlin has both the means, the precedent and the motive to take on at least one of the Baltic...

    Ukraine mother ‘left infants to starve’ in Kiev flat
    Dec08

    Ukraine mother ‘left infants to starve’ in Kiev flat

    A young Ukrainian mother allegedly left her two toddlers without food for nine days and one died. …read more Source:...

    Trump Could Turn Western Values Into a Facade
    Dec08

    Trump Could Turn Western Values Into a Facade

    Joseph Nye is one of America’s top political scientists. He is the former dean of the Harvard Kennedy School and has been chair of the National Intelligence Council and assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs. Alex Görlach, founding editor of the magazine The European, and Constantin Weiss interviewed Nye about his...

    Fearing it could be Putin’s next target, Estonia prepares for guerrilla warfare that could usher in WWIII
    Dec08

    Fearing it could be Putin’s next target, Estonia prepares for guerrilla warfare that could usher in WWIII

    Kaidi Peterkop doesn’t think of herself as a solider. And with her studies and her recent move to Tallinn, Estonia’s picturesque capital, the 22-year old student certainly doesn’t have much time to think about a Third World War. But Peterkop — with her training in small unit tactics, vehicle identification, and battlefield...

    UK spy chief: Syrian war creates ‘unprecedented’ terror threat
    Dec08

    UK spy chief: Syrian war creates ‘unprecedented’ terror threat

    Britain faces an “unprecedented” terror threat as long as civil war continues to rage in Syria, the U.K.’s foreign intelligence boss said Thursday. U.K. authorities have foiled 12 terrorist plots since June 2013, Alex Younger told reporters in a rare speech at the headquarters of the Secret Intelligence Service — otherwise known...

    EU unblocks visa-free travel for Ukraine, Georgia
    Dec08

    EU unblocks visa-free travel for Ukraine, Georgia

    The European Union will soon let Ukrainians and Georgians visit the bloc without needing a visa after diplomats and lawmakers struck a deal on Thursday to end an internal EU dispute that had been holding up the promised measures.Agreement on a mechanism for suspending such visa waivers in emergencies ends mounting embarrassment for some EU...

    Trump’s Russian Challenge: Managing Expectations
    Dec08

    Trump’s Russian Challenge: Managing Expectations

    The mood is festive in the Russian capital, and expectations are high that Donald Trump’s elections may turn a new page in the difficult relationship between Moscow and Washington. The death spiral of US-Russian ties stretches back through the Barack Obama years to George W. Bush’s second term, when Russia invaded neighboring Georgia....

    Trump Just Keeps Winning: America’s Allies Are Boosting Defense Spending
    Dec08

    Trump Just Keeps Winning: America’s Allies Are Boosting Defense Spending

    Robert C. O’Brien Security, Europe He was accused of undermining our alliances—but they’ve started to pay up. Since the founding of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the United States has carried a disproportionate share of the burden for defending the West. Indeed, today, in addition to America, only four allies meet the...

    Aleppo fallout: Why Russia’s China connection comes with a sting
    Dec08

    Aleppo fallout: Why Russia’s China connection comes with a sting

    Rakesh Krishnan Simha, Special to Russia Beyond the Headlines Beijing is backing Russia in Syria and Ukraine, and in return it expects Moscow’s support in its multiple disputes in the South China Sea. …read more Source: United Press...

    Gambia May Not Join African Withdrawals from ICC
    Dec08

    Gambia May Not Join African Withdrawals from ICC

    Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is also a Gambian national. Credit: UN Photo/Manuel Elias.By Lindah MogeniUNITED NATIONS, Dec 8 2016 (IPS)The International Criminal Court (ICC) may have had a small reprieve this week from a string of African withdrawals, with Gambia’s newly elected President Adama Barrow...