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    Obama Signs New Law Restructuring U.S. International Media
    Dec24

    Obama Signs New Law Restructuring U.S. International Media

    President Barack Obama has approved legislation that would consolidate oversight of U.S. nonmilitary broadcasting in the hands of a single chief executive, an overhaul that supporters laud as a much-needed reform but critics warn could endanger journalistic independence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump’s nuclear remarks test bid to improve Russia ties
    Dec24

    Trump’s nuclear remarks test bid to improve Russia ties

    US President-elect Donald Trump in Palm Beach, Florida, US, on December 21, 2016. Photo: Reuters WEST PALM BEACH/MOSCOW: US President-elect Donald Trump upped the stakes on Friday in a back-and-forth exchange with President Vladimir Putin over nuclear weapons that tested the Republican’s promises to improve relations with Russia. Offering a...

    With Cold War words, Trump launches into nuclear debate
    Dec24

    With Cold War words, Trump launches into nuclear debate

    WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump indicated Friday he did not fear a new arms race and warned the United States would match any move by another country to boost its nuclear arsenal, in a spectacular new foray into foreign policy. His stunning – and initially unexplained – use of language reminiscent of the Cold War rocked the Washington...

    With Cold War words, Trump launches into nuclear debate
    Dec24

    With Cold War words, Trump launches into nuclear debate

    President-elect Donald Trump called in a tweet for the US to “greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability”. AFP Photo President-elect Donald Trump indicated Friday he did not fear a new arms race and warned the United States would match any move by another country to boost its nuclear arsenal, in a spectacular new foray into foreign...

    Plane hijackings in past decade
    Dec24

    Plane hijackings in past decade

    A picture taken on Dec 23, 2016 shows a Malta armed forces truck sitting by the Afriqiyah Airways A320 after it landed in Valletta, Malta, following its hijacking from Libya. AFP Photo PARIS: Hijackings like the one on Friday of a Libyan plane have become relatively rare since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks on the United States led to...

    Stop Poking the Bear
    Dec24

    Stop Poking the Bear

    Robert W. Merry Security, Eurasia Give diplomacy a chance. Stop provoking Moscow. Editor’s Note: TNI’s January/February 2017 print issue convened a symposium on the most significant national-security challenge awaiting the Trump administration. You can find all entries in the series here. THE GRAVEST crisis facing America and the West...

    With Cold War words, Trump launches into nuclear debate
    Dec24

    With Cold War words, Trump launches into nuclear debate

    WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump indicated Friday he did not fear a new arms race and warned the United States would match any move by another country to boost its nuclear arsenal, in a spectacular new foray into foreign policy. His stunning — and initially unexplained — use of language reminiscent of the Cold War rocked the Washington...

    Plane hijackings in past decade
    Dec24

    Plane hijackings in past decade

    PARIS: Hijackings like the one on Friday of a Libyan plane have become relatively rare since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks on the United States led to increased security. The hijackers who diverted the plane on Friday to Malta released everyone onboard and surrendered. A Libyan official claimed the men had sought asylum, but Maltese Prime...

    Belarus Court Rules Against AP Reporter for Chernobyl Story
    Dec24

    Belarus Court Rules Against AP Reporter for Chernobyl Story

    MOSCOW – A court in the former Soviet republic of Belarus has ruled against an Associated Press (AP) correspondent in a lawsuit by a dairy company that claimed an AP article damaged its reputation. AP said it stands by his reporting and will seek to overturn the ruling on appeal. The lawsuit stems from an April article about farmers using land...

    It’s time to end the corruption
    Dec24

    It’s time to end the corruption

    As we enter 2017, problems in Ukraine persist. First, it was Ukrainian President Yanukovych, and now, it’s his replacement Ukrainian President Poroshenko. Corruption permeates and persists throughout the highest levels of the Ukrainian… …read more Source: The...