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    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...

    Ukraine rebels agree to new indefinite truce
    Dec24

    Ukraine rebels agree to new indefinite truce

    A top Ukrainian insurgent said Friday the rebels had agreed to an indefinite ceasefire negotiated by Moscow and Kiev that would go into effect this weekend. …read more Source: Channel...

    Brzezinski: America’s Global Influence Depends On Cooperation With China
    Dec24

    Brzezinski: America’s Global Influence Depends On Cooperation With China

    Zbigniew Brzezinski, the national security adviser to former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, remains one of America’s leading strategic thinkers. He negotiated the normalization of U.S.-China relations in 1979. He spoke to The WorldPost earlier this week about Russian hacking, Taiwan and Trump.You’ve long spoken about the “political...

    Putin warms to Trump, flexes muscles on Syria
    Dec24

    Putin warms to Trump, flexes muscles on Syria

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday appeared to cosy up to US President-elect Donald Trump while asserting his authority as the key powerbroker in Syria.At his annual end-of-year press conference, the confident Kremlin strongman praised Trump for tapping into the public mood in the US to claim his surprise win in...

    Trump’s Nuclear Remarks Jeopardize Bid to Improve Russia Ties
    Dec23

    Trump’s Nuclear Remarks Jeopardize Bid to Improve Russia Ties

    U.S. 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 glimpse of how he might conduct diplomacy after taking office on Jan. 20, Trump reportedly welcomed a nuclear arms...