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    The coming Brexit tragedy
    Dec21

    The coming Brexit tragedy

    This past year changed everything, except how governments think. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the pre-negotiations for Brexit. With both sides ignoring the far-reaching implications of Donald Trump’s election as US president – namely, the decline of the liberal world order – the process seems set to produce a tragedy for the United...

    The Folly of Arming Ukraine Revisited
    Dec21

    The Folly of Arming Ukraine Revisited

    Daniel DePetris responds to a new call from hawkish senators to send arms to Ukraine: It merely explains why the Russian government acted the way it did, and why further U.S. military assistance to the Ukrainian security forces would be ill-advised. In fact, one could make a convincing case that providing hundreds of millions of dollars in...

    Exclusive: U.S.-supplied drones disappoint Ukraine at the front lines
    Dec21

    Exclusive: U.S.-supplied drones disappoint Ukraine at the front lines

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Millions of dollars’ worth of U.S.-supplied drones that Kiev had hoped would help in its war against Russian-backed separatists have proven ineffective against jamming and hacking, Ukrainian officials say. …read more Source: Libya...

    Arming Ukraine Is a Bad Idea
    Dec21

    Arming Ukraine Is a Bad Idea

    The first several months of a new administration are inevitably seen as an opening for those who hope to influence the White House over the next four years. The Senate Ukraine Caucus—a bipartisan group of senior lawmakers who have lobbied intensively for a closer U.S.-Ukraine relationship—hopes to take advantage of this sensitive period, in which...

    US Refutes Russian Claim of Broken Communication
    Dec21

    US Refutes Russian Claim of Broken Communication

    The United States is denying claims made by a Russian spokesman that the two countries had all but frozen communication channels, saying both sides were still engaged. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Mir TV earlier Wednesday, that “almost every level of dialogue” had been severed with the United States. But State Department...

    Kremlin says almost all Russia-US dialogue ‘frozen’
    Dec21

    Kremlin says almost all Russia-US dialogue ‘frozen’

    MOSCOW: The Kremlin said Wednesday that nearly all the communication channels between Moscow and Washington were frozen, local media reported. “Practically all levels of dialogue with the United States are frozen,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Mir TV, state news agency RIA Novosti reported. “We don’t communicate...

    Kremlin says almost all Russia-US dialogue ‘frozen’
    Dec21

    Kremlin says almost all Russia-US dialogue ‘frozen’

    The Kremlin said Wednesday that nearly all the communication channels between Moscow and Washington were frozen, local media reported. “Practically all levels of dialogue with the United States are frozen,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Mir TV, state news agency RIA Novosti reported. “We don’t communicate with one another. Or we do...

    Russian Ambassador to Turkey’s Assassination: A Bullet from Aleppo?
    Dec21

    Russian Ambassador to Turkey’s Assassination: A Bullet from Aleppo?

    Ankara panorama. Creative commons. The assassination December 19 of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov as captured in photographs from inside Ankara’s contemporary art museum had a haunting aesthetic. Turkish and Russian envoys will meet today to discuss Syria, day after killing of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey....

    ‘Reinforce security at grave of Rabbi Nachman’
    Dec21

    ‘Reinforce security at grave of Rabbi Nachman’

    Deputy Education Minister calls on PM to work with Ukrainian Premier to improve security in Uman after holy site vandalized. …read more Source: Arutz...

    ‘Tyrants across the world know now they can maintain power through mass slaughter’
    Dec21

    ‘Tyrants across the world know now they can maintain power through mass slaughter’

    Photo by Thierry Ehrmann Leila al-Shami, co-author of Burning Country, a writer who has worked with human rights movements in Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East, gave this interview to Ilya Matveev and Gabriel Levy on 29 November for OpenLeft (before the fall of Aleppo to the government forces). It sheds some light on the social and...