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    The Thursday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories
    Jul08

    The Thursday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

    Highlights from the news file for Thursday, July 7 — FORT MAC WILDFIRES MOSTLY COSTLY DISASTER IN CANADIAN HISTORY, INSURANCE BUREAU: The wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta have surpassed the 1998 ice storm in Quebec as the biggest insurance disaster in Canadian history. The Insurance Bureau of Canada says damage totalled 3.58 billion...

    NATO’s Warsaw Summit: Can’t Allies Do a Little More?
    Jul07

    NATO’s Warsaw Summit: Can’t Allies Do a Little More?

    Robert Wilson Security, Europe, Poland The same countries again seem to be providing more than their share. Anyone who came of age in the 1990s or flipping channels late at night now, remembers the theme song of the television show Friends intoning, “I’ll be there for you / when the rain starts to pour.” For two years since the Russian...

    The Latest: Greek protesters deplore new NATO deployments
    Jul07

    The Latest: Greek protesters deplore new NATO deployments

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the NATO summit on Friday and Saturday (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Several thousand pro-Communist protesters in Greece have marched through central Athens in opposition to the country’s participation at a NATO summit and to alliance plans to deploy troops in Eastern Europe. The rally late Thursday was...

    North Korea: US Sanctions Tantamount to Act of War
    Jul07

    North Korea: US Sanctions Tantamount to Act of War

    SEOUL, South Korea—North Korea said Thursday that U.S. sanctions on leader Kim Jong Un and other top officials for human rights abuses are tantamount to declaring war. The country’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency saying the announcement of sanctions on Kim and 10 other officials was...

    Is Russia really a threat to the Baltic states?
    Jul07

    Is Russia really a threat to the Baltic states?

    Since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, relations between NATO and Russia appear to have reached an all-time low. …read more Source: AL...

    US providing $23M in additional aid to Ukraine: Kerry
    Jul07

    US providing $23M in additional aid to Ukraine: Kerry

    US top diplomat says sanction on Russia to remain until Moscow fulfills all its commitments on de-escalation …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Dutch press Moscow for MH17 radar evidence
    Jul07

    Dutch press Moscow for MH17 radar evidence

    Initial results from the criminal inquiry into who shot down the ill-fated flight over eastern Ukraine on Jul 17, 2014 killing all 298 passengers and crew on board are expected to be revealed after the summer. …read more Source: Channel...

    NATO Is Giving Montenegro a Chance. Why Not Us?
    Jul07

    NATO Is Giving Montenegro a Chance. Why Not Us?

    Beka Kiria Security, Eurasia Georgia’s hopes for NATO’s Warsaw Summit. The challenges in Georgian-Russian relations are not new. Back in 2008, Georgia’s aspirations to membership in Euro-Atlantic institutions helped to trigger the full-scale ground invasion of sovereign Georgian territories. Russia subsequently recognized the...

    Cyprus lawmakers call for end to EU sanctions on Russia
    Jul07

    Cyprus lawmakers call for end to EU sanctions on Russia

    Cyprus’ parliament Thursday adopted a resolution calling on the government to work towards lifting European Union sanctions imposed on Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine conflict, officials said. …read more Source: The Daily...

    The Russia factor at the NATO summit
    Jul07

    The Russia factor at the NATO summit

    The elephant in the room at this week’s NATO summit will be Russia. Deterrence options on the table in Warsaw, including the presence of NATO forces in Eastern Europe, are attempts to respond to the Alliance’s biggest, most unpredictable neighbor. But when NATO leaders sit down to discuss relations with Russia, don’t expect any...