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    ‘NATO, EU are partners, not rivals in defence’
    Oct27

    ‘NATO, EU are partners, not rivals in defence’

    NATO and the European Union are partners in defence, not rivals, top officials said Thursday, downplaying any suggestion EU military ambitions might undermine the US-led alliance which has protected Europe for decades. ‘I strongly believe it is absolutely possible to strengthen European defence without duplicating efforts by NATO,’ alliance...

    Thousands Displaced as Powerful Earthquakes Strike Italy
    Oct27

    Thousands Displaced as Powerful Earthquakes Strike Italy

    (VISSO, Italy) — Authorities scrambled to find housing Thursday for thousands of people displaced by a pair of strong earthquakes that struck the same region of central Italy hit by a deadly quake in August, hoping to prevent a second night for them on the street or in cars. The one-two punch packed by the quakes some two hours apart Wednesday...

    Russia has given MH17 radar data to Netherlands
    Oct27

    Russia has given MH17 radar data to Netherlands

    October 27, 2016 10:49 PMMOSCOW (AFP) – Russia has handed over to the Netherlands raw radar data from the area where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over rebel-held eastern Ukraine in 2014, Moscow confirmed Thursday (Oct 27). …read more Source: The Straits...

    EU slaps sanctions on 10 Syrian officials
    Oct27

    EU slaps sanctions on 10 Syrian officials

    The European Union on Thursday added 10 more Syrian regime officials to the list of suspects involved in the aggression against Syrian civilians, according to a statement. They include high-ranking military officials and several senior figures linked to President Bashar al-Assad’s government. They have been slapped with a travel ban and...

    NATO May Not Be Ready to Fight Russia
    Oct27

    NATO May Not Be Ready to Fight Russia

    Ian Brzezinski, Nicholas Varangis Security, Europe If military exercises demonstrate combat readiness, Russia may have the edge. Military exercises are a critical means of testing, refining and demonstrating readiness for combat operations. In February 2015, we published a chart comparing the magnitudes of military exercises conducted by NATO and...

    EAEU and EU: Comparison of Integration and Prospects
    Oct27

    EAEU and EU: Comparison of Integration and Prospects

    Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia presented the creation of the Eurasian Economic Union as a “historic moment”. To what extent is it really historic? Can the EAEU become a union similar to the European Union? It is worth drawing parallels between the EAEU and the EU once again. Economic Power The number of population in the Eurasian Economic Union...

    NATO Undertakes Largest Deployment Around Russia Since Cold War End
    Oct27

    NATO Undertakes Largest Deployment Around Russia Since Cold War End

    At the meeting of the defence ministers of NATO countries on Wednesday, the UK undertook the obligation to send fighter jets to Romania in 2017, while the USA promised Poland military forces, tanks and artillery – the biggest deployment of the alliance at Russia’s borders since the end of the Cold War, reported Reuters. Germany,...

    Trumpism 101: The Outsider, Ignored For Years. No Longer.
    Oct27

    Trumpism 101: The Outsider, Ignored For Years. No Longer.

    Hundreds, if not thousands, of pundits the world over have written about the various themes that have come to life in this wild election year. But I daresay only a handful of thinkers can rightfully claim they examined these themes and warned about a coming revolt years ago. I am one of the few, a social anthropologist studying power and...

    Living in Opytne – on the Ukrainian frontline
    Oct27

    Living in Opytne – on the Ukrainian frontline

    About five million people live in the parts of eastern Ukraine where the Ukrainian army has been fighting pro-Russia separatists for the past two years. Some of these people are living in towns and villages that are close to the no-man’s land between the two sides, or that sit on the Ukrainian frontline. …read more Source: Radio...

    U.S. And U.K. Will Send Troops, Planes To Deter Russia In The East
    Oct27

    U.S. And U.K. Will Send Troops, Planes To Deter Russia In The East

    BRUSSELS ― Britain said on Wednesday it will send fighter jets to Romania next year and the United States promised troops, tanks and artillery to Poland in NATO’s biggest military build-up on Russia’s borders since the Cold War.Germany, Canada and other NATO allies also pledged forces at a defense ministers meeting in Brussels on the...