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    Duterte to keep US ties but questions the need for military alliance
    Oct12

    Duterte to keep US ties but questions the need for military alliance

    AFTER previously declaring that he would eventually break up with the United States, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday, October 11 that he does not intend to cut the military alliance with the country’s long-standing ally. “I do not mean to cancel or abrogate the military alliances [with the U.S.],” Duterte said after the...

    More Allies, More War?
    Oct12

    More Allies, More War?

    As the cynical Henry Kissinger so aptly noted, it’s often more dangerous being America’s ally than its enemy. Once defeated, America’s enemies often get large amounts of money and easy access to North America’s vast market, assuring they will stay within the U.S. co-prosperity sphere. Just look, for good example, at...

    Aftermath of a university bribe
    Oct12

    Aftermath of a university bribe

    KIEV — When you go after bribe takers in Ukraine, they will fight back. I know because I am being taken to court for an op-ed I wrote for POLITICO about the corruption of my country’s higher education system. After I described how I had paid a $200 bribe to my university professor in order to get him to consider my dissertation, he accused...

    Putin cancels visit to Paris in heated Syria row
    Oct12

    Putin cancels visit to Paris in heated Syria row

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday cancelled a visit to France in a furious row over Moscow’s role in the Syrian conflict. Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with reporters during a visit for a summit of former Soviet republics at Kyrgyzstan’s international Manas airport outside Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, September 17, 2016....

    The Growing Danger of Military Conflict with Russia
    Oct12

    The Growing Danger of Military Conflict with Russia

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Security, Eurasia There are no risk-free options. Once more, the circle in U.S.-Russia relations is complete. The Clinton administration took office in 1993 promising a “Bill and Boris” strategic partnership between the two countries, and ended with recriminations over the Kosovo operation, with Gen. Wesley Clark prepared to...

    Russian Ambassador: We’re Not Hacking You, Promise
    Oct12

    Russian Ambassador: We’re Not Hacking You, Promise

    WASHINGTON ― Russia bears no responsibility for email leaks affecting the U.S. presidential race, the Russian ambassador to the U.S. told an audience here Tuesday.“We do not interfere into the internal affairs of the United States, neither by my statements nor by electronic or other means,” Ambassador Sergey Kislyak said at an event at Johns...

    G7 sets common cyber-safety guidelines for financial sector
    Oct12

    G7 sets common cyber-safety guidelines for financial sector

    The Group of Seven industrial powers yesterday said they had agreed on guidelines for protecting the global financial sector from cyber attacks following a series of cross-border bank thefts by hackers. Policymakers have grown more worried about financial cyber security in the wake of numerous hacks of SWIFT, the global financial messaging...

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Disposal Deals With US in Fallout Over Syria
    Oct12

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Disposal Deals With US in Fallout Over Syria

    As the damage continues to mount from Syria’s Russia-backed offensive on Aleppo, so does the political fallout from the failed cease-fire agreement. Russia’s parliament is suspending an agreement with the United States for converting weapons-grade plutonium into fuel for nuclear power plants. If implemented, the deal would have seen...

    Campfire Songs and Kalashnikovs
    Oct12

    Campfire Songs and Kalashnikovs

    Welcome to the nationalist Azov Battalion’s camp for kids, where young Ukrainian patriots train for battle and sing songs about death to Russians. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Duterte plans visit to China, criticises ‘arrogant’ US
    Oct11

    Duterte plans visit to China, criticises ‘arrogant’ US

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said yesterday he would soon visit China and hoped also to travel to Russia, as he again criticised longtime ally the United States for “arrogance”.The mission to China will be Duterte’s first outside of Southeast Asia since assuming the presidency on June 30, in a symbolic move highlighting the...