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    US-Russia Relations Go from Reset to Retrograde
    Oct06

    US-Russia Relations Go from Reset to Retrograde

    Russia on Wednesday suspended a three-year-old agreement with the United States on cooperation on nuclear and energy-related research — the latest move signifying a deteriorating bilateral relationship. “It’s frankly concerning,” a senior U.S. official told VOA on condition he not be named. Russian President Vladimir Putin on...

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States
    Oct06

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States

    Russia further curtailed its cooperation with the United States in nuclear energy on Wednesday, suspending a research agreement and terminating one on uranium conversion, two days after the Kremlin shelved a plutonium pact with Washington. The Russian government said that as counter-measures to the U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia over Ukraine,...

    The Past and Future of War
    Oct06

    The Past and Future of War

    The possibility that next January the country will have an anti-establishment president makes military reform again relevant. Two new books usefully address the subject in ways that update the reform agenda, one looking back at previous efforts and one looking forward at a new and deadly threat to military effectiveness. The first is Col. Douglas...

    Boxing: ‘Suicidal’ Tyson Fury admits cocaine use
    Oct06

    Boxing: ‘Suicidal’ Tyson Fury admits cocaine use

    LONDON (AFP) – Troubled world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has admitted taking large amounts of cocaine, saying he is also suicidal and that I hope someone kills me before I kill myself.Following the Britons latest, disturbing comments, the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) said Wednesday it would consider his case, and a possible...

    Canada signs U.S. declaration on rules for armed drones but is it a wasted effort?
    Oct06

    Canada signs U.S. declaration on rules for armed drones but is it a wasted effort?

    Canada has signed on to a U.S. declaration that is aimed at creating international rules for the use of armed drones. But some critics have dismissed the proposal as a way for the U.S. to move focus away from its aggressive campaign to use the unmanned aerial vehicles to kill its enemies, causing the death of scores of innocent civilians in the...

    Kerry Confers With Lavrov About Syria, Ukraine, North Korea
    Oct06

    Kerry Confers With Lavrov About Syria, Ukraine, North Korea

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart resumed discussions on Syria on October 5 despite a U.S. decision earlier this week to suspend direct talks with Moscow on trying to end the conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    This Is Why NATO Is Stumbling Towards a Crisis
    Oct06

    This Is Why NATO Is Stumbling Towards a Crisis

    Michael Cecire Security, Europe NATO’s current posture of retrenchment is a withdrawal from the Alliance’s founding raison d’etre. NATO is slouching towards crisis. Beneath a facade of solidarity in the face of Russian revanchism, the Atlantic alliance is facing potentially its stiffest existential test since the end of the Cold...

    The controversial force joining the fight against ISIS
    Oct06

    The controversial force joining the fight against ISIS

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Now to the second of our three reports this week on the fight for Iraq. Militia groups, made up mostly of Shia fighters, and many backed by Iran, have become instrumental in the battle to drive ISIS from Iraq. But their presence on the battlefield makes them a controversial force, one with which the United States has deadly...

    Murray, Edmund set up all-British quarterfinal
    Oct06

    Murray, Edmund set up all-British quarterfinal

    BEIJING — Andy Murray will meet Kyle Edmund in an all-British quarterfinal at the China Open after the No. 1 seed beat Andrey Kuznetsov in straight sets. 
The world No. 2, 29, served five double faults but overcame the Russian 6-2, 6-1 in one hour and 16 minutes. 
Edmund, 21, broke Spanish world No. 18 Roberto Bautista Agut in the seventh game of...

    Russia’s Information Warfare Continues
    Oct06

    Russia’s Information Warfare Continues

    Speculation about Russian interference in the up-coming U.S. presidential election is flowing fast in the U.S. media. Russia was widely believed to be responsible for embarrassing email hacks at the Democratic National Convention. Speculation abounds in the media that the Russian government might try to throw the U.S. election this way or that...