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    Estonia’s pro-West coalition collapses amid infighting
    Nov08

    Estonia’s pro-West coalition collapses amid infighting

    TALLINN: Estonia’s three-party coalition government collapsed on Monday as its two junior partners ended their cooperation with pro-Nato Prime Minister Taavi Roivas amid infighting over his leadership. “For the Social Democrats SDE and conservative IRL party the cooperation with the Reform party in this government has finished,”...

    How Will the World Change After the Election?
    Nov08

    How Will the World Change After the Election?

    American intelligence officials are used to forecasting how foreign elections will affect the United States. But whatever would foreign prognosticators make of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and the world of November 9 and beyond?We asked some of the smartest spies and analysts we know to turn the tables and imagine they were the National...

    No Matter Who Wins the Election, Putin Will Pretend to Oppose the Next U.S. President
    Nov08

    No Matter Who Wins the Election, Putin Will Pretend to Oppose the Next U.S. President

    MOSCOW ― U.S. President Barack Obama’s term in office will soon be over, but he has yet to achieve one of his main goals: fixing the rapport with Russia. Soon after he was elected, Obama announced the beginning of a new era of relations with Russia, an era which would allow Moscow and Washington to not oppose one another, but to cooperate....

    The 320 Europeans out to protect America’s elections
    Nov08

    The 320 Europeans out to protect America’s elections

    In a sparse, sunlit office just south of Dupont Circle in downtown Washington, with elections just 11 days ahead of them, an elite cadre of voting monitors is laying the groundwork for a national effort to document the fairness, and the legitimacy, of the most contentious American election in decades. Outside, on the campaign trail, Donald Trump...

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko pays official visit
    Nov08

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko pays official visit

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will pay an official visit to Slovenia on Tuesday, which is seen as an opportunity to boost bilateral ties and affirm Slovenia’s support for bringing Ukraine closer to the EU. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russian Candidate Wins First Round of Bulgarian Election
    Nov08

    Pro-Russian Candidate Wins First Round of Bulgarian Election

    Socialist-backed candidate Rumen Radev, who has called for an end to European Union sanctions against Russia, won the first round of Bulgaria’s presidential election, partial official results showed on Monday. Radev’s close-fought victory over ruling party candidate Tsetska Tsacheva makes the former air force commander the favorite to...

    Saakashvili quits Ukrainian post
    Nov08

    Saakashvili quits Ukrainian post

    KIEV – Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia who resurrected his political career as a regional governor in Ukraine, resigned on Monday, accusing Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of “personally supporting” corruption. Spitting out his words in anger during a press conference, he lashed out at officials he said were impeding...

    I’ve Got 99 Problems With International Law, And Russia As A Permanent Member Of UN Security Council Is One
    Nov08

    I’ve Got 99 Problems With International Law, And Russia As A Permanent Member Of UN Security Council Is One

    By Emily Young, University of Michigan If change in international legal bodies is something we’ve asked for this week, the United Nations has responded promptly as Russia’s standing invitation to the Human Rights Council, a table of forty-seven, has been rescinded. It’s the first time a permanent Security Council member has been...

    Syria and the Antiwar Tradition
    Nov07

    Syria and the Antiwar Tradition

    Photo by Alisdare Hickson There is major disorientation on the left in many Western countries when it comes to Syria and about how antiwar activists should respond to events on the ground in Syria and Iraq. The highly complex nature of the Syrian war involving a multitude of foreign states and non-state actors would, in the best of times, present...

    Containing a rational Russia
    Nov07

    Containing a rational Russia

    The question of how to handle Russia is a pressing one. In inverse proportion to the weakness of its economy, demographics and armed forces, Russia seems determined to ratchet up its confrontation with the West and break the international system for good. Now, for good measure, explicit threats of nuclear war are being made. Dealing with this...