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    Why Parag Khanna’s “Connectivity” Doesn’t Quite Connect
    May12

    Why Parag Khanna’s “Connectivity” Doesn’t Quite Connect

    This review appeared first in The New York Journal of Books. Donald Trump must be punching himself for not locking up the rights to the title of Parag Khanna’s second book in the trilogy that Connectography now completes. Khanna’s previous tome carried the truly Trumpian title: How to Run the World. His latest is a 466-page...

    U.S. activates Romanian missile defence site, angering Russia
    May12

    U.S. activates Romanian missile defence site, angering Russia

    The United States switched on an $800 million missile shield in Romania on Thursday, a step it sees as vital to defend itself and Europe from so-called rogue states but which the Kremlin says is aimed at blunting its own nuclear arsenal. To the music of military bands at the remote Deveselu air base, senior U.S. and NATO officials declared...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision Contestant Sings Of Crimea’s Revival
    May12

    Ukraine’s Eurovision Contestant Sings Of Crimea’s Revival

    Representing Ukraine, Jamala is the first ever Crimean Tatar singer to compete at the Eurovision Song Contest. Before qualifying for the May 12 semifinals in Stockholm, Jamala said her performance symbolizes the need for a revival in Ukraine and Crimea. Titled 1944, her song is about Josef Stalin’s deportation of Crimean Tatars to Central...

    The Morning Vertical, May 12, 2016
    May12

    The Morning Vertical, May 12, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US to activate Romanian missile defense site, angering Russia
    May12

    US to activate Romanian missile defense site, angering Russia

    The United States switches on an US$800 million missile shield in Romania on Thursday, a step it sees as vital to defend itself and Europe from so-called rogue states, but the Kremlin says is aimed at blunting its own nuclear arsenal.At the remote Deveselu air base in Romania, senior U.S. and NATO officials will declare operational the ballistic...

    Russia-Backed Authorities Block Access To RFE/RL’s Crimea Website
    May12

    Russia-Backed Authorities Block Access To RFE/RL’s Crimea Website

    Pro-Russian authorities in Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula have blocked access to RFE/RL’s Crimea news website, Krym.Realii. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian MPs clear path for Poroshenko ally to become top prosecutor
    May12

    Ukrainian MPs clear path for Poroshenko ally to become top prosecutor

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian lawmakers paved the way on Thursday for a close ally of President Petro Poroshenko to become the new general prosecutor, a position seen by the West as crucial for Ukraine to tackle entrenched corruption. …read more Source:...

    The US Is Switching On An $800 Missile Defense System In Eastern Europe
    May12

    The US Is Switching On An $800 Missile Defense System In Eastern Europe

    The United States switches on an $800 million missile shield in Romania on Thursday, a step it sees as vital to defend itself and Europe from so-called rogue states, but which the Kremlin says is aimed at countering Russia’s nuclear capabilities in the event of war.At the remote Deveselu air base in Romania, senior US and NATO officials...

    The Daily Vertical: Insults, Mockery, And Lies
    May12

    The Daily Vertical: Insults, Mockery, And Lies

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian MPs clear path for Poroshenko ally to become top prosecutor
    May12

    Ukrainian MPs clear path for Poroshenko ally to become top prosecutor

    Ukrainian lawmakers paved the way on Thursday for a close ally of President Petro Poroshenko to become the new General Prosecutor, a position seen by the West as crucial to tackling entrenched corruption. …read more Source: Channel...