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    Putin hopes relations with Washington can recover after U.S. presidential elections
    Oct17

    Putin hopes relations with Washington can recover after U.S. presidential elections

    Russia-U.S. relations may recover after the presidential elections in the United States, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a press conference in India’s Goa on Sunday. In this Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016 photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives at the Hangzhou Exhibition Center to participate in G-20 Summit in Hangzhou, China....

    Welcome to Agadez, smuggling capital of Africa
    Oct17

    Welcome to Agadez, smuggling capital of Africa

    AGADEZ, Niger — Once, caravans brought gold and salt to this small mud-brick desert town. Today, it has become a major trading post for arms, drugs and, above all, humans. After the fall of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, long-locked smuggling routes between Niger and Libya suddenly reopened, and the small desert town of roughly 120,000...

    EU divided and sidelined, again, on Russia
    Oct17

    EU divided and sidelined, again, on Russia

    EU leaders had planned to use their autumn summit this week in Brussels to clarify their approach to Russia. Scratch that. The fast-worsening relationship with Moscow looks to be increasingly out of Europe’s control — driven by events on the ground in Syria and by the United States, which now, as much as ever, is speaking for the West. Any...

    Pro-Russian rebel commander killed in Ukraine elevator bombing
    Oct17

    Pro-Russian rebel commander killed in Ukraine elevator bombing

    Donetsk, October 17: A military chief of Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels, Arseny Pavlov, was killed in a bomb attack in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, local authorities have said, calling it a “declaration of war.” Russia, which annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in 2014, backs a separatist, pro-Moscow insurgency in eastern Ukraine that...

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Oct. 17, 2016
    Oct17

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Oct. 17, 2016

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasLet the Mosul Offensive BeginThe first phase in the battle...

    eNCA | Pro-Russian rebel commander killed in elevator bombing
    Oct17

    eNCA | Pro-Russian rebel commander killed in elevator bombing

    Pro-Russian rebel commander Arseny Pavlov was killed in a bomb attack in eastern Ukraine. The bomb was left in the elevator of the building. …read more Source:...

    Montenegro’s ruling party leads in tinderbox polls
    Oct17

    Montenegro’s ruling party leads in tinderbox polls

    Podgorica (Montenegro) – Montenegro’s veteran premier Milo Djukanovic’s party was leading in Sunday’s tinderbox election during which authorities arrested 20 Serbs and accused them of planning attacks and hijacking the polls. Montenegro’s Prime Minister and leader of Democratic Party of Socialists Milo Djukanovic is the...

    Pro-Russian rebel commander killed in Ukraine elevator bombing
    Oct17

    Pro-Russian rebel commander killed in Ukraine elevator bombing

    DONETSK, Ukraine: A military chief of Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels, Arseny Pavlov, was killed Sunday in a bomb attack in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, local authorities said, calling it a “declaration of war”. Russia, which annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in 2014, backs a separatist, pro-Moscow insurgency in eastern...

    Course Correction
    Oct17

    Course Correction

    Dimitri K. Simes, Pratik Chougule, Paul J. Saunders Global Governance, Americas America needs a foreign policy that abandons triumphalist clichés, flawed assumptions and predetermined conclusions in favor of facts and serious analysis. WHOEVER WINS the presidential race in November will face an uncertain world. With a serious and purposeful...

    Turkey Is on the Front Lines against ISIS’s Bomber Drones
    Oct17

    Turkey Is on the Front Lines against ISIS’s Bomber Drones

    Bleda Kurtdarcan, Barın Kayaoğlu Security, Middle East They’re already making a difference on the battlefield. Plowshares into Flying Swords Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)—better known as drones—are great things. Their commercially available versions are really fun to play with, they shoot beautiful aerial videos, they help with...