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    World › Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit
    Jul09

    World › Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit

    U.S. President Barack Obama urged NATO leaders on Friday to stand firm against a resurgent Russia over its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine and said Britain’s vote to leave the European Union should not weaken the Western defense alliance. In an article in the Financial Times newspaper as he arrived… …read more Source: Japan...

    NATO and Russia: The Many Unknowns
    Jul09

    NATO and Russia: The Many Unknowns

    Officially the Warsaw NATO summit will be about the deployment of military forces, missiles and arms projects. But in fact hovering above all will be one question: How to deal with the Russian military powerhouse that resurfaced in the East. More than two years after the political and military escalation in Ukraine, opinions on how to proceed...

    Time To Rethink NATO
    Jul09

    Time To Rethink NATO

    co-authored by Alice Slater, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation Donald Trump angered the D.C. establishment when he said that NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance, may be obsolete and the U.S. should reassess its spending on the alliance. Hillary Clinton has used Trump’s comments as another example that he is a dangerous, loose cannon. But...

    NATO Takes Over U.S.-Built Missile Shield, Amid Russian Suspicion
    Jul08

    NATO Takes Over U.S.-Built Missile Shield, Amid Russian Suspicion

    NATO took command of a U.S.-built missile shield in Europe on Friday after France won assurances that the multi-billion-dollar system would not be under Washington’s direct control.The missile shield, billed as a defense against any strike by a “rogue state” against European cities, is one of the most sensitive aspects of U.S. military...

    U.S. expels two Russians after U.S. diplomat attacked in Moscow
    Jul08

    U.S. expels two Russians after U.S. diplomat attacked in Moscow

    WASHINGTON — The United States last month expelled two Russian officials in response to an attack on an American diplomat by a Russian policeman in Moscow, the State Department said Friday, in a development that was sure to further strain already tense bilateral relations. The officials were expelled June 17, department spokesman John Kirby told...

    Ukraine minister   held over alleged   bribery scheme
    Jul08

    Ukraine minister held over alleged bribery scheme

    Kiev: Ukraine’s security service said on Friday it had arrested the deputy health minister for allegedly running a bribery scheme that saw patients pay extra money for operations and other essential treatment. Deputy Health Minister Roman Vasylyshyn becomes the most prominent figure detained since the appointment of a new government in...

    Four Nato battalions to serve as deterrents in eastern Europe
    Jul08

    Four Nato battalions to serve as deterrents in eastern Europe

    Warsaw // The United States will deploy 1,000 troops to Poland as part of broader Nato efforts to reassure former Communist eastern member states fearful of a more assertive Russia.The troops will serve “shoulder to shoulder” with Polish forces, US president Barack Obama told a summit of Nato leaders in the Polish capital on...

    Echoes of Cold War as Nato leaders pledge to boost strength
    Jul08

    Echoes of Cold War as Nato leaders pledge to boost strength

    The spectre of a new Cold War between the West and Russia loomed on Friday as Nato leaders agreed at a summit in Warsaw to mobilise thousands of troops at the borders of eastern European countries that were formerly part of the Soviet bloc.The Kremlin bitterly denounced “anti-Russian hysteria” after the US president Barack Obama,...

    Warsaw: NATO’s Theater of the Absurd
    Jul08

    Warsaw: NATO’s Theater of the Absurd

    Harvey M. Sapolsky, Elizabeth S. Barnes Security, Europe NATO is the United States’ way to manage European security. The United States would do it for free, and the NATO nations know that and spend accordingly. Time for another NATO Summit, this one in Warsaw, Poland. Each has a theme, several photo ops for the attending leaders, a terrific...

    US expels 2 Russians after US diplomat attacked in Moscow
    Jul08

    US expels 2 Russians after US diplomat attacked in Moscow

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States last month expelled two Russian officials in response to an attack on an American diplomat by a Russian policeman in Moscow, the State Department said Friday. The officials were expelled June 17, department spokesman John Kirby told reporters. He didn’t immediately provide additional information. Kirby...