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    The Doomsday Clock
    Jun13

    The Doomsday Clock

    Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, and the Prospects for SurvivalCross-posted with TomDispatch.com[This essay is excerpted from Noam Chomsky’s new book, Who Rules the World? (Metropolitan Books).] In January 2015, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists advanced its famous Doomsday Clock to three minutes before midnight, a threat level that had...

    Mark Rutte regrets ‘disastrous’ Ukraine referendum
    Jun13

    Mark Rutte regrets ‘disastrous’ Ukraine referendum

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Monday said he was “totally, totally, totally against referendums” as he expressed regret that Dutch citizens had voted down an EU agreement with Ukraine. Rutte blamed “his beloved coalition partners” the Social Democrats (PvdA) for the result of a non-binding referendum on April 6, in which the Dutch...

    NATO Chief: 4 Battalions Going to Baltic States, Poland
    Jun13

    NATO Chief: 4 Battalions Going to Baltic States, Poland

    BRUSSELS— NATO’s chief announced Monday that the alliance will agree this week to send four multinational battalions to the Baltic states and Poland to boost their defenses against Russia. Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO secretary-general, said alliance defense ministers will formally approve the deployment plan drafted by NATO military planners...

    Nato to deploy 4 ‘robust’ battalions in Baltics, Poland
    Jun13

    Nato to deploy 4 ‘robust’ battalions in Baltics, Poland

    BRUSSELS: Nato will deploy four international battalions to Poland and the three Baltic states as part of the wider pushback against Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, alliance head Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. “We will agree to deploy by rotation four robust multi-national battalions in the Baltic states and Poland,”...

    Germany defence must get better despite victory
    Jun13

    Germany defence must get better despite victory

    Germany may have won their opening Euro 2016 game against Ukraine 2-0 on Sunday, with talismanic captain Bastian Schweinsteiger scoring late, but the victory also highlighted the need for defensive repairs. …read more Source:...

    At Euro, Fights Keep the Focus Off the Field, a Day After an Alarming Melee
    Jun13

    At Euro, Fights Keep the Focus Off the Field, a Day After an Alarming Melee

    Clashes on Saturday between Russia and England fans and on Sunday between Germany and Ukraine fans continued a wave of violence at the European Championships in France. …read more Source: The New York...

    Hodgson and Rooney beg England fans to ‘stay out of trouble’
    Jun13

    Hodgson and Rooney beg England fans to ‘stay out of trouble’

    Description An England fan kicks away a tear-gas canister ahead of the game against Russia Credits Carl Court/Getty Images Plea comes amid fears that 150 ‘terrifying’ Russian hooligans are heading north to ambush supporters in Lille One-Minute Read Monday, June 13, 2016 – 4:12pm …read more Source: The...

    Putin Has Imperial (Not Soviet) Aspirations
    Jun13

    Putin Has Imperial (Not Soviet) Aspirations

    Whoever wins the race to the White House is going to have to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin from day one. Hopefully, the next U.S. president will learn from the mistakes of the past. One of the biggest foreign policy follies of the Obama administration was the so-called Russian “reset”. In March 2009 Hillary Clinton and her Russian...

    NATO to deploy four battalions in bid to reassure Poland, Baltic allies
    Jun13

    NATO to deploy four battalions in bid to reassure Poland, Baltic allies

    NATO’s chief on Monday said the alliance will agree this week to send four multinational battalions to the Baltic states and Poland as part of its response to Russian meddling in Ukraine and a series of alleged provocations by Russian military. …read more Source: France...

    Dutch PM: Ukraine referendum results “disastrous”
    Jun13

    Dutch PM: Ukraine referendum results “disastrous”

    The results of the Dutch referendum on the association agreement between the Ukraine and the European referendum are “disastrous”, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said in the Ridderzaal to a room full of parliamentarians from the EU member states on Monday The post Dutch PM: Ukraine referendum results “disastrous” appeared first on NL...