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    Five Priorities for Europe’s Transatlantic Strategy
    Sep23

    Five Priorities for Europe’s Transatlantic Strategy

    Amidst periodic calls from the policy community (including some by me on these pages) for the United States to develop a new grand strategy for Europe, there is also a growing realization in key European capitals that the Transatlantic relationship requires more from Europe than the usual tactical “muddling through.” Security optics in Europe...

    President Trump mentions Ukraine in address to U.N. General Assembly
    Sep23

    President Trump mentions Ukraine in address to U.N. General Assembly

    Following is an excerpt from President Donald Trump’s address to the United Nations General Assembly on September 19. The text of his address was released by the White House, Office of the Press Secretary. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    After Charlottesville, The American Far Right Is Tearing Itself Apart
    Sep23

    After Charlottesville, The American Far Right Is Tearing Itself Apart

    When white nationalist Richard Spencer coined the term “alt-right” nearly a decade ago, his movement was marginal, impotent, and striving for respectability. The phrase was a useful euphemism for his genocidal ideology, a palatable alternative to “the Ku Klux Klan” or “the American Nazi Party” to go with his suit, tie, and military undercut. In...

    The Simple Reason why Russia’s Military Is Back
    Sep23

    The Simple Reason why Russia’s Military Is Back

    Dave Majumdar Security, North America And ready for anything. Overall, the DIA analysis—like its Cold War-era predecessor Soviet Military Power that was first published in 1981—is hawkish in its outlook. Only time will tell if the DIA’s analysis proves to be accurate, but as we learned after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of...

    Exhibition dedicated to 200th anniversary of Hovhannes (Ivan) Aivazovsky opened at 
National Art Museum of Ukraine
    Sep23
    NYT Lets Think Tank Funded by Gov’t and Arms Industry Claim Huge US Military Budget Isn’t Huge Enough
    Sep23

    NYT Lets Think Tank Funded by Gov’t and Arms Industry Claim Huge US Military Budget Isn’t Huge Enough

    The New York Times (9/18/17) gave an enormous platform to a hawkish think tank that is funded by the US government and by top weapons corporations, letting it absurdly claim, without any pushback, that the gargantuan US military—by far the largest in the world—has been “underfunded.” The New York Times (9/18/17) quoted CSIS’s Anthony...

    The Simple Reason why Russia’s Military Is Back
    Sep23

    The Simple Reason why Russia’s Military Is Back

    Dave Majumdar Security, North America And ready for anything. Overall, the DIA analysis—like its Cold War-era predecessor Soviet Military Power that was first published in 1981—is hawkish in its outlook. Only time will tell if the DIA’s analysis proves to be accurate, but as we learned after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of...

    Semena Says Verdict ‘Great Detriment To Russian Journalism’
    Sep23

    Semena Says Verdict ‘Great Detriment To Russian Journalism’

    A court in Russia-occupied Crimea found RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena guilty on a charge of separatism and handed him a 2 1/2 year suspended sentence on September 22. According to the prosecutor, Semena had called for the violation of Russia’s territory integrity in his writing. Outside the court in Simferopol, Semena told RFE/RL’s...

    As Russia threatens, Sweden ponders joining NATO
    Sep23

    As Russia threatens, Sweden ponders joining NATO

    SWEDEN’S Aurora-17 drill, which continues until the end of September, is the biggest war game that the supposedly neutral country has carried out for 23 years. Not only does it involve 19,000 of Sweden’s armed forces (about half of them), including its Home Guard, but also more than 1,500 troops from Finland, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia,...

    Putin wants to be Latin America’s new friend
    Sep23

    Putin wants to be Latin America’s new friend

    When United States President Donald Trump dines with Latin American presidents at Trump Tower in New York on Monday night, the conversation could be strained. For one, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who’s chafed at Trump’s talk of walling the border and sending Mexico the bill, declined the invitation. Colombia’s Juan...