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    ‘You can lose it all’: War in Ukraine turns 1.7 million people into refugees
    Jun27

    ‘You can lose it all’: War in Ukraine turns 1.7 million people into refugees

    The war between Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels, along with Russia’s annexation of Crimea, has forced more than 1.7 million people from their homes to other parts of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Dystopian Ukraine novel, written on Facebook during protests, gets English translation
    Jun27

    Dystopian Ukraine novel, written on Facebook during protests, gets English translation

    Kaharlyk by Oleh Shynkarenko, a novel that began as Facebook posts to evade censors, tells story of man whose brain is controlled by Russian armyA book that the Ukrainian writer Oleh Shynkarenko published in chunks on Facebook during the Maidan square protests in order to avoid censorship has been translated into English for the first time.The...

    NATO starts massive war games in Ukraine
    Jun27

    NATO starts massive war games in Ukraine

    NATO has kicked off a large-scale military drill in western Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Post-Brexit: EU Still a Superpower
    Jun27

    Post-Brexit: EU Still a Superpower

    By Steven HillYes, the EU is juggling a number of daunting situations. But that’s what superpowers do.If you type the words “European Union” and “crisis” into the Google search engine, you instantly receive 115 million hits. When I did that back in 2009, before the eurozone crisis, “only” 58 million hits popped up. Is the EU really in that...

    NATO’s Shifting Priorities: The View from Georgia
    Jun27

    NATO’s Shifting Priorities: The View from Georgia

    Tedo Japaridze Security, Eurasia The road to Warsaw is not a narrative of confrontation with Russia. This year’s Warsaw Summit in July focuses on stability beyond “our borders.” The notion of stability is straightforward. Euro-Atlantic partners want to contain the dangers emerging from failed states on the periphery of Europe and seek the...

    The Rubio-Led Assault on Rose Gottemoeller
    Jun27

    The Rubio-Led Assault on Rose Gottemoeller

    Daniel R. DePetris Politics, Americas Why are Senate Republicans opposing her nomination as NATO number two? The nomination of Deputy Secretary General to NATO doesn’t usually make waves. The post doesn’t receive the acclaim or attention of the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe or the NATO Secretary-General. Indeed, the deputy...

    The End of the West As We Know It?

    I am happy yet somewhat wistful addressing I guess for the tenth and last time the Lennart Meri Conference. I am hardly presumptuous enough to echo Dean Acheson in claiming I was “Present at the Creation”, but I certainly feel like a midwife to this annual event—one of the more successful non-digital developments in this country of the past...

    They Brexit, You Own It
    Jun27

    They Brexit, You Own It

    Despite polls showing an election too close to call, most observers, fooled by their own personal preferences, refused to even countenance the possibility that British voters, participating in a rare plebiscite, would prefer to leap into the unknown rather than to stay in the admittedly-flawed European Union. Yet as of June 24, 2016, Brexit is...

    Does ‘Brexit’ Mean Security Woes Are Next?
    Jun27

    Does ‘Brexit’ Mean Security Woes Are Next?

    The comment last spring was startling, coming as it did from NATO’s commander. “Russia and the Assad regime are deliberately weaponizing migration from Syria in an attempt to overwhelm European structures and break European resolve,” U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove, since retired, said of Moscow’s Vladimir Putin and his...

    France, Germany should take ‘initiative’ after Brexit: President Hollande
    Jun26

    France, Germany should take ‘initiative’ after Brexit: President Hollande

    French President Francois Hollande appears after Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, June 25, 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen France and Germany should “take the initiative” after British voters decided their country should quit the EU, French President Francois Hollande said on Sunday. “A...