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    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...

    Will the Dutch follow Britain out the door?
    Jun26

    Will the Dutch follow Britain out the door?

    THE HAGUE: Britain’s vote to leave the EU has sent shockwaves across the Netherlands, a founding father of the European community, but despite a push by eurosceptics analysts say a referendum here is unlikely soon. “Now it is our turn,” trumpeted Geert Wilders, the leader of the anti-Islam far right Freedom Party (PVV), just...

    Will the Dutch follow Britain out the door?
    Jun26

    Will the Dutch follow Britain out the door?

    THE HAGUE: Britain’s vote to leave the EU has sent shockwaves across the Netherlands, a founding father of the European community, but despite a push by euroskeptics analysts say a “Nexit” referendum is unlikely soon, if ever. “Now it is our turn,” trumpeted Geert Wilders, the leader of the anti-Islam far-right Freedom Party (PVV), just...

    China, Russia eye closer ties amid tensions
    Jun26

    China, Russia eye closer ties amid tensions

    BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin promised ever-closer cooperation and oversaw a series of deals on Saturday, as the two countries deepen ties in the face of growing tensions with the West. In what was Putin’s fourth trip to China since Xi became President in 2013, the two men stressed their...

    Brussels bickers over Brexit
    Jun26

    Brussels bickers over Brexit

    Continental dividing lines over Brexit came into sharper focus this weekend, revealing disagreements among leading political players over how to manage a divorce with the U.K. On the one side are hawks, or to some the bad cops, in the form of the presidents of the European Commission and Parliament — Jean-Claude Juncker and Martin Schulz — along...

    Euro 2016: Germany v/s Slovakia preview – Will the World Cup winners wake up from their group-stage slumber?
    Jun26

    Euro 2016: Germany v/s Slovakia preview – Will the World Cup winners wake up from their group-stage slumber?

    Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer believes the world champions can put a slow start to Euro 2016 behind them and thrive under the pressure of knockout football when they face Slovakia on Sunday. Joachim Loew’s side progressed to the last 16 as winners of Group C, beating Ukraine and Northern Ireland, drawing with Poland and all without...