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    Kerry to travel to Switzerland, Middle East, Asia: State Department
    Jan15

    Kerry to travel to Switzerland, Middle East, Asia: State Department

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Zurich on Jan. 20 to discuss Syria and Ukraine with his Russian counterpart before heading to Davos for the World Economic Form, the State Department said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    We Still Need NATO
    Jan15

    We Still Need NATO

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, critics have questioned U.S. membership in and support for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). They have argued that NATO successfully accomplished its original Cold War mission and thus is no longer needed. The charge that NATO is obsolete, however, overlooks the fundamental importance to U.S....

    Adami: Court gives man reprieve on deportation to Ukraine
    Jan15

    Adami: Court gives man reprieve on deportation to Ukraine

    The good news from a jail manager came at a very low moment for Serhii Vakurov: In solitary confinement at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre, anticipating his scheduled deportation Friday to Ukraine where he says corrupt authorities are waiting to kill him for his property. About 90 minutes earlier, a priest dropped by Vakurov’s cell to...

    Top US, Kremlin officials meet at Russian border for Ukraine talks
    Jan15

    Top US, Kremlin officials meet at Russian border for Ukraine talks

    US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and top Kremlin aide Vladislav Surkov met near the city of Kaliningrad in Russia’s exclave bordering European Union members Lithuania and Poland. …read more Source: Channel...

    US, Kremlin officials meet at Russian border for Ukraine talks
    Jan15

    US, Kremlin officials meet at Russian border for Ukraine talks

    The meeting came amid an apparent international push to shore up the brittle truce amid sporadic fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: World...

    A ‘Jungle Bro Session’ and Statue-Toppling: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Jan15

    A ‘Jungle Bro Session’ and Statue-Toppling: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    Venezuelan demonstrators use ropes to topple a Christopher Columbus statue in Caracas. Jorge Silva / ReutersThe Tragic Farce of El Chapo Patrick Radden Keefe | The New Yorker “A number of journalists who have spent years covering the border and the drug wars pointed out that whereas the [Sean] Penn interview is a bit of a stunt—a mutually...

    Top US, Kremlin officials meet at Russian border for closed Ukraine talks
    Jan15

    Top US, Kremlin officials meet at Russian border for closed Ukraine talks

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Top US and Russian officials met Friday in Russias westernmost outpost to discuss the Ukraine crisis amid a fresh international drive to bolster a fragile truce in the east of the ex-Soviet country.US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and top Kremlin aide Vladislav Surkov met near the city of Kaliningrad in Russias...

    Top U.S., Kremlin Officials Meet For Ukraine Talks Near Kaliningrad
    Jan15

    Top U.S., Kremlin Officials Meet For Ukraine Talks Near Kaliningrad

    Assistant U.S. Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and Kremlin aide Vladislav Surkov have met to discuss the Ukraine crisis near Russia’s western exclave of Kaliningrad. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, US officials hold talks on Ukraine crisis: Source
    Jan15

    Russia, US officials hold talks on Ukraine crisis: Source

    Senior officials from Russia and the United States have reportedly held a closed-door meeting to discuss the crisis in eastern Ukraine, which has been the scene of fighting between Kiev’s troops pro-Moscow forces. …read more Source: Iran...

    Is 2016 the Canary in the Coal Mine of Global Risks?
    Jan15

    Is 2016 the Canary in the Coal Mine of Global Risks?

    Recent months have seen many unexpected manifestations of global risks that the Global Risks Report has been warning about over the past years. A number of seemingly disparate events make us think that a wide range of global risks are looming larger on the radar screen than ever before. Have we reached a new level of risk? On New Year’s...