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    Obama’s European Folly
    Apr28

    Obama’s European Folly

    President Barack Obama’s recent — and most probably the last — visit to Europe was a failure. It could have turned the tide of declining relationship but ended up as a lackluster Good-bye toast. Multiple acts of terrorism in France and Belgium — and their intrinsic connection with the Syrian inferno — have threatened...

    Chernobyl Children Continue to Receive Treatment in Cuba 30 Years After Tragedy
    Apr27

    Chernobyl Children Continue to Receive Treatment in Cuba 30 Years After Tragedy

    Cuba currently provides medical treatment to 800 children from Ukraine, Russia and Belarus, all affected by the April 1989, Chernobyl nuclear disaster. …read more Source: Radio Havana...

    Trump struggles to explain ‘America first’ foreign policy
    Apr27

    Trump struggles to explain ‘America first’ foreign policy

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump strained to lay out a clear vision of his “America first” foreign policy on Wednesday, vowing to substitute hard-headed realism for what he called a post-Cold War era replete with U.S. national security failures. Yet the Republican presidential front-runner outlined no strategy for how he’d make the...

    EU, Ukraine postpone summit until September
    Apr27

    EU, Ukraine postpone summit until September

    BRUSSELS: The EU and Ukraine have postponed a summit scheduled for next month until September to give the pro-Western government in Kiev more time for political and financial reforms, the EU said on Wednesday. “The presidents of the European Council, European Commission and Ukraine have jointly agreed to reschedule the bilateral EU-Ukraine Summit...

    Crimean Tatar Leader: Ban on Representative Body Act of ‘Updated Soviet Union’
    Apr27

    Crimean Tatar Leader: Ban on Representative Body Act of ‘Updated Soviet Union’

    The international community is criticizing Moscow for the decision by the Supreme Court in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula annexed by Russia in 2014, to ban the Mejlis, the executive representative body of the Crimean Tatars, as an “extremist organization.” In rendering its decision Tuesday, the court was following the lead of Russia’s...

    Savchenko’s Lawyer Says She Has Received Forms For Extradition
    Apr27

    Savchenko’s Lawyer Says She Has Received Forms For Extradition

    Jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko has received official forms needed for her to be extradited from Russia to Ukraine, her lawyer says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donald Trump’s Russia connections
    Apr27

    Donald Trump’s Russia connections

    WASHINGTON — Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has proudly disdained the knowledge of experts, particularly within the realm of foreign policy. “I watch the shows,” the Republican frontrunner infamously said last year on “Meet the Press” when questioned about where he had gained knowledge of military matters. Asked with whom he...

    Governor General to present medals to Canadian military personnel – here is the full list
    Apr27

    Governor General to present medals to Canadian military personnel – here is the full list

    Governor General David Johnston will present Meritorious Service Decorations (Military Division) and Bravery Decorations to members of the Canadian Forces and allied forces at a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Friday morning. Johnston will present 5 Meritorious Service Crosses (Military Division) and 18 Meritorious Service Medals (Military Division)...

    Nuclear Deterrence: Still Relevant Against Russia
    Apr27

    Nuclear Deterrence: Still Relevant Against Russia

    Constance Baroudos Nuclear Weapons, Deterrence, ICBM, National Security, Pentagon, Defense, United States, Russia, China Russia continues to modernize its nuclear triad of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), bombers, and ballistic-missile submarines in spite of economic troubles at home. According to a new Gallup poll 18 percent of...

    Former NATO Ambassador Urges Alliance to Counter Russian Narrative
    Apr27

    Former NATO Ambassador Urges Alliance to Counter Russian Narrative

    NATO should actively counter the Kremlin’s claim that the Western military alliance is expanding with the aim of threatening Russia, says a former U.S. ambassador to NATO. Russia’s new national security strategy, signed by President Vladimir Putin earlier this year, identifies NATO expansion as the number one threat to Russia. It says...