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    Heavy Armored Military Column Spotted Moving Toward Frontline in Ukraine
    May05

    Heavy Armored Military Column Spotted Moving Toward Frontline in Ukraine

    A video that appears to show pro-Russian rebels moving heavy weapons toward the contact line with Ukrainian troops is adding fuel to warnings by independent observers that neither side is upholding the withdrawal agreement. Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern region of Luhansk are bound by a ceasefire...

    Klopp chases lost spark in Villarreal reunion
    May05

    Klopp chases lost spark in Villarreal reunion

    LONDON — Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has vowed that his team will rediscover its mojo in time for Thursday’s Europa League semifinal second leg at home to slick Spanish opponents Villarreal. After a 1-0 first-leg defeat, Klopp saw a much-changed side beaten 3-1 by Swansea City Sunday and goes into the biggest game of his seven-month...

    Russia to Deploy Troops to Counter Growing NATO Presence
    May04

    Russia to Deploy Troops to Counter Growing NATO Presence

    Russia says it will deploy three divisions of troops along its borders to counter NATO’s increasing military presence in Eastern Europe. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday after a meeting in Moscow that the new divisions will be stationed along Russia’s western and southern borders. “The Defense Ministry is taking a...

    Pragmatic Engagement
    May04

    Pragmatic Engagement

    The United States is exceptionally secure. No country today presents a clear and imminent security threat in the way that Germany, Japan, or the Soviet Union did in the 20th century. In the short and medium term there is also no alternative value system that could displace America’s conception of individual liberty and a market-oriented...

    Russia says bolstering forces to counter NATO
    May04

    Russia says bolstering forces to counter NATO

    Russia’s defence minister said Wednesday that Moscow will set up three new divisions in the west and south of the country by the end of the year to counter NATO forces close to its border. “The defence ministry is taking a range of measures with the aim of countering the build-up of NATO forces in close proximity to Russia’s borders,”...

    America’s Pivot to Asia Actually Led to Drop in Security Assistance for Southeast Asia
    May04

    America’s Pivot to Asia Actually Led to Drop in Security Assistance for Southeast Asia

    In 2011, the Obama administration launched an approach to East Asia called the “rebalance to Asia.” One aspect of the rebalance was supposed to be strengthening security relationships in Southeast Asia, including through bilateral security assistance. Yet an analysis of U.S. security assistance to Southeast Asian nations shows that,...

    Russia: Turkey trying to revive Ottoman empire
    May04

    Russia: Turkey trying to revive Ottoman empire

    Russian Foreign Minister spokesperson Maria Zakharova accused Turkey of trying to revive the Ottoman empire, in an interview to Russian ‘Izvestia’. Zakharova said the impression one gets from the policies adopted by Turkey is that its leadership is attempting to restore the ‘old might of the Ottoman empire’, warning of the end the...

    NATO Alliance Gets New Supreme Commander
    May04

    NATO Alliance Gets New Supreme Commander

    NATO’s new supreme allied commander, U.S. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, said Wednesday the alliance should consider what weaponry it could provide so Ukraine can better combat a pro-Moscow insurgency. “I do believe that we should support the Ukrainians with what they need to successfully defend their territory and their...

    The US Needs to Stop Pouring Rocket Money into Putin’s Pockets
    May04

    The US Needs to Stop Pouring Rocket Money into Putin’s Pockets

    The Delta IV engine is more expensive than the RD-180, but at least it doesn’t enrich cronies of the Russian president With the Russian economy in a tailspin, President Vladimir Putin has been reorganizing his government’s structures to funnel more income to his confidantes and allies. Russia’s space industry is now controlled...

    Russia says bolstering forces to counter NATO
    May04

    Russia says bolstering forces to counter NATO

    Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures after speaking to the media after his marathon call-in TV show in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, April 14, 2016. (Source: AP) Russia’s defence minister said on Wednesday that Moscow will set up three new divisions in the west and south of the country by the end of the year to counter NATO forces close...