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    Interview: ‘Nuclear deal has not solved outstanding issues in other areas’ –Michael Baron Von Ungern-Sternberg
    Feb20

    Interview: ‘Nuclear deal has not solved outstanding issues in other areas’ –Michael Baron Von Ungern-Sternberg

    By Sara Massoumi On December 15, the governing board of the International Atomic Energy Agency has overwhelmingly voted in favour of a draft resolution which brings an end to a 12-year investigation into the past and present outstanding issues regarding Iran’s nuclear program. Also on July 14, Iran and the group of six world powers –...

    [Opinion] Open letter to president Juncker on the Dutch Ukraine vote
    Feb20

    [Opinion] Open letter to president Juncker on the Dutch Ukraine vote

    On 6 April Netherlands will hold a referendum on the EU-Ukraine association agreement. Because many voters feel that it could lead to Ukraine membership of the EU, the EU should rule that out, argues Dutch politician Sammy van Tuyll. …read more Source:...

    Saudi Arabia planning another Charge of the Light Brigade
    Feb20

    Saudi Arabia planning another Charge of the Light Brigade

    Smart idea or a grave mistake? Saudi Arabia is mulling a change of regime in Syria through invasion preferably by the recently formed Saudi-led alliance or failing that in partnership with Turkey. The adventure, if it is ever undertaken, is bound to end in disaster. The Saudi royalty fails to take into account the ground realities which have...

    National Front Asks Russia for $30 Million Loan
    Feb20

    National Front Asks Russia for $30 Million Loan

    Marine Le Pen’s National Front has had a close relationship with the Kremlin in recent years. Now, the Moscow Times reports that Le Pen is looking to Russia for some more financial assistance: France’s far-right National Front party has asked Russia for a 27-million-euro ($30 million) loan, claiming that the party needs it to finance...

    Dominican Baseball and Black-Market Lapel Pins: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Feb20

    Dominican Baseball and Black-Market Lapel Pins: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    Boys practice baseball at a park in Guerra, Dominican Republic. ReutersPropagandalands Peter Pomerantsev | Granta “The activists behind their laptops seemed as big as ministries; mythological fiends from Twitter as real as tanks. The borders between Russia and Ukraine, between past and present, between soldier and civilian, rumour and evidence,...

    Russian Resurgence Brings Back Another Cold War Icon: The US Navy In Iceland
    Feb19

    Russian Resurgence Brings Back Another Cold War Icon: The US Navy In Iceland

    Lots of chatter is going around suggesting that the United States is preparing to base maritime patrol aircraft in Keflavk, Iceland — the “self-proclaimed birthplace of Icelandic rock ‘n’ roll” — to once again hunt Russian submarines.The news apparently came as a surprise to Iceland’s prime minister, Sigmundur David...

    World-Renowned Economist Sergei Guriev on the Russian Economy: Takeaways from his Speech at the Oxford Guild
    Feb19

    World-Renowned Economist Sergei Guriev on the Russian Economy: Takeaways from his Speech at the Oxford Guild

    On January 27, 2016, Sergei Guriev, a leading Russian economist and Professor of Economics at Sciences Po University in Paris, made a speech to the Oxford Guild entitled “Whither the Russian Economy.” During his speech, Guriev shared his thoughts on Russia’s economic growth prospects, the current economic crisis in Russia, and...

    Children and War | Athens | February 20
    Feb19

    Children and War | Athens | February 20

    The Fyodor Dostoevsky Cultural Society in Athens is hosting an exhibition of paintings by children living in conflict-stricken areas in Syria and the Donbass region of Ukraine through February 28. …read more Source:...

    Kyiv’s crisis continues its spiral
    Feb19

    Kyiv’s crisis continues its spiral

    Two years after Kyiv’s transition of power, signs are pointing again to change. Reforms are barely moving forward; accusations of corruption grow louder. Now even the government coalition has collapsed. …read more Source:...

    Kyiv’s crisis continues its spiral
    Feb19

    Kyiv’s crisis continues its spiral

    Two years after Kyiv’s transition of power, signs are pointing again to change. Reforms are barely moving forward; accusations of corruption grow louder. Now even the government coalition has collapsed. …read more Source: Deutsche...