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    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Nov. 16, 2015
    Nov16

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Nov. 16, 2015

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasThe coordinated attacks across Paris late Friday were...

    A Grand Bargain With Putin Against ISIS?
    Nov16

    A Grand Bargain With Putin Against ISIS?

    What follows is not very pretty. But it may be the best option available in a crisis without good options. Russian President Vladimir Putin has made no secret of the fact that he would like some kind of political settlement with the West. The German magazine Der Spiegel has just published a leaked official Russian memo outlining a proposed grand...

    Obama, Putin meet on sidelines of G20 summit
    Nov16

    Obama, Putin meet on sidelines of G20 summit

    US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin, amid wrangling over conflicts in eastern Ukraine and Syria, had a more-than-30-minute meeting here on Sunday on the sidelines of G20 leaders’ summit. …read more Source: Global...

    Paris Massacres: Terror, Grief and Political Analysis
    Nov16

    Paris Massacres: Terror, Grief and Political Analysis

    Frank Bruni published an excellent article in the New York Times only a few hours after the terror attacks in Paris in which he denounced “The Exploitation of Paris”. His targets were mostly the pro-gun lobby and the reactionaries such as Ann Coulter or Newt Gingrich who tried to hijack the emotions caused by the attacks to promote...

    Attacks in France put NATO on the spot
    Nov16

    Attacks in France put NATO on the spot

    Calls grew Sunday for the NATO military alliance to defend France in the wake of the Paris terror attacks, raising the prospect of a more robust military campaign — possibly including the use of ground troops — to take on the Islamic State in Iraq, Syria and other countries where the militant group has extended its reach. Signs of a stronger...

    Ukraine president condemns escalation as soldier killed (AFP)
    Nov16

    Ukraine president condemns escalation as soldier killed (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday decried a sudden re-escalation in the conflict with pro-Russian separatists after a Ukrainian soldier was killed in clashes in the country’s east. …read more Source: The West...

    Sweden, Ukraine take 1st leg lead
    Nov15

    Sweden, Ukraine take 1st leg lead

    PARIS — European football paid tribute to the victims of attacks in Euro 2016 host France during Saturday’s qualifying play-offs which saw Sweden edge Denmark 2-1 and Ukraine beat Slovenia 2-0 in first leg ties. A minute’s silence was observed before Saturday’s games for victims of the Paris attacks Friday, one of which was...

    Obama, Putin Discuss Syria, Ukraine on Sidelines of G-20 Summit   
    Nov15

    Obama, Putin Discuss Syria, Ukraine on Sidelines of G-20 Summit   

    U.S. President Barack Obama urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday to focus on fighting the Islamic State groupin Syria and vowed to increase efforts to wipe out the jihadist militants and prevent moreacts of terrorism like the Paris attacks Paris. “We will redouble our efforts, working with other members of the coalition, to...

    Sweden, Ukraine take first leg wins as tourney hosts France mourn
    Nov15

    Sweden, Ukraine take first leg wins as tourney hosts France mourn

    Ibrahimovic lifts Swedes as teams pay tribute to victims of Paris attacks that left 129 dead. …read more Source: Daily...

    Obama, Putin Agree on Need for Syrian Transition
    Nov15

    Obama, Putin Agree on Need for Syrian Transition

    The U.S. says that President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed Sunday on the need for a Syrian-led political transition, UN-mediated negotiations and a cease-fire to end the four-year civil war in the Middle East nation. The two leaders met for 35 minutes in Antalya, Turkey on the sidelines of the G20 economic summit, with...