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    The Army Is the Smallest It Has Been Since Before World War II, And Other Signs of the Military’s Decline
    Oct28

    The Army Is the Smallest It Has Been Since Before World War II, And Other Signs of the Military’s Decline

    The state of our military isn’t good. The Heritage Foundation released its 2016 Index of U.S. Military Strength today, and its findings are cause for concern. While potential adversaries have either grown more threatening or maintained their levels of aggressiveness, U.S. military strength continues to atrophy due to budget cuts and lack of...

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row—survey
    Oct28

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row—survey

    WASHINGTON, United States—Global online freedom declined for a fifth consecutive yearas more governments stepped up electronic surveillance and clamped down on dissidents using blogs or social media, a survey showed Wednesday. The annual report by non-government watchdog Freedom House said the setbacks were especially noticeable in the...

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row: survey
    Oct28

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row: survey

    WASHINGTON – Global online freedom declined for a fifth consecutive year as more governments stepped up electronic surveillance and clamped down on dissidents using blogs or social media, a survey showed Wednesday.The annual report by non-government watchdog Freedom House said the setbacks were especially noticeable in the Middle East,...

    Chris Alexander – MPs and the media called me a ‘baby killer’
    Oct28

    Chris Alexander – MPs and the media called me a ‘baby killer’

    Global News had an interesting interview with defeated Conservative cabinet minister Chris Alexander last night. During the interview Alexander complained about various issues that he believed help contribute to his defeat during the election as well as the defeat of his party. He made some fascinating claims during the interview. For one, he...

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov to Seek First Victory Against Nadal in Basel
    Oct28

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov to Seek First Victory Against Nadal in Basel

    Bulgaria’s top ranking male tennis player, Grigor Dimitrov, will be seeking to record his first victory against Rafael Nadal at the Swiss Indoors tournament, which is taking place in Basel. In the first round played on Tuesday, Dimitrov defeated the Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky with 6:3, 6:4, proceeding to the second round, which will take...

    The ex-files: Former commissioners’ new jobs
    Oct28

    The ex-files: Former commissioners’ new jobs

    A new survey from transparency NGO Corporate Europe Observatory tracks the positions now held by members of the previous European Commission, many of whom have taken roles on management boards of corporations, NGOs and institutions since leaving office a year ago. Here’s an overview of what former Commission President José Manuel Barroso...

    Contact group on Ukraine agree to exchange captives
    Oct28

    Contact group on Ukraine agree to exchange captives

    The Ukrainian side plans to release 11 persons, while the self-proclaimed republics will free nine prisoners. …read more Source:...

    Kazakhstan plays leading role in ensuring security in CA – Yao Peisheng
    Oct28

    Kazakhstan plays leading role in ensuring security in CA – Yao Peisheng

    BEIJING-SHANGHAI. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan is the brightest example of preservation of harmony and stability on the CIS space and plays a leading role in regional security ensuring. Yao Peisheng, former Ambassador of China to Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine told at the 4th Forum “China and Central Asian Countries” in Shanghai....

    "Eurasianet": Kyrgyzstan’s Colossal Dordoi Bazaar: A Time of Opportunity and Change
    Oct28

    "Eurasianet": Kyrgyzstan’s Colossal Dordoi Bazaar: A Time of Opportunity and Change

    In August, Kyrgyzstan became the fifth member of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), joining Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Armenia. In the months leading up to the event, traders at the Dordoi bazaar located just outside Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, waited anxiously to see if changes to trade and tariff policies would jeopardize their businesses. Their...

    Erdoğan’s boomerang
    Oct28

    Erdoğan’s boomerang

    ANKARA — With Turkey approaching its second election in five months, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan once again emerged from his gargantuan palace to campaign for the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). Although the constitution designates the presidency as a nonpartisan office, that didn’t stop Erdoğan from pushing during...