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    SitRep: The Coming Mosul Insurgency; Russian Navy Sprinting For Mediterranean
    Oct06

    SitRep: The Coming Mosul Insurgency; Russian Navy Sprinting For Mediterranean

    The Next Snowden?; Russian Rubles in Ukraine; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine Summons Russian Consul Over Journalist’s Arrest
    Oct06

    Ukraine Summons Russian Consul Over Journalist’s Arrest

    Ukraine has summoned the Russian consul in Kyiv after Moscow detained one of its state media journalists for alleged espionage. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    SitRep: The Coming Mosul Insurgency; Russian Navy Ships Heading For Mediterranean
    Oct06

    SitRep: The Coming Mosul Insurgency; Russian Navy Ships Heading For Mediterranean

    The Next Snowden?; Russian Rubles in Ukraine; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    The Morning Vertical, October 6, 2016
    Oct06

    The Morning Vertical, October 6, 2016

    Your Daily Roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    European Parliament To Name Short List For Sakharov Prize
    Oct06

    European Parliament To Name Short List For Sakharov Prize

    Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev and two Yazidi women, Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar, are the favorites to win the 2016 Sakharov Prize after all the nominees for the human rights prize were presented at the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The U.S. Army Is Training Hard For Major War Amid New Threats
    Oct06

    The U.S. Army Is Training Hard For Major War Amid New Threats

    FORT HOOD, Texas ― The United States Army, citing threats from North Korea, Iran, Russia and the Islamic State, has put its most powerful combat units on a war footing, ready to slug it out, if necessary, in high-intensity battle.Even as GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump claims the military is “in a really bad state” and “totally unprepared,”...

    US-Russia Relations Go from Reset to Retrograde
    Oct06

    US-Russia Relations Go from Reset to Retrograde

    Russia on Wednesday suspended a three-year-old agreement with the United States on cooperation on nuclear and energy-related research — the latest move signifying a deteriorating bilateral relationship. “It’s frankly concerning,” a senior U.S. official told VOA on condition he not be named. Russian President Vladimir Putin on...

    The Past and Future of War
    Oct06

    The Past and Future of War

    The possibility that next January the country will have an anti-establishment president makes military reform again relevant. Two new books usefully address the subject in ways that update the reform agenda, one looking back at previous efforts and one looking forward at a new and deadly threat to military effectiveness. The first is Col. Douglas...

    Canada signs U.S. declaration on rules for armed drones but is it a wasted effort?
    Oct06

    Canada signs U.S. declaration on rules for armed drones but is it a wasted effort?

    Canada has signed on to a U.S. declaration that is aimed at creating international rules for the use of armed drones. But some critics have dismissed the proposal as a way for the U.S. to move focus away from its aggressive campaign to use the unmanned aerial vehicles to kill its enemies, causing the death of scores of innocent civilians in the...

    Kerry Confers With Lavrov About Syria, Ukraine, North Korea
    Oct06

    Kerry Confers With Lavrov About Syria, Ukraine, North Korea

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart resumed discussions on Syria on October 5 despite a U.S. decision earlier this week to suspend direct talks with Moscow on trying to end the conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...