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    Trudeau government announces ‘rational’ shift in Arctic policy, will seek to work with Russia
    Oct01

    Trudeau government announces ‘rational’ shift in Arctic policy, will seek to work with Russia

    In its first major statement on the Arctic, the Trudeau government has moved away the more-confrontational approach that dominated Conservative policy, with Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion putting Russia at the centre of Canada’s northern policy. A rapprochement between the two countries is expected on the northern front, despite...

    Is America’s Problem it Doesn’t Go to War Enough?
    Oct01

    Is America’s Problem it Doesn’t Go to War Enough?

    A couple of Rand Corporation scholars have discovered America’s problem vis-à-vis Russia: Washington isn’t willing to use its military as much. This has given Moscow an apparently unfair advantage in challenging America. Maybe Washington should reconsider its policy, they suggest. Vladimir Putin appears to be working overtime to...

    The Atlantic Daily: Eyes Wide Open
    Oct01

    The Atlantic Daily: Eyes Wide Open

    What We’re FollowingJust In: Police in El Cajon, California, have released a bystander’s video of the fatal shooting of a man who pointed a vaping device at officers last week. Over in Louisiana, a court released body-camera footage of a car chase in which a 6-year-old boy was killed after two officers, unaware that the child was...

    First Debate Showed that Both Major Candidates Are Severely Wanting in Foreign Policy
    Oct01

    First Debate Showed that Both Major Candidates Are Severely Wanting in Foreign Policy

    Although Hillary seemed more likeable than usual in the first presidential debate and Trump was his old angry and agitated self, they both still have record-breaking unfavorable ratings as candidates. Yet that is because overwhelmingly, people just don’t like their normal personalities. And sadly, most voters never get beyond a superficial...

    2 Years After Airliner Downed, Eastern Ukraine Remains a De Facto No-Fly Zone
    Oct01

    2 Years After Airliner Downed, Eastern Ukraine Remains a De Facto No-Fly Zone

    KYIV, Ukraine—More than two years after a Russian surface-to-air missile shot down a civilian airliner over eastern Ukraine, the embattled region remains a de facto no-fly zone for both civilian and military aircraft. On Wednesday, an international investigative team concluded there was “no doubt” the Buk missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines...

    ‘No Monument Stands Over Babi Yar’
    Sep30

    ‘No Monument Stands Over Babi Yar’

    KIEV—The soil of Babi Yar is the color of pulverized ashes, its sooty gray and green landscape interrupted by the occasional trash heap. The sprawling park, just a few metro stops away from Kiev’s city center, was once dubbed “Kiev’s Switzerland” for its seemingly placid, plunging landscape.But Babi Yar’s history is not one of...

    Moscow Summons Dutch Ambassador Over MH17 Investigation
    Sep30

    Moscow Summons Dutch Ambassador Over MH17 Investigation

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry has summoned the Netherlands’ ambassador in Moscow over the Dutch-led international investigation which concluded that a Russian military missile fired from separatist-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine downed the MH17 civilian passenger jetliner in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Think Russia isn’t directing rebels in Ukraine? Then read this about leaked emails
    Sep30

    Think Russia isn’t directing rebels in Ukraine? Then read this about leaked emails

    The emails from Russia were pretty straightforward: The government in Kiev was to be referred to as fascist and compared to puppet dictatorships whenever possible. News reports were to mention … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Think Russia isn’t directing rebels in Ukraine? Then read this about leaked emails
    Sep30

    Think Russia isn’t directing rebels in Ukraine? Then read this about leaked emails

    The emails from Russia were pretty straightforward: The government in Kiev was to be referred to as fascist and compared to puppet dictatorships whenever possible. News reports were to mention … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Former NATO Chief: The United States Should Be the World’s ‘Policeman’
    Sep30

    Former NATO Chief: The United States Should Be the World’s ‘Policeman’

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen was prime minister of Denmark from 2001 to 2009, and months later began serving as NATO secretary general until 2014. He is currently promoting his new book, The Will to Lead: America’s Indispensable Role in the Global Fight for Freedom. The Washington Free Beacon interviewed Mr. Rasmussen during a visit this week to...