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    Russia Re-Emerges as a Great Power in the Middle East
    Sep12

    Russia Re-Emerges as a Great Power in the Middle East

    For the leader of an ex-global power whose economy is in disarray, Vladimir Putin is having a pretty good 2016. His ships sail the South China Sea, supporting China’s defiance of international law. The Japanese Prime Minister brushes Washington’s protests aside to meet with him. Putin’s Russia digs itself more thoroughly into...

    Trump wants to make America great — by making it like Russia
    Sep12

    Trump wants to make America great — by making it like Russia

    AP Photo/Evan Vucci Wednesday night’s “Commander-in-Chief Forum,” presented by NBC News and MSNBC, was a debacle. Every network that’s hosting a presidential debate in the next seven weeks should study the video to learn how not to interrogate Donald Trump. But Trump still managed, through boastful indifference, to reveal the most...

    Will the Next President Restore U.S. Primacy?
    Sep12

    Will the Next President Restore U.S. Primacy?

    David Rieff Security, Americas America can no longer do whatever it wants, wherever it wants. Assuming Hillary Clinton wins in November (if Donald Trump wins, all bets are off for we will be in uncharted territory, perhaps even the Bermuda Triangle, in both domestic and international policy), the issue of U.S. primacy will reappear with a...

    Judo Athlete Wins First Gold For Georgia
    Sep11

    Judo Athlete Wins First Gold For Georgia

    Zviad Gogotchuri has won gold in the judo competition in Rio, giving Georgia its first-ever gold at the Paralympics. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Afghanistan Is Worried About The Meaty Feasts Of Eid Al-Adha
    Sep11

    Why Afghanistan Is Worried About The Meaty Feasts Of Eid Al-Adha

    The way animals are transported and slaughtered for the major Muslim holiday has health officials concerned about the threat of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. …read more Source:...

    Canada’s credibility problem keeps doors closed during Ukraine talks
    Sep11

    Canada’s credibility problem keeps doors closed during Ukraine talks

    When the U.S., France, Germany, Britain and Italy talked with Ukraine about the meltdown in security there in 2014, the door was closed on Stephen Harper. That was news. …read more Source: National...

    5 Lethal Russian Weapons of War Ukraine Should Fear
    Sep11

    5 Lethal Russian Weapons of War Ukraine Should Fear

    Robert Farley Security, Eurasia Russia holds all the cards when it comes to the never-ending not-so-frozen conflict with Ukraine. The smoldering conflict in Ukraine’s eastern provinces has now gone on for more than two years. Although an uneasy status quo has settled on the region, skirmishes continue, and tension periodically run high....

    Pence criticizes Putin, but says he’s still stronger than Obama
    Sep10

    Pence criticizes Putin, but says he’s still stronger than Obama

    PARIS, Va. — Russian President Vladimir Putin is “small and bullying,” but that doesn’t mean he is not stronger than President Barack Obama, Mike Pence said on Saturday. Days after saying it is “inarguable” that Putin is stronger than Obama, Pence sought to counter criticism that the Republican presidential ticket is too praiseworthy of the...

    Russia Holds Biggest Drills Yet in Annexed Crimea
    Sep10

    Russia Holds Biggest Drills Yet in Annexed Crimea

    Russia has staged one its largest ever military drills in the annexed Crimea peninsula but denies it is being provocative. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s East European Achilles Heel
    Sep10

    Trump’s East European Achilles Heel

    Donald Trump’s recent gains in some polls in the Middle West and Florida may prove to be a transient phenomenon if the Republican nominee’s pro-Russian, anti-NATO stance is hammered home to the regions’ large communities of Eastern and Northern European heritage. The ethnic vote in several battleground states could be decisive...