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    The Latest: Suspected migrant-smugglers arrested in Spain
    Nov11

    The Latest: Suspected migrant-smugglers arrested in Spain

    Spanish police say more than 100 people have been arrested in a pan-European operation against a criminal organization suspected of trying to smuggle some 6,000 Ukrainians into Britain and Ireland …read more Source: U.S....

    Letters: ‘Dig into the legitimate fears of Wallonia’
    Nov11

    Letters: ‘Dig into the legitimate fears of Wallonia’

    ”Gilles” in traditional costumes stand during the carnival in Binche, one of the most ancient and representative tradition of Wallonia (Eric Lalmand/AGP/Getty Images) Rough trade Maclean’s and the rest of the mainstream media assume those who oppose the current trade agreements do not understand the positives of freer trade between nations...

    The Morning Vertical, November 11, 2016
    Nov11

    The Morning Vertical, November 11, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bones unearthed during contested dig at Ukrainian former Jewish cemetery
    Nov11

    Bones unearthed during contested dig at Ukrainian former Jewish cemetery

    Meylakh Sheykhet at the digging site in the Old Jewish Cemetery of Lviv, Ukraine on Nov. 7, 2016 (Photo: JTA / Cnaan Liphshiz) LVIV, Ukraine (JTA) — City workers in this western city suspended their digging at a former Jewish cemetery amid controversy over the unearthing of human remains at the site. The discovery of bones, including pieces of...

    Ukrainian Military Reports Sharp Increase In Fighting In East
    Nov11

    Ukrainian Military Reports Sharp Increase In Fighting In East

    The Ukrainian military and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) have reported a sharp increase in fighting in the country’s east in recent days. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World Chess Championship Match Begins Between Russian, Norwegian
    Nov11

    World Chess Championship Match Begins Between Russian, Norwegian

    The world’s reigning chess champion, Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, faces Ukrainian-born Russian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin in the most eagerly awaited match in a generation starting on November 11. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump team warns Obama not to make major moves on foreign policy
    Nov11

    Trump team warns Obama not to make major moves on foreign policy

    Before Donald Trump won the presidency, Democratic foreign policy circles hummed with talk that an outgoing President Barack Obama could take a last stab at peace talks between the Israelis and the Palestinians. There also was a strong expectation that Obama would push hard for Congress to approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.But now...

    5 Foreign-Policy Flashpoints That Await Donald Trump
    Nov11

    5 Foreign-Policy Flashpoints That Await Donald Trump

    Presidential elections tend to be all-consuming in America, overshadowing everything else that’s happening in the world for months on end. But the world has a way of marching on regardless. Below are five developments in international affairs that haven’t been getting much media coverage recently, but could reach inflection points...

    Kremlin: Trump Foreign Policy ‘Phenomenally Close’ to Putin
    Nov10

    Kremlin: Trump Foreign Policy ‘Phenomenally Close’ to Putin

    A spokesman for the Kremlin said Thursday that Donald Trump’s foreign policy approach is “phenomenally close” to that of Russian President Vladimir Putin. “They [Putin and Trump] set out the same main foreign policy principles and that is incredible,” Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin spokesman, said in New York on Thursday, Reuters reported....

    The Lessons of Henry Kissinger
    Nov10

    The Lessons of Henry Kissinger

    Author’s note (November 10, 2016): Over the past several months, I’ve interviewed Henry Kissinger, the former secretary of state, numerous times on the subject of America’s role in the world. Our conversations took place before this week’s election, but were informed by the foreign-policy differences between the...