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    The European Union And Why Legalism Destroys Multilateralism
    Aug26

    The European Union And Why Legalism Destroys Multilateralism

    By Christina Hambleton, Denison University The Brexit debate in the United Kingdom is only the most recent of a number of threats to the European Union’s integrity. Commenters increasingly frame these threats as xenophobia brought on by economic distress, phobic reactions to terrorism, and refugee flows. In the case of the UK, they also...

    German Minister Urges New Arms Control Pact With Russia
    Aug26

    German Minister Urges New Arms Control Pact With Russia

    Germany’s foreign minister has called for a new arms control deal with Moscow to avoid an escalation of tensions in Europe, where intensified military exercises by Russia and NATO have raised concerns that a war could inadvertently be triggered. In an apparent reference to Russia’s annexation of the Crimea region of Ukraine,...

    Russia’s New Education Minister Gives Stalin a Nod
    Aug26

    Russia’s New Education Minister Gives Stalin a Nod

    President Vladimir Putin’s choice of Olga Vasilyeva as Russia’s education and science minister is proving to be one of his more controversial cabinet appointments, at least for the country’s human rights activists and some representatives of religious minorities. Vasilyeva, historian of the Russian Orthodox Church, wrote her...

    Stephen Harper awarded one of Ukraine’s top honours
    Aug25

    Stephen Harper awarded one of Ukraine’s top honours

    The former prime minister was granted the Order of Liberty, which recognizes contributions towards strengthening Ukraine’s sovereignty. …read more Source: Toronto...

    The Radical Anti-Conservatism of Stephen Bannon
    Aug25

    The Radical Anti-Conservatism of Stephen Bannon

    Stephen Bannon, who recently took over as Donald Trump’s campaign manager, once gave an interview, while promoting his 2010 film, “Fire From the Heartland: the Awakening of the Conservative Woman,” where he argued that Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann, and Ann Coulter pose an existential threat to the left.“These women cut to the heart of the...

    Former prime minister Stephen Harper awarded one of Ukraine’s top honours
    Aug25

    Former prime minister Stephen Harper awarded one of Ukraine’s top honours

    Former prime minister Stephen Harper has been awarded one of Ukraine’s highest honours. Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko granted the Order of Liberty to Harper to mark the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence this week. Past recipients of the award, which recognizes contributions towards strengthening Ukraine’s...

    Transcript: Hillary Clinton’s full remarks in Reno, Nevada
    Aug25

    Transcript: Hillary Clinton’s full remarks in Reno, Nevada

    Hillary Clinton Remarks as Prepared for Delivery – Reno, NevadaThank you, Reno! It’s great to be back in Nevada…My original plan for this visit was to focus on our agenda to help small businesses and entrepreneurs. This week we proposed new steps to cut red tape and taxes, and make it easier for small businesses to get the credit they need...

    Russia begins military readiness drills near Ukraine amid Crimea tensions
    Aug25

    Russia begins military readiness drills near Ukraine amid Crimea tensions

    Doug G. WareMOSCOW, Aug. 25 (UPI) — Amid ongoing and potentially rising political tension between Russia and Ukraine, Moscow is making certain its armed forces are ready to fight, if necessary. …read more Source: United Press...

    Promised Prosperity Never Arrived in Russian-held Crimea, Locals Say
    Aug25

    Promised Prosperity Never Arrived in Russian-held Crimea, Locals Say

    More than two years after Russia annexed Crimea and promised its 2 million people a better life, residents say prices have soared, wages and pensions have stagnated and tourists have fled. The sunny and mountainous Black Sea peninsula is back in the news, with Russian President Vladimir Putin accusing Kyiv of sending infiltrators across the...

    Russia Begins Military Exercises on Land, at Sea
    Aug25

    Russia Begins Military Exercises on Land, at Sea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced snap military exercises on land, and in the Black and Caspian Seas, the defense ministry said in a statement. The drills began at 7:00 a.m. (0400 GMT) Moscow time Thursday in Russia’s southern, western and central military districts where troops have been put on combat alert, the statement...