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    Can NATO Defend the Baltics?
    Jul13

    Can NATO Defend the Baltics?

    The Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania occupy a special place in Russian foreign-policy thinking and practice. The only post-Soviet states to secure NATO and EU membership, they are regular whipping boys of the Russian Foreign Ministry for alleged discrimination against ethnic Russians and supposed glorification of fascism. In public...

    Moldova Whistleblower Exposes ‘Bank Robbery of the Century,’ Raises IMF Questions
    Jul13

    Moldova Whistleblower Exposes ‘Bank Robbery of the Century,’ Raises IMF Questions

    As the West develops its strategy to deal with a resurgent Russia, more must be done to focus on the so-called gray areas lying between the Euro-Atlantic community and Russia: Georgia, Ukraine, and Moldova. These countries, while not in NATO or the EU, strive to join these organizations someday. Russia is doing all it can to prevent this from...

    NATO, Russia Still Disagree On Ukraine But Consider Baltic Safety Measures
    Jul13

    NATO, Russia Still Disagree On Ukraine But Consider Baltic Safety Measures

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says that NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine but are considering a proposal to lessen the risk of accidental military confrontations in Baltic airspace. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    IOC strips 2012 bronze medal from Ukrainian weightlifter
    Jul13

    IOC strips 2012 bronze medal from Ukrainian weightlifter

    LONDON (AP) — A Ukrainian weightlifter was stripped of her bronze medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday, the first athlete formally disqualified by the IOC after the retesting of doping samples from the past two Summer Games. Yulia Kalina, who finished third in the 58-kilogram division in London, tested positive for the steroid...

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine
    Jul13

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine

    NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine but are considering a proposal to reduce the risk of accidental military confrontation in Baltic airspace, NATO’s chief says …read more Source: U.S....

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine
    Jul13

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine

    NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine but will consider a proposal to reduce the risk of an accidental military confrontation in Baltic airspace, NATO’s chief said Wednesday. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Editorial: The balance of foreign policies
    Jul13

    Editorial: The balance of foreign policies

    Every government has a decision to make when it comes to soft power and hard security. It isn’t an either/or decision. Rather, it’s about which tools to deploy on each side, to create useful tension. Does a situation call for trade or trainers? For jets or snubs? Should development be treated as a tool of foreign policy at all?...

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine
    Jul13

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine

    NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine but are considering a proposal to reduce the risk of an accidental military confrontation in Baltic airspace, NATO’s chief says. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    NATO, Russia Remain at Loggerheads Over Ukraine
    Jul13

    NATO, Russia Remain at Loggerheads Over Ukraine

    NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine but are considering a proposal to reduce the risk of accidental military confrontation in Baltic airspace, NATO’s chief says …read more Source: ABC...

    NATO’s Russia Problem: The Alliance’s Tough Road Ahead Post-Warsaw Summit
    Jul13

    NATO’s Russia Problem: The Alliance’s Tough Road Ahead Post-Warsaw Summit

    Christopher S. Chivvis, Stephen J. Flanagan NATO, Europe Will these initiatives will be enough to meet the extraordinary new security challenges facing Europe and America? The meeting of NATO leaders in Warsaw over the weekend was partially overshadowed in the U.S. press by the tragic events in Dallas. But its significance shouldn’t be lost...