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    Is Russia’s Alliance with Greece a Threat to NATO?
    Jul18

    Is Russia’s Alliance with Greece a Threat to NATO?

    Henry Stanek Politics, Eurasia Beware the Athens-Moscow entente. Against the backdrop of ongoing economic crisis and tensions over the troika-backed austerity program, the Greek government of Alexis Tsipras has formed remarkably close ties with the Kremlin. As an active member of NATO, the Greek embrace of Russia has been seen by many as a shot...

    The Nice victims: American student was taking tech course
    Jul18

    The Nice victims: American student was taking tech course

    The terror attack on a joyous Bastille Day crowd waiting to watch fireworks in Nice, France, indiscriminately killed dozens of people, including children. The driver of a truck slammed into the festivities Thursday taking the lives of 84 people, including six members of the same family. Among those who have been identified were Americans,...

    The Latest: American student confirmed among Nice dead
    Jul18

    The Latest: American student confirmed among Nice dead

    The other program participants still unaccounted for are 22-year-old Canada-based Ukrainian national Misha Bazelevsky and 21-year-old Estonian Rickard Kruusberg, Annie Seneard, a communication officer at the Nice branch of the academy, told the Associated Press. Benzamia noted that relatives of Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhiel, the Tunisian-born truck...

    Families Caught in Painful Limbo Awaiting IDs of Nice Dead
    Jul17

    Families Caught in Painful Limbo Awaiting IDs of Nice Dead

    NICE, France—The painstaking process of identifying the victims of the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice dragged into its third day Sunday, adding to the anguish of family members caught between uncertainty and grief. Eighty-four people were killed in the Thursday night attack on the Promenades des Anglais, which happened as they were making...

    The “Loser Terrorist”?
    Jul17

    The “Loser Terrorist”?

    PHOTO Credit: www.mirror.co.uk Eye witness Michael Zarzycki: Aftermath of Nice Attack Recent terror in Europe and US has been ever more frequently committed by those who appear to have little motivation or connection to the “cause.” Rather, motivation, as much as any, may be a sense that the perpetrator’s life has been less...

    After Nice, France Grapples With How to Combat Terrorism
    Jul17

    After Nice, France Grapples With How to Combat Terrorism

    KYIV, Ukraine—The Nice terror attack spurred finger pointing among France’s political elite about insufficient security during Bastille Day celebrations, as well as a sober acknowledgment that the threat of radical Islamist terrorism has become a day-to-day reality for life in France. The terror attack that killed 84 along the French...

    The Nice victims: 2 of 4 sisters on holiday die in attack
    Jul17

    The Nice victims: 2 of 4 sisters on holiday die in attack

    The terror attack on a joyous Bastille Day crowd waiting to watch fireworks in Nice, France, indiscriminately killed dozens of people, including children. The driver of a truck slammed into the festivities Thursday taking the lives of 84 people, including six members of the same family. Among those who have been identified were Americans,...

    Western Propaganda for a New Cold War
    Jul17

    Western Propaganda for a New Cold War

    Photo by Day Donaldson Western propaganda portrays Russia as the aggressor and NATO as the victim, but the reality looks almost opposite from the ground level, Rick Sterling found on a recent fact-finding trip. Recently I went on a 15-day visit to Russia organized by the Center for Citizen Initiatives. The group visited Moscow, the Crimean...

    The Nice victims: 2 of 4 sisters on holiday die in attack
    Jul17

    The Nice victims: 2 of 4 sisters on holiday die in attack

    The terror attack on a joyous Bastille Day crowd waiting to watch fireworks in Nice, France, indiscriminately killed dozens of people, including children. The driver of a truck slammed into the festivities Thursday taking the lives of 84 people, including six members of the same family. Among those who have been identified were Americans,...

    Chilling animation shows how MH17 was shot down with a Buk surface-to-air missile
    Jul17

    Chilling animation shows how MH17 was shot down with a Buk surface-to-air missile

    Two years ago today, on July 17, 2014, 298 civilians from 11 countries perished when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine. The Dutch Safety Board concluded in its October 2015 final report that MH17, traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was hit by a Buk surface-to-air missile fired from territory controlled by...