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    Imprisoned Ukrainian pilot threatens to go on hunger strike
    Mar01

    Imprisoned Ukrainian pilot threatens to go on hunger strike

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The sister of an imprisoned Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia says her sibling will go on hunger strike unless she is… …read more Source:...

    Iraq just launched a new push to fight ISIS in a key area north of Baghdad
    Mar01

    Iraq just launched a new push to fight ISIS in a key area north of Baghdad

    ReutersBAGHDAD (AP) — Backed by paramilitary forces and aerial support, Iraqi troops on Tuesday launched a new push to retake a key area north of the capital, Baghdad, and dislodge Islamic State militants from there, officials said. The operation came as a group of suicide bombers targeted a military headquarters in western Iraq, killing eight...

    The Daily Vertical: The Gun To Ukraine’s Head
    Mar01

    The Daily Vertical: The Gun To Ukraine’s Head

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: The Gun To Ukraine’s Head (Transcript)
    Mar01

    The Daily Vertical: The Gun To Ukraine’s Head (Transcript)

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: The Gun To Ukraine’s Head
    Mar01

    The Daily Vertical: The Gun To Ukraine’s Head

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian warplanes sit idle on Syria base during cease-fire
    Mar01

    Russian warplanes sit idle on Syria base during cease-fire

    HEMEIMEEM AIR BASE, Syria (AP) — Dozens of Russian warplanes sat idle Tuesday on the tarmac at this Russian air base in Syria on the fourth day of a cease-fire brokered by Moscow and Washington. The apparent lull in action witnessed by the AP on a trip to the base, which was organized by the Russian defense and foreign ministries, contrasts with...

    The Paranoid View of History Infects Oberlin
    Mar01

    The Paranoid View of History Infects Oberlin

    “Anti-Semitism,” wrote Stephen Eric Bronner, author of the engaging book A Rumor About The Jews, “is the stupid answer to a serious question: How does history operate behind our backs?” For a wide range of ideological extremists, anti-Semitism is still the stupid answer for why what goes wrong with the world does go wrong. It is a philosophical...

    Russian warplanes sit idle on Syria  base during cease-fire
    Mar01

    Russian warplanes sit idle on Syria base during cease-fire

    HEMEIMEEM AIR BASE, Syria (AP) — Dozens of Russian warplanes sat idle Tuesday on the tarmac at this Russian air base in Syria on the fourth day of a cease-fire brokered by Moscow and Washington. The apparent lull in action witnessed by the AP on a trip to the base, which was organized by the Russian defense and foreign ministries, contrasts with...

    China is about to pour even more money into its military
    Mar01

    China is about to pour even more money into its military

    ReutersChina is likely to announce a substantial increase in the military’s budget, according to analysts, amid a massive reorganisation of the PLA and increased tensions over territorial claims in the East and South China Seas. The government is expected to reveal its proposed annual budget for the world’s biggest army this Saturday,...

    Utilities Cautioned About Potential for a Cyberattack After Ukraine’s
    Mar01

    Utilities Cautioned About Potential for a Cyberattack After Ukraine’s

    Working remotely, attackers conducted “extensive reconnaissance” of the Ukraine power system’s networks, stole the credentials of operators and learned how to switch off the breakers, plunging more than 225,000 Ukrainians into darkness. …read more Source: The New York...