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    Russia’s Moves, Terrorism Fuel Talk of War in Europe
    Aug04

    Russia’s Moves, Terrorism Fuel Talk of War in Europe

    KYIV, Ukraine—Whether referring to Russian aggression in the east or to the threat of Islamist terrorism in the West, Europe’s political, media, and religious elite are increasingly using the word “war” to describe the Continent’s security challenges. The day after the July 14 terror attack in Nice, in which a man drove a large truck...

    There Should Be A Global Debate On Gun Violence
    Aug04

    There Should Be A Global Debate On Gun Violence

    I have spent most of this summer in Europe, during one of the most volatile periods I can remember. In only the past several weeks, gun violence and terrorism have hit Orlando, Dallas, Baton Rouge, Nice and Munich. In the US, the continued violence has reignited the crucial debate and search for an explanation on the specific cause of our...

    Five Steps NATO Should Take To Deter Russia
    Aug03

    Five Steps NATO Should Take To Deter Russia

    Dan Goure Russia, Eurasia Here are five that should form the core of a U.S./NATO effort to enhance deterrence and stability in Europe. As events in Crimea, Eastern Ukraine and Syria have unfolded, the world has had a chance to see the new Russian defense strategy and force posture in action. Russian President Putin has successfully finessed his...

    Trump Campaign Lied About Ukraine Change
    Aug03

    Trump Campaign Lied About Ukraine Change

    Top Trump aide Paul Manafort swore that the campaign had nothing to do with a radical change in the official Republican Party position on Ukraine. He was lying. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Trump tries to stop the bleeding
    Aug03

    Trump tries to stop the bleeding

    Donald Trump is facing a whirlwind of criticism from Republican leaders — including some of his closest allies — as he fends off reports of a staff shake up, another intervention and even rumblings that he could be urged to step aside as the party’s nominee. On Wednesday, Paul Manafort, Trump’s top strategist, flatly denied a report...

    Russia Looks to Napoleon for Economic Tips
    Aug03

    Russia Looks to Napoleon for Economic Tips

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is turning to Napoleon Bonaparte for inspiration in jumpstarting his country’s economy and establishing a more watertight legal framework, according to news website Lenta. Speaking at a forum in Russia’s Vladimir region, Medvedev praised the Corsican-born commander’s rule and told a group...

    Putin to Meet South Korea’s President To Discuss Energy and North Korea
    Aug03

    Putin to Meet South Korea’s President To Discuss Energy and North Korea

    Vladimir Putin has invited South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye to Russia for talks, the Kremlin announced Wednesday. The leaders will meet in Vladivostok on September 3. The current agenda for their discussion is quite broad, although Park’s spokesman has made clear that North Korea’s nuclear proliferation will be among the...

    Is the Trump Campaign Collapsing?
    Aug03

    Is the Trump Campaign Collapsing?

    The Donald Trump campaign is unraveling.The Republican nominee has spent the last week feuding with Gold Star parents, calling the election rigged, and lying about letters while threatening to skip debates. He has picked fights with firefighters, called out a baby for crying during an event, arguably blamed victims for sexual harassment, and...

    Trump Adviser Bashed US Policy Toward Russia In July Moscow Speech
    Aug03

    Trump Adviser Bashed US Policy Toward Russia In July Moscow Speech

    An adviser to Donald Trump criticized United States policy toward Russia in a July trip to Moscow, the Huffington Post reported Tuesday. The trip came the week before the Trump campaign reportedly worked to soften language in the Republican party platform regarding U.S. support for Ukraine against Russian aggression. “Washington and other...

    Ukrainian Deputy Minister Steps Down, Cites ‘Attacks’ On Journalists
    Aug03

    Ukrainian Deputy Minister Steps Down, Cites ‘Attacks’ On Journalists

    Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Information Policy Tetiana Popova has announced her resignation, citing what she described as attacks on journalists and freedom of speech. In an interview with RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service, Popova linked her resignation to the massive disclosure of journalists’ personal data — including her own...