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    Egypt’s Suez Canal: An Attenuated Lifeline
    Sep13

    Egypt’s Suez Canal: An Attenuated Lifeline

    Scott Savitz, Paul DeLuca Suez Canal, Middle East The Suez Canal has been a lifeline for global commerce and for military power-projection since its inauguration in 1869. The Suez Canal has been a lifeline for global commerce and for military power-projection since its inauguration in 1869. For nearly a century, it was the Royal Navy’s...

    Ukraine’s President Urges World Not to Recognize Russian Elections
    Sep13

    Ukraine’s President Urges World Not to Recognize Russian Elections

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on the EU and the world’s biggest economies not to recognize Russia’s upcoming parliamentary elections, which treat Crimea as Russian territory. This month Russians will elect 450 lawmakers to parliament, for the first time since Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014. The U.N. does not...

    How Long Until Hackers Start Faking Leaked Documents?
    Sep13

    How Long Until Hackers Start Faking Leaked Documents?

    In the past few years, the devastating effects of hackers breaking into an organization’s network, stealing confidential data, and publishing everything have been made clear. It happened to the Democratic National Committee, to Sony, to the National Security Agency, to the cyber-arms weapons manufacturer Hacking Team, to the online adultery...

    Dias: Hey Liberals – Here are some tips on getting Canadians engaged in electoral reform
    Sep13

    Dias: Hey Liberals – Here are some tips on getting Canadians engaged in electoral reform

    After a summer of hearings by an all-party group of MPs, the action heats up this fall on the federal government’s project to change the way Canadians choose their MPs. Over the next several weeks, the Citizen will feature some of the views of those affected by the electoral reform agenda and some of the expert opinion already presented to...

    What a No First Use Policy Would Mean for Global Security
    Sep13

    What a No First Use Policy Would Mean for Global Security

    As the clock is ticking, President Barack Obama is striving to cement his legacy in the realm of nuclear weapons policy. In the past, the president has suggested his nuclear policy goal would be a “no first use” policy—a plan many experts as well as U.S. allies continue to meet with skepticism and resistance. While recent reports indicate Obama...

    How Georgia Could Boost American Interests
    Sep13

    How Georgia Could Boost American Interests

    My small country of Georgia lies at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. It also lies at the intersection of many of America’s most vital interests in this increasingly important region. Georgia is connected by geography to the Black Sea and to the West’s NATO allies that border it. Georgia shares another important border with...

    Moscow Mayor Urged by 30,000 Activists to Honor Assassinated Kremlin Critic
    Sep13

    Moscow Mayor Urged by 30,000 Activists to Honor Assassinated Kremlin Critic

    Russian opposition activists have sent 30,000 signatures to the mayor of Moscow, calling on local authorities to honor late opposition leader Boris Nemtsov with a memorial plaque. Nemtsov, who was once Russia’s deputy prime minister and a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead in central Moscow while walking home...

    Ukrainian rebel leader announces cease-fire
    Sep13

    Ukrainian rebel leader announces cease-fire

    Allen ConeDONETSK, Ukraine, Sept. 13 (UPI) — A Russian-backed separatist leader in eastern Ukraine announced a cease-fire starting at midnight Wednesday and urged the government to do the same. …read more Source: United Press...

    Will Russia Overextend Itself?
    Sep13

    Will Russia Overextend Itself?

    This article is the second of three essays on the possible collapse of Putin’s Russia. The first is here.Assessments of the likelihood of a systemic Russian crisis often exaggerate or mischaracterize several factors. For instance, thanks to the scrupulous research and analysis of Mark Adomanis, there is no longer any informed basis for the...

    Separatist Leaders In Ukraine Announce Unilateral Cease-Fire
    Sep13

    Separatist Leaders In Ukraine Announce Unilateral Cease-Fire

    The leaders of the separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk have announced a unilateral cease-fire starting at midnight on September 14. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...