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    What’s at Stake
    Jun24

    What’s at Stake

    Anton, an engineering student, speaking to delegates in Yalta June 23, 2016 In the historic port city of Yalta, located on the Crimean Peninsula, we visited the site where Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin, in February of 1945, concluded negotiations ending World War II. These leaders and their top advisors were also present at the creation of the...

    AP Interview: NATO military chief: National forces are key
    Jun24

    AP Interview: NATO military chief: National forces are key

    BYDGOSZCZ, Poland (AP) — The upcoming NATO summit should send a message to member states that they have the responsibility to provide the first line of defense of their own countries, the alliance’s top military officer said Thursday. Gen. Petr Pavel, chairman of NATO’s Military Committee, said the 28-member alliance has the...

    Neocons Like Kagan Love Hillary. But Does Hillary Love Them Back?
    Jun24

    Neocons Like Kagan Love Hillary. But Does Hillary Love Them Back?

    Jacob Heilbrunn Politics, United States They need her more than she needs them. So Robert Kagan will be speaking at a fundraising event in Washington, DC for Hillary Clinton. This report from Foreign Policy magazine’s John Hudson should come as no surprise. Kagan has been playing foreign-policy footsie with Hillary Clinton for some time...

    Former U.S. Defense Officials Warn Of Russian Response To NATO Summit
    Jun23

    Former U.S. Defense Officials Warn Of Russian Response To NATO Summit

    A former top U.S. Defense Department official has warned that the buildup of NATO troops in Eastern Europe, and Russia’s own troop movements along its western borders, are deepening the risk of an accidental outbreak of war. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ban champ Tyson Fury from boxing over anti-Semitic comments, ex-titlist Wladimir Klitschko says
    Jun23

    Ban champ Tyson Fury from boxing over anti-Semitic comments, ex-titlist Wladimir Klitschko says

    (JTA) — Former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko called for his successor to the crown, Tyson Fury, to be banned from boxing over anti-Semitic, homophobic and sexist comments. On Thursday, Klitschko described the remarks in May by Fury, who took the Ukrainian’s title in November, as “Hitler-like.” Fury, 27, of Britain, was...

    Ukraine’s Rectification of Names
    Jun23

    Ukraine’s Rectification of Names

    In the 25 years since Ukraine officially separated itself from the Soviet Union, decommunization has been a slow, crawling fact of everyday life. Fairly quickly upon Ukraine’s independence, the most anti-Soviet towns, located mostly in Western Ukraine, tore down their ubiquitous statues of Lenin. But in many other parts of the country, the...

    Russian Parliament Warns NATO of ‘New Cold War’
    Jun23

    Russian Parliament Warns NATO of ‘New Cold War’

    Russian lawmakers have warned NATO that its reinforcements in Eastern Europe risk sparking a new Cold War and will prompt Moscow and her allies to view the region as a target for retaliation, state news agency Itar-Tass has reported. NATO has been discussing what measures it can implement on its eastern flank for two years, since Russia’s...

    Ukraine Cuts Key Interest Rate For Third Month
    Jun23

    Ukraine Cuts Key Interest Rate For Third Month

    Ukrainian monetary-policy makers have cut borrowing costs for a third month, citing a slowdown in inflation and a rebound of the national currency, and promised more easing to come in order to boost lending. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hijacker claims Egypt ‘must have murdered’ Italian student
    Jun23

    Hijacker claims Egypt ‘must have murdered’ Italian student

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — An Egyptian hijacker who’s fighting his extradition accused Egypt’s military-backed government of torturing and killing an Italian doctoral student, claiming he saw Giulio Regeni being interrogated in a Cairo prison. In a surprising twist to lengthy extradition proceedings, Seif Eddin Mustafa told a Cypriot...

    ‘Brexit’ and the Unappealing EU
    Jun23

    ‘Brexit’ and the Unappealing EU

    Tim Black observes that even supporters for staying in the EU can’t muster any enthusiasm for it: Just listen to someone make the case for Remain: they’ll admit the EU is flawed; they’ll say it could be more democratic; and they’ll even acknowledge that, despite some left-ish postures, it has screwed whole peoples over,...