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    Moldova: Stepping Out of Europe’s Grey Zone
    Mar09

    Moldova: Stepping Out of Europe’s Grey Zone

    Chisinau, Moldova rarely makes it on to the world stage or the front pages of newspapers, but on March 2, 2018, statesmen and experts from Europe and the United States descended on the city to buck the trend. During a high-level inter-parliamentary security conference held on that day for Eastern Partnership countries, the speakers of parliaments...

    It’s Time to Get Over Our Russophobia
    Mar09

    It’s Time to Get Over Our Russophobia

    Unless there is a late surge for Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin, who is running in second place with 7 percent, Vladimir Putin will be re-elected president of Russia for another six years on March 18. Once he is, we must decide whether to continue on course into a second Cold War, or to engage Russia, as every president sought to do in...

    NATO general says there hasn’t been any Russian aggression against Baltic States
    Mar09

    NATO general says there hasn’t been any Russian aggression against Baltic States

    Perhaps it was because Czech General Petr Pavel, chairman of the NATO Military Committee, is retiring this summer. But the general was surprisingly frank and maybe a little off script when he met with journalists in Washington recently. A standard line used to describe NATO’s mission to the Baltic States is that the troops are in those...

    Donald Trump’s relentless fixer: The many mysterious doings of Michael Cohen
    Mar09

    Donald Trump’s relentless fixer: The many mysterious doings of Michael Cohen

    Stormy Daniels; Michael Cohen (Credit: AP/Damairs Carter/Andrew Harnik) If there is one person lurking around the shadows of every Trump scandal, it would be his personal lawyer Michael Cohen, known as the Tom Hagen of the Trump family, only with much less class and dignity than the original consigliere of “Godfather” fame. Back in 2011 ABC News...

    Mueller tight-lipped as media leaks shape Russia narrative
    Mar09

    Mueller tight-lipped as media leaks shape Russia narrative

    Special counsel Robert Mueller and his prosecutors aren’t talking to the media, but still the leaks keep coming. In the past two weeks, anonymously sourced news reports have said the top federal Russia investigator is preparing to indict Russians for hacking Democratic emails in 2016; focusing on why one of President Donald Trump’s...

    Prisoner-Exchange Organizer Detained Near East Ukraine War Zone
    Mar09

    Prisoner-Exchange Organizer Detained Near East Ukraine War Zone

    An NGO head who has negotiated exchanges of captives in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, Volodymyr Ruban, has been detained by Ukrainian authorities on suspicion of smuggling, authorities said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Defense Officials: Russia Poised to Challenge US for Military Dominance
    Mar09

    Defense Officials: Russia Poised to Challenge US for Military Dominance

    Russia’s campaign to modernize and strengthen its armed forces is increasingly putting U.S. and European forces at risk, with some defense officials raising concerns Moscow’s military soon could challenge the U.S. and its allies for dominance across the continent. Most of the focus in recent weeks has been on Russia’s newfound...

    Thousands Worldwide March For Rights, Denounce Abuse On Women’s Day
    Mar09

    Thousands Worldwide March For Rights, Denounce Abuse On Women’s Day

    Thousands of women marched in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Kosovo, Ukraine, and elsewhere around the globe on International Women’s Day, demanding equal rights and denouncing harassment and abuse …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Forget Russia, What About Qatar?
    Mar09

    Forget Russia, What About Qatar?

    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. There hasn’t been a sudden explosion of paranoia and fear about Russia like this since Sputnik. In the ‘12 election debates, Obama had breezily dismissed Romney’s...

    It’s Time to Get Over Our Russophilia
    Mar09

    It’s Time to Get Over Our Russophilia

    Unless there is a late surge for Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin, who is running in second place with 7 percent, Vladimir Putin will be re-elected president of Russia for another six years on March 18. Once he is, we must decide whether to continue on course into a second Cold War, or to engage Russia, as every president sought to do in...